Mormon News Podcast Episode 5 – 6.21.2018
John Dehlin, Julienna Viegas, Sharon Price, and Stephanie Lobrot discuss:
- LDS response to immigrant children and family separation on our southern border
- Controversy surrounding the denial of LGBTQ+ groups’ participation in the 2018 Provo Freedom Festival, the allowance of their application re-submission, and the proposed combining of all such participants into one entity in the parade.
- Changes to the LDS Hymnal and children’s songbook, calling upon members to submit compositions in an attempt to create a more globally-relevant hymnal.
- Changes to LDS-owned Family Search genealogy database to now allow for the acknowledgement of same-sex relationships.
- Another update to policies governing priesthood leaders’ one-on-one meetings with LDS youth.