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(Doug Mills | The New York Times) Chairman Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., swears in Rusty Bowers, Arizona House speaker; Brad Raffensperger, Georgia secretary of state; and Gabe Sterling, Georgia deputy secretary of state, as the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol continues to reveal its findings of a yearlong investigation, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

‘Mormon Land’: A ‘divinely inspired’ Constitution — where such talk began and why it matters now

By David Noyce | Peggy Fletcher Stack | June 29, 2022, 8:57 p.m.

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Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society general president, studies Gospel Literacy program materials with a group of women in Sierra Leone, June 2019. A researcher has discovered that Latter-day Saint women in the global faith enjoy stronger families, thanks to the church's teachings and practices.

‘Mormon Land’: How even a patriarchal faith still can help women

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | David Noyce | June 22, 2022, 4:59 p.m.

(ABC/Image Group LA) Dustin Lance Black is the creator, executive producer and showrunner of "Under the Banner of Heaven."

‘Mormon Land’: ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’ creator on what Latter-day Saints, others can learn from his show

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | David Noyce | June 15, 2022, 1:04 p.m.

(Illustration by Christopher Cherrington  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

Amid the LDS ‘soft swinging’ buzz, therapist notes monogamous couples have the best and most sex

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | David Noyce | June 14, 2022, 12:56 p.m.

(The Salt Lake Tribune) Darius Gray, left, Ross Peterson and Ronald Coleman lamented the rise of racism during a recent Mormon History Association panel discussion.

Racism is ‘endemic’ in U.S., Utah and LDS Church, panelists say

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | June 9, 2022, 4:07 p.m.

(Illustration by Christopher Cherrington  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

‘Mormon Land’: ‘Soft swinging,’ monogamous intimacy and LDS sexuality

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | David Noyce | June 8, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Photo by Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  One of the many handguns, shown in 2017, stored in the gun vault at the Utah State Crime Lab. A 2020 survey found that 47% of Latter-day Saint households in the U.S. have a gun.

What if LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson said: Put away your guns?

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | David Noyce | June 7, 2022, 12:47 p.m.

(Michael Stack | Special to The Tribune) The first chapel built by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Middle East, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 7, 2022.

In the desert of Dubai, an LDS temple will rise. Here’s how it came to be and why it matters.

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | June 5, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Peggy Fletcher Stack | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Clergy from several Utah congregations greet worshippers at the Interfaith Pride service at Salt Lake City's First Baptist Church on Thursday, June 2, 2022.

Utah Interfaith Pride service celebrates the divine and LGBTQ lives and loves

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | June 3, 2022, 10:56 p.m.

(Ivan Pierre Aguirre | The New York Times)
A woman mourns before the 21 crosses bearing the names of the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School at a memorial set up in the town square in Uvalde, Texas, May 27, 2022. On this week's "Mormon Land" podcast, two religion scholars discuss whether leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will or should weigh in on the issue of guns and gun violence.

‘Mormon Land’: Are firearms and gun violence a moral issue the LDS Church needs to address?

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | David Noyce | June 1, 2022, 5:50 p.m.

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Latter-day Saint apostle David A. Bednar addresses members of the National Press Club at a luncheon in Washington on Thursday, May 26, 2022.

Apostle David Bednar quizzed on declining LDS growth, same-sex marriage, ‘Under the Banner’

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | May 26, 2022, 11:33 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Rachel Weaver reacts to responses about immigration as the Black Menaces film a TikTok video at BYU in Provo on Friday, April 8, 2022. Filming is Sebastian Stewart-Johnson and at far right is Kennethia Dorsey.

‘Mormon Land’: BYU’s Black Menaces talk about their mission to raise awareness and wipe out racism

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | David Noyce | May 25, 2022, 12:56 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Sharon Wright Weeks, shown in February 2022, holds her favorite photo of her sister Brenda Wright Lafferty and Brenda's infant daughter, Erica.

Screenwriter, families reveal what’s fact and what’s fiction in ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | May 23, 2022, 4:17 p.m.

(File illustration by Amy Lewis | The Salt Lake Tribune)

New Heavenly Mother debate breaks out between LDS feminists and LGBTQ activists

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | May 21, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Latter-day Saint faithful stand as top church leaders leave the Conference Center after the morning session of General Conference on Saturday, April 2, 2022. The church reported it now has more than 16.8 million members worldwide.

‘Mormon Land’: How, where and why LDS membership is booming in some places and shrinking in others

By David Noyce | Peggy Fletcher Stack | May 18, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Walk with Christ via YouTube) A screenshot from a music video shows missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints performing a song in North Dakota. More frequently, Latter-day Saint missionaries are turning to social media to find potential converts.

TikTok or tracting? LDS missionaries are singing, dancing and preaching online, but do these videos work?

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | May 15, 2022, 5:56 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Orrin Hatch, shown in 2018, died last month. The late senator ranks among the most important and influential political figures in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

‘Mormon Land’: How Orrin Hatch transformed the political loyalties of Latter-day Saints

By David Noyce | Peggy Fletcher Stack | May 11, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Michelle Faye | FX) Robin Lafferty (Sam Numrich), left, is questioned by Jeb Pyre (Andrew Garfield) in "Under the Banner of Heaven."

‘Under the Banner of Heaven’ misses the mark, say religion scholars, but here’s how Latter-day Saints can learn from it

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | David Noyce | May 8, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Michelle Faye | FX) Gil Birmingham as Bill Taba and Andrew Garfield as Jeb Pyre in "Under the Banner of Heaven."

‘Mormon Land’: Is ‘Under the Banner’ over the top? Religion scholars weigh in.

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | David Noyce | May 4, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

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The Rev. Phyllis Spiegel is poised to become Utah's 12th Episcopal bishop and the second woman to lead the diocese.

Utah Episcopalians choose a new bishop, the second woman to lead them

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | May 3, 2022, 12:47 p.m.

(Postcard from Peggy  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The Garden Tomb is shown in East Jerusalem.

Scripture says Jesus rose but from where? On this Easter morning, the exact location doesn’t matter.

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | April 17, 2022, 5:25 p.m.

(Postcard from Peggy  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

Familiar echoes beckon on a haunting hilltop above the Holy Land’s ‘great salt lake’

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | April 17, 2022, 1:56 a.m.

(Postcard from Peggy  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

As clashes mar Good Friday, Passover, Ramadan celebrations, what would the Prince of Peace think?

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | April 15, 2022, 10:50 p.m.

(Postcard from Peggy  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

My first visit to the traditional site of the Last Supper — it’s not how da Vinci pictured it.

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | April 15, 2022, 1:01 p.m.

(Postcard from Peggy  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

Dining with Israel’s president and hearing his plea for interfaith fraternity — a postcard from Tribune’s Peggy Fletcher Stack

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | April 14, 2022, 12:55 p.m.