CNN Answers Questions About Mormon Beliefs

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CNN Religion Editor Offers Informative Explanation of Mormonism

24 JUNE 2011 — POSTED by NEWSROOM STAFF

As national and worldwide attention is increasingly focused on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the need to clearly explain the Church’s background and core doctrines to curious outsiders becomes more and more important.

CNN.com Religion Editor Dan Gilgoff recently posted a video that accurately clarifies common misconceptions people have of the Church, while also explaining a few of the Church’s core beliefs. For example, Gilgoff explains that the Church’s official name is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Gilgoff also points out that the Church considers the Book of Mormon to be scripture alongside the Bible, and stopped the practice of polygamy in 1890 – more than 120 years ago.

Watch the entire CNN.com video below, or visit CNN.com.