(RNS) — Legal experts are skeptical the complaint will trigger an investigation from the IRS, and they note that the LDS church’s tradition of aggressive saving dates back decades.
(RNS) — The school's statement included an apology for 'the turmoil caused by our earlier decision.'
(RNS) — American Catholics are almost evenly divided between Republicans and Democrats, which means the church can either self-destruct or bridge the partisan divide.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The agreement in such a conservative state underscores the nation's changing attitude toward marijuana.
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.
A shrinking God Gap and a decline in worship attendance are the keys.
(The Conversation) — One of every 15 Mormons is from Brazil and there are congregations in China as well. Now the Mormon leadership is strengthening local congregations.
In the pressroom we used to say: “Mormons are like everyone else—only different.” Now it might be more in place to observe: “Mormons are different than everyone else—only, more and more, similar.”
(RNS) — Talk about insensitive.
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 (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) — The site is intended to allow people to anonymously submit documents that shed light on three main areas: congregational finances, church policies and procedures and documents related to sex abuse settlements.
(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) — Monson served in leadership roles for half a century for the world's 16 million Mormons.