(RNS) — Based on Google Trends, some change is happening in line with President Russell M. Nelson’s directive from a year ago. The term 'Latter-days Saints' is gaining ground.
President Nelson is right that this "Mormon" name correction is neither cosmetic nor inconsequential. Rather, it may become a defining characteristic of a religion that is anxious to separate the wheat from the chaff in the pluralistic 21st century.
(RNS) — The name 'Mormon' is out. Church services will be shorter. And the focus of the faith will be at home, not primarily at church. Here are nine highlights from this weekend's conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Two-hour church? Just maybe! And four other possibly almost kind of credible rumors about General Conference.
Yesterday, the church that invested millions in its Meet the Mormons movie and exports its Mormon Tabernacle Choir as its ambassador to the world asked us all to stop using the word “Mormon.”