CONGREGATION FOR THE DOCTRINE OF
THE FAITH RESPONSE TO A 'DUBIUM'
On the validity of baptism conferred by «The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints», called
Question: Whether the
baptism conferred by the community «The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints», called «Mormons» in the
vernacular, is valid.
The Supreme Pontiff John Paul II, in the Audience granted to the
undersigned Cardinal Prefect, approved the present Response, decided in
the Sessione Ordinaria of this Congregation, and ordered it published.
From the Offices of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, 5
+ Joseph Cardinal RATZINGER Prefect
+ Tarcisio BERTONE, S.D.B. Archbishop emeritus of