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Mormon Leader Decries Divorce, Abortion, Same-sex Parents

posted on October 8, 2012

Lisa Schencker reports for The Salt Lake Tribune that, at the LDS Church’s biannual General Conference in Salt Lake City, “LDS apostle Dallin H. Oaks urged Mormons and non-Mormons alike … to protect children, decrying abortion, divorce, abuse, cohabitation and single and same-sex parenthood as harmful to their welfare.” In denouncing divorce, Oaks said, “[d]ivorcing parents inevitably teach a negative lesson … There are surely cases when a divorce is necessary for the good of the children, but those circumstances are exceptional.”

Read at The Salt Lake Tribune