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Subject:  Mormon church exodus Date:  7/30/2012  10:23 AM
Author:  alstroemeria Number:  44306 of 59135

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A group of about 150 Mormons quit their church in a mass resignation ceremony in Salt Lake City on Saturday in a rare display of defiance...

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Some leaving the church Saturday did so with trepidation, as Mormon culture often stigmatizes those who fall away, leaving some without social or business connections.

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To resign from the church, Mormons must submit a formal letter asking their names be removed from church rolls...

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"I went to [my church leader] looking for a faithful perspective. He called my wife and told her she needed to find a new husband," Fielding said..


http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-06-30/news/sns-rt-us...

What kind of religion coerces you to stay through implied threats to your marriage, wider family, and even your business? <shudder>
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