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LDS missionaries reunite man with his lost mission journals

Thirteen years after their disappearance, missionaries find a box containing one man's history.

Jewish Purim celebration spans world, includes DUI caution

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The very joyous Jewish holiday of Purim, though not a commanded biblical observance, intrigues Jews from Tel Aviv to Taipei. The event includes celebrations that can be so raucous. One group issued... Read more »

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Sherry Young: Lose the game but not your sportsmanship

Sometimes kids have a few things they can teach us adults. One of them is they are vulnerable and we need to help them learn life's lessons, not by cheating but by playing fair. Read more »

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan: Islamic State is Muslim like Irish Republican Army was Catholic

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York said Islamic State militants terrorizing the Middle East are a distortion of “genuine” Islam much as the Irish Republican Army was a... Read more »

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Story of LDS man who forgave drunk driver for deaths of family members makes its way to the big screen

The story of Chris Williams' decision to forgive the drunk driver who hit and killed his wife and two children in 2007 is now a major motion picture. Read more »

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Picturing history: Bentonsport, Van Buren County, Iowa

About four miles northwest of Bonaparte on the Iowa Mormon Trail is the small village of Bentonsport. By the time the Mormon pioneers came through Bentonsport, several flour and saw mills had been... Read more »

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2015 LDS Film Festival features the familiar and new

Christian Vuissa, director and organizer of the LDS Film Festival, is thrilled with the 2015 lineup of films and programs. Read more »

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What's new: 'Yesterday, Today and Forever' by Elder M. Russell Ballard shares grandfathers' insights

Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles has written a new book with gospel messages and includes insights from his two apostle grandfathers. Read more »

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LDS missionaries reunite man with his lost mission journals

Thirteen years after their disappearance, missionaries from the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Mission find and return a box containing one man's personal history and records. Read more »

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NYC churches go on the market, leaving parishioners cynical

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Our Lady of Vilnius Church, built by families of immigrant Lithuanian longshoremen, started out a century ago as a beloved worship space. Now, it’s a coveted real estate asset. Read more »

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What’s so special about Pope Francis?

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Elizabeth Stoker Bruening, a Christian ethicist and self-described “Christian socialist,” has tackled the controversy of Pope Francis’ first two years in a lengthy and personal... Read more »

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Wright Words: One of many reasons I will never forget my daughter's baptism

Does the Lord sometimes link memories to demonstrate their importance? Read more »

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Elder Holland discusses religious freedom, faith with radio host Hugh Hewitt

In a follow-up to his recent speech at Chapman University, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles sat down with popular radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt to discuss not only... Read more »

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Dog reacts to LDS missionary returning home after 2 years

When young men and women serve missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, they leave behind many loved ones. Read more »

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir to perform at Yankee Stadium

The New York Yankees announced on Monday that the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will perform at Yankee Stadium on July 3. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Netanyahu speech deepens rift between U.S., Israel — and American Jews

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WASHINGTON — American Jewish leaders and activists are worried about widening political divisions between Israel and the White House sparked by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin... Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Global theologians rally around death-row inmate, call for clemency

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The story of death-row inmate Kelly Gissendaner has inspired an international conversation about religious teachings on capital punishment. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Anti-Jewish hatred highest in 7 years, while overall religious hostilities decline

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There's been a dramatic rise in U.S. and European incidents of anti-Semitism, two studies released this week reveal. At the same time, global religious freedom is under renewed threats in many... Read more »

March 2, 2015

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Doug Robinson: A Boy Scout for 75 years ... and counting

Carl Rasmussen has been a registered Boy Scout since the Franklin Roosevelt administration, and he is still heavily involved in the program at the age of 87. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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LDS Family Services providing free online profiles for parents wanting to adopt

LDS Family Services and Adoption.com announced a new partnership on Monday to help Mormon couples who want to adopt increase their opportunities with birth parents through a new website,... Read more »

March 2, 2015

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BYU Cougars challenge negative perception of athletes through service

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Athletes at BYU are called upon to participate in scores of service projects, allowing them to give back to young fans and their community. Read more »

March 2, 2015

Mentor to Brandon Mull, James Dashner chose morality, LDS Church over mafia

David Farland overcame a rough childhood to become a writer, a mentor to some of the most well-known authors in the world and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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K2 The Church's grand opening a neighborhood party with a purpose, sharing the good news

K2 The Church's grand opening Sunday was part neighborhood party, part rock concert, part worship experience. The event marked the debut of the non-denominational Christian church's new location,... Read more »

March 1, 2015

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Book review: 'The Healer' merges Welsh legends, spiritual gifts in speculative novel

"The Healer" by Gregg Luke delves into Welsh legends as Christian Pendragon becomes a part of one when he is given an ancient relic and the ability to heal. It's a story of faith, history, medicine... Read more »

March 1, 2015

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Book recounts LDS Church history using Legos

"The Brick of Mormon Church History," by Steven J. VanWagenen, highlights events from 1805 to 1847 using Legos. The charm of the book is the color photos of Legos showing beloved scenes from LDS... Read more »

March 1, 2015

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5 recent novels based on narratives found within familiar Old Testament stories

These five books, including ones from authors with local ties and local publishers, share a novelization of an Old Testament story and a historical perspective. Read more »

March 1, 2015

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