MORMONS often put themselves out in the community knocking on doors - but how much do you really know about their beliefs? Here we explain what Mormonism is, what Mormons believe, and how popular it is. What is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? Followers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - often known as the Mormon Church - believe that other Christian churches have gone astray and theirs is a restoration of the Church as Jesus had intended. It was founded by Joseph Smith in 1830. It claims to have over 16million members - most of which are based in the United States. It is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, after moving to the desert state in the 1850s. What do Mormons believe? Mormons believe that the Book of Mormon tells the story of God's dealing with Americans in the ancient world. It was first published by Joseph Smith in 1830, and is believed to have been narrated by the prophet-historian Mormon who is said to have lived in the 4th century AD. … [Read more...] about What is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, what do Mormons believe and how popular is the religion?
Alice Johnson publicly thanked her “Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” and “President Donald John Trump” Wednesday afternoon, after being released from prison after serving 22-years. After Johnson’s case was brought to his attention by reality TV superstar Kim Kardashian West, Trump commuted her sentence.This was the scene Wednesday as Johnson was released. “First of all, I want to thank my Lord and Savior, thank Jesus Christ. Without him, I can do nothing. With him, I can do everything,” she said. “I want to thank President Donald John Trump. Hallelujah!,” she added, as the crowd around her cheered at the sound of the president’s name. “Thank you for giving me another chance at life and restoring me to my family.’ Speaking of Kardashian West, Johnson added, “Bless Kim, our little angel. Thank you, thank you.” Johnson, who is now 63, had been serving a life sentence in a federal prison in Aliceville, … [Read more...] about Alice Johnson Thanks Jesus Christ and President Trump for Sentence Commutation
World Christianity Religion Catholicism Argentina An Argentinian minister issued an apology to offended Christians after he was filmed eating a cake depicting the body of Jesus Christ, including bloody stigmata wounds, at an art exhibition.Culture Minister Enrique Avogadro wrote on Facebook that he “sincerely regrets” offending people’s “most intimate beliefs” by taking part in the exhibition and eating the body of Christ cake, as reported Argentina’s TN.Avogadro was attending a contemporary art fair at the Palermo exhibition center in Buenos Aires when he was shown a life-sized red velvet Jesus Christ cake made by artist duo Pool & Marianela. When offered a slice, he accepted and began eating. The video footage shows that he ate a piece of arm.Footage of the moment went viral in Argentina, a strongly Catholic country and the native home of Pope Francis. Avogadro was met with a backlash from Christians, a number of whom made … [Read more...] about Christians Outraged Over Life-Sized Jesus Christ Cake With Red Velvet Stigmata Wounds
BIZARRE footage seems to show 'blood' leaking from Jesus Christ's tomb in Jerusalem. Despite sceptics claiming the footage is "old" and "fake", it has sent some Christians into a frenzy, with one posting online: “The truth is in front of people and they just deny it.” The clip was apparently filmed at the Stone of Anointing in Jerusalem – the site which Christians believe is where Jesus’ body was prepared for burial. As the camera zooms in on the top of the grave, a red substance appears to seep through the stone. According to reports, the "moment" was caught by Nicola Kanaan, a resident in Galilee. She claimed the crimson pooling was "blood leaking from the slab". It apparently happened inside Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of the holiest sites in Christianity, which is believed to contain the site where Jesus was crucified - along with his tomb. Thousands of viewers have commented on the footage since it circulated last week. Others claimed the … [Read more...] about ‘Blood’ leaks from Jesus Christ’s tomb in Jerusalem in bizarre footage that has sparked conspiracy theory frenzy
JESUS is conventionally thought to have had 12 male disciples - but new information has emerged that claims to show that he had female disciples as well. Here we ask what the latest evidence is and who are theologians Helen Bond and Joan Taylor who have uncovered it. Did Jesus have female disciples? According to a documentary screened on Channel 4 on April 8, theologians Helen Bond and Joan Taylor believe at least half of Jesus' disciples were women, and paired up with the male disciples to spread the word. In addition, they also believe the women bankrolled the movement and Jesus' preaching. Bond and Taylor both said they were appalled - but not surprised - to discover evidence that the female disciples were airbrushed from Christian history. What is the latest evidence? According to research presented by Bond and Taylor, evidence throughout the Bible suggests women such as Joanna, Susanna and Salome were prominent disciples of Jesus at the time. In the gospel of Luke, there is a … [Read more...] about Did Jesus Christ have female disciples, what’s the latest evidence and who are theologians Helen Bond and Joan Taylor?