The Mormon church reported 15 million members worldwide, a record high. At its biannual meeting, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported there are 80,000 Mormon missionaries – up from 58,500 a year ago.
A woman has led a prayer at the semi-annual gathering of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Salt Lake City. Jean A. Stevens led the closing prayer for more than 100,000 members of the Mormon church Saturday.
For two years running, President Obama is the man Americans most admire, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is again the most-admired woman, a new Gallup survey shows. But the public’s views of other politicians shifted noticeably in 2011.