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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Many Mormon feminists experienced Kate Kelly’s excommunication as a harsh slap felt around the world.
NEW YORK — “The men who (excommunicated me) literally think they kicked me out of heaven,” Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly said. “Luckily, I do not think that. … Out of this experience, I’ve realized that men don’t get to control my happiness.”
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) In a letter to LDS President Thomas S. Monson, John Dehlin wrote that he “never taught my questions or doubts as Church doctrine.”
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Kate Kelly appealed the decision to the church’s highest authority, the First Presidency. With the rejection, her husband, Neil Ransom, plans to resign his Mormon membership. The couple now lives in Kenya.
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.”
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) In her argument, Kelly contends her lay leaders never asked her about women holding the priesthood — a point the leaders disputed in the letter excommunicating her.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) A panel of judges has moved to excommunicate Kate Kelly, a founder of the group Ordain Women, on charges of apostasy.
(RNS) If Mormon higher-ups want disciplinary actions against two activists to stop, they could do so. They’ve done it before.