From vaping (and green tea!) restrictions to a $100 billion nest egg, 2019 was a big year in Mormon news.
(RNS) — 'Two Great Commandments' was supposed to be about love, yet it felt like a refortification of boundaries against LGBTQ people. Again.
(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.
(RNS) — Short answer: probably not, but a columnist can dream.
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's meeting with LDS President Nelson was not just a photo opp, but an example of the generational sea change in Mormonism.
(RNS) — Just over three years ago, Mormon leaders touted a controversial LGBT policy as revelation. Now its reversal is also being presented as revelation.
It's the General Conference Rumor Edition! Top rumor: next weekend, the prophet will lift the ban on Mormons drinking coffee. My take: keep dreaming.
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.
(RNS) — I learned a couple of valuable lessons I wasn't expecting during a 10-day Mormon social-media fast.
As policies go, there’s a lot to like about these recent ones, which acknowledge the realities of declining growth and the needs of smaller wards.
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.
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.”
After Sunday's LDS Church shooting, isn't it time for Mormons to take a closer look at the role of guns in our culture?
Mormons got more diversity in their highest leadership, a fresh focus on lay ministry, and a restructured priesthood organization in this weekend's groundbreaking General Conference.
(RNS) — The new apostles add some badly needed diversity to the religion's highest leadership, while incoming president Russell M. Nelson is sustained in a solemn assembly.
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