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One ex-Marine is fighting for her right to display a Bible verse at work

A Marine lance corporal was given a bad conduct discharge for refusing to remove a verse she displayed.

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Vatican bank's profit soars after cleanup, but is it still needed?

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The Vatican bank, subject of scandal in recent years, has found that cleaning up its business is good for the bottom line. The institution reported a $76 million profit for the past year, more than... Read more »

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Book review: Mormon blogger writes much-needed guide for adjusting to life as a returned sister missionary

Mormon blogger Andrea Faulkner Williams writes a much-needed handbook for the challenges of adjusting to life as a returned sister missionary in her new book "Tell Me About It, Sister! A Guide for... Read more »

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Brigham Young’s birthday celebration June 1

A commemoration of Brigham Young’s birthday will be Monday, June 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the Brigham Young Family Cemetery, 140 E. 1st Ave., Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Hamblin & Peterson: Buddhism's 'Pali Canon'

The teachings of the Buddha, like those of Jesus, have been preserved in languages other than the one in which he taught. Read more »

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In Our Lovely Deseret: Whistlers and whittlers boys of Nauvoo organized to protect the Prophet Joseph

Joseph Smith's enemies were constantly hounding him and looking for opportunities to do him harm. A special group of bodyguards was formed: the boys of the city, who were free to wander the streets... Read more »

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ValueSpeak: 'The good life' may not be what you thought it would be

I only wanted three things for my high school graduation: a really nice watch, a really good kiss and some idea what the heck I was going to do for the next 60 years or so. Read more »

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Lindsey Stirling's father responds to Billboard Music Awards dress controversy

Lindsey Stirling's dad responded Wednesday to the controversy surrounding her red carpet dress at the Billboard Music Awards. Read more »

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Possible Boy Scout gay leadership change has religious groups weighing options

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The phone calls and emails have been pouring in at Trail Life USA since Boy Scouts of America President Robert Gates said his organization should remove its ban on gay leaders. Read more »

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Interfaith groups that prove religious harmony is possible

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As religious conflict heightens all over the world, interfaith organizations are stepping up to the plate to provide an example for peace and make a difference. Read more »

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Is your financial house in order? 10 questions for Latter-day Saint families

Here is a simple checklist to help you assess whether your family’s financial house is in order. Read more »

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5 faith facts about Rick Santorum: Church-state separation makes him want to ‘throw up’

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Rick Santorum is back among the ever-swelling GOP presidential candidate lists. He won 11 primaries in 2012 with his devoutly Catholic, homeschooling-dad culture-warrior campaign. Read more »

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Vatican looks to reform its media operations, add multimedia

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The Vatican is dragging its media machine into the 21st century, promising to promote social media and streamline its fragmented services with the help of a former BBC executive. Read more »

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Son shares story of miraculous reunion with mother after 12 years of separation

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Because of Chun Chen's interest in the message of the gospel, he was miraculously reunited with the family he had been separated from many years before. Elder Chen now serves as a missionary in the... Read more »

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Elder Cook speaks at Catholic university about defending faith, protecting religious freedom

In a new video posted by Mormon Newsroom, Elder Quentin L. Cook speaks at a Catholic university in Australia. He invites all religions to increase efforts to protect faith and religious freedom. Read more »

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Senate adds religious freedom amendment to new trade pact

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The U.S. Senate last week unanimously passed an amendment calling on the government to weigh a nation's religious freedom picture when conducting trade deals. Read more »

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Defending the Faith: Joseph Smith's vision of the 3 degrees of glory was a gift from God

Historical evidence suggests that the doctrine of three degrees of glory really did come by revelation, rather than from study and theological speculation. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Catholic Church responds to Ireland gay marriage vote

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With the legalization of gay marriage in Ireland, the Catholic Church is drawing upon theology to examine the referendum while pondering its future relationship with Ireland's society. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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A look into the religious minorities of Iraq

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As ISIS is making major gains throughout Iraq and Syria, more innocent civilians are falling victim to the terror of the group, and religious minorities may have it the worst of them all. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Biblical soap opera enjoying ungodly success in Brazil

The actress agonizes on her deathbed, her hair and makeup impeccable, as the hunky male lead clutches her hand. Tears pour down his face while her eyelids flutter to a final close. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Old Rock Church tours open doors to historic Salt Lake chapel

Visitors can tour the historic LDS meetinghouse on Capitol Hill this summer, guided by members of the church who attend there. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Do you fit the Mormon mold or break the mold?

As we all grow more aware, I think the conformers will allow mavericks more wiggle room and the renegades will learn to respect those who conform and what they offer. I’m banking on our... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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LDS missionaries cover David Archuleta's 'Glorious'

Missionaries from the England London Mission cover "Glorious" in a video posted by Sister Holly Jordan, the mission president's wife. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Pope Francis urges couples to ‘work on love’ and take their engagement seriously

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The wedding season is in full swing, and Pope Francis used the occasion on Wednesday to warn couples not to marry too quickly, while also reaffirming the Vatican’s opposition to gay nuptials. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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'Saturday's Warrior' director shares details about 2016 motion picture reboot

The Latter-day Saint musical "Saturday's Warrior" is being remade as a motion picture and is set to hit theaters in 2016. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Notre Dame case raises question of who decides if a law restricts religious practice

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Legal observers agree the question of whether or not judges should decide whether a given federal regulation imposes a burden on religious practice may well be an issue the high court could again... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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