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'Practicing Charity': Art exhibit depicts women doing the 'noble'

The daily deeds of women is the subject of the Church History Museum's exhibit.

'Under God' in court: Pledge of Allegiance draws new lawsuits

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The New Jersey lawsuit against the use of the words "Under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance is just the latest in a seemingly perennial string of such complaints. Read more »

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New study by sociologist Mark Regnerus suggests religion can predict sexual behavior

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Controversial sociologist Mark Regnerus presented new research on marriage and sex at a conference of Southern Baptists on Tuesday. Read more »

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Florida governor visits Mormon Fort Lauderdale Temple

Florida Governor Rick Scott visited the Fort Lauderdale Temple April 18 with other political and religious leaders, according to Mormon Newsroom. Read more »

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'Walking Dead,' 'Doctor Who' stars attend Mormon Tabernacle Choir performance

Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience guests Laurie Holden of "The Walking Dead" and Karen Gillan of "Doctor Who" prolonged their stay in Salt Lake City to catch the Sunday morning Mormon Tabernacle... Read more »

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Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip

Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful site and only a place of prayer. Read more »

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Normons: A site to prove just how normal Mormons are

Rebbie Groesbeck doesn't claim to know everything about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but as a Mormon living in Los Angeles, she has had plenty of opportunities to explain what... Read more »

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In the Whirled: The money tree: How we teach our kids about spending

When we make deliberate choices with our resources, we create, either consciously or subconsciously, a family culture. We communicate to our children that certain things are important while others... Read more »

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Tips for living: Emotional support for those who are single

Whether by divorce, death of a spouse or never being married at all, there are challenges to being single. Here are some tips for those who are single in the LDS Church to find emotional support. Read more »

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Picturing history: Liberty Jail

Joseph Smith and several others were in Liberty Jail from Dec. 1, 1838, to April 6, 1839. While there, the Prophet dictated a long letter from which sections 121, 122 and 123 of the Doctrine and... Read more »

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New Jersey lawsuit seeks to ban Pledge of Allegiance

The American Humanist Association is suing a New Jersey school district for its recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in public classrooms. Read more »

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Pres. Uchtdorf visits Provo MTC, delivers an Easter message

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The Resurrection of Jesus Christ – the most remarkable event in history -- created a way for all people to receive eternal life. Also, it transformed a band of frightened, worried disciples... Read more »

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Most voters favor prayer, minus Jesus, at public meetings

A new survey finds U.S. voters clearly favor prayer — as long as the public prayer is generic and not specifically Christian. Read more »

April 22, 2014

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Half of Americans skeptical of Big Bang

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Half of America doesn't feel confident in the Big Bang, leaving faith to be truly untested. Read more »

April 22, 2014

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Whats New: 'Sacred Hymns' is a moving CD

"Sacred Hymns" is a collection of piano songs that were arranged and performed by Garth Smith. It is a moving CD that will move your spirits and comfort your soul. Read more »

April 22, 2014

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Wright Words: What do you tell a prospective missionary before entering the MTC?

I’ve imagined sitting down and writing a letter to a much younger, much more dark haired Elder Wright to share insights on this critical time in his life. What would I say to Younger Jason? Read more »

April 22, 2014

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Next big Christian nation? China, one expert says

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Already claiming 58 million Christians, China may surpass the U.S. — and any other nation — to have more believers in its population within the next 15 years. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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LDS Easter video viewed over 5 million times

The video at the center of the LDS Church's Holy Week social media campaign doubled its reach over the weekend. "Because of Him" jumped from 2.6 million views on YouTube on Friday afternoon to more... Read more »

April 21, 2014

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No. 1 on two charts, 'He is Risen' latest hit from Mormon Tabernacle Choir

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir's new album "He is Risen" reached No. 1 on two Billboard music charts this week. The album jumped from No. 3 to the top of the Traditional Classical chart and from... Read more »

April 21, 2014

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S.L. father-son team gets U-Turned, comes in 4th during 8th leg of 'The Amazing Race'

Salt Lake father-son team Dave and Connor O’Leary were targeted by one team but helped two other teams, including one they U-Turned, in the eighth leg of “The Amazing Race: All... Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Mission Daze: Stuck on zero

Elder Van Dyke and Elder Toms discuss conversion in the wake of Ivan's baptism in this week's Mission Daze comic, which takes a humorous look at the lives of Mormon missionaries. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Easter service marks Colorado massacre centennial

Linda Linville climbed down the steep stone steps into the dugout on the southern Colorado prairie Sunday where one branch of her family was wiped out in one day 100 years ago. Read more »

April 21, 2014

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John Paul's legacy stained by sex abuse scandal

Pope John Paul II is rightly credited with having helped bring down communism, of inspiring a new generation of Catholics with a globe-trotting papacy and of explaining church teaching on a range... Read more »

April 21, 2014

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Deseret News National Edition: Religious freedom, the Sabbath and Jewish women

This week’s Deseret News National Edition tackles the Ten Commandments, ways to end poverty and forgiveness. Read more »

April 20, 2014

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Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted so... Read more »

April 20, 2014

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Costa Rican a celebrity after certified miracle

On a warm spring day, Floribeth Mora was in her bed waiting to die from a seemingly inoperable brain aneurysm when her gaze fell upon a photograph of Pope John Paul II in a newspaper. Read more »

April 20, 2014

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