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LDS Church's General Women's Session focuses on importance of family, home

Speakers for the General Women's Session focused on the family and home.

LDS Church celebrates 100 years of family home evening

When Max and Denice Rammell many years ago read the promise from LDS Church President Joseph F. Smith that “great blessings” would result from the holding of family home evening, they... Read more »

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New York City to change rules to allow churches to rent schools

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NEW YORK — Congregations in New York City that rent space in public schools will be able to hold Easter services this Sunday despite a ruling on Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court rejecting an... Read more »

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In a groundbreaking vote, Latino evangelicals call for end to death penalty

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A leading group of Latino evangelicals has called for an end to state-sanctioned capital punishment, the first national association of evangelicals to do so. Read more »

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence: ‘Not going to change’ religious freedom law

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended his state’s new religious freedom law Sunday while refusing to say if it would allow discrimination against gays and lesbians. Read more »

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Muslim family carves chair for Pope Francis Bosnia mass

Salem Hajdarovac didn't sleep for a whole week when he heard his workshop had been granted the honor of carving a special chair that Pope Francis will sit on during his visit to Bosnia. Read more »

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Taylor Halverson: Learning is becoming more like God

Learning is becoming more like God. Those who seek true learning, to be more like God, fulfill his purposes as set forth in Moses 1:39: “For behold, this is my work and my glory — to... Read more »

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Photo gallery: Holi festival immerses Utahns in vivid color

Thousands of Utahns showered themselves in vivid color Sunday in celebration of the annual Festival of Colors. Participants in the popular Holi festival at the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple in... Read more »

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Temple Square Chorale, Orchestra concert sold out

Tickets are sold out for the annual Spring Concert of the Temple Square Chorale and the Orchestra at Temple Square on April 17–18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Salt Lake Tabernacle. Read more »

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From log cabin to university, BYU-Idaho continues to grow

What started as a single-room log cabin has now become the largest private university in Idaho and home to 40 major buildings. Read more »

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General Women's Session focuses on family, home

During a year when the LDS Church is celebrating the 100th anniversary of family home evening and the 20th anniversary of “The Family: A Proclamation to the World,” speakers for the... Read more »

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President Henry B. Eyring: 'The Comforter'

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Speaking during the general women’s session of the Church’s 185th Annual General Conference to a capacity congregation in the Conference Center and to others gathered across the globe,... Read more »

March 28, 2015

Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson: 'Defenders of the proclamation'

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Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women general president, shares three teachings to help individuals become "defenders of the Proclamation." Read more »

March 28, 2015

Sister Carole M. Stephens: 'The family is of God'

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Sister Carole M. Stephens, first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency, framed her remarks Saturday evening during the General Women's Meeting using the words of a Primary song sung... Read more »

March 28, 2015

Sister Cheryl A. Esplin: 'Filling our homes with light and truth'

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Sister Cheryl A. Esplin of the Primary general presidency spoke on filling lives with the light and truth of the gospel in her address at the General Women's Session of conference on March 28. Read more »

March 28, 2015

185th Annual General Conference talk summaries, photos

Summaries of the talks given during the conference sessions will be posted to DeseretNews.com. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Preparing to split up, LDS General Primary Presidency looks back on 5 years of service together

The General Women's Session of LDS General Conference on Saturday night marks the beginning of the end of a five-year run together for the three women in the church's Primary General Presidency. In... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Book review: 'Building Zion' explores architecture of Mormon settlements

Thomas Carter explores the history of architecture and building styles in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as its members settled Utah. Specifically, he looks at the... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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State bills to protect religious freedom advance, alarming some

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Measures in Indiana and Georgia that would protect religious conscience are gaining ground, a move that alarms critics, who claim the bills would legalize discrimination against homosexuals. One... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Jerry Earl Johnston: A place where Jesus actually stood

Scholars debate the true holiness of just about every holy site in Israel. Yet there is one place where scholars, scientists and spiritual leaders all agree is a place where Jesus certainly stood... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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AML conference, awards Saturday

The 2015 Association for Mormon Letters Conference is Saturday from 1-5 p.m. at the Utah Valley University Library in Orem. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Book review: YA novel 'Run' shares teen's search for identity

"Run," JoLyn Brown's first young adult novel, portrays a summer that changes a teenage girl struggling to find her identity. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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The Gospels reflect the value of different perspectives

The New Testament features gospel accounts by four different writers with four different perspectives. The story of the mortal Jesus and the risen Christ is far too large for any single account to... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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LDS Church releases Easter video, campaign

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In honor of the life and sacrifice of Jesus Christ, the Church is encouraging members to participate in a campaign this Easter season to share their witness of the Savior. The campaign is called... Read more »

March 28, 2015

New exhibit featuring 1,500 missionary name tags opens on Temple Square

A new missionary exhibit opened Friday in the North Visitors' Center on Temple Square, according to the Temple Square Facebook page. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Millennials are the ‘don’t judge generation’ on sexual morality: Survey

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Most young adults of every religion, race and ethnicity support access to affordable contraception. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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