Prominent Mormon Podcaster Threatened With Excommunicate For Same-Sex Marriage Views

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John Dehlin, creator of the Mormon Stories podcast (, has been summoned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to a disciplinary hearing on January 25th. If found guilty of the charges against him, he could face censure or excommunication. The charges against him include his accounts of historical and cultural issues within the Mormon Church that do not quite follow official storylines, public support of same-sex marriage and the Ordain Women movement, and public disdain for the church’s approach to LGBT members and some key elements of daily orthodox Latter-Day Saints operations. You can read Dehlin’s response to the summons via press release here.

THE CONVERSATION QUESTION: Should Mormon Podcaster John Dehlin Be Excommunicated For Public Contradictions Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints?

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  1. That is the problem with ‘religion’ and the rules and narratives that are thrown around by the ‘humans’ who are supposed to be following it?

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