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Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel called on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney to denounce his church’s baptism of Holocaust victims.
“I think it’s scandalous. Not only objectionable, it’s scandalous. . . I wonder if as a candidate for the presidency Mitt Romney is aware of what his church is doing. I hope that if he hears about this that he will speak up.”
-Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel on February 14, 2012, addressing the controversial Mormon baptism of deceased Holocaust survivors. It was recently revealed that a Mormon church member had posthumously baptized the parents of Simon Wiesenthal, the late Holocaust survivor and Nazi-hunter.
Read more in the Faith 2012 Quote Archives.