(RNS) — Mormons have broadened their support for LGBTQ rights in three key areas, though they still lag the nation in supporting the right of gay couples to get married — or to walk into any bakery in the country and buy themselves a wedding cake.
(RNS) — While Republicans and white evangelical Protestants are among the least likely to support three key policies regarding LGBTQ rights, their support still has increased overall in the past seven years.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Chapman is accused of sexually assaulting two boys at the time he was a scoutmaster in the Detroit suburb of Roseville, where he also worked in and attended The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
(RNS) — Sociologist Ryan Burge does some myth-busting about American religion, tackling the narratives that evangelical Christians are in a serious decline, that only lapsed Christians voted for Trump and that people who leave religion also no longer believe in God. All are untrue, he says.
(RNS) — In 1973, Mormon author Carol Lynn Pearson's feature article for the 'Ensign' magazine was pulled at the last minute, and she was banned from writing about women for Church publications. What was controversial then has become the party line.
(RNS) — At its core, secularism is an approach to governance, writes Jacques Berlinerblau in his new book ‘Secularism: The Basics.’ And critically, it is one many religious people, not just atheists and agnostics, support.