Mormon leader ousted in rare excommunication

Mormon leader ousted in rare excommunicationThe Mormon church excommunicated one of its senior leaders Tuesday, without providing a reason for the rare dismissal. The removal of James Hamula as a “general authority” of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was the first time a top leader had been ousted in nearly 30 years, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. The Mormon Church is headquartered Salt Lake City, Utah.