Decision Pending for Activist in Conflict with LDS Church

by | Jun. 23, 2014

News from Utah

Faith, doctrine and how questions are raised by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are all part of a mainstream and social media conversation that culminated in vigils in Salt Lake City and Virginia Sunday.

The vigils were in support of a woman facing a church disciplinary council for actions related to seeking the ordination of women to the faith’s priesthood, and were timed to take place while the council was in session.

Kate Kelly, who describes herself as a faithful, believing member of the faith, is refusing counsel from her local priesthood leaders to cease her now one-year effort to recruit support and followers to her effort to Ordain Women, the name given to her movement and website.

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