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David Archuleta, Piano Guys, others to participate in world's largest Nativity

The world record for the largest live Nativity will be challenged next week in Utah.

Watch: LDS musician Lindsey Stirling speaks to Mormon teens about eating disorder, faith

The returned missionary discussed her insecurities, her career and her testimony with Mormon youths in an online event sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday. Read more »

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David Archuleta, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Piano Guys and other famous YouTubers to participate in world's largest interfaith Nativity

The world record for the largest live Nativity will be challenged next week in Utah, and you could be a part of it. The event will take place next Monday, Dec. 1, at Rock Canyon Park. Read more »

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Richard Paul Evans: 8-year-old boy with bone disease embodies spirit of gratitude

Nathan Glad is a grateful boy. He is also a fragile one. He was born with osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease), which means his bones have the approximate density of uncooked pasta. Read more »

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Combating anti-Semitism on campus? There’s an app for that

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The Simon Wiesenthal Center, one of the nation’s pre-eminent organizations fighting anti-Semitism and bigotry, has developed a “CombatHateU” app to deal with the problem. Read more »

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LDS Church to send email newsletters to members around the world

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For the first time, the Church is contacting millions of its members via email to share important announcements. On Dec. 3 and 4, batches of emails will be sent to members who have provided an... Read more »

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Picturing history: Pioneer cemetery, Richmond, Missouri

The Mormon Pioneer Cemetery is located at the intersection of Thornton and Crispin streets in Richmond, Ray County, Missouri. In 1911, Junius F. Wells facilitated the placement of the Monument to... Read more »

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New Harmony: Why we feast — instead of fast — on Thanksgiving

Ask 10 members of my family to name their favorite dish from my mother’s Thanksgiving dinners, and you’ll get 10 different answers. But for me, it will always be her turkey stuffing. Read more »

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What's new: '101 Ways to Hasten the Work Online' shares practical ideas

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have increasingly encouraged members to use technology and social media to share the gospel. Larry Richman's new book offers 101 practical... Read more »

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The foolish pilgrim offers a valuable lesson

We all know the story about the pilgrims' first Thanksgiving. But do we know the story of the miracle on their Mayflower voyage? Read more »

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Ask Angela: Should I end this relationship before the holidays?

Woman debates whether she should or should not end her two-year relationship before the holiday season and asks Angela for advice. Read more »

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LDS Church releases 'He Is The Gift' Christmas video, #ShareTheGift campaign

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently released its Christmas video, “He is the Gift,” encouraging members to remember the true meaning of Christmas and share it with... Read more »

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Are #Christian hashtags rallying the faithful or just luring trolls?

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Some leaders use trending topics or hashtags to build momentum around a certain conversation. The idea is that by pointing followers to a catchy hashtag, activists can spark conversation and rally... Read more »

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Sadie Robertson lets her light shine during 'Dancing With The Stars' finale

"Duck Dynasty" darling Sadie Robertson will learn her fate in part two of the season finale of ABC's “Dancing With The Stars” on Tuesday. Robertson has impressed fans around the country... Read more »

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Pope to Europe: Accept immigrants, create jobs

Pope Francis demanded Tuesday that Europe craft a unified and fair immigration policy, saying the tens of thousands of refugees coming ashore each year need acceptance and assistance, not... Read more »

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Utah mother celebrates Thanksgiving with family, faith, sobriety

Sarah Van Dam is a good wife and mother. Then, with absolutely no history with addiction, she became addicted to painkillers. Like dark storm clouds that moved wherever she did, Van Dam had a... Read more »

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How Ferguson churches and faith leaders are working to create calm

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As the nation focuses on the grand jury decision over the Aug. 9 shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, churches are in the spotlight as centers of... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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John Jones died in a cave, but his widow emerged from the darkness

Emily Jones-Sanchez, who lost her husband in a caving incident at Nutty Putty Cave in 2009, tells of her experiences and the faith, gratitude and blessings that have shaped her life for the past... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Metropolitan Isaiah makes first visit to new parish

Metropolitan Isaiah gave an inaugural sermon Sunday at the newly formed Greek Orthodox Mission Parish of Utah. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Can Jews and Muslims get along? 60 imams and rabbis meet in Washington to try

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Frustrated by dangerously high tensions between Jews and Muslims in the Holy Land, 60 imams and rabbis gathered Sunday to hatch concrete plans to bridge the gulf between their communities, minus... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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LDS missionary becomes part of pilgrim history in England

A knowledge of his family history recently placed one missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the spotlight. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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New friends plan to work together to defend marriage after Vatican conference

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Leaders from multiple religions said they were energized and optimistic as they left the Vatican's interfaith marriage summit last week. They told the Deseret News about what they hope to see... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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7 bizarre ways religious leaders have raised chuch awareness

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Here is a list of unique and often bizarre ways that congregation leaders have raised awareness and funds for their churches. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Mormon couple celebrates 81st wedding anniversary

LDS Church News

On Nov. 25 in the small town of Byron, Wyoming, Edwin and Geri Neville will celebrate their 81st wedding anniversary. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Sea turtles and looking toward the light

We weren’t born to be restricted by our shells, or buried with fear, or stay surrounded by darkness. We were born with light and with the innate instinct to let light guide us. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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Giving thanks now and always, part 2

New perspectives on Thanksgiving can lead to greater understanding of the Atonement. This is the second of two columns. Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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