SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) With a signed letter in hand, Stephanie Engle joined roughly 100 current and former Mormons — including Ordain Women co-founder Kate Kelly — at a mass-resignation event a block from the church’s downtown headquarters.
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More than 700 people have been cast in scenes from the Book of Mormon this week on the hill in Manchester, where Joseph Smith is said to have received the faith’s sacred texts from an angel.
An unprecedented letter from top Mormon leaders on how the LDS church should respond to the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling has started a dialog in many local churches.
Many Mormon feminists experienced Kate Kelly’s excommunication as a harsh slap felt around the world.
The LDS Church will spearhead a project to make searchable records of the Freedmen’s Bureau, an agency Congress created at the end of the Civil War.
SALT LAKE CITY – All Mormon apostles are seen by members as “prophets, seers and revelators.” They also become full-time executives, running a billion-dollar enterprise.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Activists and legal experts agreed there was one tool missing in the new law: public accommodations provisions that might ban discrimination in the sale of goods and services.
Backing marriage equality on social media sites, including on Facebook or Twitter, “is not an organized effort to attack our effort, or our functioning as a church.,” Elder D. Todd Christofferson said in the interview.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) For the first time in the history of the 185-year-old Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the average age of the 15 men who comprise the faith’s top leaders is 80.