‘Mormon Land’: A look back at a year of change — from temples to teens, missions to weddings, women to LGBTQ members

(Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Sealing room in the Philadelphia Temple.

This has been a remarkable year of change in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

It started way back on Jan. 2, with the introduction of gender-inclusive temple ceremonies, and continued throughout the year.

The about-face on the LGBTQ policy, a widened stance on civil weddings, weekly calls home by missionaries, female witnesses at baptisms and temple sealings, a new program for children and youths — and that’s just the beginning.

Blogger Jenny Dye, co-host of the “Mormon News Report Podcast,” has been tracking and commenting on the developments. She joins this week’s show to talk about the deluge of church adjustments, announcements, rescissions and reforms.

Listen here.