More Mormons approve of President Donald Trump's job performance than any other religious group.
Mormons voted in high numbers for Donald Trump, but the church criticized white supremacist attitudes in the wake of the Charlottesville riots in August.
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.