DEHLIN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DEHLIN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) No decision on Mormon gay-rights advocate case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58130301-78/case-dehlin-mormon-church.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58130301-78/case-dehlin-mormon-church.html.csp">No decision on Mormon gay-rights advocate case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADY McCOMBS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T17:08:04.417-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Mormon man who’s well known for advocating for gay rights and questioning some LDS teachings says his lay church leader is taking time to decide whether he’ll be excommunicated. John Dehlin says the regional church leader told him Sunday in Logan that he needs to think and pray about Dehlin’s case. The meeting came six days after Kate Kelly, the founder of the prominent Mormon feminist group Ordain Women, was excommunicated in a case that sent ripples throughout the faith and the country. Dehl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581303012014-06-30T17:08:04.417-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T17:08:04.417-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58130301@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:08:04 MDT Trib Talk: The line between Mormon discourse and apostasy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58095201-231/church-lds-sltrib-apostasy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58095201-231/church-lds-sltrib-apostasy.html.csp">Trib Talk: The line between Mormon discourse and apostasy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T10:00:43.503-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The church discipline of John Dehlin, Kate Kelly and others supporting Ordain Women has many Mormons mulling the meaning of the word apostasy and the difference between public questioning of LDS doctrine and apostate activism. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Dialogue editor Kristine Haglund and bloggers Neylan McBaine and Natasha Helfer Parker join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the lines being drawn by LDS Church headquarters, Mormon intellectuals and bloggers when it comes to feminism and other ...</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> 58095201@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:00:43 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 Mormon bloggers unite behind Kelly, Dehlin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58076071-78/church-mormon-women-kelly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58076071-78/church-mormon-women-kelly.html.csp">Mormon bloggers unite behind Kelly, Dehlin</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="2014-06-17T08:00:35.172-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 08:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here are more developments surrounding the LDS Church disciplinary actions threatening Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly and Mormon blogger John Dehlin: • LDS bloggers issue statement of support • More than 70 Mormon bloggers, representing a dozen or more websites, have signed a document, “Room for All in This Church,” calling for “clemency” in the upcoming disciplinary councils for Kelly and Dehlin. “The issues in Mormon doctrine, history and practice highlighted by those facing church discipline...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58076071@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:00:35 MDT Dehlin’s Mormon leader delays meeting to await ‘de-escalation’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58068437-78/dehlin-kelly-lds-church.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58068437-78/dehlin-kelly-lds-church.html.csp">Dehlin’s Mormon leader delays meeting to await ‘de-escalation’</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="2014-06-15T14:26:25.391-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 02:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Disciplinary talks planned for one of two Mormon activists threatened with possible excommunication from the LDS Church have been pushed back in an apparent effort to “de-escalate” the conflict. Cache County resident John Dehlin, who created a popular website and podcast series called “Mormon Stories,” confirmed Saturday that his regional LDS lay leader has delayed their meeting until June 29. The other prominent LDS activist being accused of apostasy, Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly, said Satur...</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> 58068437@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 14:26:25 MDT Letter: Mormonism needs heroes like Dehlin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58074441-82/dehlin-heroes-needs-attraction.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58074441-82/dehlin-heroes-needs-attraction.html.csp">Letter: Mormonism needs heroes like Dehlin</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T17:13:49.857-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former student of mine once turned in a writing assignment in which he outed himself as having same-sex attraction. He was responding to a news article on bullying, and he had experienced more than his share. Because of the type of school where I teach, this is actually not uncommon, but this student’s anguish needs to be shared. When I told him that a person’s goodness had nothing to do with genetic traits that determine sexuality, he was floored. He had been repeatedly taught by society and ...</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> 58074441@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:13:49 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 Letter: What could go wrong for Kate Kelly? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58065878-82/wrong-kate-kelly-mormon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58065878-82/wrong-kate-kelly-mormon.html.csp">Letter: What could go wrong for Kate Kelly?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T17:05:02.42-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 05:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">How could anything possibly go wrong for Mormon equality activist Kate Kelly? Oh yeah, I remember: she’ll be judged by a group of only Mormon men. Heavenly Father does have a special place for women as long as they stay in that place. As for threatened blogger John Dehlin, speak the truth and thy shall be set free from the LDS. Ted Ottinger Taylorsville</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> 58065878@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:05:02 MDT