The long-standing practice breaks church rules.
This is not the first time that members of the Mormon Church have created a sect and run off with children.
Baptisms for the dead are common in the Mormon church.
Throughout Donia Jessop's campaign, former members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Hildale, Utah, scoffed and told her they would never support a woman in leadership.
Warren Jeffs' daughter Rachel recounts her life in the cult known as the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
A prominent Mormon and white nationalist blogger was due to speak in Charlottesville.
The church has only excommunicated a handful of top leaders for discretions, including apostasy and adultery.
Ruthie Robertson had her fall classes at BYU-Idaho canceled after writing that homosexuality wasn't a sin.
The Mormon community is struggling to keep its cultural identity while embracing multiple racial, ethnic and national backgrounds.
Donald Trump has plenty of woes in Utah, usually a reliably red state, and one of them is Tim Kaine.
Experts say the trial will provide a rare glimpse into a secretive splinter sect of Mormonism.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which received criticism over its backing of Proposition 8 in California, has seemingly switched course.