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Most U.S. pastors feel strongly that Mormons are not Christians, according to a survey by LifeWay Research. In a poll of 1,000 American Protestant pastors, a response was asked to the statement: “I personally consider Mormons (Church of Jesus Christ […]

In the Washington Post‘s “On Faith” section, Michael Otterson observes: As part of the rhetorical warfare that has come to characterize modern American political discourse, it was only a matter of time before someone once again used the term “cult” […]

Accused polygamist Warren Jeffs repeatedly interrupted his Texas child abuse trial Friday, objecting that his rights were being violated and warning that God would humble prosecutors with “sickness and death.” Jeffs, 55, is charged with child sexual assault and aggravated child sexual […]

“A Texas judge will hear opening motions in the trial of Warren Jeffs,” reports ABC News, ” just as the woman who was the first to bring charges against the polygamist sect leader comes forward to say this trial will open the […]

A Fox News host said Sunday that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is “obviously not … a Christian,” a view that, if widely held, may have repercussions for the Mormon candidate’s election odds. During a conversation about the Republican presidential […]

By Lindsay Whitehurst The Salt Lake Tribune Utah’s complicated history with polygamy will start a new chapter Wednesday when an attorney for a reality-show family says he will file a lawsuit that could send the state’s ban on plural marriage […]

The anti-abortion website LifeSiteNews.com says Republican presidential hopeful Jim Huntsman is “gay friendly,” supports stem-cell research and is a “nominal Mormon.” “Despite flaunting a spotless pro-life voting record, Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman has confirmed that he supports stem-cell research […]

By PEGGY FLETCHER STACK c. 2011 Salt Lake Tribune (RNS) Though many early Mormon texts and speeches mirror the English prose of the King James Bible, it was not always the Mormons’ only authorized version of Holy Writ. In fact, […]

By GREG GARRISON c. 2011 Religion News Service BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) Mormon missionaries are often unwelcome guests when they knock at local front doors wearing white dress shirts and holding a Book of Mormon. But after a tornado, when Mormon […]

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