(RNS) — ‘McMillions,’ the hit HBO documentary series, offers true crime with a soul.
Here is what I’m hoping for this weekend: that we focus on a bigger God and a less grandiose church. That our leaders emphasize how to respond to Covid-19 with Christlike compassion for the world, without indulging in denominational pride.
Last night hundreds of people gathered at the Salt Lake City airport to welcome Mormon missionaries home, despite social distancing instructions from the state of Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
This is an apocalypse. It will help to reveal who we are individually . . . and who we are as a Mormon people.
(RNS) — This is not a drill, Mormons, and it's not the seasonal flu. It's a Martin and Willie handcart rescue operation.
(RNS) — I love my church’s consistent, and decidedly unglamorous, emphasis on preparing for emergencies. Mormons are famous for this stuff.
(RNS) — Bernie Sanders has a commanding lead in Utah polling, where Democrats are energized in the mostly red, majority-Mormon state.
(RNS) — Now that it is official church policy, will I start taking the sacrament with my right hand?
(RNS) — A new history of the Mormons' brief residency in Illinois in the 1840s shows how democracy has been neither assured nor safe for minority groups in America.
(RNS) — The new LDS Handbook has good news for families that have used surrogacy to have children. It’s a mixed bag for members who are transgender.
(AP) — Easing the severity of Utah's historically strong polygamy ban, the state hopes to encourage more frequent reporting of abuses.
(RNS) — "If you’re someone who has realized that you’ve made mistakes on either side of this messy post-Mormon world, I recommend apologies," writes Mette Harrison.
(RNS) — Secret fortunes. Guarded treasure. Is this what we want our religion to be known for?
(RNS) — The ground is tilled for progressive faith activists to make an impact on college campuses going into 2020. Will they bother to plant the seeds?
(RNS) — While it’s a cheering thought that my religion has survived several hundred years in the imagination of ‘The Expanse,’ I’m not so enthusiastic about the way its Mormons seem stuck in the distant past.