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.”
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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.”
When straight Mormon women married Mormon men who were attracted to other men, as many as 69 percent of those marriages ended in divorce.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) “This change makes it possible for families to decide what best meets their needs as it relates to mothers working while raising children,” the Utah-based faith announced in a memo regarding hiring policies.
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.”