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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name and that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors
A high-ranking leader with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints urged members Saturday during a church conference to root their families in the teachings of Christ to prepare their children for a world with “rampant immorality and addictive pornography.”
The head of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met with a pope for the first time on Saturday, an event that reportedly followed decades of behind-the-scenes relationship building between denominations whose leaders share a concern over secularism.
Another member of the Navajo Nation is suing the Mormon church, saying he was abused in a now-defunct program that sent children into foster care for the school year.
The Mormon church joined lawmakers, the governor and advocates to back a deal Thursday that would legalize medical marijuana in conservative Utah after months of fierce debate.
Four Native Americans who claimed they were sexually abused while enrolled in a now-defunct Mormon church foster program decades ago filed paperwork to dismiss their cases after reaching financial settlements, a lawyer said.
The Mormon church’s new youth program, which will roll out in 2020 when it cuts all ties with Boy Scouts of America, will still include outdoor and adventure activities even as the initiative becomes more gospel-focused, the faith confirmed Friday.
Sunday was supposed to be a day of fasting and testimony at the church, and McKenna Denson strode up to the pulpit like any other member of the congregation. She introduced herself as a visitor, professed “great confidence and love for the savior” – and then she accused a former church leader of raping her more than 30 years ago.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is among those heading to Salt Lake City for a Saturday music festival organized by Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds to support LGBT youth in the Mormon church.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Tuesday it will sever all ties with the Boy Scouts of America, ending a century-old tradition deeply ingrained in the religious life of Mormon boys.
SALT LAKE CITY – Thomas S. Monson, the 16th president of the Mormon church, has died after overseeing the religion for nine years. He was 90. Monson died Tuesday night at his home in Salt Lake City, according to church spokesman Eric Hawkins.
Before the LDS Church’s 158th temple is dedicated in Meridian Nov. 19, more than 200,000 people are expected to tour it, from its baptistry fashioned after descriptions of King Solomon’s temple to its cream-colored sealing rooms, where marriages are performed for a kneeling couple dressed in white under a sparkling crystal chandelier...
Before the LDS church’s 158th temple is dedicated here on Nov. 19, more than 200,000 people are expected to tour it, from its baptistry fashioned after descriptions of King Solomon’s temple to its cream-colored sealing rooms, where marriages are performed for a kneeling couple dressed in white under a sparkling crystal chandelier.
A top Mormon leader reaffirmed the religion’s opposition to same-sex marriage on Saturday during a church conference – and reminded followers watching around the world that children should be raised in families led by a married man and woman no matter what becomes the norm in a “declining world.”
Five men who say they were sexually abused as kids while in the Boy Scouts of America are suing the organization and the Mormon church because they say both groups fraudulently presented the Boy Scouts as a safe, wholesome activity for boys.
Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin, a Mormon who’s offering himself as a conservative alternative to Donald Trump, had such large, overflow crowds at his two eastern Idaho rallies last weekend that both had to be moved to larger venues.
At one point in “Book of Mormon” – the satirical musical from the creators of “South Park” – a dimwitted missionary surrounded by Ugandans struggles to relate Mormonism to their daily struggles, including female circumcision, child rape and genocide. Elder Cunningham breaks into song, improvising some fantastical remedies. “Who would have thought I had this magic touch?” he sings. “Who’d believe I could man up this much? I’m talking, they’re listening, my stories are glistening. I’m gonna save them all with this stuff!”
Gary Rohan stood in the backyard of his two-story home along Dakota Avenue on Saturday morning, with a simple question for the barefooted volunteer scampering around his roof with new shingles.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church will lower its minimum age requirements for missionaries from 19 to 18 for men and from 21 to 19 for women, the faith’s president announced Saturday.
’Tis the season, but it isn’t Christmas. Color and greenery will be featured as Vanhoff’s Garden Center opens Friday at 1844 Government Way. The 2,600-square-foot greenhouse and store with a large patio and outside sales area on the half-acre plot formerly was Pedal Pushers.