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The information will be surprising to many Latter-day Saints who either didn't know or were encouraged to dismiss speculation as anti-Mormon propaganda, Mauss said.
The Associated Press Stylebook has recognized this difficulty and specified that the term "Mormon" is a nickname that should be applied exclusively to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and that it is not accurately applied to any other person or organization (see entries on "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The" and "Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints").
Two groups of Latter-day Saints made their way to California in 1846.
The Nauvoo Endowment Companies 1845-1846: A Documentary History is a compilation of the original, scribed documentation of all activities and events that took place inside the Nauvoo temple of the Latter-day Saints (Mormons) the two months in which it was in operation, December 1845--February 1846.
Kim Farah, a spokeswoman for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the church's official name), described the amendment as a "narrow exception to the immigration act.
Struggling with his gay sexual orientation several years ago, Aaron Cloward sought help from the leaders of his local Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Religions covered are Protestantism, Evangelical Christianity, Roman Catholicism, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Orthodox Christianity, Seventh-day Adventist, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism.
These were some of the images that the word conjured up for me and I noticed I found it much easier to empty my mind of pre-conceived ideas when visiting mosques, gurudwaras, synagogues and temples than I did before meeting the Latter-day Saints, as they call themselves.
Mormon pioneers brought polygamy to Utah in the 1840s, but the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints renounced it fifty years later in a bid to gain statehood for their territory.
If the Jehovah's Witness experience represents a constructive negotiation by a religious minority in the broader dominant culture, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons) endured a more wrenching conversion of its autonomy before finding reconciliation with the demands of the political order.
They conducted the study in Utah because more than two-thirds of the state's residents are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons).