Mormon Leader: Nicknames for Faith Are “Victory for Satan”

The Associated Press reports, “The president of the Mormon church reiterated Sunday that he wants members, the media and others to use the faith’s full name, saying nicknames are ‘a major victory for Satan.”’ Russell M. Nelson said at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ twice-yearly conference in Salt Lake City, “When the Savior clearly states what the name of his church should be, and even precedes his declaration with, ‘Thus shall my church be called,’ he is serious.” The Associated Press adds, “The entry about the church in the Associated Press Stylebook, which many news outlets follow, remains unchanged.”

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