The Mormon church agreed not to posthumously baptize Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints agreed to a request from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and removed the name of the famed Holocaust survivor and Nazi hunter from a list of those scheduled to receive the ordination by proxy. The Mormons agreed in 1995 to remove the names of Holocaust victims and Jews from a list of those to be posthumously baptize, but they didn’t honor the agreement and reiterated the pledge in 2000.
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