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These Magnificent Temples Point To How Rich The Mormon Church Is

Wikimedia Commons The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints San Diego, California temple Mormon temples are often built near highways to impress passing drivers with their splendor. These magnificent structures may be one of many...Show More Summary

Brigham Young University Is Proud To Once Again Be The Most Sober School

Brigham Young University, based in Provo, Utah, was ranked the most sober school for the 17th year in a row by the Princeton Review. BYU, owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is pretty proud of thatShow More Summary

Pulling the Red Card on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) has connected a number of forms of oppression, most notably sexism, heterosexism, and racism. The post Pulling the Red Card on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Mormon feminist says she'll fight her excommunication

(CNN) – Mormon Kate Kelly was excommunicated after she advocated for women to be ordained in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She told CNN on Wednesday that she'll fight for reinstatement in her church. MORE ON CNN: Mormon feminist excommunicated for apostasy

Feminism and Mormon doctrine collide and lead to rare excommunication

Kate Kelly, the face of the latest wave of feminist demands on the Mormon church, said she is unlikely to seek rebaptism in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints any time soon, after she was formally excommunicated on Mond...

Mormon who advocated ordination of women is excommunicated

By Jessica Ravitz, CNN (CNN) Kate Kelly, a lifelong Mormon who’s spearheaded a fight for equal opportunities for women in her church, was convicted of apostasy Monday and excommunicated from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The verdict, decided by a panel of male judges who convened Sunday, came to her by way of an […]

Mormon church excommunicates prominent U.S. activist Kate Kelly

2 months agoReligion : FaithWorld

Prominent Mormon activist Kate Kelly was excommunicated by her church on Monday for violating its "laws and order" after advocating for women's ordination, a view that leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said amounted to apostasy.

Founder of Ordain Women excommunicated from Mormon Church by panel of men

Kate Kelly, the founder of a group that questions gender inequality in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was excommunicated on Monday on grounds of apostasy, the Washington Post reports. The decision was made by an all-male panel in Northern Virginia. Show More Summary

LGBT Activist and Woman Advocating for Female Ordination Face Excommunication From Mormon Church for Apostasy

Two members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been notified that each faces excommunication from the church for apostasy — one for his LGBT activism, the other because she's the founder of Ordain Women, an organization that's pushing for female priesthood.

Mormons facing excommunication for questioning church doctrine

Two members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints say they’re facing excommunication for criticizing the church in public.

The Mormon church is considering excommunicating two would-be reformers

This week, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints informed two members that they are being called before Mormon church tribunals that will consider whether to excommunicate them for "apostasy." This crackdown — on Kate Kelly,...Show More Summary

Awkward: Mormon Dating Site Lands in Legal Scrap With Mormon Church

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

There's a dating website for practically every interest, lifestyle and faith community out there. Someone's even trying to get Mormon Match, a site for LDS singles, off the ground. But the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints apparently doesn't approve and says the name infringes on its trademarks. Read more...

Latter-Day Saints Church Says Dating Site Can’t Match Mormons Because “Mormon” Is Their Trademark

A businessman wants to launch a new website. Like a Christian Mingle or a JDate, its purpose is to let members of a particular religion find love with one another. In this case, the target is members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, better known as Mormons. But he’s running into a snag with the name. When … [More]

Idaho Dad Duane Higley Loses 140 Pounds While Son Was Away, Surprises Him At Airport!

When Ty Higley packed his bags and returned from Brazil to the United States after a two-year long mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), he did not expect the pleasant surprise awaiting him at the airport. Ty, who hadn’t seen his dad Duane Higley for the entire period of time

A Bad Lip-Reading of the Mormon Church

It's about time that bad lip-reading trend hit the Mormon Church. In the video below, Phil Eger lets us know what Thomas Monson, the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, really said at a recent conference:

Atheist National Conference Held In The Mormon Church’s Backyard

American Atheists, in an effort to raise awareness and attract new members, are holding their national conference over Easter weekend in the home of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The group touts that the best spot to find a nonbeliever is in a place of faith. The American Atheists contests that the

LDS Church Lawyers Unhappy With 'Mormon Match' Online Dating Site

A Mormon online dating service set to launch later this year has received notice from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' attorneys asserting that the Church exclusively owns "Mormon" and images of the Salt Lake City temple.

Mormon Church Leader Lays Out Opposition to Gay Marriage

A high ranking leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has reaffirmed the Church's opposition to same-sex marriage.

Just to Be Clear: The Mormon Church Still Isn't Into the Gay Stuff

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Just in case you were confused, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reiterated recently that gay marriage and gay sex will send folks right to hell. Like, directly to hell. Read more...

Mormon Leader Reiterates Church’s Opposition to Gay Marriage

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

At a church conference in Salt Lake City on Saturday, a top Mormon official reiterated the church’s longstanding opposition to same-sex marriage, the AP reports: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' stance on homosexuality has softened in recent...

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