LDS 'mass resignation' planned; church clarifies handbook change

As more than one thousand people declared via Facebook they planned publicly resign from the church Saturday, Nov. 14, the LDS church issued a statement Friday clarifying its stance on allowing children of same-sex couples to participate in certain rites.


C.S. Lewis' 'The Great Divorce' and the LDS Spirit World

A couple of times a year, usually on a Sunday after church, I re-read C.S. Lewis’ marvelous post-mortal novella/fable “The Great Divorce.” It relates a journey of diminutive spirits (referred to as ghosts) to the outskirts of Heaven, where they are greeted by much larger, more powerful exalted...


Community Outreach of Love serves strangers

Hugs, tears and warm fuzzy feelings were shared as


Utah governor won't give opinion on Mormon LGBT policy

Governor Gary Herbert said at a news conference Thursday that he’s puzzled by a court order that pulled a baby from a lesbian couple, but he won't weigh in on the new Mormon LGBT policy.


Mormon Tabernacle Christmas concert target of LGBT petition

The LDS Church’s new policy on same-sex marriages has spurred a Change.org petition targeting Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s guest performers.


Gay brother of LDS apostle troubled by impact of new policies

In a podcast interview, Elder D. Todd Christofferson’s brother worries that finding inclusion will be more difficult now for LGBT Mormons.


Column: Were any REAL Christians interviewed about the red cups?

Anyone who thinks that Feuerstein’s Facebook post is going to topple Starbucks has lost their holiday marbles.


Mormon missionaries return to West Africa after Ebola outbreak

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Missionaries from The Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-day Saints will return to Liberia now that the West African country has been declared free of Ebola. KUTV-TV reports that Elder David Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles recently visited the country with his wife...


Mormons' peace with same-sex marriage only goes so far

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints seemed to have made its peace with the U.S. Supreme Court’s gay-marriage decision over the last four months. Senior leaders rejected civil disobedience a la Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, and helped pass a housing discrimination bill in the Utah...


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Temple adoptions were part of an LDS evolution toward genealogy

The majority of faithful Latter-day Saints who engage in temple work for the dead probably have never heard of the Law of Adoption. Yet, for roughly a half century, until 120-plus years ago, it was...

SHARE Inc. fundraiser also a tribute to lost loved ones

This year’s event will be held at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 30, at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Transfiguration.