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  • Is Pope Benedict XVI setting precedent for…the Mormons?

     
    The Salt Lake Tribune religion reporter Peggy Fletcher Stack writes that Pope Benedicts' decision to retire, rather than die in office, has Mormons talking about whether that could happen to the leaderĀ of the Latter-Day Saints? With the resignation of...
  • Obama and Romney fought cleanest fight in history

    Obama and Romney fought cleanest fight in history
    Now that the candidates have left the hustings (whatever those are) behind, it can be said: This was the cleanest presidential campaign in recent memory, perhaps in American history. Before you get exercised about Mitt Romney's sketchy tax math or...
  • Potential Ravens target Peter Konz enjoys being center of attention

    Potential Ravens target Peter Konz enjoys being center of attention
    Most of his offensive-line brethren would absolutely hate this. After all, linemen live in a world where they're talked to only when a yellow flag flies in their direction or their quarterback is on the ground. Beyond that, they're rarely singled out....
  • Simeon All Access | Breaking down Jabari Parker's college options

    Simeon All Access | Breaking down Jabari Parker's college options
    His father has said it's between Duke and Michigan State. Jabari Parker countered by saying recently that there still were five schools in contention for his oral commitment. The world will find out at 3 p.m. Thursday where the Simeon senior has decided...
  • Geography determines justice for Scout abuse victims

    Ron Morgan and Kerry Lewis grew up in adjoining states — one in Idaho, the other in Oregon. Both belonged to Boy Scout troops during the 1980s, and decades later, both alleged in lawsuits that the Scouts failed to protect them and other boys...
  • Chan Lowe: The Mormons and posthumous baptism

    Chan Lowe: The Mormons and posthumous baptism
    First, I would like to give credit to my esteemed colleague, editorial writer Gary Stein, who planted the seed by posing the question, “I wonder what the Mormons would think if Jews performed posthumous circumcisions.” I couldn’t...
  • Our Laguna: Honoring those for their skills, service

    I read Monday in the L.A. Times that Gino Cimoli had died. Gino was the first major league player to bat on the West Coast when the Dodgers and Giants moved to California from New York in 1958. He wasn't the Dodgers usual lead-off batter, but Manager...
  • Is secularism a threat to religious freedom?

    Q. A Mormon leader recently made a speech, in which he claimed religious freedom in America is under assault from secularization and a growing gay rights movement. In his speech, Elder Dallin H. Oaks warned of “an alarming trajectory of events...
  • In Theory: Honor code violation -- making the punishment fit the crime

    Q. Brigham Young University recently suspended its star basketball center, Brandon Davies, for violating the college's strict Honor Code. Davies admitted to officials that he'd had pre-marital sex with his girlfriend, an Arizona State University freshman....
  • On Faith: What's in a name?

    A name is the means by which we are identified. In the olden days, many times the name took the form of one's origin or occupation: Joseph the carpenter, Jesus of Nazareth, Joan of Arc. In Scandinavian genealogy, we run across patronymics. A son or...
  • Raising Cain: HBO's 'Mildred Pierce' goes by the book

    When trimming a household budget, premium cable is an easy expense to cut. Hold on to your HBO, though. Its "Mildred Pierce" miniseries, premiering March 27 and spread out over three Sundays, is worth it. Kate Winslet turns in a sublime performance as...