Mormon Church officials excommunicated him from the religion after learning about his lifestyle. LDS Church portal. A previous version incorrectly stated otherwise. AltaMira Press. The church needs to utilize its own teachings to make it a safe place for all its members.
All the while, he silently disassociated from the religion.
Such a marriage is called a " celestial marriage "  or a "temple marriage",  and is a particular instance of a " sealing " which binds people together in the afterlife. Harvard University Press. In journalism In policing History of same-sex unions Queer erasure bisexual.
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