LGBT inclusion "has not been a straight line of evolution," says Greg Prince, author of "Gay Rights and the Mormon Church."
Tag - Flunking Sainthood
It's not surprising that the state religion of the Seven is DOA. What's unexpected is that so many of the other religions have real power.
The LDS Church grew at a rate of 1.21% in 2018, continuing its slow deceleration.
(RNS) — Just over three years ago, Mormon leaders touted a controversial LGBT policy as revelation. Now its reversal is also being presented as revelation.
In this special April 1 edition: The robust nonagenarian Mormon prophet Russell M. Nelson is well on his way to scaling Mount Everest.
It's the General Conference Rumor Edition! Top rumor: next weekend, the prophet will lift the ban on Mormons drinking coffee. My take: keep dreaming.
Mormons in the United States used to retain about three-quarters of their young people. Now it looks to be closer to half.
It's not surprising that more than half of U.S. Mormons approve of Trump, but the age and gender divides within the faith are sharper than expected.
It’s not just because the AP sets the rules that RNS will continue using “Mormon.” The AP style guide also makes more sense than what the church is asking...
Two-hour church is great, says screenwriter and guest blogger Cinco Paul--except when it makes it harder to have deep, honest discussions in Sunday School.
The Bible isn't a rule book or an instruction manual, says Peter Enns, a Hebrew Bible scholar and the host of the popular podcast The Bible for Normal People.
Some reactions to last week's announcement about Mormon missionaries can be summed up in three words, delivered in your crankiest and most stereotyped elderly...
"I honestly never thought change would come in my lifetime," says guest blogger Kristin Lowe. But the Mormon temple ceremony did indeed change to be more...
Most didn't leave because they got offended, became atheists, or wanted to join another religion. Also, the vast majority of former Mormons say they're happy...
Bury me in purple, with a funeral that is geared for (and planned by) my non-Mormon family. But funeral potatoes are definitely OK.