Is it okay to get a tattoo for medical reasons?

Is it okay to get a tattoo for medical reasons?

Question   I know the church doesn’t approve of tattoos, but what about one that is done for medical reasons? Michael   Answer   Dear Michael, The church understands and accepts medical necessity as a valid reason to do things that otherwise would...
Older members of the Elders Quorum

Older members of the Elders Quorum

I am a High Priest Group Leader and among my group I have older members who are from the Elders Quorum.They have been told that if they feel more comfortable meeting with the High Priests instead of with the younger Elders Quorum because of their age, they can do. ...
Temple Work

Temple Work

Has the church ever come out with revelation denying temple work for the dead? For example; can Osama Bin Ladens work be done? Justin Justin, Part of your question is “public relations” as well as doctrine of the church. We know that God is a just and fair...
Violins allowed on missions?

Violins allowed on missions?

Hey Gramps, I am soon to receive my mission call but I was wondering about something. I have played the violin since I was a child, and to go two years without playing it would be a lot to ask of anyone who loves it like I do. I asked my bishop and he said it usually...
Who needs to know of an excommunication?

Who needs to know of an excommunication?

Question   Gramps, I committed sexual sin after going to the temple. I know I have to confess to my bishop. The question I have is this, how many people have to know if I am excommunicated? I had a friend that was excommunicated and she told no one but most of...
Transsexuals and the Priesthood

Transsexuals and the Priesthood

A woman asked to be removed from the records of the church. She then had a sex change operation and is living as a man, attending church. This person expects to be rebaptised and given the priesthood. I can see rebaptism, maybe, but do you agree with my supposition...
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