Wait. So popcorn doesn’t really grow on apricot trees?
John Dehlin founded the Mormon Stories podcast and has commented extensively on topics such as LGBT issues and gender within the religion. He now faces excommunication.
Ce missionnaire a le rythme dans le peau.
This is what happens when southern Utah polygamists do a (very loose) interpretation of the Sound of Music.
In a letter, Kate Kelly says that her excommunication from the LDS Church “was shameful, and potentially actionable.”
A Google search of the phrase “is Mormonism a cult” produced an answer in the affirmative on Monday. The search results have since been changed.
Kate Kelly had been lobbying the church to ordain women as priests. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said she is guilty of apostasy.
The company that owns a well-known audio recording of the Bible that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has used since 1988, alleges its copyright has been infringed.
Say good-bye to the era of Mormon PR victories.
Updated: the list of Mormons facing disciplinary action from their church is growing just days after Kate Kelly and John P. Dehlin were threatened with excommuncation. Kelly has pushed for female ordination and Dehlin has championed LGBT issues.
“I think there are a lot of gay people in all religions that feel that they don’t have a voice,” the Neon Trees singer said.
“It really wasn’t so, but it seemed to me.”
Long whispered about in Mormon feminist circles, the ordination of women is now decidedly in the public eye, thanks to a D.C.-based attorney.
The four-part series “The Father Factor” will be co-published in The Atlantic and Deseret News and will feature reporting from both staffs. “Why not collaborate and double the amount of stories we could deliver to our respective audiences?” Atlantic Digital Editor Bob Cohn said.
Like slut-shaming, virgin-shaming involves making fun of someone for their personal choices regarding sex.
Some of us are cut out for Utah, some of us aren’t.
A survey of 600 Utahns conducted from January 10–13 by SurveyUSA for The Salt Lake Tribune found the state was evenly split on their views about marriage for same-sex couples.
After wowing audiences in the Book of Mormon Belt, the creators of The Saratov Approach hope to reach a wider audience. “It was a wonderful film,” said Larry King.
“The gospel of Jesus Christ teaches us to love and treat all people with kindness and civility—even when we disagree,” reads a statement from Church leaders.
After the opposition from some of my Latter-day Saint friends to the Supreme Court’s ruling on DOMA and Prop 8, I assumed there would be a similar reaction following Utah’s marriage ruling. Instead, there’s been silence.
“We have been waiting for a long time. Our kids have been waiting.” Joanna and Lindi Barney, who married in Salt Lake City on Friday, are one of hundreds of same-sex couples who tried to marry in the 24 hours after the state’s marriage ban was struck down.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints acknowledged how views on race in the United States when the church was founded in the 1830s influenced members’ and leaders’ beliefs at the time.
In the five years since Prop. 8, attitudes about same-sex marriage have changed dramatically across the country and within the Mormon church. “I think it’s the best thing that happened to the LGBT community since Stonewall.”
In 2011, Mormonism was called an “outsider faith.” Today, it’s more a part of the national conversation than it was before. What the “Mormon moment” means for the church a year after Romney.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint was a category on Wednesday’s episode of Jeopardy, and everyone answered the questions right.
A breakdown of Congress’ religious makeup. One nation, under God, with liberty and justice for all.
Mormons around the world are stumbling upon information online that contradicts the stories they hear in Sunday school — and it’s driving many from the church. But the internet doesn’t have to spell the end of faith.