On a cold Saturday last month, hundreds of couples swirled around a 6-foot-high cake at a mass wedding reception at a Salt Lake City concert hall, celebrating the recent court ruling that had unexpectedly allowed them to marry their partners. A pair of gray-haired women in tuxedo vests held each other close, laughing at a private joke. A smooth-faced man pressed his cheek against his partner's three-day scruff. Sally Farrar didn't join in. She and her partner of 27 years, and wife of 19 days, Brenda, stood off to the side, like wallflowers at the junior prom. Mormons have never been big partiers.
Mormon Church Declares Same-Sex Couples To Be Apostates
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It has performed in the Salt Lake Tabernacle for over years. The choir was founded in August , one month after the Mormon pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley. The choir is one of the most famous in the world. President in , and has performed at the inaugurations of presidents Lyndon B. Bush , George W. Bush , and Donald Trump
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A new policy is making same-sex couples who get married apostates and barring their children from being baptized. The Mormon church doctrine considers marriage an institution created by God that can only occur between one man and one woman, however church leaders previously said members are allowed to support gay marriage. This new policy allows same-sex couples to be disciplined by the church.
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