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Young performing LDS missionary shares trombone talent in Nauvoo

Each summer about 40 young adults share their stage and musical talents while serving in Nauvoo, Illinois.

This is one of the most crucial times in a church's life cycle

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Churches may not know the day or the hour when they need to have an interim or permanent replacement for the senior pastor. Read more »

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Two apostles visit Northern South America, where LDS Church continues to grow, mature

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A pair of apostles report that the nations of northern South America remain a power in the Church. Read more »

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Young performing LDS missionary shares trombone talent in Nauvoo

Each summer about 40 young adults share their stage and musical talents while serving in Nauvoo, Illinois, as young performing missionaries. Marsie Trego served four months as a YPM playing her... Read more »

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Catholic leaders' deliberations over divorce may have implications for American believers

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A Catholic conference on the family next month could bring big changes for American Catholics. Read more »

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Here's why church choirs are dying

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The newly released National Congregations Study finds church choirs are on the downbeat in white Protestant churches across the theological spectrum. Read more »

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New Harmony: Viewing the penmanship of prophets

Something inside of all of us wants to get close to special people. And if we can't touch them, we want to touch — or just see — things their hands have touched. Read more »

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Picturing history: Montrose, Lee County, Iowa

A good number of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints settled in Montrose on the Iowa side of the river as Nauvoo was being established on the Illinois side. Read more »

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Wearing this one thing can help boost a woman's body image

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A new British study concludes that for many Muslim women, the headscarf, or hijab, is correlated with a positive body image – whether the woman is very religious or not. Read more »

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10 religious leaders you may not know about

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Here's a look at 10 religious leaders that are headlining some of the world's religions today. Read more »

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How to get 'Meet the Mormons' in theaters near you

LDS Church News

Church members living outside of Utah can participate in a "demand it campaign," and draw the Church's new documentary to theaters in their area. Read more »

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The complicated relationship between God and rap

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Why are rappers thanking God? And why are they always taking on the role of gods? Read more »

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Ask Angela: Fiancee struggles with newly baptized Mormon beau away at Marine boot camp

This U.S. Marine Corps fiancee is worried that her new member fiance will abandon his new religion. Does that mean the end of their relationship? Angela gives her advice. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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5 unusual places of worship

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Here's a list of different places that people worship and celebrate their beliefs. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Sister Reeves celebrates 'The Family,' encourages LDS Church members to share doctrine of eternal marriage

LDS Church News

This month marks the 19th anniversary of "The Family: A Proclamation to the World." In order to qualify for the blessings outlined in it, eternal marriage between husband and wife is essential and... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

Over half a million people attended Ogden Utah Temple open house

LDS Church News

Reverence and appreciation for the house of the Lord were expressed as more than a half million people toured the remodeled Ogden Utah Temple temple during a month-long public open house, which... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

Comic: Over 50

Your age is all a matter of perspective. Arie Van De Graaff has been drawing cartoons since his mom first placed a crayon in his grubby little hand. View more of his work at... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014

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Utah chaplains serve 'God, country and fellow man'

Chaplains who graduated from the Utah-based World Spiritual Health Organization in July come from a variety of occupations. But they all share the common desire to serve others. Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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40 'I'do's' at Vatican as Pope marries 20 couples

Forty "I do's" — or "Si" in Italian — were pronounced in St. Peter's Basilica Sunday as Pope Francis married 20 couples, with one bride already a mother. Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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6 science-fiction and fantasy movies inspired by the Bible

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Not all biblical films are direct retellings of Bible stories. In fact, these common stories actually have connections back to the Bible. Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Send it in: Mission reunion notices

October general conference is just around the corner, and that means many LDS missions will be holding reunions. Brief reunion notices will be published by the Deseret News on Sept. 30 as a public... Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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New Utah rabbi hopes to 'perfect the world' through Judaism

Rabbi David Levinsky will take over as rabbi for the Temple Har Shalom in July 2015. One of his goals is to use Judaism to "perfect the world." Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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Pope urges world to shed apathy toward what he characterizes as third world war

Pope Francis urged the world Saturday to shed its apathy in the face of what he characterizes as a third world war, intoning "war is madness" at the foot of a grandiose monument to soldiers killed... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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This list will show you why the Bible and C.S. Lewis are so influential on Facebook

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What books are the most influential according to people on Facebook? Well, two of the top 10 have religious connections. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Book review: ‘Girls Who Choose God’ is an inspirational beauty

Familiar Bible stories are eloquently brought to life with the help of gorgeous, full-color illustrations. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Meet 'My Three Rabbis'

“Rabbi” has become a title that gets tossed around a lot. Sometimes, “rabbi” actually refers to a Jewish rabbi. And in recent years, I’ve become a fan and follower of... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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