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Topic - The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints
Despite religious jokes continuing to take the stage in American comedy, experts say believers are forming a united front to combat the jokes and forming their own comebacks against them.
With new religious movies steamrolling to theaters in the near future, religious experts are saying religion in the movies is a form of education and a new medium.
While much recent attention has focused on the fresh attitudes and media savvy of Pope Francis, now in his eighth month as bishop of Rome, another major denomination, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is also seeing its top leaders express a refreshing level of candor.
With the Hawaii Legislature poised to usher in the legalization of same-sex marriage, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints appears to be shifting its approach from offense to defense.
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.
The president of the Mormon church says worldwide membership has hit 15 million, representing a three-fold increase over the three decades.
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.
An Idaho Republican congressman has introduced a bill that would protect organizations and individuals that don't recognize same-sex marriage from federal anti-discrimination penalties. Opponents call the measure a license to discriminate.
George O. Wood, general superintendent of the Assemblies of God USA and chairman of the World Assemblies of God, was in Salt Lake City this past week at the invitation of leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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.
The unsuccessful 2012 presidential campaign of Mitt Romney brought with it at least one potentially positive byproduct: a greater public examination — and perhaps more understanding — of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, more popularly known as Mormons, after the church's Book of Mormon, which members consider "another testament of Jesus Christ."
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.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons) may represent the only genuine born-in-America religious faith that is strong, vital and growing, both here and throughout the world.
Gallup unearthed an inverse relationship between church attendance and smoking: Americans who never attend church are significantly more likely to smoke than people who go to church weekly.
After its historic vote to grant membership to openly gay youth, leaders of Boy Scouts of America are anxious to "move forward" as a unified Scouting family, even as an unknown number of chartering organizations, councils, troops and members reassess their participation in the iconic institution.