SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Marijuana advocates dropped legal claims Friday that Utah lawmakers conspired with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to make sweeping changes to a voter-approved ballot initiative legalizing medical pot.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says it's planning to build eight new temples and renovate several older ones including the faith's flagship temple in Salt Lake City.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday repealed rules banning baptisms for children of gay parents and making gay marriage a sin eligible for expulsion — marking a reversal of policies condemned as jarring detours from a push by the fa
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is renaming websites, social media handles and email addresses as the faith pushes to be known by the religion's full name and not shorthand names that have been used for generations by church members and others.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has come out against a proposal to allow more alcohol in Utah beer, a position that could hurt the state's chances of joining most of the country in shedding low alcohol limits.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Mormon man recently kicked out of the Mormon faith after he led a campaign criticizing the church's practice of allowing closed-door, one-on-one interviews of youth by lay leaders has lost his appeal.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is discouraging its members from participating in large-scale events such as pageants and says church leaders are talking about ways to "appropriately end, modify or continue" existing pageants.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah says a tweet from comedian David Cross showing him wearing undergarments sacred to the Mormon faith was "deeply offensive" but the college won't consider calls for the cancellation of his performance on campus Wednesday.
On Thursday Mormon church President Russell M. Nelson said he wants people to stop using "Mormon," or "LDS" as substitutes for the full name of the religion: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing leaders of brushing aside rape allegations dating to 1984 against the former head of a church training center that prepares young members for preaching missions.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church said Tuesday it will sever all ties with the Boy Scouts of America at the end of next year and place its remaining 425,000 boys into a gospel-focused youth program it is developing.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman who recently accused a former Mormon missionary training center director of raping her in the 1980s and the church of failing to take her allegations seriously has sued them — a move that will bring more scrutiny to the handling of sexual abuse rep
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is facing more criticism about its approach to sexual abuse after a top leader praised the #MeToo movement but referred to sexual misconduct as "non-consensual immorality."