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Wright Words: A day in the life of Mormon missionaries in Norman, Okla.

A few weeks ago, I was blessed to spend the day with missionaries in the Oklahoma Oklahoma City Mission.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over ad

Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site, Israeli police said Tuesday. Read more »

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Christian ministers sue city over same-sex marriage enforcement

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The owners of a religiously themed, for-profit wedding chapel in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, have sued city officials over what they say is a threat to their business: perform same-sex weddings or face a... Read more »

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Churches have an important role to play in boosting breast cancer awareness among African-Americans

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Health educators say that faith communities are essential to reducing breast cancer mortality rates among black women. Read more »

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Angel Moroni placed atop Indianapolis temple

More than four years after its construction was announced, the Indianapolis Indiana Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received its angel Moroni statue on Friday, Oct. 17. 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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Synod highlighted tensions at the top of the Catholic Church

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Although the Synod of Bishops on the family left more questions than answers for Catholics around the world, many are celebrating the remarkable access it offered to top church officials. Read more »

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Pope Francis beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod's end

Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which... Read more »

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LDS Church releases video, topic page discussing temple garments

In a video, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints seeks to take some of the mystery out of temple garments — what some people refer to as Mormon underwear — and temple robes,... Read more »

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Pope Paul VI is almost a saint: Here are 4 of his biggest legacies

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As he wraps up a Vatican meeting marked by sharp debates over sex and morality, Pope Francis on Sunday will honor one of his most controversial predecessors by beatifying Pope Paul VI, who is most... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Here's how you can learn more about God

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Not so interested in reading the Bible? Well, there are plenty of other ways to get religious education and teachings. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Reader voices: Somewhere in the darkest night

Heavenly Father uses us to bring light into the lives of others. During their darkest and most difficult times, we can be the light that illuminates their way. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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An LDS missionary and a Marine: Twin brothers have surprise meeting in Atlanta airport

Del and Don Gull have been there for each other through it all. But when Del joined the military and Don decided to serve an LDS mission, the brothers had to find a different way to support each... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Jenna Kim Jones: The new, cool face of Mormonism

Entertainer Jenna Kim Jones, a New Yorker by way of Orem, takes center stage as host and narrator of the new movie, "Meet the Mormons." Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Bishops scrap welcome to gays in sign of split

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Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Bishops revise document on gays, expect approval

Catholic bishops predicted widespread approval Saturday of a revised document laying out the church's position on gays, sex, marriage and divorce, saying the report is a "balanced" reflection of... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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The role faith leaders play in national crises like Ferguson

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High-profile religious figures descended on Ferguson, Missouri, this week to support ongoing protests. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Evangelical Christian pastors frame environmentalism in religious terms

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In a new study, evangelical Protestants were the only Christians to show significant growth in their concern for the environment over the past 20 years. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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LDS Film Festival is seeking entries

The LDS Film Festival is calling for entries for its 2015 festival, which is set to take place March 4-7 at SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Hamblin & Peterson: The 16th century Jewish mystic who influences New Age Hollywood pop stars

Isaac Luria is one of the pivotal names in the history of Jewish thought, but he remains rather obscure. But his impact has been felt even by non-Jewish Hollywood stars and pop singers. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Mormon Media scholars discuss church and media intersection

Mormon Media scholars held their third annual Mormon Media Studies Symposium Friday, discussing topics ranging from popular culture to historic and modern LDS Church portrayals in the media. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Seventh-day Adventists to decide in 2015 on women’s ordination

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Seventh-day Adventists opted for a middle-way approach on the divisive issue of women’s ordination on Tuesday (Oct. 14), kicking the question to next year’s worldwide meeting without... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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ValueSpeak: Queen of Yes

The main difference between the two top women of my early life was Jean’s inability to say “no” to anything. Whereas Mom could nix an idea before the words had even come together... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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How daydreaming helped one woman go from receptionist to music executive in three years

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Erica Grayson got a job as a receptionist in the music industry when she was 20. Now, she's leading the way in music. How? Daydreaming. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Why I stand with the Houston Five

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In the bare-knuckled realm of American politics, the mayor and City Council are not really interested in reading a bunch of Christian sermons to find out what they say. They are attempting to stop... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Do Houston church leaders have to hand their sermons over to city attorneys?

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Legal scholars question whether "church autonomy," which allows religious groups wide latitude over internal operations, can properly apply in civil litigation discovery. Houston's city attorney... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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