Mormons Say Polygamy Morally Wrong

By Amy Choate-Nielsen Deseret News Published: Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 7:00 p.m. MST David Letterman knows how to get a laugh.Like most comics, he riffs on the day’s news, deadpans the camera and revels in audacity.”Oh, did you hear about this?” the host of CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman asked his audience recently. “A campaign staffer on the Newt Gingrich campaign was fired because he was making negative comments about Mormons. I thought, now, wait a minute — isn’t Newt in favor of multiple wives?” Laughter rumbled from the audience followed by applause. The polygamy punch line is a familiar one when it comes to poking fun at Mormons — as though Mormons and polygamy are...

Open House For Guatemala Mormon Temple

Open House For Guatemala Mormon Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (inadvertently called by friends of other faiths, the “Mormon Church”) has opened a beautiful new temple for the public in Quetzaltenango Guatemala. The temple open house will be from November 11-26. It will later be dedicated on December 11th by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the first presidency of the Church, which is the highest council in the Church of Jesus Christ. The first Mormon missionaries came to Guatemala in 1947. Missionaries are sent out world wide to teach the restored gospel of Jesus Christ to everyone so that all may have chance to receive its blessings. Temples are a part of those blessings. The Church started out small in...

Mormon Temples: Houses of the Lord Jesus Christ

Mormon Temples: Houses of the Lord Jesus Christ

By Eric Kotter, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (“Mormon“), student at BYU-Idaho studying communications, and freelance writer. This world is full of things that just aren’t very happy, to say the least. There seems to be an ever increasing focus on things that just don’t matter. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (inadvertently called by friends of other faiths, the “Mormon Church”) I’m so grateful for the opportunity to go to a Holy Temple of the Lord Jesus Christ. I go there to find refuge from the storms of the world. It’s so wonderful that there is a place where I can go to commune with God and feel of His love for me. In the...

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