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The Mormon church has appointed its next president. Here's what to expect.

By Matthew Bowman | The Washington Post 7h ago

Many Mormons are not happy with Uchtdorf’s lower profile

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack , david noyce 18h ago

As Nelson’s longtime right-hand man, Oaks brings a keen legal mind to Mormonism’s new Big Three

Bob Mims By Bob Mims 22h ago

Kirby: What I would have asked the new LDS prophet, starting with Joseph Smith’s tattoos and why Mormons like Trump

Robert Kirby By Robert Kirby 1d ago

New Mormon leader Russell Nelson pledges to serve God until his last breath, shuffles leadership by replacing Dieter Uchtdorf

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack , david noyce, bob mims, 1d ago

‘Mormon Land’: Genesis stalwarts discuss their long ties to support group for black Latter-day Saints, lingering racism in the faith and their hopes for the future

By The Salt Lake Tribune 2d ago

For the next Mormon prophet, challenges abound (retention, gays, women, slowing growth), but so do opportunities

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack 3d ago

Kirby: Maybe these new ‘discussion’ classes can rid Mormons of correlated thinking

Robert Kirby By Robert Kirby 3d ago

The wait soon will end: Russell M. Nelson to announce new Mormon church leadership Tuesday in global broadcast

David Noyce By David Noyce 4d ago

‘We know exactly where he’s going’ — Mourners pay last respects to Mormon prophet as Catholic bells toll

Paighten Harkins By Paighten Harkins 4d ago

There is a succession question in the Mormon church after all: Who will be the next president’s counselors?

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack 4d ago

Funeral speakers praise Thomas S. Monson, a Mormon prophet who focused more on the one than the millions

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack , bob mims 5d ago

Rolly: Remembering the Mormon prophet and the Catholic publisher — they were personal friends, press rivals

Paul Rolly By Paul Rolly 5d ago

‘It is an honor ... to come and see him’ — Mormons line up to pay last respects to their prophet Thomas S. Monson

Bob Mims By Bob Mims 6d ago

‘Mormon Land’: Essayist Adam Miller discusses faith, doubt, environmentalism, the LDS Church’s gay policy and the quest for Christ

By The Salt Lake Tribune 6d ago

What to expect at viewing, funeral for Mormon leader Thomas S. Monson

Bob Mims By Bob Mims 6d ago

Hundreds of Mormon mission calls go out, but with a new look

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack January 9

Course in ancient Jewish wisdom can help Utahns reclaim modern human connections, rabbi says

Bob Mims By Bob Mims January 9

Commentary: Some Mormons miss the point of #MeToo by focusing on modest gowns at Golden Globes

By Jana Riess
 | Religion News Service January 8

Black Mormon support group laments loss of their prophet ‘champion,’ looks to the Genesis of even greater influence

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack January 8

Change your slanted Monson obituary, tens of thousands of Mormons urge The New York Times

Bob Mims By Bob Mims January 8

Mormon church’s gay policy means the next prophet’s challenge may be retaining millennials, who view politics and issues differently than older members

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack January 7

Kirby: If God picks me to be the next Mormon prophet, here’s what I will do

Robert Kirby By Robert Kirby January 7

As part of Theophany, Orthodox Christians ‘Bless the Waters’ for new year

January 6