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Peggy Fletcher Stack (Salt Lake Tribune)

Peggy Fletcher Stack writes for the Salt Lake Tribune. Her stories appear on God's Politics via Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Peggy Fletcher Stack (Salt Lake Tribune)

Posted by Peggy Fletcher Stack (Salt Lake Tribune) 34 weeks 19 hours ago
Let’s be clear: April Fools’ Day is not a religious holiday.It does, however, trace its origins to a pope.The day began, most believe, in 1582, when Pope Gregory XIII decreed the adoption of the “...
Posted by Peggy Fletcher Stack (Salt Lake Tribune) 36 weeks 18 hours ago
Mormon women seeking tickets to the faith’s general priesthood session next month will not only be denied access to that all-male meeting, but also may be shut out of Salt Lake City’s historic Temple...
Posted by Peggy Fletcher Stack (Salt Lake Tribune) 38 weeks 15 hours ago
When Mormon leaders sense a decline of moral standards in the world, they roll out sermons on modesty.In the 1960s and early ’70s, they preached against miniskirts and hot pants; in today’s sex-...
Posted by Peggy Fletcher Stack (Salt Lake Tribune) 40 weeks 6 days ago
On Valentine’s Day, American husbands and wives of every age, faith, and region will shower their beloveds with symbols of undying affection — flowers, chocolates, moonlit dinners, kisses.The annual...
Posted by Peggy Fletcher Stack (Salt Lake Tribune) 42 weeks 18 hours ago
In Northern California, the image of Mormon missionaries in dark suits and white shirts, knocking on doors at inconvenient times, is being replaced by the sight of these name-tag-wearing twosomes in...