The Mormon church announced Wednesday it will maintain its longtime affiliation with the Boy Scouts despite the organization’s decision to allow gay troop leaders — preventing what would have been a thundering blow to the national association.
Utah lawmakers introduced a landmark anti-discrimination bill Wednesday that protects LGBT individuals while also carving out protections for the Boy Scouts of America and religious groups.
Church leader had declared Senator unworthy of entering temples
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) _ A Mormon leader from Uruguay delivered a speech in Spanish on Saturday afternoon _ the second foreign-language lecture during the first day of the church’s biannual conference.
In Taiwan, 2 men were found dead in an apartment they shared; a woman was killed in a car accident in Tulsa.
Female members of the Mormon church gathered around the world Saturday night for what leaders called a historic meeting of the faith.
The Mormon Church is pushing back against the notion that members of the faith are taught they’ll get their own planet in the afterlife, a misconception popularized in pop culture most recently by the Broadway show “The Book of Mormon.”
The Mormon church and a coalition of religious organizations plan to file an argument to a federal appeals court explaining why they believe Utah’s same-sex marriage ban should stand.
The Mormon church is telling its local leaders that same-sex wedding ceremonies and receptions are prohibited in their churches.
A federal judge struck down Utah’s same-sex marriage ban Friday in a decision that brings a nationwide shift toward allowing gay marriage to a conservative state where the Mormon church has long been against it.