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And for those who stay, only about 25-percent of the young, single members are actually active in the faith, she said.
The Mormon Church declined to provide a comment for this article.
“Undoubtedly this is a historic time,” said Barlow, who is a member of the LDS Church.
Only about 64 percent of those raised Mormon continued to adhere to the faith when they entered adulthood, according to the 2014 Pew Religious Landscape Survey. “This is especially true among Millennials,” said Jana Riess, senior columnist for Religion News Service.
At the same time that the Internet’s fountain of information on Mormonism--some true and some extremely misleading, said Barlow--is making some question what they’ve been raised to believe, there is also an overall shift among young people in the U. who have opted to move away from organized religion altogether.
Like many of the other members of the Reddit group, Nielsen recently left the Mormon Church.
He had been raised in the faith, but resigned soon after he realized he was attracted to men.
The post by the 22-year-old from South Jordan, Utah launched a nuanced discussion surrounding some Mormons’ seemingly unbreakable loyalty to their church.
One followed up by writing that perhaps the religion is more like its own country, providing members with an intimate, safe community for the price of worship and strict lifestyle rules.
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