Whisper is a fascinating, heartbreaking, and occasionally hilarious glimpse of something that non-Mormons would never otherwise get to see.
Mormon bishop in Utah disguises himself as homeless man to teach lesson of compassion TAYLORSVILLE, Utah (AP) — Members of a Mormon congregation in a Salt Lake City suburb encountered someone they thought was a homeless man at church on Sunday. What they did not know was the man was […]
[credit provider=”Screen shot via New York Daily News” url=”http://www.nydailynews.com/”] The murder trial of 32-year-old Jodi Arias is truly bizarre.Arias, a pretty brunette who comes across as a little off, keeps getting compared to Casey Anthony because she got caught lying to investigators before her salacious trial.
The Pew Forum on Religion in Public Life came out with their report on how the country’s different religious groups voted in the presidential election, and there’s statistic in there that is pretty surprising.
[credit provider=”Emmanuel Dunand/AFP”] Mitt Romney was a shrewd businessman, a skilled governor and an Olympic turnaround master, but on Tuesday his six-year quest for the presidency came to a crushing end.Despite the sluggish economy and a conservative backlash against President Barack Obama, Romney failed to build on his victory in […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/heyjohngreen” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/heyjohngreen/288561835/in/photostream/”] The leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement minutes after Mitt Romney, the first Mormon presidential nominee of a major American political party, conceded the election, reports McKay Coppins at Buzzfeed.It’s a statement of congratulations and a call for unity:
[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASF9ZHnJdMg&feature=plcp”] A video that purports to be a hidden-camera recording of a secret Mormon church ceremony has hit YouTube.I know very little about Mormonism, but given that our next President may be a Mormon, I want to learn more.
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PALMYRA, N.Y. — On the surface, this tiny hamlet outside of Rochester seems like an unlikely birthplace for one of the world’s fastest-growing religions.
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This is not the Book of Mormon Mitt Romney studied from.
[credit provider=”(Photo by Eric Kayne/Getty Images)”] Amid all the reports and punditry about Mitt Romney’s hostile reception at the NAACP conference Wednesday, the standing ovation that the Republican presidential candidate received at the end of his speech has been largely overlooked.This unexpected audience reaction was triggered by Romney’s closing remarks […]
[credit provider=”AP”] As the first Mormon presidential nominee, Mitt Romney’s faith is a subject of cautious scrutiny on the campaign trail. On Sunday, AP reporter Kasie Hunt took an interesting look at Romney’s church-going experiences, trailing the presumptive Republican nominee to an open service in Wolfeboro, N.H.According to Hunt, Romney goes […]
[credit provider=”AMagill via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/amagill/362201147/”] News Corp. boss Rupert Murdoch is on a roll today!He’s holding court on Twitter, discussing religions (and/or cults, depending on one’s particular view).
[credit provider=”Pool/Getty Images” url=”https://secure.gettyimages.com/SubscriptionDownload/Download/76982902″] The Justice Department is stepping in after police officials in polygamous towns in Utah and Colorado reportedly rounded up non-church members’ dogs and shot them in a “slaughter pit.”The department filed a federal civil rights case last week against Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Ariz., claiming […]
As Mitt Romney becomes the first significant presidential candidate practicing the Mormon faith since his father, Gov. George Romney, in 1967, a new Gallup poll finds that a significant portion of the American public still would not vote for a Mormon candidate.