WASHINGTON (RNS) When it comes to how Americans rank the factors that shape their self identity, religion ranks near the bottom — if at all.
(RNS) Students do not have to be Mormon to attend the Provo university, but those who enter as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and later leave the faith face expulsion from BYU.
Backing marriage equality on social media sites, including on Facebook or Twitter, “is not an organized effort to attack our effort, or our functioning as a church.,” Elder D. Todd Christofferson said in the interview.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The bill grew out of weeks of negotiations between lawmakers, the LGBT community and Mormon leaders, who stated their rare — some have said historic — support for the legislation.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Can Mormonism add layers of what some see as controversial information without scaring away new converts or longtime members whose devotion is built on the account as they’ve known it all their lives?
(RNS) “Dig,” the new action thriller from the USA Network, is a cocktail of biblical prophecy and End Times beliefs. But how much of its religion content is true?
(RNS) If you serve the public, you have to bake the cake and arrange the flowers. Don’t pick this one thing to use as justification for not loving your neighbor as yourself.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) For the first time in the history of the 185-year-old Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the average age of the 15 men who comprise the faith’s top leaders is 80.