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Any time Mormon leaders sense a decline of moral standards in the world, they roll out sermons on modesty.
A Utah lawmaker has proposed scaling back some of Utah's famously strict liquor laws just days after the Mormon church urged legislators to keep existing regulations in place.
David Stewart felt ill-equipped to preach his Mormon faith in recently opened Russia in 1992, when he arrived there as a young missionary. Sure, he had learned the language, but nothing of the culture he was about to engage. And it certainly wasn't like being at home in Maryland.
Pressures that families face formed a thread running through talks during the 183rd Semiannual General Conference. The issues, from addictions to absent fathers, premarital births to depression, are well known to those who study family challenges.
Whenever more than 10,000 gather to hear a sermon along the Wasatch Front, the speaker is typically an elder of the predominant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But on Friday, the draw will be America's most popular pastor, Joel Osteen.
With the recent addition of animated multimedia and a Facebook page, the LDS Church is joining what one of its leaders said is a "growing chorus" of faith groups around the country seeking to engage followers in the issue of religious freedom.
At the invitation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Southern Baptist and evangelical leader Richard Land was in Utah this week. He met with the Deseret News on Thursday to share his views on faith, family and religious freedom.
Boys Scouts of America leaders recently received a boost for its proposed policy on gays from a powerful stakeholder — the Mormon church.
With the election of Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as supreme pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, there seems to have been no shortage of people — Catholic and non-Catholic — offering the new Pope Francis advice. Much, if not most, of that advice has been theological, suggesting a wide range of changes in Church doctrine and rules.