A group of faithful Mormons is trying to launch a dating website for LDS singles—but they’re facing backlash from their church.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is crying foul at Mormon Match’s decision to use the Salt Lake Temple and the word “Mormon” on their site, claiming the church has total ownership over those things.
"We believe we are well within our rights to protect both the use of the name of the church and the image of the Salt Lake temple and to make clear that the plaintiff's business has no connection whatsoever to the church," attorney Robert Schick told the Houston Chronicle.
The church’s moves—and alleged backhanded attempts to shut down the site—came as a surprise to founders Jonathan Eller and Matthew La Pointe.
The News' requests for comment from LDS church and from IRI were not returned.
Mormon Match decided to sue the church for its “clandestine” tactics.
He attended college and served a full-time mission, and then, as he explains it, life kicked him in the gut. He doesn’t know what his life will look like in a few years, but he knows God is with him to show him what it’s supposed to look like today.
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Some churches start small and dream big, but Saddleback Church seems to have skipped the small part and moved right to the big.The mainland site Gospel Times recently posted information about 7 mainland dating sites for Christians.The Bible says, "Do not be unequally yoked." It teaches that we are to marry those who are in the Lord. At Mingle2, there’s a bevy of attractive, available singles in Christ Church, and they’re looking for you. Sign up in 30 seconds and find out why fun-loving singles in Christ Church are flocking to Mingle2. However, because of the imbalance of men and women in the Church, this isnt easy.