Mormon Church Warning: Beware of Those Fancy Coffee Drinks

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name, that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors and that marijuana is outlawed unless prescribed by "com...

Porterfield Funeral Is Set for Monday in Clovis

The funeral service for Kelly Porterfield, who left his imprint on Central Unified and Madera Unified school districts, is scheduled for Monday, July 29. The public funeral is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m...
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Mormons Repeal Ban on Baptisms for Children of Gay Parents

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday repealed rules unveiled in 2015 that banned baptisms for children of gay parents and made gay marriage a sin worthy of expulsion. The surprise announcement by the faith widely know...