BISHOP - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BISHOP News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Prep football: Davis coach leaves for UHSAA, Darts promote assistant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58191516-77/football-bishop-coach-davis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58191516-77/football-bishop-coach-davis.html.csp">Prep football: Davis coach leaves for UHSAA, Darts promote assistant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:13.51-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A recent hire by the Utah High School Activities Association means that there will be a new head football coach roaming the sidelines at Davis High School this fall. The UHSAA hired long-time Utah high school football coach Ryan Bishop as an assistant director. He replaces Kevin Dustin, who was hired as the athletic director at Salt Lake Community College. Bishop’s duties will include being the director of baseball, basketball, football, golf and theatre while also overseeing coaches’ education ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58191516@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:13 MDT Church of England approves women bishops in historic vote http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58183914-80/church-women-bishops-bishop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58183914-80/church-women-bishops-bishop.html.csp">Church of England approves women bishops in historic vote</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TREVOR GRUNDY and FREDRICK NZWILI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T14:10:07.351-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 02:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canterbury, England • After 20 years of turmoil and angry debate, the General Synod of the Church of England said “yes” Monday to women bishops. The first could be named by year’s end with the appointment of at least three additional women sometime in 2015, say senior church officials. The General Synod is the three-tier governing body of the Church of England. It is made up of bishops, clergy and laity. At a meeting in York, the General Synod gave final approval to legislation introducing the c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183914@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:10:07 MDT Letter: LDS women suffer Stockholm syndrome http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58174144-82/church-stockholm-syndrome-captors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58174144-82/church-stockholm-syndrome-captors.html.csp">Letter: LDS women suffer Stockholm syndrome</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T12:59:20.597-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 12:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">To all the women of the Mormon church: Face facts. You are suffering from Stockholm syndrome, explained as a positive feeling toward your captors, often to the point of defending and identifying with them. Don’t think they are your captors? Think again. There are the many things you are expected to perform willingly and without stint or complaint, all without a commitment of full participation. If your priesthood holder or bishop finds you lacking, you can be threatened with the wrath of God. Do...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58174144@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 12:59:20 MDT Fear runs through many Mormons in Ordain Women ranks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58147363-78/women-says-church-ordain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58147363-78/women-says-church-ordain.html.csp">Fear runs through many Mormons in Ordain Women ranks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T19:31:40.478-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 07:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">They are anxious, worried and occasionally petrified. They have been lectured and patronized and shunned by fellow Mormons who were once friends — and even blocked from family gatherings. In a barrage of brutal online insults, they have been called “mean-spirited,” “misguided twits,” “heretics to be burned at the stake,” “arrogant,” “self-centered” and “anti-Christs,” who believe that “all men are pigs.” So who are these so-called demons? They are churchgoing, believing Mormons who boldly post...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147363@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:31:40 MDT Murray Fun Days’ appeal keeps pulling people back http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58149640-78/murray-parade-fun-kids.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58149640-78/murray-parade-fun-kids.html.csp">Murray Fun Days’ appeal keeps pulling people back</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T20:50:16.166-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 08:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Murray • Even before Miss Murray McCall Gray recited the pledge of allegiance to begin a Fourth of July sunrise service Friday, Murray Park was abuzz with activity. People had staked out all the prime parade-viewing spots along the road that cuts through the picturesque park flanking a verdant stretch of Little Cottonwood Creek, majestic cottonwood trees providing sought-after shade on a hot morning. Other folks lined up in front of Pavilion 5, where the Murray Lions Club was cooking more than ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149640@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 20:50:16 MDT Letter: Please let me leave the LDS Church http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58123132-82/letter-cannot-church-contact.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58123132-82/letter-cannot-church-contact.html.csp">Letter: Please let me leave the LDS Church</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T16:50:03.007-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 04:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I mailed a letter to headquarters on Tuesday to resign my membership, and I got my reply back today. Same as in the past, I was told my letter would be forwarded to the stake president, and he would forward to my to my bishop who would contact me later. I have been down this path before, and I get no contact. So I am still a member of the LDS Church! What I want to know is how on Earth can an 8 year old sign some bloody contract that states no matter what you cannot leave? Yet there are some who...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58123132@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:50:03 MDT Kelly on excommunication from Mormon church: ‘I’ve done nothing wrong’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58104587-78/women-kelly-church-ordain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58104587-78/women-kelly-church-ordain.html.csp">Kelly on excommunication from Mormon church: ‘I’ve done nothing wrong’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T12:19:39.237-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 12:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Women’s ordination advocate Kate Kelly said it’s unlikely she will seek rebaptism anytime soon into the LDS Church, which excommunicated her Monday. “I’ve done nothing wrong and have nothing to repent,” Kelly said in an interview. “Once the church changes to be a more inclusive place and once women are ordained, that’s a place I’d feel welcome.” The decision by a Mormon bishop’s council in Virginia to excommunicate her for “conduct contrary to the laws and order of the church” stunned Kelly...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58104587@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:19:39 MDT Conservative Mormons, like progressives, in church cross hairs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58089335-78/church-leaders-local-bishop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58089335-78/church-leaders-local-bishop.html.csp">Conservative Mormons, like progressives, in church cross hairs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T18:22:27.559-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 06:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The LDS Church apparently is cracking down on outspoken conservatives as well as progressives. Two men have been excommunicated since February and at least three more are being questioned by their local lay leaders, in part because they are sympathetic to the views of Denver Snuffer, a Utah lawyer excommunicated last year for teaching that the church has strayed from true doctrine. Meanwhile, two more women affiliated with Ordain Women say they’ve been disciplined. A disciplinary council for the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58089335@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:22:27 MDT Kirby: Why Mormons should allow female bishops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58089914-80/women-kirby-kate-priesthood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58089914-80/women-kirby-kate-priesthood.html.csp">Kirby: Why Mormons should allow female bishops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T19:08:11.998-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 07:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The mess and holler over Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly’s possible excommunication from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues. We’ll know soon enough whether she’s to be burned at the spiritual stake. Kate has been summoned to a disciplinary hearing Sunday at the ward she attended in Virginia to address concerns about apostasy, specifically that she won’t stop advocating for the priesthood ordination of LDS women. Note: I think that’s it. The truth is I don’t know and neith...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58089914@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 19:08:11 MDT Mormon HQ could halt Kelly, Dehlin censures, but will it? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58081302-78/kelly-church-mormon-lds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58081302-78/kelly-church-mormon-lds.html.csp">Mormon HQ could halt Kelly, Dehlin censures, but will it?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T12:31:47.891-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 12:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The LDS Church insists that excommunication threats targeting Mormon activists Kate Kelly and John Dehlin were generated exclusively by their respective LDS leaders in Virginia and northern Utah. Others see the timing as evidence that the two disciplinary hearings are being coordinated from the faith’s Salt Lake City headquarters — and rumors abound about who ultimately may be behind them. But this much is certain: If Mormon higher-ups want these actions to stop, they could do so. After al...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58081302@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:31:47 MDT Kirby: Kicked out of the Mormon church? Who, me? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58061356-80/church-kirby-sltrib-bishop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58061356-80/church-kirby-sltrib-bishop.html.csp">Kirby: Kicked out of the Mormon church? Who, me?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T10:12:08.691-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 10:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I heard a rumor that I might be excommunicated by the LDS Church. A member of the ward called late Tuesday afternoon and asked whether I had been contacted yet. It so happened that Kate Kelly, founder of a Mormon feminist movement called Ordain Women, and John Dehlin, who hosts the podcast “Mormon Stories,” had both received letters from their bishops advising them that they were subjects of pending disciplinary councils. The neighbor wanted to know if I had received my letter yet. It only made...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58061356@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 10:12:08 MDT Op-ed: Thanks to Kate Kelly’s bishop, I have my daughter back http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58060390-82/church-daughter-bishop-kelly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58060390-82/church-daughter-bishop-kelly.html.csp">Op-ed: Thanks to Kate Kelly’s bishop, I have my daughter back</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By David Mason</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T17:42:33.676-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 05:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I want to thank Bishop Harrison and other LDS Church leaders for standing tall. There was a time when I was worried about my daughter’s attitude toward the church. All through her teenage years, I nursed an anxiety about what her behavior would make of her. The church’s recent forceful action against Ordain Women has effected a tremendous change for the better in my daughter. All teens rebel. The myriad forms of their rebellion tune themselves uniquely against their parents’ values, so that, no...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060390@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:42:33 MDT How Mormon disciplinary councils work http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58057515-78/church-councils-member-disciplinary.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58057515-78/church-councils-member-disciplinary.html.csp">How Mormon disciplinary councils work</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T13:25:57.296-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 01:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">LDS Church discipline was outlined in a 1990 talk given by apostle M. Russell Ballard, and some other information the church has posted on its website. Here are the highlights: • When an LDS bishop learns of a serious transgression, usually by a confession, he first counsels with the member. If the sin is not grievous, he may decide that no disciplinary action is needed — but continues to counsel the member. • The bishop can also place the member on informal probation, temporarily restrict...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58057515@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13:25:57 MDT Ashes of trailblazing gay bishop returning to Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58018866-180/charles-bishop-died-episcopal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58018866-180/charles-bishop-died-episcopal.html.csp">Ashes of trailblazing gay bishop returning to Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T16:49:30.791-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some six months after Episcopal Bishop E. Otis Charles died, his ashes are being interred in the columbarium at Salt Lake City’s Episcopal cathedral — joining those of his longtime partner, Felipe Sanchez-Paris. The interment will take place Saturday, June 7, at 11 a.m. followed by a memorial service, including Eucharist and celebration in the Cathedral Church of St. Mark, where Charles served as the eighth Episcopal bishop of Utah from 1971 until 1986. Charles, an outspoken peace activist and t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58018866@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 16:49:30 MDT Rolly: Group calls out Bishop for silence on voting rights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57992983-82/voting-act-rights-bishop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57992983-82/voting-act-rights-bishop.html.csp">Rolly: Group calls out Bishop for silence on voting rights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-30T16:39:01.621-06:00">Updated May 30, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A national civil rights group is calling out Utah Congressman Rob Bishop for what it calls his hypocritical actions regarding the Voting Rights Act. Bishop voted for the renewal of the VRA in 2006, but since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a portion of the act last year, a new bill is before Congress to address the Supreme Court’s concerns and continue federal voting rights protections. Bishop has been silent on the bill so far and the group, Bend the Arc, says that is the same as a “no” vote...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57992983@www.sltrib.com Fri, 30 May 2014 16:39:01 MDT Chaffetz names Ferguson as new chief of staff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58003821-90/chaffetz-ferguson-bishop-staff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58003821-90/chaffetz-ferguson-bishop-staff.html.csp">Chaffetz names Ferguson as new chief of staff</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T22:16:41.741-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 10:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Rep. Jason Chaffetz has named a new chief of staff, Fred Ferguson, who had originally started in the Republican congressman’s office before jumping to serve as Rep. Rob Bishop’s legislative director. Ferguson, 28, replaces Justin Harding, who is leaving Chaffetz’s office to take over as Gov. Gary Herbert’s top aide. “Fred’s exemplary performance in Representative Bishop’s office over the last two years has made him a leader in public-lands policy and helped him develop valuable r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58003821@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 22:16:41 MDT Herbert picks longtime Chaffetz staffer as new chief http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57994368-90/harding-chaffetz-herbert-governor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57994368-90/harding-chaffetz-herbert-governor.html.csp">Herbert picks longtime Chaffetz staffer as new chief</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T07:26:35.773-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 07:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert named Justin Harding, a longtime congressional staffer and top aide for U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, as his new chief of staff and closest adviser Tuesday. “Justin is a seasoned professional working on issues that significantly impact the people of our state,” Herbert said in a statement. “He is a proven leader and has demonstrated the ability to manage and establish both local and national relationships that I’m confident will benefit not only my administration, but the state as ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57994368@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 07:26:35 MDT