Ordain Women’s Kate Kelly Loses Last Appeal; Husband to Resign from Mormon Church

At The Salt Lake Tribune, Peggy Fletcher Stack reports that Kate Kelly, co-founder of the Ordain Women movement for opening the Mormon priesthood to women, has lost her last appeal to rejoin the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints. Kelly was excommunicated in June for apostasy and announced following the appeal that her husband would also leave the church. “I am disappointed in the outcome, but not surprised since the disciplinary process has been entirely opaque and inequitable from the get-go,” Kelly wrote in an Ordain Women news release, continuing, “Fortunately, men do not control my happiness, nor do they control my connection to God. I am proud of what I have done.”

Read at The Salt Lake Tribune

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