The religion of Mitt Romney is
Mormonism. It was the religion that
Mitt Romney was born into, the religion that Mitt Romney served as a
missionary, and the religion Mitt Romney eventually led as a
Presiding High Priest.
In 1966, the 19 year-old, sixth generation Mormon Mitt Romney left for France to
promote his religion as a Mormon missionary. In 1968, he was appointed president of the
Mormon mission in France and led the Mormon missionaries under his command to baptize a record 200
French people into the Mormon
Mitt Romney's rise in Mormonism continued after his return from
France. From 1981 to 1986, he served as the "High Priest" (Ward Bishop) of the Mormon
Belmont, a suburb of Boston, Massachusetts.
In 1986, he was elevated and became the "Presiding
High Priest" (Stake President) over
twelve Mormon assemblies in and around Boston, and held that position for the
next 10 years.
What exactly is Mitt Romney's
Founded in the 1820s in western New York by Joseph Smith,
Mormonism claims three sources for inspiration: The Book of Mormon, the Bible, and
the teachings of its various priests and prophets over the years (see Joseph Smith False Prophet?)
The teaching of Mormon priests and prophets contradict
each other, the Bible, and the Book of Mormon, which also contradicts the Bible.
For example, Mormons believe that native Americans are Jews from Israel. They
believe that people who have died, even centuries ago, can turn into Mormons.
And they believe that wearing Mormon underwear with pagan symbols over the breasts and the genitals protects