A Christian health-care group is getting tough on Mormons, telling them to rethink their beliefs about God, or leave.
According to KSL-TV in Salt Lake City, Samaritan Ministries is contacting members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, urging them to align their faith more strictly to what it has posted in its statement of faith.
Many famous Americans are reportedly Mormons, including author Glenn Beck, actors Katherine Heigl and Jon Heder, entertainers Donny and Marie Osmond, singers Gladys Knight and Julianne Hough, Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, and former Sens. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah and Harry Reid, D-Nev.
"As a community of Christians who help other Christians with their health care, our Guidelines require that all adult members are in agreement with Samaritan Ministries' Statement of Faith in order to be members,â€ť the Illinois-based group said in an email to Ryan Baker, a Mormon ...