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Departing Archbishop John C. Wester celebrated a thanksgiving Mass Tuesday night at Salt Lake City’s Cathedral of the Madeleine honoring a slain, sainthood-bound Salvadoran cleric. Archbishop Oscar Romero, gunned down in 1980, was beatified Saturday in a ceremony that moved …

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Mormons Building Bridges march in the Pride parade on Sunday June 8, 2014. Mormons Building Bridges again shut out of Days of ’47, Freedom Festival parades
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Deacon Armando Solórzano speaks during a Mass at the Cathedral of the Madeleine in honor of slain Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, center, who is being beatified by the Catholic Church Tuesday May 26, 2015.  Bishop John C. Wester is at left. Utah Catholics honor ‘Saint Romero of the Americas’
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  • FILE - In this Friday, May 23, 2014 file photo, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates addresses the Boy Scouts of America's annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., after being selected as the organization's new president. On Thursday Gates said that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable, and called for change in order to avert potentially destructive legal battles. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File) Will Boy Scouts drop ban on gay adults? Mormon leaders watching and waiting
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Father Carl Schlichte prepares for an evening Mass at St. Catherine of Siena Newman Center in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, March 30, 2011. Schlichte has been reassigned to a parish in Berkeley, Calif. Another Catholic leader leaving Utah
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  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

A historic family Bible whose owner sadly drowned on the Titanic, handwriting lower left, is on display along with hundreds of other historic Bibles including a first edition Book of Mormon [1830], Bibles owned by Elizabeth I, George I, II, III of England, Louis XIV & XV of France, Marie Antoinette's Prayer Book [1785], Hyrum Smith's Book of Mormon [1841], Joseph Smith's vest pocket Bible [1825], Helen Keller's Bible [1947], Captain Bligh of the HMS Bounty, Bibles signed by John F. Kennedy and Billy Graham, Bibles owned by soldiers of the North & South during the Civil War just to name a few. The Bibles are on display at Zion's Mercantile in Provo, Thursday, April 2, 2015. Kirby: Reading scripture behind the lines
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  • Yes supporters celebrate as the first results start to filter through in the Irish referendum at Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world's first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued. Senior figures from the Ireland gay-marriage vote a ‘reality check’ for church
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  • The BYU-Idaho Center filled to near capacity to listen to Elder Russell M. Nelson. Courtesy LDS Church Returning Mormon missionaries cause BYU-Idaho enrollment to rise
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  • Pope Francis prays during the opening session of a Italian Episcopal Conference meeting, at the Vatican, Monday, May 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) Pope to bishops: Stop ordering faithful around, fight graft
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Jerry Gardner, also known as Lama Thupten Dorje Gyaltsen, during service at the Urgyen Samten Ling Tibetan Buddhist Temple, Sunday, April 25, 2015. A spiritual teacher’s long and winding road from Baptist to Buddhist, New York to Utah
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  • Religion News Service’s top editor leaving for post at D.C. cathedral
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  • In this Nov. 18, 2003 file photo Heidi Norton, second from left, hugs her partner Gina Smith, both of Northampton, Mass., during a news conference in Boston regarding the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's ruling that same-sex couples are legally entitled to wed under the state constitution. At right is Linda Davies with partner Gloria Bailey, second from right, both of Orleans, Mass. Itís been a decade since the highest court in Massachusetts issued its landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage by declaring that barring marriage for gay couples is unconstitutional. Since then, 14 other states and the District of Columbia have legalized gay marriage, with Illinois posed to become the 16th state next week when the governor is expected to sign a gay marriage bill into law. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) New normal: Lessons from Massachusetts on gay marriage — and divorce
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