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Are U.S. Catholics misinterpreting the pope's views on family?

The pope's pastoral approach to his duties might be fueling a push for change in the Catholic Church.

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Rome to name plaza after Martin Luther nearly 500 years after his '95 Theses'

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Centuries of hostility between the Roman Catholic Church and the Protestant groups that arose after Marin Luther's 1517 exit from his religious order, thawing relations between the two camps can be... Read more »

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Trio of BYU professors team up to write book on foundational events of the Restoration

Three members of the BYU religion faculty — Susan Easton Black, Casey Paul Griffiths and Mary Jane Woodger — are teaming up to write a book on "The 100 Most Important Events in... Read more »

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Defending the Faith: 'He became man that we might be made divine'

The idea that humans have the potential to become like God isn't peculiarly Mormon. It's an ancient Christian doctrine that was largely forgotten in the West for centuries — until it was... Read more »

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What's new: 'Remember' shares truths to consciously act on

“Remember: Sacred Truths We Must Never Forget” by Alonzo Gaskill encourages the conscious and continued effort of always remembering. Read more »

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LDS prophet, apostles share advice in video for Mormon teens

Leaders of the LDS Church share advice with teens in a video posted by The New Era Magazine. Read more »

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Catholic to Catholic-ish: 45 percent in US feel connected to the faith

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A new Pew Research survey released Wednesday (Sept. 2) goes beyond the standard tally of how many people say their religious identity is Catholic. Read more »

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Compromise could fix Kentucky's wedding license feud, but the Supreme Court is not yet ready to decide

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As a fracas over issuing same-sex marriage licenses continues in one Kentucky county, the Supreme Court isn't yet ready to step into the issue. Read more »

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LDS missionary surprises mom with homecoming for her birthday

One young man decided to surprise his mother after serving as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Czech Republic. Read more »

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Why itís so hard for women in religious communities to find men to marry

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Finding a man to marry is hard, author Jon Birger said this week, not due to the "hook-up" culture, but because there are more women with advanced education than there are equivalent men. In... Read more »

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Here's a crazy idea: Alex Boye and 'The Book of Mormon' musical

Last week my wife and I caught a concert by Alex Boye, a hot commodity in Utah music circles. James Brown was long considered “the hardest working man in show business,” but after... Read more »

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The Ashley Madison hack points a theologian toward grace

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The Ashley Madison hack — the public release of emails of wannabe adulterers — has now ensnared a theologian with a famous name in some Christian circles. Read more »

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Did you hear the one about the pope?

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“The California drought is so bad, people in Napa are asking the pope to change the wine into water.” Read more »

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Pope Francis asks priests to forgive the sin of abortion

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Pope Francis old priests to forgive repentant women who have had an abortion. Read more »

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Utahns, LDS Church leaders participate in Faith Counts video competition

A Sandy man and a Utah Valley University student received recognition for their submissions to the Film Your Faith video contest. Read more »

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Discovery of chiasmus in Book of Mormon recounted in new YouTube video

Greg Welch has produced a YouTube video telling the story of how his father, John W. Welch, discovered chiasmus in the Book of Mormon. Read more »

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LDS addiction recovery video: David's story about sex addiction

In the first video of the series "12 Steps to Change," produced by the Mormon Channel and LDS Family Services, a man named David shares his personal story of addiction and the importance of honesty... Read more »

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Overcoming drugs, alcohol, pornography: Mormon Channel, LDS Family Services release 12-step video series

In a new video series, "12 Steps to Change," the Mormon Channel and LDS Family Services highlight the help that is available through the LDS Addiction Recovery Program. Read more »

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In Our Lovely Deseret: How now, before and after point to 'This is My Day'

We are more than the here and now, and more than the frustrating image of the here and now. The past and the future are true, vital parts of our reality — who we truly are and will become. Read more »

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NYT reporter: ‘Days when I feel despair’ at news, religion’s role

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Writing about religion isn’t all hope and inspiration. “There are days when I feel despair about the news and the place of religion in it,” said Laurie Goodstein of The New York... Read more »

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Obama bristles at anti-Semitism charges during interview with Jewish newspaper

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President Obama told the editor of an influential Jewish publication that “there’s not a smidgen of evidence” that he is anti-Semitic, a charge some critics have leveled as the... Read more »

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Is the world's oldest Quran older than Muhammad?

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Fragments of the oldest version of the Quran were found in Birmingham, England, last month inside another Quran from the late seventh century, BBC reported. But it may be older than we think. Read more »

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LDS Church leaders share messages about coming to Christ

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continue to lead the church's charge to "share goodness" by posting messages and photos to social media. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Here’s a look at the 2,000-year-old temple ISIS recently destroyed

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Recent reports said that ISIS had destroyed an ancient Syrian temple that was built to honor gods in pre-Christian times. But it looks like the temple is still standing. Read more »

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LDS Church's indexing progam helps drug addict turn life around

Twenty-seven-year-old Constance talks about her addiction recovery and conversion story in a video posted Aug. 26 by FamilySearch. Read more »

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Papal welcome at US seminary expected to be rowdy and reverent

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The last time a pope visited the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just outside Philadelphia, he got a rousing, even rowdy, rock star welcome. "Viva! Viva Papa!" the seminarians shouted. Read more »

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