He never stopped being mormon. He went to church most Sundays and still paid his tithing. The fact that he chose to not engage the media about his faith doesn’t mean that he distanced himself from his religion. “Don’t cast your pearls before swine.” What was the use for talking about his views on eternal life and on garments? To satisfyajournalist’s curiosity? He was not running for office to advance his faith, but to better his country.