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'Meet the Mormons' reaches $4.5 million mark, now 37th on all-time documentary list

"Meet the Mormons" made more than $560,000 on the weekend, and is now the 37th biggest documentary.

David Archuleta launches 'Glorious' video contest

Singer David Archuleta teamed up with “Meet The Mormons” once again on Friday in the announcement of a video contest. Read more »

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Religious, political leaders in Michigan and other states split over gay rights

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An estimated 150 Michigan pastors said they'd go to jail rather than comply with a proposed expansion of Michigan's civil rights laws to cover "sexual orientation, gender identity and gender... Read more »

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Actor Shia LaBeouf found God on set of 'Fury'

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The 28-year-old actor has had a strange couple of years that include substance abuse and run-ins with the police, but has he finally put that behind him? Read more »

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Humane Society emphasizes faith connection in new video series

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The Humane Society of the United States has released a new video series that explores the role religious leaders played in bringing faith to bear on animal welfare work. Read more »

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Couple's book calls for Christian action

Kerry and Chris Shook are a pleasant-looking couple from Texas with a bit of advice for the rest of us: Let’s hear less talk, and see more walk. A Latter-day Saint might say: Enough lip service. It's time for compassionate... Read more »

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Group to commemorate Daniel H. Wells’ 200th birthday

A commemoration of Mormon pioneer Daniel H. Wells and recognition of his 200th birthday will be Sunday, Oct. 26, from 4-4:30 p.m. at the memorial and gravesite at the southwest corner of the Salt... Read more »

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Book review: 'A Strand of Doubt' is a suspenseful tale woven of romance and espionage

'A Strand of Doubt' has many little nods to Mormon culture, but the main story of love and intrigue is likely to please readers of any faith. Read more »

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BYU Broadcasting wins 13 more Emmys for family friendly programming

BYU Broadcasting and its university-affiliated network BYUtv snagged 13 out of 20 Emmy Awards from the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy... Read more »

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ValueSpeak: All about that 'something'

I’ll be honest — we haven’t always had a great church choir. Which is kind of weird because we have some pretty terrific singers in the congregation. Then Barbara came along. Read more »

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Salt Lake Krishna temple to host Hindu festival of lights

The Salt Lake Krishna temple will celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, Saturday with dancing, chanting, food and fireworks. Read more »

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Anything for Auni: A community rallies to help Utah family

If you have spent time in Spanish Fork recently, you have likely heard the phrase, “Anything for Auni.” But it’s not just something the Spanish Fork community says, it’s... Read more »

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

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Guantanamo prisoners in protest over women guards

Some prisoners in the highest-security unit of the Guantanamo Bay detention center have launched a protest against what they consider the religiously offensive use of female guards to move them... Read more »

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Top Anglican calls for breaking confidentiality in confessions involving child abuse

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Anglican priests should no longer be bound by the centuries-old principle of confidentiality in confessions when they are told of sexual crimes committed against children, the Church of... Read more »

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Italy’s ‘singing nun’ Sister Cristina covers Madonna’s ‘Like a Virgin’

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Italy’s singing nun Sister Cristina Scuccia, who became a global sensation after winning a TV reality show, has chosen Madonna’s controversial classic “Like a Virgin” as the... Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Chairman of Becket Fund for Religious Liberty is optimistic about religious freedom

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Bill Mumma, a former Wall Street executive and now president and chairman of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, is bullish on the prospects of government, courts and the American people... Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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What scary stories have in common with religion

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It might seem like suspenseful stories about the supernatural are often at odds with religious beliefs, but scholars and Christian writers say they have a lot in common. Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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Defending the Faith: Some things are more important than others

Latter-day Saints take a high view of the reliability of scripture, but we don't believe in scriptural inerrancy. And, anyway, some aspects of the scriptures are more important than others. We... Read more »

Oct. 23, 2014

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California orders churches, others to pay for abortion, despite federal protections

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Despite a 2004 federal law, the state of California is telling churches and other faith-based employers their health insurance programs must pay for elective surgical abortions. Two Christian... Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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American man detained in North Korea for leaving Bible in restaurant returns home

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Jeffrey Fowle is back on American soil, but there are still many reasons to question North Korea's religious freedom violations, analysts said. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Utahns support bill making clear clergy don't have to perform same-sex marriages, poll shows

Utahns overwhelmingly support legislation clarifying that clergy don't have to perform same-sex weddings, a new poll shows. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Can Christians celebrate Diwali?

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The lights are hung, the candles lit, the feast prepared, the New Year is almost here, families gather and children wait to hear the dramatic re-telling of stories from the ancient past. No, it is... Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Donny Osmond coming to RootsTech in 2015

It was announced Wednesday that entertainer and television host Donny Osmond will be a keynote speaker at RootsTech in February 2015. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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LDS Church releases video about suicide prevention, Greg Olsen painting

A new Mormon Message video was released Tuesday night by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints regarding suicide prevention. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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LDS Church publishes two new essays on past history of plural marriage

The LDS Church posted two new essays online Wednesday about its past history of plural marriage. One covers the beginnings of the practice in the 1830s and 40s. The other covers the endings, from... Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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