In conferring the rite of Baptist, Joseph Smith writes in the Doctrines and Covenants as follows: 73 The person who is called of God and has authority from Jesus Christ to baptize, shall go down ...
What is the Catholic Church response to the question of the validity of Baptism conferred in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?
To my understanding, the Mormons use a Trinitarian formula when baptizing [cf. D&C 20:73]. I have also read that the Catholic Church does not recognize Mormon baptism as valid. When, what, and ...
In 2011, I visited a LDS church. On my visit, I noticed that bread and water were served. At the time, I merely thought they were some sort of snack for the congregation, and I gladly took a tiny cup ...
According to the LDS Church, what is the purpose or result of proxy baptisms for those who have already died?
I understand that one of the main works that an LDS member is encouraged to perform is proxy baptism, that is, a baptism on behalf of their ancestors or others who have already died. Another question ...
How does the LDS Church define their practice of performing baptisms on behalf of people who have died? I realize there is the following verse, but there seems to be few other Biblical references to ...