(RNS) — Student reporters a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints college were told not to 'poke the bear' by publishing stories criticizing school policy, according to a leaked recording of an editorial meeting.
SALT LAKE CITY — Along with dropping the 'Mormon' nickname, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has changed its website from ldschurch.org to churchofjesuschrist.org.
(RNS) — Leaders of the two groups met in Salt Lake City earlier this month to continue hashing out plans for an 'education and employment initiative' to be started in cities from Baltimore to San Francisco.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Addressing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ twice-yearly conference in Salt Lake City, church president Russell M. Nelson said the church’s name ‘is not negotiable.’
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.”
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The terms 'Mormon,' 'Mormonism' and 'LDS' have been frequently used for decades to refer to the Utah-based faith that counts 16 million members worldwide.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Construction of a temple — a setting for key Mormon blessings allowed nowhere else — is a sign that the church has established strong roots in a region.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (RNS) — Teams of Christians — Baptists, Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses and more — aim to save souls at the Winter Games.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Romney, one of the most famous Mormons, is widely liked and respected in Utah, which is heavily Mormon.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) — Thomas S. Monson, considered a prophet by the 16-million-member Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Jan. 2 at age 90 after months of declining health.
(RNS) — 'I can’t imagine at all anything crazy happening with the switch of a new prophet, just like there hasn’t been in the past,' said Al Carraway, a popular Mormon blogger.
(RNS) — History shows that the transition to a new leader can mean significant change for a global faith still defining its relationship with the wider world. (Commentary)
(RNS) — 'A spate of recent events suggests that LGBT-affirming voices within religious communities are more emboldened and confident than ever,' writes Jacob Lupfer. (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) — 'Separation from the BSA will allow the church to continue distinct programs for boys and girls, each designed to train the next generation in their designated gender roles,' writes Benjamin Park.
(Salt Lake Tribune) — Denver Snuffer’s Remnant movement, which plans to canonize a new set of scriptures in Boise this week, is drawing away Mormons with the mantra: 'God can talk to you, too.' But will these freewheeling fellowships last?