When the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dropped a bombshell statement last November confirming that founder Joseph Smith was a polygamist, one faithful follower was shocked. Leslie Peterson, a 60-year-old Mormon, had always...Show More Summary
The Mormon church will continue to support the Boy Scouts of America despite the group's decision to allow gay troop leaders. After a month of deliberation, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- which is the nation's largest...Show More Summary
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has decided to remain affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America, despite objections to the youth organization's recent decision to allow openly gay scout leaders.
A new poll reveals that a majority of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints want the denomination to end its relationship with the Boy Scouts of America.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has published photos of what they claim is their prophet's talking magical rock. Read the rest
To those who may not know the origins of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (a.k.a. The Mormons), nor have seen The Book of Mormon musical, nor viewed the “All About Mormons” episode of South Park, here's an ultra-quickShow More Summary
Not surprising, the religious institutions of America still have a huge problem with accepting LGBT people into leadership roles. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints or the LDS Church is not known for its progressive positions in its brief historical timeline. Show More Summary
In August, the most senior leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are expected to discuss whether to end a 100-year relationship with the Boy Scouts of America over the end to a ban on openly gay leaders.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) is "deeply troubled" by the Boy Scouts of America lifting its longstanding ban on gay adult leaders, and is reviewing its century-long relationship with the organization. Just weeks after the U.S. Show More Summary
Last night the Mormon Church issued a press release in which they threaten to end their relationship with the Boy Scouts over the end of the ban on openly gay leaders. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is deeply troubled by today’s vote by the Boy Scouts of America National Executive Board. Show More Summary
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has said it will be re-evaluating its long-standing participation in the Boy Scouts of America, following the latter's decision to end its blanket ban on openly gay adult leaders.
In the months leading up to the 2012 presidential election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, a few media outlets reinforced the public perception that Mormons (members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) were mostly white. Show More Summary
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent an official letter to its followers on Sunday announcing that it will continue supporting marriage as a union between one man and one woman, despite the Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage in June. Show More Summary
The insular Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS) is building a "fortress-type" wall around its meeting house in Colorado City, Arizona. Observers believe the wall is being erected on the orders of cult leader Warren Jeffs, who is serving a sentence of life plus 20 years in prison. Full story: Polygamous FLDS cult erects wall around meetinghouse
A Montana polygamist who was excommunicated from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said earlier this week that he plans to file a lawsuit against the state if it denies his application for a marriage license with his second wife.
(LDS Temple -Salt Lake: Wikipedia) The leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) has issued an official response to the recent Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. A letter supporting traditional marriage and prohibiting same-sex marriages and celebrations in their churches and on their properties has been sent out to […]
Brigham Young University is a private institution owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (a.k.a "Mormons"). Unlike some other religiously-operated schools, BYU is a fully accredited and well-respected academic institution. Show More Summary
The National Archives, in cooperation with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Smithsonian Institution, is releasing 1.5 million digitized images that contain the names of up to 4 million former slaves collected by agents of the Freedman’s Bureau at the end of the Civil War.Read full article >>
A Baptist theologian, who's spent years studying the works of leading Mormon scholars, said he has noticed a shift in "Mormonism" that can potentially lead to the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints one day being viewed as a Christian denomination, much like what occurred in the evolution of the Worldwide Church of God.
By not watering the landmark hillside lawn outside its Westwood temple, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is allowing 98,000 square feet of grass to go brown because of the drought, church officials said Monday.