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LDS Church continues to grow in Cambodia

While celebrating the organization of the first two stakes in Cambodia, former missionaries share stories.

Turkish official: Women shouldn’t laugh in public

Many Turkish women were doubled over with laughter after their country’s deputy leader said women should not laugh in public and should not talk on their mobile phones so much. Read more »

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Defending the Faith: But what of those who never heard?

A respected Protestant philosopher, considering the destiny of those who haven't heard the message of Christianity during their mortal lives, reasons his way to a hypothesis that will seem very... Read more »

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The advertising power of Ramadan

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An article in The Atlantic asks why retailers don't promote for Ramadan, but the Muslim holiday is more present in mainstream culture than ever. Read more »

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Court rules 9/11 memorial cross can remain in museum

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A lawsuit challenging the 9/11 Memorial Museum's display of the Ground Zero cross was dismissed for a second time on Monday. Crosses on public property continue to stir debates across the country. Read more »

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10 reasons a traditional marriage is better than a two-year beta marriage

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Trying to figure out if you should try this beta marriage thing and do a two-year trial, or to be married in the traditional sense? We're here to help you figure it out. Read more »

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Picturing history: Mormon Handcart Historic Site

Seen here is the Mormon Handcart Historic Site where the handcart pioneers, along with several companies of wagons, camped under extreme conditions. Read more »

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Tips for living: Author provides a guide to 'Choosing Your Eternal Companion'

In 1995, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a document called "The Family: A Proclamation to the World." Robert K. McIntosh uses this to instruct the reader in how to choose... Read more »

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Chinese group provides home for new LDS converts

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A Chinese group was formed in the Pullman YSA 1st Ward of the Moscow Idaho University Stake to meet the needs of a growing number of Chinese members in the area. The group has provided an... Read more »

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New features at Ogden Temple reception tent aim to answer questions, explain LDS faith

After walking through the newly renovated Ogden Utah Temple, open house visitors will be able to ask questions and learn more about the role of temples in a reception tent at the end of the tour. Read more »

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Project to restore Manti Tabernacle underway

Since 1879, the Manti Tabernacle has been a landmark in the small Sanpete County town. Now, an effort to preserve this edifice is revealing how the pioneers built it. Read more »

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When Mormon pioneers left was often a life-or-death proposition

Mormon pioneers were safer leaving in April than in May, in May rather than June, and so on. The later they left, the more likely they were to die, but the reasons may surprise you. Read more »

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Provo's waffle truck started by a motivated father, encouraged by his family

Adam Terry owns Waffle Love, one of Provo's most successful food trucks. Read more »

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Demand for Ogden Temple open house tickets boosts LDS spirits, local businesses

Due to tremendous demand, the LDS Church released more tickets to the Ogden Utah Temple open house on Tuesday, making the announcement at the outset of a tour for media of the reconstructed temple. Read more »

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New report says 2013 was 'the largest displacement of religious communities in recent memory'

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On Monday morning, the State Department released its annual update on religious freedom violations around the world. Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Obama to tap rabbi, religious freedom veteran, for ambassador spot

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President Obama Monday said he intends to nominate Rabbi David Saperstein, a veteran religious liberty advocate, as the first non-Christian to serve as U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International... Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Wright Words: Bad days are inevitable — complaining is not

To my pal who thinks all my days are perfection, think again. Just because I don't dwell on them doesn't mean I don't get punched in the mouth like everyone else. Bad days are inevitable —... Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Local Muslims end Ramadan with celebration

Roughly 70 guests gathered at a Salt Lake City home Monday to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting and cleansing for Muslims. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Ground Zero cross can stay at 9/11 museum, appeals court rules

A cross-shaped beam from the wreckage of the World Trade Center can remain on display in the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum at Ground Zero. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Katie Couric interviews Mormon mom from Cute Girls Hairstyles

Mindy McKnight, a mother of six and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-days Saints recently discussed her successful hairstyling YouTube channel with Katie Couric. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Millions displaced by religious violence in 2013

Millions of people were forced from their homes because of their religious beliefs last year, the U.S. government said Monday, citing the devastating impact of conflicts in Syria, Iraq and the... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Thirty countries require leaders to belong to a specific faith

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Political candidates are always under intense public scrutiny, but these countries impose a religious test as well. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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To commemorate World War 1, reverend helps believers respond to war through prayer

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The Rev. Gina Gilland Campbell has prepared sermon suggestions, sample prayers and a list of appropriate Bible verses to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the start of World War I. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Mormon couple celebrates 75 years of true love

Charles and Gloris Goff know the meaning of true love. The couple celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary this month and say it's a milestone that any couple can reach through dedication and... Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

Millions of Muslims across the world celebrated the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday Monday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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'Deseret News National Edition': Hobby Lobby, adolescent depression and finding a new life in America

This week’s Deseret News National Edition features a discussion about the propaganda wars surrounding the Hobby Lobby ruling, insight into adolescent depression and a story about an Ethiopian... Read more »

July 27, 2014

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