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Read The Document That Caused A British Magistrates’ Court To Demand Mormon Church Prove Adam And Eve Were Real

by | 6th, February 2014

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President Thomas S Monson, center, and his daughter, Ann Dibb walk off following the morning session of the 183rd Semiannual General Conference for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Salt Lake City.

THIS is incredible. The Telegraph reports on a criminal case that is utterly nuts. The head of the Mormon Church movement is being summoned to prove the religion is based on facts that can be proven by science. If he can’t prove it’s based on facts, then it’s a lie. Anyone donating money to his religion is a victim of fraud. He is a criminal. That’s the thinking.

But why pick on the Mormons and their books? Why not pick part the Koran, the Talmud, the Bible or any other religious tract? Is this a test case. Mormons are less likely than others to kick up a stink and bomb your house. Start with them and move on. Maybe one day even Scientologists will be ask to prove it.

The Telegraph sums up the matter:

A British magistrate has issued an extraordinary summons to the worldwide leader of the Mormon church alleging that its teachings about mankind amount to fraud. Thomas S. Monson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been ordered to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London next month to defend the church’s doctrines including beliefs about Adam and Eve and Native Americans.

 

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Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir perform during the opening session of the two-day Mormon church conference Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Salt Lake City. The president of the Mormon church says worldwide membership has hit 15 million, representing a three-fold increase over the three decades. President Thomas S. Monson announced the milestone during the opening session of the two-day Mormon church conference Saturday morning. The biannual general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ and Latter-day Saints brings 100,000 members to Salt Lake City. More than half of church members live outside of the United States. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

 

One of the truths of the Mormon Church is that Native Americans are the lost tribe of Israel’s descendants. Prove it. Come to London and prove it. Or else.

(Well, do you Adam and Eve it?)

A formal summons signed by District Judge Elizabeth Roscoe warns Mr Monson, who is recognised by Mormons as God’s prophet on Earth, that a warrant for his arrest could be issued if he fails to make the journey from Salt Lake City, Utah, for a hearing on March 14.

You see. Truth is stranger than fiction.

 

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Mormon church President Gordon B. Hinckley poses in the doorway of a replica of the log house Friday, March 27, 1998 in Palmyra, N.Y., where church founder Joseph Smith lived when he encountered his first vision that led to the formation of the Mormons. Smith was 17 years old in 1823 when he was visited by the angel Moroni in his bedroom, according to the church’s history. Three years earlier, Smith said he saw God and Jesus Christ while praying in a nearby maple grove. Smith claimed the angel led him to a buried cache of gold plates on nearby Cumorah Hill that he translated into the Book of Mormon, one of four books in the church’s scriptural canon, which includes the Bible. The first six believers formally organized the church in 1830 in Fayette.

 

The court’s summons is in reaction to a private prosecution attempt by Tom Phillips, a former Mormon who runs MormonThink.

The maximum penalty for the allegations contained in the summons is ten years imprisonment and a fine, for each offence. (Section 3 (b)on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years or to a fine (or to both).)

Mr. Monson is entitled to a fair trial and any comments that might prejudice the case should be avoided.

These are the documents:

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