SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Taking up arms goes beyond what the religion teaches, say scholars.
Articles tagged “Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints”
(RNS) Two decades ago Paul Sautter-Walker left because he felt the church rejected him when he came out as gay. Now, at 37, with a husband and four children, he wonders whether his return to the church of his youth was ill-fated to begin with.
(RNS) The new policies make the LDS church, with about 15 million members globally, the largest Christian denomination to enact such a formal — and some say draconian — policy. Children of same-sex couples are effectively denied baptism and other ordinances of the church.
SALT LAKE CITY — The conference will tackle topics such as “ways to strengthen marriages and families; the social costs of pornography; human trafficking; global health care initiatives; the bioethics of cloning and genetic modification.”
SALT LAKE CITY – Elders Ronald A. Rasband, Gary F. Stevenson and Dale G. Renlund were named to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
SALT LAKE CITY – By not providing an alternative, the LDS church unwittingly created a vacuum and conversion-aimed retreats have filled it.
SALT LAKE CITY – Installing three women to high-level leadership councils could have far-reaching consequences in a denomination led exclusively by men.
They will serve on councils that had been traditionally served only by men. “We need their wisdom and participation!” said one Mormon leader.
The faithful believe God helped him use the “seer stone” to translate symbols found on gold plates into English text that became the Book of Mormon.