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Responding to — and explaining — LDS baptisms for the dead

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor whose name was inappropriately submitted to a genealogical...

Church statement on Jewish names entered in genealogical database

by Newsroom | Official Church Info

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement today in response to news me...


Mormon baptism Of Wiesenthal Kin sparks Jewish outrage

by NPR | What They're Saying About "Us" Everything Else

Two decades of anger, apologies and agreements have failed to keep the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...


Answers to a rabbi: Baptizing dead Jews

by Jewish Journal | Best of LDS Blogs

In a recent letter to the editor of The Jewish Week addressing Mitt Romney’s candidacy, Rabbi Mordecai Schn...


WWII Refugee to Mormon: Walter Maschmeyer's Journey

by Whitney Sorensen | People

At age twelve, Walter Maschmeyer traversed Germany amid the turmoil of World War II. Traveling only  w...


Woman's journey from minister-in-training to Mormon-in-motion

by Salt Lake Tribune | Opinions & Features

As a child, Jana Riess could not have imagined herself as any kind of saint, let alone a latter-day one. Sh...

In Her Own Words: Sarah E. Tollerton Buck Rand, 1939

by Keepapitchinin | Best of LDS Blogs

In order to make it perfectly clear how far the Lord has taken me on my road to happiness, let me describe ...


Papua New Guinea Saints baptized in crocodile-infested waters

by | Everything Else

In May, 2011, President Meliula Fata, of the Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Mission, travelled seven hours b...


'Partying frat guy' to faithful Mormon: The rest of the story

by Deseret News | Best of LDS Blogs

I joined the LDS Church less than three weeks after my first encounter with two Mormon missionaries, who I ...


Breakthrough in relations between Jews, LDS

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

At first blush, one might think that Mormons and Jews have little in common beyond their status as minority...