Three men were named to a governing body of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday, as the church ended its biggest leadership void in over a century by taking the rare step of filling three seats at once, Mormon officials said.
Mormons from around the world will tune in to the 185 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint happening on October 3rd and 4th, 2015. Over the past year, three of the senior leadership of the LDS church died and at this meeting their replacements to the church's Quorum of Twelve Apostles will be announced. Show More Summary
For the first time, Warren Jeffs’ kids allege abuse at the hands of the imprisoned Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints (or FLDS) cult leader. Jeffs’ children Becky and Roy Jeffs, now adults, have come forward to claim sexual abuse during their childhoods, reports Fox 13 Now. Show More Summary
At the movies this weekend, there will be two versions of journalist Jon Krakauer on the big screen. In "Prophet's Prey," a documentary about Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he's seen as a hard-hitting reporter who helped put polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs behind...
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo: Michael Whiffen/Creative Commons) Much secrecy surrounds the sacraments that take place in the temples of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Show More Summary
See 11 shocking photos of the devastation a flash flood created in Warren Jeffs‘ Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints community.… READ ON
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a complicated history with race. In 1852, church leader Brigham Young announced that men of African descent could no longer be ordained to the priesthood, which is an important milestone...Show More Summary
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