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From no to neutral? LDS Church may have changed its stance on the Equal Rights Amendment

Kathy Stephenson By Kathy Stephenson , david noyce 1d ago

This week in Mormon Land: A secret Facebook attack, the Catholic gap and Gladys Knight’s ‘Super’ song

David Noyce By David Noyce 2d ago

‘Mormon Land’: Would yesterday’s pioneers recognize today’s temple ceremonies? How such worship has evolved in church history.

By The Salt Lake Tribune 2d ago

Commentary: Four myths about former Latter-day Saints

By Jana Riess | Religion News Service 3d ago

President Russell Nelson says belief in God is ‘pre-eminent force for good,’ urges Latter-day Saints to boost faith at home

David Noyce By David Noyce 6d ago

Kirby: Active shooter at church — where you gonna go?

Robert Kirby By Robert Kirby 6d ago

Mark’s final battle: Awaiting the day he no longer will be able to breathe, Utah veteran soldiers on with a smile against an enemy he won’t defeat

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack 6d ago

Latter-day Saints to close a fourth Missionary Training Center, this one in Argentina

By The Salt Lake Tribune February 8

Jockstraps, hairpieces and home teaching — oh my! Utahns share the horrors and hilarity of their best ‘worst dates’

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack , kathy stephenson February 8

This week in Mormon Land: New insights on early black convert Jane Manning James, an apostle’s ‘lousy’ date nights, a trans student’s BYU odyssey

David Noyce By David Noyce February 7

News of 1993 molestation costs Latter-day Saint filmmaker spot with nonprofit group. University of Utah puts him on administrative leave.

Sean P. Means By Sean P. Means February 6

Students at Sundance explore film through the eyes of faith

By Steve Rabey | Religion News Service February 5

Noted Latter-day Saint filmmaker admits to molesting boy in 1993; victim wonders why church never offered him help

Jessica Miller By Jessica Miller February 4

Kirby: The best Latter-day Saint leaders are the ones who didn’t want the gig in the first place

Robert Kirby By Robert Kirby February 3

Financial system similar to old Mormon practice is called money laundering in prosecution of polygamous Kingston Group members

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle February 3

Scouting program makes a ‘culture shift,’ welcoming girls and changing its name to be more inclusive — and Miriam couldn’t be more thrilled

Kathy Stephenson By Kathy Stephenson February 2

Commentary: I don’t want a Latter-day Saint funeral

By Jana Riess | Religion News Service January 31

This week in Mormon Land: Should missionaries go out right when they turn 18 or 19? Maybe not. And Nelson has a message for women.

David Noyce By David Noyce January 31

‘All are welcome in this place’: Utah congregants mark one year since an immigrant family took refuge within their church’s walls

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner January 30

‘Mormon Land’: Transgender woman, a former stake president and temple architect, speaks out against birth certificate bill, but for ‘gender language’ in family proclamation

By The Salt Lake Tribune January 30

On heels of temple changes, faithful Latter-day Saint women no longer need to be veiled before burial

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack January 29

St. George police suspect foul play in fire that destroyed LDS church

By The Salt Lake Tribune January 26

Commentary: All this over a twisted temple veil — getting beyond Mormon judgment

By Jana Riess | Religion News Service January 25

St. George LDS Temple will close later this year for major remodeling

By The Salt Lake Tribune January 25