Bishop Apologizes for Calling Harry Reid Unfit to Enter Mormon Temples

The Salt Lake City Tribune‘s Peggy Fletcher Stack reports that LDS bishop Mark Paredes has apologized to fellow Mormon and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid after he said that Reid was not worthy to enter one of the faith’s temples as a Democrat. “I have no problem with an average Mormon in the pew who supports the Democratic Party because one of its issues or positions appeals to him,” Paredes wrote in an email to the Associated Press. “However, occupying a national Democratic leadership position is an entirely different matter.”

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