Mormonism

Mormons to spend less time at church on Sundays, leaders say

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormons will start spending less time at church each Sunday — two hours instead of three — after a change announced Saturday aimed at making worship more manageable for members around the globe. The switch, which takes effect in January, is a significant one for Mormons, who...
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Mormon church backs deal to allow medical marijuana in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church joined lawmakers, the governor and advocates to back a deal Thursday that would legalize medical marijuana in conservative Utah after months of fierce debate. The compromise comes as people prepare to vote in November on a medical marijuana ballot initiative...
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Church president: Use 'Latter-day Saints' not 'Mormon'

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The faith has the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir, recently made a documentary about its members called "Meet the Mormons" and uses "Mormon" in its official website addresses. But on Thursday Mormon church President Russell M. Nelson said he wants people to stop using "Mormon...
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Judge won't toss claim against Mormon church in rape case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman's lawsuit claiming she was raped by a Mormon church leader who was allowed to oversee young missionaries despite a history of sexual misconduct will go forward, a judge decided Monday. The decision will allow McKenna Denson's lawyers to investigate whether there are...
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Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons' Dan Reynolds Talks Mormonism, Divorce, & More on 'Ellen'

The Imagine Dragons frontman discusses his Mormon faith and why he finds it important to stick with the religion despite its flaws.
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