I want to apologize for last week's "dumpster fire" column. While I stand by much of the content, I can now see problems with the tone and the way I approached it.
While we’re taking out the racist part of the manual that everyone is rightly complaining about, could we just burn down the entire "Come Follow Me" curriculum and start from scratch?
(RNS) — 'I’m not trying to excuse the church’s massive nest egg here, just point out a reality of what I see happening,' says guest blogger Mette Harrison. 'Which is that it’s not about the money, stupid. It’s about loyalty.'
The LDS Church plans to simplify the ritual clothing Mormons wear inside the temple, starting March 31.
(RNS) — The LDS church's growth may be slowing, but research shows that 2019 saw more missionaries, more temples and more reactivating of lapsed members around the world.
From vaping (and green tea!) restrictions to a $100 billion nest egg, 2019 was a big year in Mormon news.
(RNS) — What the LDS curriculum attempts to do with Revelation reflects our own me-centered, therapeutic era: The Bible’s most controversial book becomes a road map for each person’s very own spiritual growth.
(RNS) — Legal experts are skeptical the complaint will trigger an investigation from the IRS, and they note that the LDS church’s tradition of aggressive saving dates back decades.
KAYSVILLE, Utah (AP) — On Jan. 1, the Utah-based faith will deliver the latest blow to the struggling organization when it pulls out more than 400,000 young people and moves them into a new global program of its own.
(RNS) — It’s easy for me to believe that the LDS church is guilty of hoarding its wealth; it's harder to believe that it has been intentionally defrauding its members and the federal government.
(RNS) — Liberal Mormons aren't clamoring for women's rights or LGBTQ equality because we oppose the church; we do so because we took the church at its word.
(RNS) — I don't mind being held accountable in my giving, which I view as an important part of a Christian life. But I want the church to be accountable too.
(RNS) — Student reporters a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints college were told not to 'poke the bear' by publishing stories criticizing school policy, according to a leaked recording of an editorial meeting.
(RNS) — Terryl Givens says that without the Pearl of Great Price, Mormonism would just be 'warmed-over Protestantism.' So why is this book of scripture largely ignored by the faithful?
(RNS) — If young Mormon boys were to explicitly acknowledge Heavenly Mother every week in a devotional way, like the girls now do, that would be an attribution of power — to a woman.