New York Times: Missions Signal a Growing Role for Mormon Women
After working on the story for several months, The New York Times published a 4,500-word article triggered by the surge in numbers of female missionaries serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since the minimum age for service for women was dropped from 21 to 19.
This essay on faith and community is the second in a five-part series about the value of religion.
In this age of falling trust and social disintegration, a return to the sacred commitments of congregations will make our communities more cohesive. When the fabric of society begins to fray, religion with its layered threads of social capital can help bind it together.
The Church has issued statements on the status of missionaries in Ukraine and Venezuela.
MormonNewsroom.org pulls stories from its international Newsroom websites to show what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.
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Religion is the gathering of unique persons into a fellowship of believers. But if it cannot win the heart of the one, it cannot sustain its community. Full Story »
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