Mormon church excommunicates prominent advocate for women in priesthood, women's group founder

  • by: BRADY McCOMBS , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 23, 2014 - 7:05 PM

SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church excommunicated the founder of a prominent women's group Monday, a rare move that brings down the harshest punishment available on an adherent who created an organization and staged demonstrations in a push for women to join the faith's priesthood.

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