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BYUtv releases 'New Day for the Book of Mormon' documentary

The documentary features comments from church leaders, as well as leaders of various other religions.

LDS position on gay, religious rights may influence state legislatures around the U.S.

Some experts on gay rights and religious freedom issues believe the LDS Church's major announcement on Tuesday that it supports nondiscrimination laws that balance religious liberty issues could... Read more »

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Mojave or Sahara, Egyptian Christians love a desert

Founded in 1993, St. Antony's was the first recognized Coptic monastery outside of Egypt. The monastery was named for St. Antony the Great, a desert-dwelling saint who lived a bare-bones life. Read more »

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LDS faith helps keep things in perspective for 5 Mormons at Super Bowl XLIX

For five members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who will be a part of Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIX between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots, their LDS faith... Read more »

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Catholics mark Thomas Merton centennial and recall the sinner-turned-monk

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Jan. 31 marks the birth centennial of Thomas Merton, the bon vivant who became a Roman Catholic monk and herald of spirituality. Catholics around the world remember Merton not only for his... Read more »

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Can America's faith-based law schools restrict sexual activity to heterosexual marriage?

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As a yet-to-be-opened Canadian Christian university's law school is challenged over its honor code restricting sexual activity to heterosexual marriage, are America's faith-based law schools under... Read more »

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Congressional leaders gather for training on faith and governing hosted by seminary

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On Tuesday, members of Congress met with seminary professors to discuss the role of personal faith in political leadership. Read more »

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Book review: 'The True Spirit of Competition' teaches valuable lessons

From a very young age, Brady Poppinga loved football and set goals to reach the highest levels of the game. "True Spirt of Competition" gives background stories into Poppinga's life as he worked... Read more »

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Interfaith Roundtable chairman inspired by family to give service

The Rev. Elias Koucos, chairman of the Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable and priest in the Greek Orthodox Church, has been on a lifetime mission to foster acceptance of other faiths, a calling that... Read more »

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Pixar president speaks on creative culture at BYU forum

Ed Catmull, president of Pixar Animation Studios and Disney Animation Studios, spoke on eliminating barriers to creativity at a forum at Brigham Young University on Jan. 27. Read more »

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The LDS Church's call for balance between gay and religious rights draws praise and criticism

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The LDS Church's call for balance between gay and religious rights drew not only strong criticism from conservative churches and progressive LGBT groups but praise as well from others Read more »

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Faith and family are driving forces for LDS Seahawks coach Darrell Bevell

Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell calls his faith his "moral compass." Bevell, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has had his life shaped not only by... Read more »

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ValueSpeak: Making everything super

It amazed me then — and often has since — what a major difference a minor adjustment can make. The same principle holds true in matters interpersonal. Read more »

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Controversial Koch brothers give big (again) to Catholic University

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Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch recently made headlines by pledging nearly $900 million to help elect candidates who support their libertarian strain of economic conservatism, but the... Read more »

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US support for satirizing religion breaks along racial lines, Pew survey finds

To the issues dividing Americans by race, add the publication of satirical cartoons about religion. Read more »

yesterday

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Ewan McGregor pulls off a convincing Jesus in ‘Last Days in the Desert’

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Publishers discovered a long time ago that Jesus sells magazines, so it should be no surprise that one of the hottest tickets here at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival was the premiere of “Last... Read more »

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BYUtv releases 'New Day for the Book of Mormon' documentary

There has been a great deal of discussion about the Book of Mormon in recent years, and yet so many are still unaware of what the book is really about, where it came from and why members of The... Read more »

yesterday

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Amnesty: Saudis postpone blogger's flogging for 3rd week

Authorities in Saudi Arabia delayed the planned flogging of a blogger convicted of insulting Islam for a third straight week Friday in the face of growing international pressure against the punishment, according to rights group... Read more »

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The leggings debate is a problem for men, too

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Much has been written recently about how women are changing what they wear to ward off lustful men. Here's how men can help. Read more »

yesterday

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BYU football players gather for 30 year reunion of 1984 championship

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30 years after winning the 1984 National Football Championship, former Brigham Young University football players gather for a reunion. Read more »

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LDS Church releases statement on construction of Rome Italy Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement Thursday regarding the construction of the Rome Italy Temple. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Rethinking materialism in science

Must science be materialistic? Is the mind completely reducible to the brain? Many reputable scientists don't think so, and some have recently spoken out on the subject. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Former Utah basketball player spreads hope from his battle with depression, anxiety

After battling depression and anxiety for much of his life, former Utah basketball player Craig Rydalch is sharing his story with the hope of helping others in the same situation. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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From high school band to the Super Bowl: Jordan Devey's path is paved with patience, work and faith

Six years ago, fresh off an LDS mission to Puerto Rico, Jordan Devey couldn't envision where he'd be this weekend: in the Super Bowl with the New England Patriots. Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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Mitt Romney calls Utah home, could open up about Mormon faith in potential 2016 run

Since Mitt Romney sold his house in Massachusetts and began building a home in Holladay after his 2012 defeat, many have suggested that if he were to run for president in 2016, he would call Utah... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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The public doesn't trust that scientists bring the right level of skepticism to some of their work

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What causes the gap in opinions on scientific issues between everyday people and scientists - and how can we close it? Read more »

Jan. 29, 2015

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