Peggy Fletcher Stack| Religion News Service




Stories by Peggy Fletcher Stack| Religion News Service
Ex-Mormons aren’t ‘lazy or sinful,’ church leader Dieter Uchtdorf says

SALT LAKE CITY — It is wrong to assume that Mormons who leave the faith “have been offended or lazy … Continued

Writer sees growing gay acceptance among Mormons

RNS () — Jerry Argetsinger never felt a twinge of tension between being gay and being Mormon. Nobody talked about … Continued

Inside the Mormons’ elite Missionary Training Center

PROVO, Utah — The 35-acre campus is an island of young people, where teens and 20-somethings outnumber grown-ups by 10-to-1. … Continued

Heat poses challenge to Muslims fasting during Ramadan

SALT LAKE CITY — Every day. For a month. From sunup to sundown. No food. No water. No sweat? No, … Continued

Like father like son(s): Boys follow their father’s calling

In a centuries-old tradition, a young future deacon enters the Greek Orthodox sanctuary in Denver. The bishop blesses him in … Continued

Mormon missionaries to tap online tools

The LDS church is moving further into the digital age, unveiling plans to do less door-to-door missionary “tracting” and more … Continued