Peggy Fletcher Stack, Salt Lake Tribune

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Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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‘Mormon Land’: ‘Soft swinging,’ monogamous intimacy and LDS sexuality

On this week's "Mormon Land" podcast, Latter-day Saint marriage and sexuality therapist Jennifer Finlayson-Fife discusses the recent TikTok phenomenon about "soft swinging," and how members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can create sexually fulfilling marriages. → Read More

‘Mormon Land’: Are firearms and gun violence a moral issue the LDS Church needs to address?

On this week's "Mormon Land" podcast, religion scholars discuss whether leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will or should weigh in on the issue of guns and gun violence. → Read More

‘Mormon Land’: BYU’s Black Menaces talk about their mission to raise awareness and wipe out racism

On this week's "Mormon Land" podcast, two members of BYU's Black Menaces discuss their social media campaign to raise awareness about racism, bigotry and other challenges facing marginalized communities on the Provo campus. → Read More

TikTok or tracting? LDS missionaries are singing, dancing and preaching online, but do these videos work?

LDS missionaries are turning to social media to find potential converts. Is it a good strategy or a wince-inducing one? → Read More

‘Mormon Land’: How Orrin Hatch transformed the political loyalties of Latter-day Saints

On this week's "Mormon Land," historian Benjamin Park explores the life and legacy of the late Sen. Orrin Hatch. → Read More

Hosannas, hymns fill Jerusalem for Palm Sunday — a postcard from Tribune’s Peggy Fletcher Stack

Salt Lake Tribune religion reporter Peggy Fletcher Stack writes about Palm Sunday in Jerusalem. → Read More

‘Peaceful cannon’ sounds the end of Ramadan fast in the glow of Dubai — a postcard from Tribune’s Peggy Fletcher Stack

Salt Lake Tribune religion reporter Peggy Fletcher Stack reports from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, about the end of a day of Ramadan fasting. → Read More

LDS General Conference speakers discuss missions, marriage, conflicts, abuse, Mother in Heaven

Highlights from General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. → Read More

Why this LDS, Republican, former federal judge backs Ketanji Brown Jackson for the Supreme Court

Retired federal Judge Thomas Griffith, a Latter-day Saint, explains why he supports Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. → Read More

Post-Trump, see how many Americans, Latter-day Saints and others still buy into QAnon

The number of QAnon believers did not decline in 2021 despite the fact that former President Donald Trump was no longer in office. About 17% of Latter-day Saints are considered QAnon believers, which is around the same number as last year. → Read More

‘Mormon Land’: Feds have cleared BYU, but is BYU in the clear?

On this week's "Mormon Land" podcast, college administrator Michael Austin, a BYU alumnus, discusses the multiples challenges facing his alma mater. → Read More

‘Mormon Land’: Why politics, done right, is a ‘religious activity’

Retired federal Judge Thomas Griffith, who sat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, talk about why politics, done right, is vital to religion. → Read More

‘Mormon Land’: Kristine Haglund discusses the work of Eugene England, the ‘last Mormon liberal’

On this week's "Mormon Land" podcast, author Kristine Haglund discusses her new book, “Eugene England: A Mormon Liberal." → Read More

See how these LDS activists became ‘anxiously engaged’ in good causes

Some members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints feel prompted by their faith to do good in their communities, their countries or even across the world. They tackle issues of hunger, poverty, racism, and many others on their own in keeping with what they believe God expects them to do. Here are some examples. → Read More

LDS Church-chartered plane brought COVID cases to a remote Pacific nation

The island nation of Kiribati has been almost entirely COVID-free until a plane, chartered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, landed there earlier this month. "Thirty-six people on a flight from Fiji tested positive on landing," reported The Washington Post. "All 54 passengers were isolated at a facility, but at least four cases were since reported in the community, including a… → Read More

‘Mormon Land’: In wake of Provo Temple redesign, prominent architect examines the best and worst of the most sacred LDS buildings

In the wake of newly unveiled designs for remaking the Provo Temple, architect and preservation advocate Allen Roberts discusses designs for temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on this week's "Mormon Land" podcast. → Read More

Latest from Sunday LDS General Conference: Members await President Russell Nelson’s major address

Latest from the final day of the 191st Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. → Read More

Latest from Saturday LDS General Conference: Tabernacle Choir kicks off session

Latest updates from the General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. → Read More

‘Mormon Land’: Is the church in the midst of sea change — and how might it navigate the rocky waters?

In this week's "Mormon Land" podcast, we discuss the question of whether The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is in danger of losing its identity amid a wave of changes. → Read More

‘Mormon Land’: The new push to get BYU to trim its beard ban

On this week's "Mormon Land" podcast, a BYU emeritus professor discusses his push for the Provo school to remove its ban on beards. → Read More