SALT LAKE CITY – By not providing an alternative, the LDS church unwittingly created a vacuum and conversion-aimed retreats have filled it.
Articles tagged “same-sex attraction”
When straight Mormon women married Mormon men who were attracted to other men, as many as 69 percent of those marriages ended in divorce.
(RNS) The one-hour special, which TLC plans to air Sunday, focuses on four Mormon men who are married to women but attracted to men. Critics call the show irresponsible and harmful.
NEW YORK (RNS) “I think theologians are often terrified of what we’ll discover when we go more deeply into human character if we say that a person had very complicated relationships with character, psychology, formation and sexuality,” says Dietrich Bonhoeffer biographer Charles Marsh.
(RNS) I don’t like to think of Jesus with Fred Phelps through the hands and words of a hospice volunteer — but that shows how far off the mark I am in the grace department. It’s a cause for prayer, for sure.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The Mormon church is not changing its tune about homosexuality, but it has launched a new website to alter the tone. The site includes video clips of gay members and their families promoting compassion and understanding toward homosexuals, and encouraging everyone to be “disciples of Christ.'' By Peggy Fletcher Stack.