CHURCH - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHURCH News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: LDS men, women co-equals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57823936-82/women-church-priesthood-wife.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57823936-82/women-church-priesthood-wife.html.csp">Letter: LDS men, women co-equals</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T19:07:03.118-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 07:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After reading through several letters to the editor of The Salt Lake Tribune, I noticed a common theme. Issues concerning women’s rights in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were frequently addressed. I would like to clear up some confusion regarding this issue. I am a member of the LDS Church, and I am also a woman. I can honestly say that I have never been led to feel as if my worth is any less than that of a man. Our former prophet, Gordon B. Hinckley, said this, “The men hold...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57823936@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:07:03 MDT Atheists, Mormons hash it out in religious give-and-take http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826691-78/religion-silverman-atheists-discussion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57826691-78/religion-silverman-atheists-discussion.html.csp">Atheists, Mormons hash it out in religious give-and-take</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jim dalrymple ii</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T10:46:57.215-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 10:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Is a religion like Mormonism fundamentally a force for good, or a “poison” that “deserves to die”? Those were the two opposing views presented Wednesday night during a panel discussion at the downtown Salt Lake City Main Library. On one side, American Atheists President David Silverman and author, ex-Mormon and ex-polygamist Joanne Hanks argued that religion basically brainwashes its members. Silverman, in particular, came out swinging, repeatedly describing the faithful as “victims” of their re...</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> 57826691@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:46:57 MDT Christians mark Good Friday in the Holy Land http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57836117-68/friday-christians-holy-jesus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57836117-68/friday-christians-holy-jesus.html.csp">Christians mark Good Friday in the Holy Land</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T09:09:19.735-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 09:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • Christians in the Holy Land have commemorated the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in Good Friday prayers and processions through Jerusalem’s Old City. Thousands of Christian pilgrims filled the cobblestone alleyways of the Old City on Friday along the Via Dolorosa, Latin for the “Way of Suffering.” They carried wooden crosses and followed the 14 stations ending at the ancient Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Tradition says the church was built on the site where Jesus was crucified, buried a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578361172014-04-18T09:09:19.735-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-18T09:09:19.735-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57836117@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:09:19 MDT Mormon apostle Oaks: Religious freedom will trump threats http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57832451-180/speech-religious-oaks-freedom.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57832451-180/speech-religious-oaks-freedom.html.csp">Mormon apostle Oaks: Religious freedom will trump threats</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T12:32:37.84-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 12:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallin H. Oaks was a lawyer and a judge, rising to the lofty title of Utah Supreme Court justice. That all changed in 1984 with his appointment as a Mormon apostle. For three decades now, he has spent more time talking about Jesus than jurisprudence, writing sermons, not rulings, dissecting scriptures, not case law. On Wednesday night, however, Oaks returned to his legal roots to deliver a major address at Utah Valley University’s Center of Constitutional Studies in Orem on one of his favorite 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> 57832451@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:32:37 MDT Atheist leader: ‘Mormonism demonstrates the power of indoctrination’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822743-78/atheists-atheist-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57822743-78/atheists-atheist-lake-salt.html.csp">Atheist leader: ‘Mormonism demonstrates the power of indoctrination’</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="2014-04-17T14:18:33.61-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 02:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Beehive State will be swarming with atheists this week as their national convention gets underway in Salt Lake City. As many as 700 nonbelievers will be on hand for the gathering, which runs Thursday through Sunday. As a “warm-up event,” the group is featuring a panel discussion at Salt Lake City’s Main Library with two Mormon professors from LDS Church-owned Brigham Young University and two atheist experts. The discussion, moderated by University of Utah history professor Paul Reeve, wil...</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> 57822743@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:18:33 MDT BYU offers strong-armed Pine View (Utah) QB Kody Wilstead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57832358-65/byu-quarterback-cozart-mission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57832358-65/byu-quarterback-cozart-mission.html.csp">BYU offers strong-armed Pine View (Utah) QB Kody Wilstead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T11:20:03.268-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 11:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As long as he stays healthy, the recently married Taysom Hill will be BYU’s quarterback for the next two years. Hill might be tempted to leave for the NFL if he has a spectacular junior season in 2014 (and drastically improves his passing accuracy), but he has reaffirmed several times that he plans on playing four years of college football. So who’s the odds-on favorite to be BYU’s starting quarterback in 2016? It is probably Tanner Mangum, the highly touted graduate of Boise’s Eagle High who le...</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> 57832358@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:20:03 MDT Mormons launch Holy Week media campaign about Christ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57827292-180/christ-org-church-faith.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57827292-180/christ-org-church-faith.html.csp">Mormons launch Holy Week media campaign about Christ</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T13:18:52.036-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 01:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">No doubt Mormons tire of insisting that, yes, they are Christians (despite what some Christians say). They almost instinctively point to their religion’s official name — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — as proof. This week, they also can note their faith’s latest ad blitz: a tribute titled “Because of Him.” The social media initiative includes memes and YouTube videos all focused on the life and mission of Jesus Christ, and timed to coincide with Christianity’s holiest week. 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> 57827292@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:18:52 MDT Film review: Humor makes ‘Heaven’ accessible http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57826930-80/film-heaven-son-todd.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57826930-80/film-heaven-son-todd.html.csp">Film review: Humor makes ‘Heaven’ accessible</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CLAUDIA PUIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> USA Today</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T10:49:01.93-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A wide-eyed 4-year-old makes a fairly convincing case for the existence of an afterlife in “Heaven Is for Real.” But it’s Greg Kinnear, with his characteristic affability, who just about seals the deal. Humor infuses the film, which opens nationwide Wednesday and is based on the best-selling book. By focusing on the bond between father and son, the movie avoids being heavy-handed or preachy, a wise choice for a film that asserts heaven exists, based on the earnest insistence of a precocious pres...</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> 57826930@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:49:01 MDT LDS leader, Obama meet to push for immigration reform http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57822496-90/church-citizenship-common-immigrants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57822496-90/church-citizenship-common-immigrants.html.csp">LDS leader, Obama meet to push for immigration reform</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="2014-04-15T20:40:58.084-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A top LDS Church official joined fellow faith leaders to meet with President Barack Obama on Tuesday, urging action on immigration reform that has so far stalled in Congress. Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor to Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints President Thomas S. Monson, said outside the White House that he’s hopeful for a break in the partisan logjam preventing meaningful reform. “There are many programs and actions that the president or the administration is standin...</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> 57822496@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:40:58 MDT Easter egg hunts galore along the Wasatch Front http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57798030-223/easter-egg-hunt-april.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57798030-223/easter-egg-hunt-april.html.csp">Easter egg hunts galore along the Wasatch Front</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T11:50:34.508-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 11:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Easter Egg hunt Kaysville Parks & Recreation will hold an Easter Egg hunt. When • Saturday, April 19, 9 a.m. Where • Barnes Park, 950 W. 200 North, Kaysville Tickets • Free Easter Bunny Eggstravaganza Discovery Gateway’s Easter Bunny Eggstravaganza includes a private Easter egg hunt, a visit with the Easter Bunny, science and art activities, and a bunny photo booth. Registration required at discoverygateway.org. When • Saturday, April 19, 9:30 a.m.-noon Where • Discovery Gateway...</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> 57798030@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:50:34 MDT Letter: LDS Church trying to silence dissenting opinions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57802480-82/church-lds-news-tribune.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57802480-82/church-lds-news-tribune.html.csp">Letter: LDS Church trying to silence dissenting opinions</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T09:17:39.878-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Growing up in Salt Lake City a non-Mormon, I saw first-hand the mockery that Utah made of the separation of church and state — with seminary buildings next to every school and the church controlling the majority of Utah’s politicians. The church and its members behave as though theirs is the only religion and the only opinion worth considering. Interestingly, the U.S. Department of Justice is finally inquiring into the actions of the LDS Church’s attempt to further control public opinion by buy...</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> 57802480@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:17:39 MDT Mormon women again turned away from priesthood meeting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57778960-78/women-church-square-ordain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57778960-78/women-church-square-ordain.html.csp">Mormon women again turned away from priesthood meeting</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="2014-04-06T15:25:52.724-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 03:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the second time in six months, hundreds of women seeking ordination to the Mormon priesthood were turned away Saturday when they sought tickets to an all-male priesthood session. Their goal, several said, was to get the attention of the First Presidency and other leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Apparently they did. An LDS Church statement indicated patience is wearing thin with the Ordain Women group’s efforts. “Despite polite and respectful requests from church ...</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> 57778960@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 15:25:52 MDT Mormon prophet Monson: Be like Christ, love others http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57781603-78/love-christ-god-lds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57781603-78/love-christ-god-lds.html.csp">Mormon prophet Monson: Be like Christ, love others</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T11:40:09.775-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 11:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Showing love toward others is the essence of the gospel and follows Jesus Christ’s example, LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson said Sunday during the Utah-based faith’s 184th Annual General Conference. “Beyond comprehension, my brothers and sisters, is the love of God for us,” Monson said. “Because of this love, he sent his son, who loved us enough to give his life for us that we might have eternal life. As we come to understand this incomparable gift, our hearts will be filled with love.” 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> 57781603@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:40:09 MDT Faith in action: Holy Week services abound http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57797949-80/april-easter-services-church.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57797949-80/april-easter-services-church.html.csp">Faith in action: Holy Week services abound</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T20:21:01.253-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 08:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Running for Relief 5K and Kid’s 1K Fun Run Christ United Methodist Church will hold its annual Running for Relief 5K and Kids’ 1K Fun Run. The 1K will be at 8:30 a.m. while the 5K will start at 9 a.m. To register, visit www.signmeup.com/98064 or contact Gina Williams at Chuckgina1@comcast.net or at 801-230-5388. When • Saturday, April 12, 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m. Where • Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City Tickets • $20; week of April 8-12 — adults $25, kids (10 a...</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> 57797949@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:21:01 MDT Pope Francis assumes responsibility for priest sex abuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57807303-68/church-francis-abuse-pope.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57807303-68/church-francis-abuse-pope.html.csp">Pope Francis assumes responsibility for priest sex abuse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICOLE WINFIELD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T19:44:51.917-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 07:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vatican City • Pope Francis said Friday he took personal responsibility for the “evil” of priests who raped and molested children, asking forgiveness from victims and saying the church must be even bolder in its efforts to protect the young. It was the first time a pope has taken personal responsibility for the sex crimes of his priests and begged forgiveness. Francis’ off-the-cuff remarks were the latest sign that he has become sensitized to the gravity of the abuse scandal after coming under ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578073032014-04-11T19:44:51.917-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T19:44:51.917-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57807303@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:44:51 MDT 85 Mormon missionaries moved in troubled Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57807235-180/missionaries-church-ukraine-mission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/57807235-180/missionaries-church-ukraine-mission.html.csp">85 Mormon missionaries moved in troubled Ukraine</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T12:38:02.446-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 12:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Concerned about civil unrest in Ukraine, the LDS Church said Friday it is moving another 85 of its missionaries from the Donetsk Mission to another part of the country. Last month, the Utah-based faith transferred 23 missionaries in the Dnepropetrovsk Mission from the Crimean peninsula to other areas within the mission “as a precautionary measure,” the church said in a release. And 22 missionaries serving in that country ended their missions early, going home in March and April, the church said....</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> 57807235@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:38:02 MDT Letter: Women should pay less tithing since they have less authority http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57796067-82/women-church-organization-priesthood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57796067-82/women-church-organization-priesthood.html.csp">Letter: Women should pay less tithing since they have less authority</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T01:01:02.878-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For all of those within the LDS Church who are incensed by the idea of women demanding equal rights and priesthood ordination within the organization, perhaps the argument should be framed in a different light that may resonate with more conservative values (“Mormon women again turned away from priesthood meeting,” Tribune, April 5). The church should ordain women and confer upon them leadership, organizational and decision-making powers, or the church should decline receiving tithing money fro...</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> 57796067@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT Letter: LDS Church’s treatment of gays doesn’t fit with prophet’s message http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57791992-82/church-monson-treat-lds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57791992-82/church-monson-treat-lds.html.csp">Letter: LDS Church’s treatment of gays doesn’t fit with prophet’s message</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T10:40:17.222-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I was struck by LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson’s talk on Sunday about showing kindness to others (“Mormon prophet Monson: Be like Christ, love others,” Tribune, April 6). Monson quoted John Greenleaf Whittier’s famous words, “Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’” He went on to say we should treat all people well so that we would never have to feel this regret. I couldn’t help but respond to my TV screen, “Then why do you treat gays so abominably...</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> 57791992@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:40:17 MDT Letter: Recent move by Trib owners should have readers worried http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57792076-82/tribune-news-deseret-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57792076-82/tribune-news-deseret-percent.html.csp">Letter: Recent move by Trib owners should have readers worried</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T10:40:17.439-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Re “Tribune braces for more cuts as owner shutters digital initiative” (Tribune, April 3): Tribune editors may have their reasons, but the important information was buried at the end of the story. To wit: The LDS Church-owned Deseret News recently paid new Tribune owner, hedge fund Alden Global Capital, millions to renegotiate the revenue-sharing agreement between the two newspapers, giving the Deseret News 70 percent of profits and nearly halving the Tribune’s share from 58 percent to 30 perce...</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> 57792076@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:40:17 MDT Kirby: Thanks for Mormon church’s Temple Square reporter ban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57796384-80/church-kirby-didn-robert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/57796384-80/church-kirby-didn-robert.html.csp">Kirby: Thanks for Mormon church’s Temple Square reporter ban</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="2014-04-12T17:37:04.516-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 05:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">My entire life people have encouraged me to attend church. They’ve used any number of methods, including concern, commandments, fear, love, guilt and even force to get me there. My personal favorite was reward. Go to church and I could have ice cream. Sit through Sunday school and I could go play afterward. In the early days, it was force. I HAD to go to church or get punished. Oh, it never came down to choosing between Sunday school and having my hams tuned up by the old man. Even he could see...</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> 57796384@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:37:04 MDT