Can one be baptized if they have had an abortion?

Can one be baptized if they have had an abortion?

Question   Gramps, Can you be baptized if you have had an abortion? Trudy   Answer   Trudy, The short answer is yes…. Yes you can. Baptism is about having faith in Christ and having the desire and willingness to repent, in addition to joining the...
Revelation

Revelation

Dear Gramps, I am very confused. In the Journal of Discourses there are a few quotes by John Taylor saying that any person who has an abortion can never receive eternal life in the celestial kindgom. Today Elder Boyd K. Packer has said that you can be forgiven of an...
Can one be forgiven of abortion?

Can one be forgiven of abortion?

Question   Dear Gramps, We know that all sins can be forgiven except that of denying the Holy Ghost. In the case of murder I know that one can be forgiven but never obtain eternal life, only the telestial kingdom. In the cause of abortion is it the same in that...
What does the LDS Church say about abortion?

What does the LDS Church say about abortion?

Question   Gramps, I am a member but I have always wondered what the church has said about abortion. Thanks Gramps! Ashley   Answer   Dear Ashley, The taking of a human life, either before or after birth, is a grievous sin. The fact that many people in...
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