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Mormon church knew of former Missionary Training Center leader’s past abuse history, says woman in new court filing

By Brady McCombs | The Associated Press 3d ago

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

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack 4d ago

‘Mormon Land’: Why can’t we all just get along? Muslims and Latter-day Saints seem to have found a way.

By The Salt Lake Tribune 4d ago

Commentary: Most Mormons still believe the racist priesthood/temple ban was God’s will, survey shows

By Jana Riess | Religion News Service 6d ago

Born to be mild: Mormon biker club holds national rally in Utah’s redrock country

By The Associated Press 6d ago

Kirby: Be careful which parts of Mormon doctrine you think will never change. In 180 years, they might.

Robert Kirby By Robert Kirby June 10

Brigham Young may have started the priesthood ban on blacks, but he was ‘no racist,’ say his descendants. His ‘mission was to save the church’

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack June 10

This week in Mormon Land: Nelson urges social media ‘fast,’ plans for ‘City Creek South’ unveiled, more on former priesthood/temple ban

David Noyce By David Noyce June 7

New T-shirts allow Mormons to ‘wear’ black LDS history — now they just need to learn it

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack June 6

‘Mormon Land’: Brigham Young, fearing interracial marriage, started the priesthood/temple ban on blacks, but there’s more to the story, says Utah historian

By The Salt Lake Tribune June 6

All Mormon missionaries leaving Nicaragua as violence escalates

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack June 4

Utah LGBT activists, Salt Lake City mayor lament court decision in baker case; Hatch, Lee, Mormon church cheer it

David Noyce By David Noyce , peggy fletcher stack, scott d. pierce, June 4

One Sunday, they received the sacrament; the next, they blessed it — how life changed for black Mormons after the priesthood ban

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack June 3

Tears, disbelief, shock, joy — How Mormons reacted when they heard the priesthood ban was lifted

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack June 3

Kirby: With Mormons’ lifting of the black priesthood ban, God finally set right what we got wrong

Robert Kirby By Robert Kirby June 2

‘Be One’ celebration thrills the audience with stories of trailblazing black Mormons and songs of rejoicing and reflection from Gladys Knight, multiracial choirs and others

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack June 1

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

As Mormons prepare to celebrate 40th anniversary of end of black priesthood/temple ban, church still grapples with race issues

By Brady McCombs | The Associated Press 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

This week in Mormon Land: the lives of black Latter-day Saints past and present — and whose idea was the priesthood and temple ban in the first place?

David Noyce By David Noyce , peggy fletcher stack May 31

‘Mormon Land’: Cathy Stokes discusses her life as a black Latter-day Saint and the state of race relations inside and outside the church

By The Salt Lake Tribune May 31

New film ‘Jane & Emma’ captures the friendship between a black convert and the beloved wife of Mormonism’s founder

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack May 31

Former bishop creates support group, explains how to be a good Mormon and still embrace the LGBTQ community

Kathy Stephenson By Kathy Stephenson May 30