SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) There is “nothing magical or mystical about temple garments,” the website says, and it asks reporters and observers to treat the clothing with respect.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) “Though we may disagree, we should not be disagreeable,” Mormon Apostle Dallin H. Oaks said before Utah started issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. “Our stands and communications on controversial topics should not be contentious.”
(RNS) Mormon feminists may have been surprised by some subtle changes in vocabulary and approach Saturday (Sept. 27) at the church’s general women’s meeting.
BERKELEY, Calif. (RNS) “We are starting to see a significant disconnect between what the church is telling people to believe about same-sex marriage and homosexuality and what people actually believe and accept,” said LGBT activist John Gustav-Wrathall. “I think the Internet has a lot to do with that.”
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has assembled some of its most treasured historical documents into a single exhibit and is inviting the public to view them.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Some Mormon women in the U.S. and abroad have embraced a careful approach short of ordination.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) In her argument, Kelly contends her lay leaders never asked her about women holding the priesthood — a point the leaders disputed in the letter excommunicating her.
(RNS) The problem confronting many Wikipedia editors is that religion elicits passion — and often, more than a little vitriol as believers and critics spar over facts, sources and context.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) A new book by Mormon scholar Russell Stevenson will spread awareness of black pioneers more widely and provide historical support for their contributions to LDS history.