MORMON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MORMON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Iced coffee from a keg off to fast start in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58442897-223/coffee-nitro-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58442897-223/coffee-nitro-lake-salt.html.csp">Iced coffee from a keg off to fast start in Salt Lake City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T19:27:04.393-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 07:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">At first glance, the new coffee shop beverage looks like a beer — it’s chilled in a keg, served on draft and boasts a foamy, light-colored head. What’s really inside the ale-like glass, though, is a cold-brewed “nitro” coffee. Nitro refers to the nitrogen that is infused into the liquid, giving it beer-like qualities. “It’s so cool to serve iced coffee like this,” said Cody Kirkland, the manager of The Rose Establishment, a Salt Lake City coffee shop that has jumped on the coffee-in-a-keg trend...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58442897@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:27:04 MDT In Utah, Mormon chapels are here, there and everywhere http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58325676-78/chapels-utah-lds-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58325676-78/chapels-utah-lds-lake.html.csp">In Utah, Mormon chapels are here, there and everywhere</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="2014-10-02T10:00:43.568-06:00">Updated Oct 2, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An old joke says it’s impossible to throw a pebble in any direction in Utah without hitting an LDS chapel. Or maybe two. A data analysis by The Salt Lake Tribune shows that wisecrack may not be far from the truth. In Salt Lake, Davis and Utah counties, someone with a strong arm probably could hit a Mormon meetinghouse from any rooftop in most populated areas. And church buildings sometimes are so close together — even adjacent — that the tosser might be able to skip the same rock off two or even...</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> 58325676@www.sltrib.com Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:00:43 MDT Press barred from center for Mormon women’s meeting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58460814-78/meeting-women-priesthood-conference.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58460814-78/meeting-women-priesthood-conference.html.csp">Press barred from center for Mormon women’s meeting</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="2014-09-29T16:44:44.882-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the first time, the Mormon general women’s meeting — being held in the LDS Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City on Saturday night — no longer will be open to reporters or photographers to attend in person. Journalists can pick up copies of the speeches to be given during Saturday night’s 90-minute meeting and/or watch the proceedings, which will be streamed live on the Internet and broadcast on several stations, but they will not be allowed into the cavernous building or its media 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> 58460814@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:44:44 MDT Mormon church’s History Museum closing for a year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58450303-78/museum-church-mormon-lds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58450303-78/museum-church-mormon-lds.html.csp">Mormon church’s History Museum closing for a year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T21:53:22.891-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just as Christ is at the center of the LDS faith, so, too, do Mormon leaders want him at the center of a renovated museum. The 30-year-old Church History Museum west of Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City will close its doors Oct. 6 — after LDS General Conference — to undergo a yearlong makeover of its main floor. The change is planned to give greater emphasis to Jesus Christ and the so-called first vision of the Lord by Mormon founder Joseph Smith amid more immersive exhibits — includi...</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> 58450303@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:53:22 MDT After Darrien Hunt shooting, Utah’s black, biracial families worry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58435972-78/says-black-hunt-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58435972-78/says-black-hunt-police.html.csp">After Darrien Hunt shooting, Utah’s black, biracial families worry</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="2014-09-22T08:06:43.455-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 08:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saratoga Springs • “It could have been one of my children.” That is the fear running through many of the state’s black and biracial Mormon families in the aftermath of the fatal shooting of Darrien Hunt by police here. They thought that living in a close-knit LDS community, being known by neighbors and sharing their faith might protect their families from racial assumptions they felt were common in other cities, other places. But now these Latter-day Saints are not confident that is enough. Hun...</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> 58435972@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:06:43 MDT Mormon leaders spread word about controversial essays http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58446368-180/church-essays-faith-tribune.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58446368-180/church-essays-faith-tribune.html.csp">Mormon leaders spread word about controversial essays</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T12:17:58.278-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For about a year, the LDS Church has been posting on its website carefully worded, scholarly essays about touchy topics from the faith’s history and theology. Did Mormons really abandon polygamy in 1890? Did Brigham Young order the Mountain Meadows Massacre? Do Latter-day Saints believe a man can become like God? How did the church’s ban on black men holding the priesthood come to be? While many have lauded the essays’ even-handedness, some have complained about how few Mormons seem to know abou...</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> 58446368@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:17:58 MDT Letter: Gun backers distort Christian view http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433989-82/christian-gun-moral-nra.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58433989-82/christian-gun-moral-nra.html.csp">Letter: Gun backers distort Christian view</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:19:01.723-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cliven Bundy, a Mormon, flaunted the law by threatening federal agents with assault weapons. A single shot from one of his vigilantes could have ended in a bloodbath, a tragic mini­ civil war. The National Rifle Association hypes a dangerous ideology. Those with a concealed-weapon permit have even been taught to be willing to shoot to kill. When asked how that jibes with the commandment “thou shalt not kill,” an NRA lobbyist and a GOP state representative, both Mormons, spouted the identical an...</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> 58433989@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:19:01 MDT Mormons’ close-knit nature, values drive them to GOP http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407521-90/authors-become-church-democrats.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407521-90/authors-become-church-democrats.html.csp">Mormons’ close-knit nature, values drive them to GOP</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="2014-09-17T08:01:36.473-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 08:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Since the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980, Mormon voters have become more and more ensconced in the Republican Party, to the point that today they represent the most reliable, cohesive bloc of voters for the GOP of nearly any demographic. The reason for the shift, argue three scholars in a new book on the topic, is that Mormons live in a tight-knit, insular subculture that sets itself at odds with the evolving social norms and shares conservative social values. LIVE CHAT: On Wednesday, Sept. 1...</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> 58407521@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:01:36 MDT ‘This Is the Place’ for largest gathering of gay Mormons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58406680-180/affirmation-conference-lgbt-mormon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58406680-180/affirmation-conference-lgbt-mormon.html.csp">‘This Is the Place’ for largest gathering of gay Mormons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T11:33:59.63-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When the annual Affirmation conference for LGBT Mormons and their supporters kicks off Friday in Salt Lake City, organizers expect to see more young people and family members than ever. The conference, titled “This Is the Place” and which runs through Sunday, will be “the largest single gathering of gay Mormons in the world meant to help attendees reconcile and celebrate being both LGBT and connected to the LDS faith,” spokesman John Gustav-Wrathall said. And, he added, “one-third of attendees 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> 58406680@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:33:59 MDT Rare Mormon documents go on display for the first time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58368870-78/church-mormon-lds-history.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58368870-78/church-mormon-lds-history.html.csp">Rare Mormon documents go on display for the first time</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="2014-09-03T23:06:05.636-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 11:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the first time ever, the LDS Church has assembled some of its most treasured historical documents into a single exhibit and is inviting the public to view them. Starting on Thursday, 26 books, manuscripts and other papers that date from before the faith’s founding in 1830 — including a manuscript page from the original Book of Mormon, a first edition of the Doctrine and Covenants, and the handwritten minutes from the 1842 founding of the women’s Relief Society — will be on display at the LD...</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> 58368870@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 23:06:05 MDT Trib Talk: Kate Kelly on Mormon feminists, life after excommunication http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58398209-231/tribtalk-kelly-sltrib-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58398209-231/tribtalk-kelly-sltrib-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Kate Kelly on Mormon feminists, life after excommunication</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="2014-09-11T13:08:53.332-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 01:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In a recent Tribune op-ed column, Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly says there is common ground among Mormon feminists and that she embraces all efforts to address gender inequality within the LDS Church. On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., Kelly joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about what she sees as incremental steps toward equity, life after excommunication and the future of Ordain Women. Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and comments...</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> 58398209@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:08:53 MDT Exponent II, DUP forums to focus on Mormon women http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58398658-180/women-exponent-mormon-church.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58398658-180/women-exponent-mormon-church.html.csp">Exponent II, DUP forums to focus on Mormon women</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T13:53:02.883-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 01:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Exponent II, a magazine by and for Mormon women, turns 40 this year. Since the summer of 1974, its pages have featured personal stories of miscarriage, abortion, infertility, divorce, widowhood, young love, nurtured families and longtime commitments — all in the context of the LDS faith. Writers wrestled with the LDS Church’s position on the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and continue to debate issues such as the push for ordination to the all-male priesthood today. The Boston-born magazine...</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> 58398658@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:53:02 MDT Eliza Dushku of ‘Buffy,’ ‘Dollhouse’ shares Comic Con stage with mom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58379865-200/dushku-curtis-judy-mormon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/58379865-200/dushku-curtis-judy-mormon.html.csp">Eliza Dushku of ‘Buffy,’ ‘Dollhouse’ shares Comic Con stage with mom</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T15:05:42.043-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 03:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Eliza Dushku started her acting career as a child, her parents hoped it would fizzle out. But Dushku kept landing roles, and is best known today as the television star of Joss Whedon’s “Dollhouse” on FOX and as a veteran of his “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer” on the WB and UPN networks. Raised in the Mormon faith, she often visits Utah to see relatives — but she made her first appearance at Salt Lake Comic Con Friday. She invited her mother, Judy Dushku, to share the couch on stage and help f...</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> 58379865@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 15:05:42 MDT Behind the Headlines: Park City fight hits deadline, streetcar funds OK’d, Mormon feminists struggle with race question http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58375405-231/story.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58375405-231/story.csp">Behind the Headlines: Park City fight hits deadline, streetcar funds OK’d, Mormon feminists struggle with race question</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T12:04:58.344-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 12:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ski resorts Park City Mountain Resort and Vail face another deadline in their legal fight. The school where FLDS leader Warren Jeffs was accused of assaulting children is being torn down. And black Mormon feminists make racism a priority over gaining the priesthood. On Friday at 9 a.m., Tribune editorial writer George Pyle and reporters Peggy Fletcher Stack, Nate Carlisle and Christopher Smart join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to process the week’s news. Listen live on KCPW 88.3/105.3 FM or www.kcpw...</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> 58375405@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:04:58 MDT For many black Mormons, racism is a bigger issue than sexism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361569-78/women-says-black-church.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58361569-78/women-says-black-church.html.csp">For many black Mormons, racism is a bigger issue than sexism</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="2014-09-02T13:55:57.414-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 01:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Black Mormon women may have powerful voices, but few are ready to join the white LDS feminist chorus, pushing for gender equity in the Utah-based faith. And their reasons are as varied as the women involved. To many, no conversation about equality is complete without confronting race and its role in Mormon history. After all, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prohibited men and boys of African descent from being ordained to the priesthood until 1978. It barred black women from tem...</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> 58361569@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:55:57 MDT Choose the right? Prof says 10 percent of U.S. Mormons lean left http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58374136-180/knoll-percent-mormon-mormons.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58374136-180/knoll-percent-mormon-mormons.html.csp">Choose the right? Prof says 10 percent of U.S. Mormons lean left</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T12:16:17.895-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 12:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mormon liberals pushing for change in the Utah-based church seem to be commanding a lot of media attention these days, but how many of them are there really? Benjamin Knoll, assistant professor of politics at Kentucky’s Centre College, wanted to find out. So — drawing on statistics compiled by political scientists David E. Campbell, John C. Green and J. Quin Monson in their new book “Seeking the Promised Land: Mormons and American Politics” — Knoll pointed to an “authority index.” Knoll notes th...</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> 58374136@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:16:17 MDT Kate Kelly: As sisters in Zion, inclusion of women is common goal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358482-82/women-church-lds-alike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358482-82/women-church-lds-alike.html.csp">Kate Kelly: As sisters in Zion, inclusion of women is common goal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kate Kelly</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T11:28:13.299-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the Madrid, Spain, Missionary Training Center while preparing for my LDS mission, I was taught one way to reach out to people about the gospel was to build on common beliefs. I talked with thousands of people during that 18-month period, many of them with very, very different ideas than mine. However, I always managed to find common ground and see the good in each person’s perspective and struggle to reach their divine potential. It made more sense to come together on points of agreement 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> 58358482@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:28:13 MDT Is Ordain Women an apostate group? Mormon leaders won’t say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353062-78/women-church-ordain-lds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353062-78/women-church-ordain-lds.html.csp">Is Ordain Women an apostate group? Mormon leaders won’t say</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="2014-09-02T11:04:21.87-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly is an “apostate,” the LDS Church’s top spokesman declared in a recent radio interview. So does that make the organization she founded to push for women’s inclusion in the all-male Mormon priesthood an apostate group? It is no idle question. The Utah-based faith asks members seeking entrance to any Mormon temple to assert that they do not “support, affiliate with, or agree with any group or individual whose teachings or practices are contrary to or oppose those acc...</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> 58353062@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:04:21 MDT Forget priesthood — some Mormon feminists seek a middle way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58326218-78/women-church-mormon-lds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58326218-78/women-church-mormon-lds.html.csp">Forget priesthood — some Mormon feminists seek a middle way</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="2014-08-26T11:16:12.386-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 11:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Neylan McBaine doesn’t see herself as a feminist crusader. When McBaine, a lifelong Latter-day Saint reared in New York City, accepted an invitation to speak about women’s issues at a Fair Mormon apologists’ meeting two summers ago, she simply wanted to communicate to an orthodox audience that the pain of some women within the Utah-based religion was real — and potent. But that speech — which outlined ways LDS women feel marginalized, offered statistics on female members who are leaving the fai...</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> 58326218@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:16:12 MDT Meeting poster for Mormon women shows only male speakers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58338773-180/meeting-poster-speakers-mormon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58338773-180/meeting-poster-speakers-mormon.html.csp">Meeting poster for Mormon women shows only male speakers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T11:10:55.752-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 11:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The poster advertising a Sept. 9 “Sisters Meeting” for all European Mormon girls and women — ages 12 and older — features a pink-pastel background with lavender type. It invites the region’s female Latter-day Saints to watch the two-hour meeting — which will be streamed live from Offenbach, Germany — at their local Mormon meetinghouses. Who are the speakers? The poster lists and pictures only three men — LDS apostles M. Russell Ballard and David A. Bednar, and Donald L. Hallstrom, of the Preside...</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> 58338773@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:10:55 MDT