Here's to Marie Osmond and Stephen Craig

The biggest news story involving Mormonism this week besides the 14 Tony nominations for "The Book of Mormon" musical on Broadway, is, not surprisingly, Marie Osmond’s third wedding.

Major news outlets carried details that she remarried her first husband, former BYU basketball standout Stephen Craig, in a private ceremony in the Las Vegas Temple. The news reported that she wore the same wedding dress that she wore on her first wedding.

Do a quick search in newspaper databases like Lexis-Nexis for the words "Osmond" and "Mormon," and you bring back hundreds of articles. The musical family may have the distinction of being the most famous Mormons over this period of more than 40 years since their breakout success on "The Andy Williams Show." Today, they’re still making news for the church, and I admire them for doing it.

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