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Polish Jewish community uses Mormon-produced archive to make family connections

In the 1960s, Poland was short on funds to digitize and maintain its paper archives. They approached the Mormon Church and got its help in doing just that. But somewhere in the intervening years, the Momon Church used those archives and other to posthumously baptize Holocaust victims. That's caused a rift between the Mormons and the Jewish community.

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Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz sent us in search of a town in north-eastern Poland. Today, this town welcomed dozens of American soldiers and a battery of Patriot missiles. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Adam Easton, who reports from the capital, Warsaw.

Lifestyle & Belief

Polish Jewish community uses Mormon-produced archive to make family connections

In the 1960s, Poland was short on funds to digitize and maintain its paper archives. They approached the Mormon Church and got its help in doing just that. But somewhere in the intervening years, the Momon Church used those archives and other to posthumously baptize Holocaust victims. That's caused a rift between the Mormons and the Jewish community.