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This week in Mormon Land: Congregations cut in Mexico, teen hoops star chooses church over basketball, missionaries may face new hurdles in Europe

David Noyce By David Noyce 4d ago

Mormon church makes historic donation to LGBTQ support group Affirmation for suicide prevention training

Kathy Stephenson By Kathy Stephenson 6d ago

Review: ‘Saturday’s Voyeur’ at 40 shifts from nostalgia to anger to strong laughs as it critiques LDS patriarchy

Sean P. Means By Sean P. Means July 6

This week in Mormon Land: Black history database is unveiled, two new apostles speak, and LGBTQ club wants BYU recognition

Jennifer Napier-Pearce By Jennifer Napier-Pearce July 5

Is the LDS Church the only true Christian faith? Mormons and Protestants will host a debate.

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack July 4

A Utah historian is building a database of every black person who joined the Mormon church before 1930

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack June 30

The Mormon church’s newest — and most diverse — apostles say they’re just regular people humbled by the calling

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack June 28

Father molested his children for years and Mormon bishops did not report it to police, lawsuit and documentary claim

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner , nate carlisle June 28

This week in Mormon Land: More sex abuse stories emerge, scholars explore racism and a gay man conducts the MoTab Choir

Jennifer Napier-Pearce By Jennifer Napier-Pearce June 28

‘Mormon Land’: A weekend of artistic expression — with an LDS twist

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack June 27

Utah developer quits Vermont plans inspired by Mormon leader

By Lisa Rathke | The Associated Press June 27

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir gets a gay conductor — on one night

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack June 25

Coming soon to Mormon genealogical database: records of gay couples and same-sex parents

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack June 13

Get a sneak peek here of tonight’s Mormon church ‘Be One’ celebration with photos from the rehearsal

Jeremy Harmon By Jeremy Harmon , trent nelson June 1

Read the Mormon church’s presentation on when clergy should report child abuse

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle May 31

Arizona case shows why Mormon bishops are not reporting sex abuse to police every time. That has a prosecutor complaining about the church’s lawyers.

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle May 31

There’s a ghost town in the Utah desert founded — and later abandoned — by Mormon Hawaiians. Their descendants return every Memorial Day weekend to clean the graves.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner May 27

Mormon church transfers missionaries out of Nicaragua due to ‘growing political instability’

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle May 22

In ‘Mother’s Milk,’ a young Mormon writer makes the idea of a Heavenly Mother feel as everyday as, well, writing poems while the kids nap

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist May 11

Mormon church reassigns volunteers serving in Turkey due to political unrest

Larrisa Beth Turner By Larrisa Beth Turner April 29

Utah civil rights legend France Davis celebrates 44th anniversary as pastor of a growing Calvary Baptist Church

Bob Mims By Bob Mims April 22

LDS temple in Houston reopens after repairing hurricane damage

Pamela Manson By Pamela Manson April 22

Mormon prophet speaks in Hong Kong about the importance of strong families

Pamela Manson By Pamela Manson April 22

High price of real estate poses real obstacles for Utah churches seeking to relocate

Kathy Stephenson By Kathy Stephenson April 18