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Appeals court restores Utah ban on polygamy

SALT LAKE CITY – A federal appeals court restored Utah’s ban on polygamy Monday, handing a defeat to the family from TV’s “Sister Wives” and other polygamists who say the ruling could send plural...

DATE: April 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

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Mormon missionaries hurt in Brussels attack

SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah teenager who was injured in the Belgium airport attack survived a similar horror three years ago at the Boston Marathon. Mason Wells, a 19-year-old from Sandy, Utah, is...

DATE: March 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

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Faith-based films tone down religion, amp up star power

LOS ANGELES – For some filmgoers, hearing a movie described as “faith-based” makes it a must-see. But just as many others find the term a turn-off. To reach audiences beyond the Christian...

DATE: March 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Faith

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Backlash over Mormon LGBT rule change spreads among faithful

SALT LAKE CITY – New Mormon church rules targeting gay members and their children have triggered a firestorm of backlash from church members of all political backgrounds. Mormon scholar Patrick...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Faith

Utah group to start Boy Scout troop with gay leaders

SALT LAKE CITY – Days after the Boy Scouts of America lifted a blanket ban on gay leaders, a Utah group that pressed for the legalization of gay marriage in the state announced Tuesday it will...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2015 | CATEGORY: Faith