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Over half a million people attended Ogden Utah Temple open house

More than a half million people toured the Ogden Temple during a public open house, which concluded Sept. 6.

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

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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 »

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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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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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A conversation with Mormon convert and 7-time Grammy Award-winner Gladys Knight

Artist and seven-time Grammy Award-winner Gladys was recently in Salt Lake City to promote her new album, "Where My Heart Belongs." While she was here she made time for an interview with the... Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Service a way for interfaith group to spread peace

The Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable met recently for one of its regular service opportunities. The group sees service as a way to spread a message of peace. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Pope Francis to marry couples with kids, cohabitating

Pope Francis is making good on his insistence that the Catholic Church welcome all faithful — not just those who obey church teaching perfectly. He'll marry 20 couples this weekend, including... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Americans link violence with Muslims, but Obama says ISIL is not Islam

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Members of ISIL, or Iraq's Islamic State, aren't representative of Islam, commentators argue. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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15 places named after religious figures

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What's in a name? Well, these places got their monikers thanks to the help of religious figures, both small and large scale. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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

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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 »

Sept. 12, 2014

Pope Francis may declare Sri Lanka's 1st saint

Pope Francis may make a 17th century priest Sri Lanka's first Roman Catholic saint during his trip next year, making good on his promise to give Asia more saints as models for the faithful, Sri... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Here's how U.S. churches are changing to reach more people

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U.S. religious congregations are marching to their own drums now more than ever. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Famous Mormons featured in new BYU commercial

Several prominent members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who are also graduates of Brigham Young University are featured in the school's new advertisement. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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10th anniversary 9/11 tribute by Mormon Tabernacle Choir continues to bring hope

As many honor and remember those whose lives were taken 13 years ago, hope and peace has been found through the messages shared by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir three years ago. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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The biggest band in the world is also one of the most spiritual: The passion of U2

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U2 is unquestionably one of the most influential musical acts of all time. But one defining element that often eludes the public’s perception of the band is its deep sense of spirituality. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Should I stay or should I go? How faith adds complexity to domestic violence

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When Twitter lit up with #whyIstayed, the tweets were sprinkled with references to religious teachings. But God and spirituality weren't big players in the #whyIleft conversation. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Ted Cruz was booed off stage for sympathizing with Israel's Jewish citizens

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A Washington conference aimed at spotlighting persecution of Christians in the Middle East collapsed Wednesday evening when Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was booed off the stage for his support of... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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