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Holocaust Survivors Battle Mormon Ritual

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Holocaust Survivors Battle Mormon Ritual

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Holocaust Survivors Battle Mormon Ritual

Holocaust Survivors Battle Mormon Ritual

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A group of Holocaust survivors has been battling the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints over one of its practices. Observant Mormons symbolically baptize dead people to give them the chance to accept Christ in the afterlife. Holocaust survivors complain that they are sometimes using names of people who died in Nazi concentration camps.