(RNS) — Despite the opposition of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Utah voters affirmed medical marijuana. Although Mormonism remains deeply influential in this red state, the church is gradually losing its political control.
(AP) — Senate candidate Mitt Romney of Utah says a prominent Baptist minister shouldn’t be giving the prayer that opens the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem because he’s a 'religious bigot.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Romney's pitch reflects a Mormon tradition of polite politics and reservedness about one's faith that differs from other American religious conservatives, in particular evangelicals.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Romney, one of the most famous Mormons, is widely liked and respected in Utah, which is heavily Mormon.
(RNS) — Monson served in leadership roles for half a century for the world's 16 million Mormons.
(RNS) — High-profile Mormons from Mitt Romney to Jeff Flake have publicly denounced the actions of fellow Republicans like Roy Moore and President Trump. But their engagement is selective, writes Jana Riess. (COMMENTARY)
The decision to pass over Mitt Romney, one of Trump’s most strident and consistent critics during the long campaign, tells us that at the end of the day, our insecure, thin-skinned, volatile president-elect isn’t prepared to put the good of the nation and the world ahead of his own bruised ego.
About the scary decline of all major American institutions.
Kaisen? Haizley? Wraylynn? Guest blogger Jennifer Mansfield explores what Mormons gain by giving their children such unusual names.
(RNS) Unless we learn more from Sanders, he is a victim of his own critique: He is not paying his fair share.
(RNS) What’s up with the goyim -- if you want to use a possibly pejorative Yiddish term for nonmembers of the tribe -- getting Yiddish wrong so often?
2012 might be dubbed the Year of YouTube - and that's especially true on the religion beat. Religious videos sparked international riots, stirred up the U.S. presidential campaign and called young believers to the front lines in battles over homosexuality and church culture. Here are seven religious videos that made news in 2012.
WASHINGTON (RNS) From this election forward, candidates won't be able to win the White House by relying on the white Christian vote, according to a new report. By Lauren Markoe.
Earlier this week we brought you the 10 best stories about the "Mormon moment." Now, here are the 10 worst, courtesy of MormonVoices.
(RNS) As we try to make sense of the "Mormon moment," Religion News Service asked MormonVoices to collect the ten best recent stories about their Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.