October 8, 2012

Mormons lower age for missionaries, setting off changes for parents, women, schools

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RNS photo courtesy the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

RNS photo courtesy the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) In a surprising move that promises to transform Mormon social and spiritual dynamics, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is lowering the age of full-time missionary service to age 18 for Mormon men (down from 19) and 19 for women (down from 21). By Peggy Fletcher Stack and Lisa Schencker/The Salt Lake Tribune.

  • shelby

    wow how great is that!!! i mean truely amazing