Lyle Jeffs, the acting head of the polygamous, child-bride-marrying Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, has disappeared, the FBI says. Jeffs was awaiting trial on federal food stamp fraud and money laundering charges. His brother, Warren, is serving life in prison plus 20 years for raping teenage girls. Read more...
In a survey in February of this year on the political preferences of U.S. religious communities, the Pew Research Center identified the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the most pro-Republican group of all, with 70 percent preferring the GOP to 19 percent for Democrats and 11 percent ... More »
Yesterday, leaders of the Mormon Church (Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints) finally responded to the sexual assault and rape allegations that have haunted its flagship university, Brigham Young, for the past month. In a statement, LDS leaders wrote that the Church has, “no tolerance for sexual assault at BYU or in the Church.” The statement continued: Read more...
by Angela Guess Srini Penchikala recently wrote in InfoQ, “Mike Bowers, Enterprise Data Architect at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), spoke at the recent Enterprise Data World Conference (EDW) about lessons learned from eight years of using NoSQL databases. Show More Summary
Utah has declared pornography to be a “public health crisis,” but it isn’t because of Mormon porn addiction it’s because of porn usage. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints doesn’t screw around when it comes to members of the church engaging in sexual...
At Brigham Young University, the flagship school of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints, the Honor Code rules campus life. The Honor Code, a broad and far-ranging document governed by LDS’s Church Education System, covers everything...Show More Summary
The president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced plans for four new temples as he kicked off the final day of a church conference in Salt Lake City.
With reference to my Mormonism Makes America Great Museum post yesterday, Heritage Action sent me a link to an article which makes the connection far clearer. Over 600 local members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,...Show More Summary
Three of the missionaries, US citizens, were in the proximity of the explosion at Brussels airport when it occurred and have been hospitalized, according to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirmed a trio of members were seriously injured; U.S. Embassy tells American there to stay indoors
Mr. Trump made the remark at a rally in Salt Lake City, home to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' headquarters.
The cities of Hildale, Utah and Colorado City, Arizona are mostly populated by members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, but there are also citizens who don't belong to the radical Mormon sect. And since we don't live in a theocracy, you'd expect city officials to treat everyone the same way.That's not what happened, though.
There’s more good news in the saga of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, an especially nasty totalitarian religious cult that splintered off from Mormonism. The sect’s former ruler, Warren Jeffs, is serving a life sentence for facilitating rape, and his absence seems to be destabilizing them. As I wrote last year, [Read More...]
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) Elder David A. Bednar revealed to followers recently that there were “no homosexual members of the church.” During a Feb. 23 meeting, the member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles took a question from a church member in Chile who...
Federal authorities have accused 11 members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in what could be a crippling blow to the group.
Eleven leaders and members of the controversial Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (FLDS)—including two of the brothers of church leader Warren Jeffs—were indicted Tuesday on charges of conspiracy to commit millions...Show More Summary
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's influential Mormons weren't taken for granted in the campaign for the state's Republican presidential caucuses Tuesday. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints only account for 4 percent to 5 percent of the population in Nevada, where the first white settlers were Mormon and the faith's bastion sits across the state line in Utah. [...]Show More Summary
This past November, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a stunning new policy declaring gay Mormons in same-sex marriages to be apostates in risk of excommunication. The church also decided that the children of same-sex...Show More Summary
A man accused of sexually abusing children during a camping trip nearly four decades ago when he known as the TV show host "Mr. Wonder" has been banned from contacting children by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A church spokesman said Thursday that Frank Szeles, as he was known...
I met up with a friend of mine the other day -- I'll call her Alice. She wanted to talk about Mormon LGBT youth suicide and the new policy of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), that many have considered a frontalShow More Summary