The Mormon Church again committed itself to end the practice of posthumously baptizing Jews. Church officials made the promise at a meeting Tuesday in New York, according to Ernest Michel, chairman of the American Gathering of Holocaust Survivors, who attended the meeting. The church made a similar vow seven years ago.
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