SALT LAKE CITY — Protesters rallied against the LDS church’s recent policy decisions involving same-sex couples and their children, and in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Mormons.
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(RNS) It is impossible for me to be a part of a religion that would attack its own members and punish them by denying their children involvement in the church.
SALT LAKE CITY — The LDS letter, to be read from the pulpit Sunday, takes a wider view of refugees, though it comes amid Syria’s deepening civil war.
(RNS) In filling the spots for three apostles, Mormonism had the chance “to demonstrate that this is a global church that happened to begin in America, and not an American church.” It didn’t.
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 — How can Mormons hear their faith’s messages of love “and still talk about undocumented members as if they don’t exist or their families should be separated?” one organizer asks.
SALT LAKE CITY – After the Scouts voted to accept openly gay leaders last month, the LDS Church said it “considering creating its own international program for boys, separate from the Boy Scouts of America.”
SALT LAKE CITY A Mormon exodus could devastate the Scouts, given that, as recently as 2013, more than a third (37 percent) of the troops were LDS-sponsored, accounting for 18 percent of the BSA’s 2.4 million total membership.