Skip to comments.JW Marriott Thanks Romney for Bringing Attention to Mormonism
Posted on 09/02/2012 7:39:20 PM PDT by aposiopetic
BOSTON The head of the prominent Marriott hotel chain and fellow Mormon J.W. Marriott thanked Mitt Romney today during a Mormon church service for bringing positive attention to the religion, which is often considered to be shrouded in mystery.
There has never been as much positive attention to the church, thanks to the wonderful campaign of Mitt Romney and his family, Marriott said during a service at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wolfeboro, N.H., the lakeside town where the Romney family has a home.
Marriotts remarks come after a noticeable shift in the campaign to highlight Romneys faith, a subject that has been rarely spoken about publicly by the candidate and his wife until last week, when both mentioned Mormonism in their speeches at the Republican National Convention. Additionally, several speakers arranged by the campaign to appear at the RNC highlighted the candidates strong ties to his faith.
Romney and Ann Romney, who sat six rows back in the church this morning, showed little reaction to Marriotts testimony, according to a small group of reporters who accompanied the couple inside.
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mormonism is not Christianity.
Joseph Smith and Ron L Hubbard are anti-soul brothers.
Tracing a family tree is important to some Mormon rituals. Given that they believe this, yes they at least are being charitable about it when they could charge for facilitating an ecclesiastical favor.
Although I and many others here disagree with various actions and positions of Mr. Romney, I have yet to hear a believable story of his having treated someone wrongly. If Mr. Marriott knows Mr. Romney to be someone who can be relied upon to do the right thing, I am glad he spoke up.
Hubbard got on the train a bit late, but he definitely sniffed out a theme that sold in the spiritual realm.
Thanks for your reply. May we all reject nihilistic and destructive solutions like suicide-bombing.
There is no conspiracy.
It is called the exposure of mormonism.
Mr. Marriott the head of Marriott where Romney once served on the board, is the biggest distributor of hotel porn.......
The exposure of mormonism is a good thing, hopefully even mormons who do not know the foundation and inner teachings see God Almighty’s Light and flee the blasphemy, called mormonism.
“Catholics lump them along with all evangelicals as heretics. Lutheran? Mormon? Its all out there somewhere in hell to them.”
Wrong. If a Catholic tells you that, tell them to take it up with the Pope.
It follows that these separated churches and Communities, though we believe they suffer from defects, are deprived neither of significance nor importance in the mystery of salvation. In fact the Spirit of Christ has not refrained from using them as instruments of salvation, whose value derives from that fullness of grace and of truth which has been entrusted to the Catholic Church Pope B16, Dominus Iesus
And as far as LDS, Catholics don’t accept their baptism as the LDS understanding of the Trinity isn’t the same, while with all nonCatholic Christians it is. Which seems reasonable to me.
As far as Christian faiths claiming that another isnt Christian, theres a vocal minority of nonCatholic Christians who go beyond thinking the Catholic Church is wrong on many grave things to thinking Catholics arent Christians. FR actually banned some of the things produced from this wackadoo-ism, and they didn’t come from LDS.
Prayer is definitely good.
The dog carrier on the roof, and the scissors. I haven’t heard of other things in that vein.
Simply asking Mormons to live up to what their own church documents that they ought to believe in the moral sphere, would be helpful in an earthly sense.
I’m surprised the LDS has NOT gotten itself flouted as big hypocrites given its present state of affairs.
That’s a graciously intended gesture, to be sure. Whether it is positioned to be generally accepted theology in the Catholic church is another question. That was not an ex cathedra remark was it?
There are a lot of wealthy Mormons and The Mormon Church has a ton of money. I’m thinking there will be a lot of Mormon money funneled into the Romney campaign. (I have no problem with that.) And with 5 million Mormons in America, I’m thinking they might organize a ground game to campaign for Mitt. Just speculating.
I’d rather have an American Mormon in the Whitehouse, than a Keynesian Muslim...
“By My Fruits, Ye Shall Judge Me.”
May God forgive you your pig-headedness.
I was intrigued until they said no coffee, Coca-Cola, wine or beer. When they change that, get back to me.
The religion is Christianity. Mormon (Later Day Saints) is a denomination like Baptist, Catholic, Methodist, Amish, Presbyterian, etc.
I don’t see how Romney has brought attention to the Mormon Church except for the fact that he is a Mormon. I don’t know anymore about the Mormon Church now than I did before Romney ran for office. Some say it’s a cult. I don’t know if it is or not. I could say the same thing about some of the TV preachers I’ve heard.
Is there a Religious Forum? Didn’t know that. Gotta be lonely over there. I’m thinking this website is primarily for talking politics; right?