.The Mormon religion has been brought into focus by the candidacy of Mitt Romney. While the Church to which Romney belongs has renounced polygamy, Romney's great-grandfather had 5 wives, and his great-great-grandfather had twelve. So it's not surprising that Mitt Romney avoids talking about his family's history in Mexico.
"It is a uniquely American religion, extremely young when compared to other faith traditions, and now one of the fastest growing churches in the world. It is also the defining force in the life of a man who may be the next President of the United States. Yet few Americans know very much about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, as it is formally known. Ours is an ambitious and lively effort to change that ... with surprising results.