the Catholics and the Protestants are wrong?
"Why are the Catholic bishops so concerned about Mormons baptising dead parishioners? "
Or... what if neither is right? Or neither is wrong?
So much of what we do with our belief is frame it to be aesthetically appealing in some way. So much so that we lose sight of the basic reasons for spirituality.
IMO, it is contrary to good spiritual purpose to judge otherwise good people as less than because we happen not to like the framework of their deity,
Full length fiction: worlds undone
"You have no power over my body..." ~ Anne Hutchinson
and the billions of babies who have been baptized?
Nobody is being judged by anyone on the earth through baptism for the dead.
You will find consistency in my posts. I will dis no religious belief so long as that belief does not incorporate put downs of other groups as part of its official policy and belief.
Which means I do not care for LDS being called not Christian,
Cynic: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.---Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary.
Personally I don't think anyone should baptize anyone who didn't ask for the ceremony with the full ability to understand what they are getting themselves into.
However with a baby at least the individual can make their own conscious choice as an adult,
~Nobody is being judged by anyone on the earth through baptism for the dead.~
Their salvation, on the other hand...
~What's the problem~