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Mormon Media Observer: What the media often misses in LDS baptism stories

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

I feel fairly certain that Dornan Willett would have been shocked to learn that his years of devotion were ...

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Jewish columnist calls LDS proxy baptism 'eccentric, not offensive'

by Deseret News | What They're Saying About "Us"

Calling proxy baptism in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints "eccentric, not offensive," Boston...

First Presidency letter: Names submitted for temple ordinances

by LDS Church News | Official Church Info

The following letter from the First Presidency was mailed to priesthood leaders Feb. 29, 2012, with directi...

The 19th Century Origins of Mormon Posthumous Celebrity Baptism

by Juvenile Instructor | Best of LDS Blogs

Given the ongoing public discussion of the Mormon practice of baptism for the dead, and particularly how th...

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Recalling the Mormon who tried to save Anne Frank

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In the wake of last week's international media furor over the a reported recent proxy baptism of famed Jewi...

Scholars call for understanding on both sides of LDS proxy baptism debate

by Deseret News | Everything Else

At the end of a week of media coverage of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the church's ...

Washington Post: What baptism for the dead means to Mormons

by Washington Post | Opinions & Features

Toward the end of May, 1970, I stood waist high in water in a baptismal font of a temple in Hamilton, New Z...

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A Lutheran bishop's perspective on Mormon baptism for the dead

by Deseret News | What They're Saying About "Us" Opinions & Features

The Latter-day Saint practice of vicarious baptism on behalf of the dead is once again a focus of controver...

Church Statement on Violations of Proxy Baptism Policy

by Newsroom | Official Church Info

In response to questions about violations of the Church's proxy baptism policy, the Church issued the follo...

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LDS Church toughens stand against 'improper' proxy name submissions

by Deseret News | Official Church Info

The LDS Church is taking a tougher stand against the unauthorized submission of the names of Holocaust vict...