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) — Mormon church leaders are calling for Utah lawmakers to pass medical-marijuana legislation by the end of the year even as they urge people to vote against a ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.
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.
Two missionaries, a straitlaced Brazilian and his brash American companion, forge an unlikely friendship as they try to win souls in South America. That relationship, between Elders Passos and McLeod, is at the heart of the new novel Elders, by Ryan McIlvain.