Josue Moises Montuy, 28, was taken into custody after the incident at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Crows Landing, California.
An LDS bishop charged with possession of child pornography allegedly told investigators the children in the images were "not real."
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is vehemently opposed to gay marriage and same-sex relationships.
David Matheson, who previously claimed being gay "is never going to work" for some people, announces he wants to date men.
But some restrictions still apply to when women missionaries can wear pants.
Man who staged 23-day hunger strike to protest "worthiness interviews" faces being removed from church.
But the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is not changing its stance on same-sex marriage.
"The Church has increasingly felt the need to create and implement a uniform youth leadership and development program that serves its members globally."
"There are a lot of members of the church who aren't on board with evolution."
More Mormons approve of President Donald Trump's job performance than any other religious group.
The leaked document reveals what many young Mormons have been taught about homosexuality and sex.
The family and its supporters follow a text called "The Nay Book," allegedly compiled by a friend and fellow rancher.
This is not the first time that members of the Mormon Church have created a sect and run off with children.
Mormons voted in high numbers for Donald Trump, but the church criticized white supremacist attitudes in the wake of the Charlottesville riots in August.
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.
Businessman, rockstar or protest-backing troublemaker—what Russian media expects from Washington's likely new man in Moscow, Jon Huntsman.
The Mormon community is struggling to keep its cultural identity while embracing multiple racial, ethnic and national backgrounds.
The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is also fighting a lawsuit saying the church discriminates against nonmembers and denies them municipal services.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which received criticism over its backing of Proposition 8 in California, has seemingly switched course.