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Ask A Latter-day Saint: Giving Up Smoking

Within the Word of Wisdom we are counseled to avoid alcohol, tea and coffee, tobacco.

Ask A Latter-day Saint: Views on race

You may have heard that from the mid 1800’s until 1978, the Church did not ordain men of black African descent to the Priesthood, or allow black men or women to participate in temple endowment or sealing ordinances. This is true.

Ask A Latter-day Saint: Church Discipline

It is important to note that the purpose of Church discipline is not to punish people, but to facilitate full repentance for someone who has made serious mistakes.

Mormon leader Thomas Monson, 89, hospitalized

Thomas S. Monson, 89, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and considered a prophet by the world’s 16 million Mormons, has been hospitalized.

Ask a Mormon: Why do you call yourselves Mormon rather than Christian?

The name "Mormon" for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints started out as pejorative used by detractors, similar to the label "Christian."

Ask A Mormon: Do Mormons believe the Garden of Eden is in Missouri?

Independence, Jackson County, Missouri is a household name for someone like me who grew up in the LDS faith. Because it was a headquarters for the Church in the 1830s, this location is the site of many notable historical events in LDS church history, as well as a place where significant revelations were received from the Lord.

Accepting the Whole Truth: A Mormon Looks at Transparency

In the last few years, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons or LDS) has begun, very quietly and sometimes haltingly, to discuss some of the more problematic elements of Mormon history and past practices.

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