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Were Obama's ancestors posthumously baptized?

July 29, 2009

The Salt Lake Tribune newspaper made this report,
“Washington – Mormons have not only posthumously baptized President Barack Obama’s mother into their faith, but they may have performed the ritual for the president’s African ancestors as well, including his father, grandfather and great-grandfather, according to researcher Helen Radkey.  She has uncovered records in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint’s new FamilySearch database that include personalized identification numbers for Obama’s relatives, including his father, Barack Obama Sr. The president’s father was Muslim, but later in life became a nonbeliever, according to the family.  Records in the FamilySearch database do not indicate if the “baptism for the dead” ceremony was actually performed in an LDS temple, saying only that the information is “not available.” Continue reading/
— Church teachings on baptism, posthumous baptism

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Ally July 29, 2009

Don’t you just love rhetorical question headlines? Especially when the text doesn’t even answer the question?

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