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.
To the editor: Bravo to the workers at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Westside temple for being good citizens and setting an important example for our city by letting their expansive lawn go brown. It's a great first step. ("Mormon Temple in West L.A. lets its landmark lawn turn...
Bob and Carolyn Millard were married at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' palatial Westwood temple more than 50 years ago. Like many other Mormon brides, Carolyn posed for photos alongside the temple's lush, green lawn and gardens.
ABC’s 20/20 will give updates on what life has been like for some former members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS) since distancing themselves from the polygamist family. 20/20 will tell the stories of three individuals, Sabrina Broadbent, Charlene Jeffs, and Ron Rohbock. Show More Summary
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has a dodgy past when it comes to race. According to the Book of Mormon, people with dark skin are the descendants of the Lamanites, a lost tribe of Israel cursed by God after they sinned against him (2 Nephi 5:21). God would later lift the curse as […]
Former Sunday school teacher Brian Dawson said that the Mormon church dismissed him because he used the church’s own writings to explain the evolution of racial biases within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dawson recalled to The Salt Lake Tribune that he had returned from a...
NEW YORK — Nearly a year removed from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly says she has found happiness living a more authentic life while continuing to push for equality in the Mormon faith. Kelly, who was excommunicated in June 2014, now lives in Nairobi, Kenya, where she works on human-rights efforts. Show More Summary
Whether or not you believe in the religion itself, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (aka "Mormons") are masters of digital marketing, and businesses can learn important lessons from the religion's success.
In a rare interactive interview held at the end of January, high-ranking leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints fielded questions on LGBT issues. Church members flooded the moderator with queries about how to navigate...Show More Summary
Eight years ago, a particularly nasty cult leader named Warren Jeffs was sentenced to life in prison. Jeffs was – and still is – the spiritual leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, an extremist Mormon splinter group with enclaves scattered across the American West. The FLDS, like most cults, was [Read More...]
n an all-new episode of the popular series, “Oprah: Where Are They Now?,” Oprah sits down with Willie Jessop, the former spokesperson of the breakaway Mormon sect, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints,
Walter Olson Gov. Gary Herbert (R) has signed into law an expansion of Utah’s anti-discrimination law following what’s being billed as a historic compromise between gay rights advocates and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Show More Summary
HILDALE, Utah — “I finally heard about this thing called Facebook, like, a year ago. I had no idea what it was,” says 22-year-old Brigham Johnson, rubbing his neat beard nervously. He’s embarrassed it took him so long to stumble upon the social-media site. Show More Summary
Utah is no stranger to temples. After all, it's the world headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which has built temples dedicated to God throughout Utah and all around the world. But this temple is different. Show More Summary
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), also known as the Mormon Church, has always had a strained relationship with the LGBT community. For some dumb reason, LGBT and religion don't always mix well. That's why it's so great that the Mormon Church is supporting LGBT nondiscrimination legislation! The Mormon leaders had a rare news conference [...]