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Mormon billionaire leaves faith, rebukes LGBTQ rights stance

Dec. 21, 2021 21:51 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An advertising-technology billionaire has formally resigned his membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and rebuked the faith over social issues and LGBTQ rights in an unusual public move. Jeff T. Green has pledged to donate 90% of his...

Ex-doctor accused of terrorist threat against Mormon church

Dec. 20, 2021 21:06 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former doctor whose medical license was revoked in 2019 has been accused in Las Vegas of making a false terrorist threat against the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City. Isaac Hearne, 55, of Las Vegas, was arrested last week after a...

Mormon women's influence expands despite priesthood ban

Dec. 14, 2021 12:48 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When she was younger, Sharon Eubank figured she would one day marry and form the kind of nuclear family typically expected of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Today, at 58, she is neither married nor a mother but glad to embody a...