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From: Bill King <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Irish 1926 Census Returns and LDS Records
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2008 14:43:23 -0500 (GMT-05:00)


Is it not a little late for the Church to stop the Mormons from copying the records since they have already copied so many?

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>From: patricia meyers <>
>Sent: Jun 28, 2008 4:49 PM
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>Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Irish 1926 Census Returns and LDS Records
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>I can't understand the Vatican's stand.  All Catholics are baptized in the Catholic Church first and that's the baptism that counts....so what's the dif if the Mormons do it again in their church?  It won't count anyway.
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>----- Original Message ----
>From: "" <>
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>Sent: Saturday, June 28, 2008 11:40:22 AM
>Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Irish 1926 Census Returns and LDS Records
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>I've never heard of it.  How do you baptize someone  posthumously?
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>In a message dated 6/28/2008 8:10:11 A.M. Central Daylight Time, 
> writes:
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>I'm  happy to sign this petition urging early release of the Irish 1926 
>records. Catholic subscribers to these lists might also consider writing 
>their
>bishops about the recent Vatican directive that Catholic dioceses  should not
>share
>parish registers with the LDS to prevent them from  baptizing Catholics
>posthumously. I think the good that is done for  genealogists of all faiths
>by having
>access to records through the LDS far  outweighs the annoyance of posthumous
>baptism. Since Catholics don't  believe posthumous baptism has any affect,
>it's
>hard to see it as more  than an annoyance. (I'm not trying to start a
>theological  discussion/argument, just offering a suggestion.)
>
>Diane  Culhane 
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