Recent Articles by Tad Walch
Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 11:28 am MDT
The LDS Church will break ground next month on a new temple with an unusual design in Meridian, Idaho. The temple will be the state's fifth and the church's 15th under construction.
Published: Sunday, July 20, 2014 10:09 pm MDT
The Mormon pioneer mortality rate wasn't much worse than that of the general American population in 1850, a new study shows, though it spiked for the Willie and Martin handcart companies. The infant mortality r...
Published: Saturday, July 19, 2014 6:35 pm MDT
The Mormon Moment didn't do much to change the attitude of Americans toward Latter-day Saints, but it also probably isn't over, according to a pair of experts on the perception of Mormons in the American mind.
Published: Friday, July 18, 2014 12:46 pm MDT
People can begin to reserve free tickets to the Ogden Temple open house on Monday morning. The open house begins Aug. 1 and runs through Sept. 6. The temple closed in April 2011 for extensive renovation and wil...
Published: Thursday, July 17, 2014 5:41 pm MDT
Kevin Worthen will be inaugurated Sept. 9 as BYU's 13th president in a ceremony at the Marriott Center. If tradition holds, he will receive a charge from a member of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus ...
Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 6:39 pm MDT
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who worshipped at 30 of the more than 140 LDS temples this week saw a new instructional film, the third released in the past year.
Published: Friday, July 11, 2014 6:09 pm MDT
Just 18 percent of Latter-day Saints polled by Gallup in the past six months approved of the job President Obama is doing, the president's lowest showing among all faith groups and down from 43 percent in mid-2...
Published: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 4:25 pm MDT
BYU Jerusalem Center students and employees used the center's bomb shelter on Tuesday when Hamas militants fired rockets into southern Israel. All students are safe.
Published: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 9:04 pm MDT
"The veracity and value of the book of Abraham cannot be settled by scholarly debate concerning the book’s translation and historicity," a new LDS Church essay concludes. The essay is the latest released ...
Published: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 8:12 pm MDT
The executive director of the LDS Missionary Department says the number of missionaries will reach 88,000 before the surge begins to decline. He also said missions are as much as 20 times safer for young adults...