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In memory of President Boyd K. Packer, here are 24 of his inspirational quotes

In memory of President Packer, we've gathered 24 quotes that he has shared over the years.

Book review: 'A Hero Rises: Moroni & the Battle for Manti' brings to life battles, characters from the Book of Mormon

A fictional tale of Captain Moroni and that offers insight into why Mormon said of him "...if all men had been, and were, and ever would be, like unto Moroni, behold the very powers of hell would... Read more »

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Aisa topic of Pioneer lecture Thursday

This month’s Pioneers in Every Land lecture is titled “China, Japan and Utah: The Transnational Passages of a Mormon Family.” Read more »

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President Packer's enduring legacy includes monumental 'library of the Lord'

President Boyd K. Packer regarded his role in the creation of the LDS edition of the scriptures with deep reverence. He believed it would improve the church's scriptural literacy for generations... Read more »

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On his native turf, Pope Frances touches on cherished issues

History's first Latin American pope returns to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in... Read more »

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Funeral services for President Boyd K. Packer set for Friday in Temple Square Tabernacle

Members of the Utah and LDS faith community reacted to the news of the death of President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, who died Friday at age 90. Read more »

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Benedict XVI is honored for keen devotion to church music

Benedict XVI, emeritus pope and theologian, reflected on Saturday on classical music as an "encounter with the divine," saying listening to Mozart helps him experience "very deeply the Lord's... Read more »

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Funeral services for President Boyd K. Packer announced

Funeral services for President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on... Read more »

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Ten Commandments decision prompts conservative outcry

The Oklahoma Supreme Court's decision to order a Ten Commandments monument removed from the state Capitol grounds has so angered conservatives in the Legislature that some Republicans are calling... Read more »

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Papal visit puts Andes presidents' eco-record under scrutiny

In the vine-entangled forests of the Aguarague National Park, crude that seeped for decades out of abandoned wellheads saturates the soil and has stained the bedrock of creeks that provide water to... Read more »

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10 of the Dalai Lama's most inspirational quotes

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As the Dalai Lama approaches his 80th birthday, take a look at some of his most inspirational messages. Read more »

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What you didn't know about The Salvation Army's 150 years of service

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Celebrating its 1865 founding this year, The Salvation Army's American branch balances social work with sermonizing as the evangelical church and Christian charity charts a future course. Read more »

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Book review: 'Captain Moroni's Command' offers insights into the Book of Mormon's war chapters

"Captain Moroni's Command" offers a few valuable tactical insights on the Book of Mormon's war chapters by an expert in modern-day warfare and also includes maps by scholar John L. Sorenson. Read more »

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Kate Kelly steps down from Ordain Women leadership board

Kate Kelly has stepped down from the leadership board of Ordain Women, a group seeking women's ordination to the LDS priesthood, and an organization she founded. Read more »

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Timeline: President Boyd K. Packer

Timeline of events in President Packer's life Read more »

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Jerry Earl Johnston: The resurrection of Kaleb Cowart

Salt Lake Bees third baseman Kaleb Cowart doesn't just sign autographs for fans, he gives them a spiritual booster shot. Beneath his name he always jots the reference Philippians 4:13: "I can do... Read more »

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Why the chairman of U.S. religious freedom panel is worried about the world's state of religious liberty

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Serving his second term as chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, an independent advisory group, scholar Robert P. George is worried about the state of religious... Read more »

July 3, 2015

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Five for Families: 'Cokeville Miracle' has faith-affirming theme

Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider, as recommended by the Deseret News features department and Ok.com. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Not everyone has given up on God

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Trust in American institutions is at historic lows. As Gallup reported in their “Confidence in Institutions” report, Americans simply don’t trust newspapers, public schools or... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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LDS missionaries in some countries no longer required to purchase suit coats

The Mormon Newsroom posted a blog Thursday announcing that missionaries in certain countries are no longer required to purchase a suit coat. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Utah senators seeking support for federal religious freedom legislation

Utah senators are calling on other lawmakers to preserve current federal law and support proposed legislation to protect religious liberties for individuals and institutions in light of a U.S.... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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One of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's biggest fans shares how music transformed his life

A video posted Wednesday by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir introduces one of its biggest fans, a man with developmental challenges whose life was changed by music. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Desire to serve: Even a gunshot couldn't keep Nellie Leighton from being a missionary

Nellie Leighton is 96 years old, legally blind and was shot in the head in a shooting at the Family History Library in 1999. But she returned to the work, is still at it 16 years later and hopes to... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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LDS Church leaders release video Q&A discussing better Sunday observance

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a video of leaders addressing questions and encouraging members to strive for greater Sabbath day observance. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Katy Perry used to sing about God. Now she wants to buy a convent so she can sip green tea

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Katy Perry recently tried to buy a Catholic convent. OK, fine. But it doesn't fit in line with the rest of her religious history. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Anglican head expresses concern about Episcopal vote on gay marriage

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Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, head of the Anglican Communion, has expressed deep concern about the stress that the Episcopal Church’s vote on gay marriage might cause to some in the... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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