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'The Book of Mormon' musical is an equal-opportunity offender

Mormons should find it offensive not because they're Mormons, but because they're human beings.

LDS Church leaders share personal photos and insights on social media

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continue to embrace the church's challenge to "share goodness" by posting messages and photos to social media. Read more »

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Without the overdose of obscenity, 'The Book of Mormon' would have been a delight

"The Book of Mormon," from Trey Parker and Matt Stone with music by Robert Lopez, may be the best "South Park" episode yet. Read more »

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My Plan: A new tool for missionaries

LDS Church News

The First Presidency has announced a new online course called My Plan to help returning missionaries use their mission experiences to plan for continued, lifelong discipleship. The program will be... Read more »

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5 faith facts about Jim Gilmore: Staunch supporter of ‘Christian values’

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James Gilmore III, former governor of Virginia, briefly chairman of the Republican Party and unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2008, jumped into the 2016 presidential race Friday. Read more »

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Confederate flags placed outside MLK’s Atlanta church

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Four Confederate flags were placed outside of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s church here Thursday. Authorities said they are looking for two white men who were caught on surveillance video. Read more »

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Elder Maynes throws first pitch, commends San Diego Padres for community service

LDS Church News

On June 27, Elder Richard J. Maynes of the Presidency of the Seventy threw out the first pitch on “Mormon Night” at the San Diego Padres game. Read more »

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Duce's Wild: Working miracles regardless of gender, age or church callings

Gender, priesthood, church callings and age don't define those who can perform mighty miracles and be a great benefit to others. All it takes is faith. Read more »

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Evangelicals back carbon reduction plan

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More than 170 evangelical leaders have sent President Obama a letter backing a Clean Power Plan that will reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal-burning power plants. Read more »

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Mormon thrill ride creator still generating excitement at age 74

The creator of Knott’s Berry Farm’s Supreme Scream and the Stratosphere's Big Shot in Las Vegas has created a new attraction in Logan. Read more »

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BYU-Idaho students form brotherhood of service for roommate with genetic disease

A revolving group of BYU-Idaho students team up to help their roommate complete daily tasks and enjoy life, and the group was recently featured on People.com. Read more »

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The ‘Splainer: How do Jewish conversions work?

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Jewish conversion seems to be all over the media lately. In the third season of the Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black,” Litchfield prison inmate Cindy Hayes wants to convert to... Read more »

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LDS World: Western author Wallace Stegner praised character of Mormon women

Women played an often quiet yet critical role in the Mormon westward crossing. Indeed, the trail experience and, in this instance, the settling of Utah would have been impossible without the... Read more »

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Modest swimwear makes a splash in women's retail

National Edition

The swimsuit retail market is expanding to cater to more conservative, modest women. Read more »

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America welcomes Christians, Jews; atheists, Muslims not so much

National Edition

Americans are all for religious freedom — but disagree on who can claim it. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Want to ride the train to see the pope? You’ll have to buy a lottery ticket

National Edition

Anticipating a stampede of customers during Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Philadelphia, a regional rail line will hold an online lottery for 24-hour regional rail passes for travel on Sept.... Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Another Book of Mormon musical opens in Salt Lake City

Sherry Allred, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is the composer and writer of “Nephi and the Sword of Laban,” a musical that has “been brewing within... Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Newly redesigned Mormon pioneer website helping users connect with ancestors

The Embleys are one of many families to discover ancestors with the help of FamilySearch resources, specifically the Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel website, launched in 2014. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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What's new: 'A Night of Comedy: Peculiar People' shares clean Mormon humor

"A Night of Comedy: Peculiar People" is a DVD produced by Excel Entertainment containing short comedy routines from 11 LDS comedians. It's refreshing to see some clean comedy produced by Mormon... Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Picturing history: Sidney Rigdon's Nauvoo home

Sidney Rigdon joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by baptism in November 1830. He was serving as a Campbellite minister in Mentor, Ohio, at the time. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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International Brough Reunion set for Aug. 7-9

The International Brough Reunion is scheduled for Aug. 7-9 and includes tours of historic family sites in Utah, a dedication of a forgotten pioneer grave in the Salt Lake City Cemetery and a reunion in Kaysville. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Book review: 'Love's Deception' delivers a clean romance full of complications

In "Love's Deception," Cat is a widow who is caring for her son and ill mother, along with overseeing their horse farm. Ty is in town helping his parents. They are not looking for romance, but they... Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Y. family history conference July 28-31

"The Work and the Glory" series and "Fire and Steel" series author Gerald R. Lund will be one of the keynote speakers at the BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy on July 28-31 at the BYU Conference Center. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Book review: 'Haven' is a story of faith, relationships

In British author Anna Jones Buttimore's book "Haven," she writes about a bed-and-breakfast located in Wales, owned by Gwen, who finds joy in sharing her LDS faith with her guests. Unexpected... Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Passing the torch

Many of us have the hope that our children will carry on in our footsteps as they continue with the same cause that their parents have pursued. It’s great when your kids pick up your torch... Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Boy Scouts in Utah, nation face uncertain future

With the LDS Church re-evaluating its centurylong ties with the Boy Scouts of America, local council leaders in Utah aren't sure what the future holds for the program. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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