Re: “Stuffy old church men must join modern world” (Bill Hall column, 7-19).
Hall’s claim that the Mormon Church is a “backward institution” where women are “100 percent outranked” by men in leadership is not true.
The Mormon (LDS) Church has a lay ministry in which women as well as men do voluntary service in various positions or “callings.” Women preach from the pulpit, teach classes, serve as auxiliary presidents and work as missionaries around the globe.
Secularists try to achieve gender equality by pushing women to be more like men – aggressive, ambitious, career-oriented. The LDS Church encourages men …