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Mormon Church Christmas-Themed Ad Campaign 'He Is the Gift' Featured in NYC's Times Square

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has put up an ad for New York City's Times Square in honor of the Christmas season.

In a digital age, blind faith is not so blind

Recent reports have detailed how the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints posted an essay on its Web site in late October formally admitting for the first time that its founder, Joseph Smith, had multiple wives — including one who was a teenager and others who were married to other men. What's interesting is not just the formal […]

Mormon Church acknowledges founder Joseph Smith engaged in polygamy

Joseph Smith, Mormon church founder and prophet, took as many as 40 wives, at least one as young as 14, leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have acknowledged in a series of essays posted as guideposts for the faithful.

Mormon Founder Had Up to 40 Wives, Including 14-Y-O, Married Women; Said Angel Promised Destruction If He Hadn't Done It

Joseph Smith, the controversial figure who founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was long accepted as a faithful and monogamous husband by many of the church's followers. But church leaders recently revealed that Smith was a husband to as many as 40 wives, including married women and a 14-year-old girl.

Mormon church opens up, acknowledges founder Joseph Smith's 40 wives

For the first time in its history, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is saying publicly that founder Joseph Smith practiced polygamy and had as many as 40 wives, with a handful already married and one a young teenager.Show More Summary

Mormon church opens up, acknowledges Joseph Smith's 40 wives

For the first time in its history, leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are saying publicly that founder Joseph Smith practiced polygamy and had as many as 40 wives, with a handful already married and one a young teenager. Show More Summary

Mormon officials confirm: Church founder Joseph Smith had at least 30 wives

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Officials with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints confirmed that the founder of the Mormon faith, Joseph Smith, had as many as 40 wives — including a teenager and women who were already married, the New York Times reported on Monday. “Most of those sealed to Joseph Smith...

Mormon Leaders Admit Joseph Smith Had Between 30 and 40 Wives

Last year, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints admitted on its official website that the reason it barred black people from becoming priests until 1973 was straight-up racism. They added that "Church leaders today unequivocally...Show More Summary

Mormon bishop apologizes after declaring Harry Reid 'unworthy' to enter temples

A Mormon bishop in Los Angeles who wrote a blog post condemning Mormon Senate Leader Harry Reid as an "embarrassment" to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has since apologized for his tone. Mark Paredes, The AssociatedShow More Summary

Home of creepy polygamist cult leader Warren Jeffs is now ‘America’s Most Wanted Bed & Breakfast’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The Utah compound built by former Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FDLS) leader Warren Jeffs, currently serving a life plus twenty years sentence for sexually assaulting young girls, has been turned in a bed and breakfast in the small town of Hilldale, Utah. The compound,...

Ex-Mormon Says LDS Church Is 'Misleading,' Joseph Smith Had More Than One Teenage Bride

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has recently published an essay on its website acknowledging that founder Joseph Smith had a teenage spouse. The founder of the Exmormon Foundation, however, says the essay is misleading, because Joseph Smith had more than one teenage bride.

My Mormon Mission Made Me an Atheist

"Hello! My name is Elder Hawkins, and this is my companion, Elder Thompson. We are missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and we would love to share the true words of Christ with you today. May we share our message of Christ’s atonement with you?"I can’t count how many times I uttered that phrase. Show More Summary

Mormons: Our Underwear is Not Magic

Temple garments, underwear worn by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS; Mormons). (Photo credit: Wikipedia) According to Kate Seamons' recent article for Newser, the LDS Church recently put out a video toShow More Summary

Mormons Invite Us Into Their Underpants

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' panties are in a twist over humanity's inability to properly respect their twisted panties. To help remedy the situation, the Church has released a video, which contains "more detailed...Show More Summary

[COOL VIDEO] Watch this Mormon Missionary in a Street Dance-Off!

Who doesn’t love a great dance off? This missionary has some awesome dance moves. Check out the video below: You might wonder, “Does the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day

'Meet the Mormons' Opens in Theaters Today; Film Challenges Stereotypes of the Religion

Shedding light on their faith, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is releasing "Meet the Mormons" to 250 theaters across the U.S. on Friday, Oct. 10.

'Meet the Mormons' shows diverse lives, to a point

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Blair Treu, the director of "Meet the Mormons," described his film to the Salt Lake Tribune as a documentary produced by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for nonmembers — a project that started as a visitor center piece for the church's Legacy Center. The film operates...

Mormon Leaders’ Guide to Success

If you want success, look at those who have succeeded. Unlike other churches, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ leadership doesn’t come through the ranks of full time clergy. There are no paid local leaders, so church leaders are also leaders in business, education, military, and all other walks of life. Therefore, not […]

Mormon Church Responds to SCOTUS Decision: 'Only Marriage Between A Man and a Woman Is Acceptable to God'

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a response to the Supreme Court's decision today that let stand the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling overturning Utah's ban on same-sex marriage. Read the statement, in part: "The...

Confessions of a Mormon housewife

Editor’s note:  Jill Strasburg is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a wife and a writer who muses on life, love and faith in her blog The Strasburg Family. The upcoming episode of "This is Life With Lisa Ling" explores the scourge of prescription drug abuse in Utah and within […]

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