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The LDS Church Puts Up a Virtual Firewall to Access of the Names of Holocaust Victims

The following is an excerpt from an AP article posted in the March 8, 2012 edition of the Palm Beach Post News: SALT LAKE CITY — Mormon leaders have put up a virtual firewall in their massive genealogical database to block out anyone who attempts to access the names of hundreds of thousands of Holocaust […]

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Another View of Mormon Proxy Baptism of Jews

The following excerpt is from an article written by Jeff Jacoby, a Jewish columnist for the Boston Globe. The article is dated March 1, 2012, and is posted at the website. It’s a different take on LDS proxy baptisms of Jews. Interesting… Memo to the kvetchers: Get a life — especially when dealing with […]

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LDS Posthumous Baptism Controversy Includes Polish Catholic Witness To Holocaust

And the controversy continues… The following is from an extensive article written by Howard Berkes, and posted at the kuhg Houston Public Radio website. He wasn’t Jewish and he wasn’t a victim of the Holocaust, but the discovery of Jan Karski‘s name on Mormon proxy baptism records has angered those already upset about posthumous Mormon […]

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LDS Church Apologizes for the Proxy Baptism of Simon Wiesenthal’s Parents.

The following teaser is from an article published February 20, 2012 edition of the Calgary Herald. LOS ANGELES – Simon Wiesenthal’s parents should not have been posthumously baptized, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has acknowledged. And on Monday, an official with the church apologized. The uproar began last week when it was […]

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Radkey Goes After Romney

The following excerpt is from a Washington Post article about activist Helen Radkey and her current obsession with going after Governor Romney – attempting to tie him to both the posthumus baptism of off-limits Jews, as well as some of his polygamous ancestors. She makes the news regularly by locating controversial proxy baptisms, and blowing […]

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