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How religious commitment affects people's reactions to medical advances

Highly committed people of faith are more likely than other Americans to be concerned about biotechnologies like...

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Picturing history: Seymour Brunson grave in Nauvoo

Seymour Brunson was a faithful Latter-day Saint whose passing in 1840 affected the Prophet Joseph Smith. While preaching during Brunson's funeral, the Prophet Joseph first publicly taught about... Read more »

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: Lessons from sending my boys on a pioneer trek in a new area

I sent my kids on pioneer trek dressed in cowboy hats and pure fear. The result surprised even me. Read more »

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What's new: 'Sisters, Arise!' shares inspirational stories for women

In "Sisters, Arise! Becoming the Woman God Intends You to Be," Lynne Perry Christofferson shares humorous and inspirational stories and analogies to teach spiritual lessons on a variety of subjects. Read more »

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Pope Francis: The world's at war, but not a war of religions

The world is at war, but it is not a war of religions, Pope Francis said Wednesday as he traveled to Poland on his first visit to Central and Eastern Europe in the shadow of the slaying of a priest... Read more »

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BYU-Hawaii students are 'entering to learn' and 'going forth' to bless lives

International students at BYU-Hawaii are using their education and talents to bless their families and home countries. They want to make a difference in the world. Read more »

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Is this TV show a 'game changer for people with Down syndrome'?

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The mother of a young man with Down syndrome who stars on A&E's "Born This Way" believes that the show is a "game-changer" for people with disabilities. Read more »

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Great quote, Tim Kaine, but John Wesley never said that

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It may not rank up there with Donald Trump’s “Two Corinthians” coinage or Hillary Clinton’s tortured email explanations, but a phrase that Tim Kaine used in an effort to... Read more »

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Who boos an opening prayer? The Berniacs of 2016, that’s who

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Sure, that may not sound like a surprising sin in a sports arena in a town that is so infamous for its unruly fans — they once threw snowballs at Santa Claus — that the city set up a... Read more »

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LDS missionaries save apartment complex from carbon monoxide poisoning

Sister Adams and Sister Rambert are serving in Michigan. They woke early on Sunday morning to the sound of their carbon monoxide detector going off. They immediately went door to door to warn their... Read more »

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Is Bernie Sanders an atheist?

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Questions about Bernie Sanders' faith have emerged throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, but the leak of nearly 20,000 Democratic National Committee emails instantly brought the issue back to... Read more »

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Pope Francis condemns slaying of French priest

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Pope Francis condemned the murder of an elderly French priest, calling it a “barbarous killing” as the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the brutal attack at a Catholic Church in... Read more »

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UTubers: Gardiner Sisters team up with LDS actors to create original music video

The Gardiner Sisters, who are currently on tour with Us The Duo, collaborated with two LDS actors to create a music video for their original song, "Running." Read more »

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5 faith facts about Tim Kaine: ‘I do what I do for spiritual reasons’

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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton announced Tim Kaine, the junior Democratic senator from Virginia and former governor of that state, as her vice presidential running mate... Read more »

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Can Hillary Clinton finally close the ‘God gap’?

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As Democrats gather for the convention in Philadelphia that will formally nominate Hillary Clinton, the party faces an extraordinarily fortuitous set of circumstances. Read more »

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Days of '47 parade: 'Pioneers: Inspiring today's generation!'

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With 130 entries from LDS stakes, high schools, churches and other organizations, the parade showed how community members from all over the state of Utah were proud to share how pioneers inspire... Read more »

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Twila Van Leer: Wow! I'm part of history, too

We all add to the history of the time and place where accident or design destined us to live out our lives. Indulge me while I wallow in a bit of nostalgia about my own place in history. Read more »

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Wright Words: What I learned from Machu Picchu about the view from the top

Several years ago, I was hired to lead a trip to Peru. The trip was organized by a group travel company and was expertly executed in every way, with the exception of the in-over-his-head host. Read more »

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Pioneer Day sunrise service: 'A legacy of faith'

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Hundreds begin Pioneer Day celebration at annual sunrise service. Read more »

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Elder LeGrand R. Curtis, Jr. addresses 'A Legacy of Faith' during Days of '47 Sunrise Service

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Elder LeGrand R. Curtis, Jr., counsels descendants of all pioneers to embrace the legacy and determination of their ancestors. Read more »

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President Uchtdorf visits refugees in Athens, Greece

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President Dieter F. Uchtdorf — himself a former refugee —visited refugee camps in Athens on July 22 — reaching out to those forced to leave their country in order to escape war,... Read more »

July 25, 2016

Famed British sextet highlights Pioneer Day concert of choir and orchestra

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The world-acclaimed King’s Singers, longtime friends of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, highlighted this year’s Pioneer Day Commemoration Concert of the choir and Orchestra at Temple... Read more »

July 25, 2016

First-timers and veterans among thousands to enjoy Days of '47 Parade

The date July 24 may not hold meaning for some, but to Utahns, it marks an important celebration of pioneer heritage and family traditions. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Germany: Syrian asylum seekers blows himself up, wounding 12

A failed asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany in what officials said Monday may have been a... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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President Uchtdorf visits refugees; presents $3 million from LDS Church to help refugees

Days after presenting $3 million to the World Food Programme to help refugees, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf visited refugee camps in Athens, Greece. “These refugees are our brothers and... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Erin Stewart: Should you teach your kids to hit back?

An Irish psychologist is making waves with his suggestion that parents teach their kids to fight back. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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President and Sister Uchtdorf visit site of Rome Italy Temple: 'It is impressive to see'

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During a recent trip to Italy, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, and his wife, Sister Harriet R. Uchtdorf, visited the Rome Italy Temple site on July 17. Read more »

July 24, 2016

Catholic leaders speak out as controversy continues over divorced, remarried church members

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Should divorced and remarried Catholics be allowed access to communion? Pope Francis and some bishops disagree. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Book review: 'The Spider and the Sparrow' is a WWI tale of hope in dark places

"The Spider and the Sparrow" is a luxuriously historical tale of espionage in France and Germany during World War I. Readers will appreciate the tragic yet hopeful look at the horrors of war as... Read more »

July 24, 2016

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What motivates (the few) evangelicals who support Hillary Clinton?

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Seventeen percent of white evangelicals plan to vote for Hillary Clinton, according to Pew Research Center. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Thousands of youth participate in the Days of '47 youth parade

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Over 5,000 children gathered on July 23 for the annual Union Pacific Youth Parade as part of the Days of ’47 celebration. Stakes from around the state were invited to participate in one of... Read more »

July 23, 2016

Music and the Spoken Word: 'Strong Men, Brave Women and Sturdy Children'

If you could talk to some of those men, women and children, they would probably tell you that they didn’t always feel strong, brave and sturdy. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Book review: 'By the Stars' is a low-key love story set during World War II

"By the Stars" is a World War II love story that lacks suspense and drama but reminds readers everyone has a story to tell. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Does Hollywood demean — or misrepresent — Christianity?

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Does Hollywood demean or misrepresent Christianity? That's a question that Pure Flix Entertainment, producers of "God's Not Dead 2," asked Americans in a survey conducted through the Barna Group. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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How would you describe God in just one sentence?

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Famed evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham was recently asked by a reader to explain how he would respond if asked to "put the heart" of what he believes about God into one simple sentence. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Muslims celebrate lifting of Lagos hijab ban

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Muslims in Nigeria are celebrating a court ruling that lifted a ban on girls in public school wearing the hijab in Lagos state. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Hamblin & Peterson: Swedish city has long religious history

Less than an hour north of the Swedish capital, Stockholm, is a small city that has played a remarkable role in history since pagan times. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Donald Trump's 'evangelical moment' during Thursday's acceptance speech included this vow

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Amid ongoing debate, Donald Trump, who has openly courted evangelicals in recent months, notably thanked them for their support during his Republican National Convention address on Thursday night. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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In Germany, secular ‘confirmation’ thrives again

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In late 1945, after the end of World War II, Kurt Neumann began digging in his garden. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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James Dobson joins evangelicals for Trump

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James Dobson has endorsed Republican nominee Donald Trump for president, further boosting the candidate’s standing among evangelical voters. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Mormon Mentions: Bryce Harper posts about his new scriptures; The Gardiner Sisters go on tour with Us the Duo

Last week on social media, Major League Baseball player Bryce Harper posted about his new LDS scriptures and The Gardiner Sisters started their tour with Us the Duo. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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See how this forgotten Holocaust history is being given new life

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Some Jewish historians' personal stories of Holocaust survival had reportedly fell into obscurity due to a language barrier, but are now seeing new light after one man embarked on a journey to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Trump sparks activists' quest to register 1 million Muslims to vote. Here are the details

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Muslim Americans make up around 1 percent of the U.S. population, accounting for about 3.3 million people. But despite constituting such a small sliver of the populace, Muslim advocates are looking... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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US cardinal says ‘Christian nations’ in West must counter Islamic influx

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A prominent U.S. cardinal says Islam “wants to govern the world” and Americans must decide if they are going to reassert “the Christian origin of our own nation” in order to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Revealed: What a draft of the Democratic Party Platform says about Israel and abortion

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As Republicans prepare to adjourn their national convention on Thursday evening, the media and the public at large are sure to quickly turn their attention to next week's Democratic National... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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How #ThisFlag pastor Evan Mawarire used Facebook to shut down Zimbabwe

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Leaning over his desk in Harare, the Zimbabwe flag’s green, red, yellow and black stripes draped around his neck, Pastor Evan Mawarire looked into the camera and launched an uprising. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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New subjects of 'Meet the Mormons' share their stories, LDS faith

Three families are being featured in new vignettes of "Meet the Mormons." They have shared their stories in hopes of helping to promote the LDS faith worldwide. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Defending the Faith: Two theological accounts of evil

The Mormon account of the origin of Satan avoids one of the major problems that face other, more traditional accounts. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Online manners improve when real people show up

While it's true that people say nastier things online than they would in person, the tone changes for the better when the object of digital derision actually engages in the conversation. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Taylor Halverson: When former Gov. Boggs' group traveled with the ill-fated Donner Party

A little-known, interesting fact about the Donner Party is that at one point during their journey, they traveled with the same wagon train as former Missouri Gov. Lilburn W. Boggs. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Who was Mary Magdalene? New book explores the life of the saint

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The biblical figure of Mary Magdalene has been “interpreted and misinterpreted, just as Jesus has been interpreted and misinterpreted,” according to Michael Haag, historian and author... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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