(RNS) — 'We are grateful for the feedback we have received' is a new model for LDS leaders when it comes to reversing obvious mistakes.
I enjoyed the experience of the Hill Cumorah Pageant, but more for the conversations and earnestness of the event than for the pageant itself.
(RNS) — If Candidate Williamson has a predecessor it's Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism, who undertook to run for president in early 1844.
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 reporters to do.
(AP) — In just over a year, the #MeToo movement has toppled powerful men around the world. Yet in most of the world's major religions, women are still relegated to second-tier status.
(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.
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.’
(AP) — McKenna Denson was ushered away from the podium at the Mormon church shortly after she began talking during a monthly segment in Mormon services when church members are invited to share their testimony.
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.”
(The Conversation) — Each July on Pioneer Day, Utahans revisit the story of the Mormon settlement of the Salt Lake Valley, an event that still has profound implications for how the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints thinks about issues from immigration to the Bears Ears National Monument.
(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.'
Mormon growth is down to about one and a half percent around the world -- and half that in the United States. Yet there are bright spots in terms of international retention and member activity.
Why do Mormons bless babies, when children can't be officially baptized until age 8? Historian Jonathan Stapley traces the surprising history of a ritual that has changed a great deal over time.
Former editor for "The Chicago Tribune" compiles evidence to prove miracles. But is it effective to build a logical case for a mystical event?
Mette Harrison's daughter stopped being active in Mormonism years ago, and Mette was at peace with that. So why did it hurt when her daughter decided to formally remove her name from the membership rolls?