Episode #297 – The doTERRA Front

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Nevada Mormons courted by the GOP; BYU and religious freedom; campaigns to help early RMs; the Church betrays Ukraine; sick Mormon missionaries

United at last, we join you from Washington to bring you the best in Mormon news!

We got a new Presiding Bishop, Bishop Gerald Causse (accents omitted), and a new counselor in the Presiding Bishopric, W. Christopher Waddell, former president of the best mission on earth.

Keeping with the gallic theme, the Deseret News has a nifty history of the Book of Mormon in French.

And keeping with the portfolio of the Presiding Bishopric, a Philadelphia man allegedly swipes a check made out to the Church from a local electricity company worth nearly $184,000 and cashes it.

All the king’s politicians want to win Mitt Romney’s old Mormon vote in Nevada, but can anyone pull it off. McKay Coppins offers a great rundown of the different approaches taken by GOP candidates in the Silver State.

Does BYU violate religious freedom? Many say yes. BYU says no. How?

A sweet and smart woman starts a campaign to help early returned missionaries (ERMs), except we find the truth of the matter deep in her materials! All is not as it seems!

The daughter of Sister Wives stars wants to be baptized and live an LDS lifestyle, but she’s banned from doing so because of her parents’ polygamous relationship. Where is the line on “supporting apostate groups”?

The Church organizes a new district in Crimea and labels it Russian, and we are displeased.

Slate runs a hit piece on healthcare within Mormon missions, and it is mostly garbage. Even Jana Riess says so.


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