Faith

President Uchtdorf visits Provo City Center Temple, 'Studio C' cast

President Uchtdorf got a look at the construction that is transforming the ruins of the Provo Tabernacle.

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Comic: Overcome with the spirit

It's a fine line between being overcome with the Spirit and napping during sacrament meeting. Read more »

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'Deseret News National Edition': Common Core, budget problems and Honor Flight

The Deseret News National Edition focuses on issues pertaining to family, faith, education, culture, causes and finances. Read more »

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Wedding industry illustrates unresolved legal relationship between religious freedom and gay rights

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Recent discrimination charges against wedding-related businesses highlight how complicated adjudicating the First Amendment can be. Read more »

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UVU men's soccer makes its program debut with an impressive 5-1 victory with Pres. Uchtdorf in attendance

Fans packed Clyde Field Saturday night to watch the Wolverines score an impressive 5-1 win over the visiting Minutemen. Read more »

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Book review: Teens' battle between light, dark in 'Luminescence'

Connor, Lexa and Melanie search for their kidnapped (and possibly dead) friend, Dr. Timberi. In the process, they find more about their own powers and the depth of their friendship. The challenge... Read more »

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Book review: 'Skeleton in my Closet' shows difficulties of being divorcee at BYU

Sophia never expected to be divorced at 19. Can she start over at BYU and find happiness? New novel by Sally Johnson, "The Skeleton in my Closet Wears a Wedding Dress," explores the heartache and... Read more »

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Phoenix Time Out event rescheduled

The Time Out for Women and Time Out for Girls events in Phoenix have been changed to Nov. 7-8 to accommodate the Phoenix Arizona Temple dedication on Nov. 16, according to the Time Out for Women website at tofw.com. Read more »

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Well-prepared Scouts rescue couple off Mount Whitney

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California Scouts and their leaders come to the rescue of a distressed couple at Mount Whitney. Read more »

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ValueSpeak: A tip of the hat to innocence

Beck wasn't the best player on our church league softball team that summer. But then, he didn't have to be. He was the lay leader of our congregation. But somebody had to tell him about The Hat. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Brigham Young, Utah War topic of Leonard J. Arrington history lecture Oct. 2

“Heroes and Hero Worship: Brigham Young and the Utah War” is the topic of speaker Ronald W. Walker’s presentation at the 20th annual Leonard J. Arrington Mormon History Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. at the... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Jerry Earl Johnston: An earthquake at 3 a.m. is a literal wake-up call

I was in Oakland when the recent earthquake hit northern California. I awoke at 3 a.m. in an undulating bed. My first thought, in my mental fog, was “I don’t remember asking for a water bed.” Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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How Labor Day can be celebrated in churches

National Edition

Labor Day Monday is celebrated as Labor Sunday in some faith communities. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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What does heaven look like? Here are 10 possibilities

National Edition

Ever wondered what heaven looks like? Here are 10 accounts, stories and beliefs of what people believe they will find when they reach heaven. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Cracks in the ‘stained-glass ceiling’: Women reach prominent pulpits

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Chicago. New York. Washington, D.C. In quick succession this year, three women have been chosen to lead historic tall-steeple churches in all these cities. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Elder David E. Sorensen, former executive director of LDS temple department, dies at 81

Elder David E. Sorensen, who served as a general authority of the LDS Church for 13 years, died Tuesday at 81. He served in the Presidency of the Seventy and with the temple department during its... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Watch: Mormon missionaries save baby ducks

In a video from Oct. 2010, two missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are shown helping several young ducklings escape from a storm drain in New Zealand. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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'True compassion': Members of the LDS Developmental Center Ward serve those who serve them

The LDS meetinghouse across the street from the Mt. Timpanogos Utah Temple looks like any other. But in so many other ways, the ward that meets there is unlike any other. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Is it possible to be both happy and sad at the same time?

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Americans are the happiest they've been in terms of consumer confidence since the Great Recession. But they're still upset. Here's what's making them happy in other ways. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Hindu festival celebrates birth of Lord Ganesh

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This week, Hindus around the world celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi, honoring the religion's most memorable god. Festivities within American Hindu communities highlight the importance of fellowship for... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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12 things that are totally worth waiting for

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You don't have to rush into everything. In fact, most Americans like waiting. Here are 12 things that are definitely worth the wait. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Defending the Faith: Paul and his list of eyewitnesses

The oldest Christian creedal formula occurs in a letter written by the apostle Paul in the mid-50s AD, but it contains material that derives from roughly two decades earlier. It takes us back to... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Is James Foley a martyr? A brutal death sparks a faith-based debate

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Many Christians, especially Foley’s fellow Catholics, have begun calling him a martyr, with some even saying he should be considered a saint. Yet that characterization has left others uneasy. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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In the Whirled: World peace and the family reunion

Mother Teresa said world peace comes from loving our families. Nowhere does that get tested more than at family reunions. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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LDS Church releases video about overcoming pornography addictions

In a new YouTube video released by the Mormon Channel, Sister Linda S. Reeves, second counselor in the General Relief Society president for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, warns... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Taking a knee: Professional football and its mysterious postgame prayer

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The postgame prayer, a rarely discussed ritual in the NFL, shines a light on the religious grounding of some of football's leading men. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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