Mormons - Posthumous Baptism The Simon Weisenthal Center has approached the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to ask that 200 names of famous Jews be taken off a list of people baptized into the Mormon faith after their death. In 1995, the church agreed to stop the posthumous baptism of Jews who died in the Holocaust. But the family of Anne Frank, and others have remained on the rolls -- though they never subscribed to Mormonism during their lives. Linda Wertheimer talks with NPR's Howard Berkes who is in Salt Lake City.

Mormons - Posthumous Baptism

Mormons - Posthumous Baptism

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The Simon Weisenthal Center has approached the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to ask that 200 names of famous Jews be taken off a list of people baptized into the Mormon faith after their death. In 1995, the church agreed to stop the posthumous baptism of Jews who died in the Holocaust. But the family of Anne Frank, and others have remained on the rolls — though they never subscribed to Mormonism during their lives. Linda Wertheimer talks with NPR's Howard Berkes who is in Salt Lake City.