To read Part 2, click here. Missionary Camille Junca felt her mother was being ridiculous. A family friend stationed nearby with National Public Radio had offered to pick up Junca from her mission and take her away, her mother said anxiously in an email, because the Mexican state where she was serving had become too dangerous. Junca and her companion had been on lockdown since Sept. Fifty-seven students were reported missing, and violent protests erupted after witnesses reported seeing some of them put into police vehicles. The killings and kidnappings had erupted a mile from where Junca lived in Iguala, in the state of Guerrero, south of Mexico City. The U. About two weeks into the lockdown, all missionaries in Guerrero — about 90 — were temporarily evacuated to another state.
By Olivia Fleming. With the goal of 'normalizing nudity,' a new photography project featuring naked Mormon women hopes to shed light on the religion's strict codes of modesty. With the aim of 'normalizing nudity,' a new photography project featuring naked Mormon women hopes to shed light on the religion's strict codes of modesty. Mrs Anderson, who hopes people will view the images 'with open minds and hearts,' says the idea of Mormon Women Bare began in after several news stories surrounding modesty in Mormon culture came to light. And one of the Church's magazines altered a Carl Bloch painting of angels by removing their wings and adding cap sleeves to their dresses. After hearing these stories and others, I became increasingly frustrated. Mrs Anderson, whose own husband is 'very supportive' of the project 'He is my biggest fan,' she admitted said she wanted tp answer some of her own burning questions though the project: 'Why has the modesty culture of the LDS church gotten so extreme in the past few years and what can we do about it? Despite the possibility of being reprimanded by their community, Mrs Anderson said it was 'surprisingly easy to find volunteers. I think this project is absolutely defensible artistically and is not a reason for church discipline.
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Now their female counterparts are flocking to missions in record numbers after a subtle, yet critical, change in church policy lowered the age minimum from 21 to 19 for the women, known as sisters. The Church announced another policy change Tuesday , saying it will now support national and local anti-discrimination laws for the LGBT community, if those laws also follow church doctrine. Church leadership has said that women do not have the same mandate as men to become missionaries, but that they are welcome.
Many people believe that they can't do anything to protect their privacy online , but that's not true. There actually are simple steps to dramatically reduce online tracking. I am going to give you a lesson in LDS missionary work.