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Mormon Feminists Seeking Change Find It in Subtle Wording
Originally Posted: 09/30/2014 - 10:22am | Type: Blog

Mormon feminists may have been surprised by some subtle changes in vocabulary and approach Sept. 27 at the church’s general women’s meeting. Mormon feminists may have been surpris ...

Rare Mormon Documents Go On Display for First Time
Originally Posted: 09/04/2014 - 12:53pm | Type: Blog

For the first time ever, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has assembled some of its most treasured historical documents into a single exhibit and is inviting the public to view them. Starting o ...

Excommunicated Mormon Kate Kelly: 'I've Done Nothing Wrong and Have Nothing to Repent'
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 4:48pm | Type: Blog

Women’s ordination advocate Kate Kelly said it’s unlikely she will seek rebaptism anytime soon into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which excommunicated her Monday. ...

Neon Tree's Tyler Glenn Is Gay, Mormon, and Proud of It
Originally Posted: 04/21/2014 - 4:52pm | Type: Blog

KISS may have been on the cover of the April 10 issue of Rolling Stone, but the most eye-opening headline may have been the one that proclaimed: “Gay, Mormon & Finally Out.” K ...

Mormons Counter 'Cartoonish' Idea of Planets in the Afterlife
Originally Posted: 03/04/2014 - 5:42pm | Type: Blog

Countering the notion that Mormons believe they will someday inherit their own planets, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a new statement on “Becoming Like God” that tries to put dista ...

With 10 Deaths so Far this Year, are Mormon Missionaries Safe?
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 3:04pm | Type: Blog

Four died in transit accidents. Four succumbed to health problems. One was electrocuted while doing a good deed and another fell to a stray bullet. Is missionary work safe? Four d ...

After Prop 8, Mormons Take Different Tack in Hawaii Gay Marriage Fight
Originally Posted: 09/19/2013 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

After keeping quiet while Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and others approved gay marriage, Mormon leaders are once again speaking up — but with a new, post-Proposition 8 tone and emphasis. ...

Inside the Mormons’ Elite Missionary Training Center
Originally Posted: 07/24/2013 - 12:22pm | Type: Blog

The 35-acre campus is an island of young people, where teens and 20-somethings outnumber grownups by 10-to-1. The place is awash in fresh-faced students, and even the workers — from the cafeteria to the copy c ...

35 Years Later, Some Black Mormons See Lingering Prejudice
Originally Posted: 06/10/2013 - 12:59pm | Type: Blog

June 8, 1978, was a sacred, momentous event — a revelation — that catapulted Mormonism into a new era of global growth. June 8, 1978, was a sacred, momentous event — a revelation ...

Brigham Young Would Break the Mormons’ No-Beard Rule
Originally Posted: 04/02/2013 - 4:32pm | Type: Blog

If they were alive today, nearly half the presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — from Brigham Young in the 19th century through George Albert Smith in the 1940s — would be forbidden fr ...

Mormons Steal a Page From ‘Book of Mormon’ Popularity
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 3:35pm | Type: Blog

Liked the show? You should try reading the book. Liked the show? You should try reading the book. That’s the message the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is se ...

12 Myths About Mormonism That Persist Despite the ‘Mormon Moment’
Originally Posted: 11/05/2012 - 2:53pm | Type: Blog

All those stories educated millions of observant Americans about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Still, some “understandings” remain misunderstandings — and many views of the religion are stil ...

Missouri Remains Land of Religious Promise for Mormons
Originally Posted: 09/21/2012 - 2:51pm | Type: Blog

On the one hand, Missouri symbolizes how far Mormons have come. At least 66,000 Mormons now live in the state, more than triple the number of just three decades ago. Most recently, the LDS church has built a t ...

Mormons Confront 'Epidemic' of Online Misinformation
Originally Posted: 02/02/2012 - 11:18am | Type: Blog

Surprised by what they find so easily online, more and more Mormons are encountering crises of faith. Some even leave the fold and, feeling betrayed, join the ranks of Mormon opponents. ...

Mormonism 101
Originally Posted: 01/26/2012 - 9:25am | Type: Blog

With Mormonism frequently in the news, do you wish you knew more about its beliefs and practices? Cathy Lynn Grossman has a good basic summary, and a comparative chart to Christian denominations. ...

Woops! Gingrich Iowa Political Director Resigns After Calling Mormonism a "Cult"
Originally Posted: 12/14/2011 - 2:53pm | Type: Blog

Newt Gingrich’s Iowa political director resigned yesterday after less than a week on the job for disparaging comments he made about the Mormon faith, referring to the religion as a “cult.” ...

The Daily Show on Evangelicals & Mormons: Battle of the Sects
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 6:38pm | Type: Blog

Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart explains why, apparently, many "evangelicals" are supporting Rick Perry. +Warning: Videos may contain coarse language+ Last ...