Question Box: Organ Donation

July 11, 2013

Q: Do Mormons believe in organ donation? A: We certainly do.  We wrote some posts about organ donation and cremation a couple of years ago. Check them out. Cremation I Cremation II Organ Donation   Share this:


Question Box: Can Mormons be cremated?

March 31, 2013

Can Mormons be cremated and other ashes put together? Cremation is permitted but not encouraged. At burial, faithful members are clothed in ceremonial garb as a symbol of their readiness to enter the spirit world. So cremation puts a bit of a hiccup in that rite. Wherever possible, they should be cremated while wearing the […]

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What Do Mormons Believe About Abortion?

November 30, 2012
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“We affirm the sanctity of life and of its importance in God’s eternal plan.” —The Family: A Proclamation to the World Years ago I was in Salt Lake City for a conference of members of our church. Picketing outside the conference center were opponents of our faith who proclaimed, among other things, that we ought […]


What happens after I die? Is there life after death?

January 6, 2012 answers this question well. “Death is not the end. Death is really a beginning—another step forward in Heavenly Father’s plan for His children. Someday, like everyone else, your physical body will die. But your spirit does not die, it goes to the spirit world, where you will continue to learn and progress and may […]


Does Everyone Get a Chance?

April 5, 2011

We recently had a comment here on What do Mormons Believe, that caught my eye. In the comment it asked the following questions. What would happen to people who didn’t have the chance to hear the gospel, such as people in third world countries? Even if they’ve lived good lives, but never even heard the […]