SALT LAKE CITY — Opponents cited the perception that LDS history is rife with disturbing episodes; that the faith does not treat LGBT persons fairly; and does not offer wide enough roles for women.
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SALT LAKE CITY — Mormon President Thomas S. Monson, 87, skipped the meeting with Obama to preserve his strength for the church’s massive General Conference.
SALT LAKE CITY – Three transgender Mormons say the church’s emphasis on the physical link between body and spirit and its insistence that gender is eternal made it tougher to acknowledge what was happening with them.
(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.
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?
(Reuters) State Rep. Kraig Powell sought to remove the barriers in 2013 and 2014. But his proposals have failed to win enough support in the face of resistance from the Utah-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The action was not taken because Dehlin had doubts about the church or its history, but “because of your categorical statements opposing the doctrines of the church, and their wide dissemination via your Internet presence, which has led others away from the church.”
NORTH LOGAN, Utah (RNS) John Dehlin said he knew church discipline might be a “possible, even likely outcome” of his efforts. “I am not a victim. I don’t fault the church.”
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) John Dehlin, known to support same-sex marriage and the Ordain Women movement, said he expects “either disfellowshipment (i.e., official censure) or excommunication.”