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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) 1 week 5 days ago
More Utahns go to church every week — 51 percent —  than any other state, according to a new Gallup poll.That statistic is “a direct result of (Utah)’s 59 percent Mormon population,” Gallup...
Posted by Peggy Fletcher Stack (Salt Lake Tribune) 4 weeks 6 days ago
Top leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Jan. 27 for passage of laws granting statewide protections against housing and employment discrimination for gay and lesbian...
Posted by Peggy Fletcher Stack (Salt Lake Tribune) 48 weeks 5 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) 50 weeks 4 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) 52 weeks 2 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-...