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Lindsey Stirling reflects on YouTube success and ‘nonnegotiable’ standards

Lindsey Stirling, the classically trained violinist from Gilbert, Arizona, seems to be everywhere these days.

ValueSpeak: 'The forget-me-nots of the angels' on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time for remembering, with flowers representing what Henry Wadsworth Longfellow called "the forget-me-nots of the angels" — or, in some cases, smelly irises and lilacs. Read more »

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Author Phyllis Tickle faces death just as she enjoyed life: ‘The dying is my next career’

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Over the past generation, no one has written more deeply and spoken more widely about the contours of American faith and spirituality than Phyllis Tickle. Read more »

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Obama to Jews: Shared values compel support for Israel

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President Obama came to Washington’s most politically connected synagogue Friday with a dual mission — to celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month and to mark the first... Read more »

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Arianna Rees: Why Lindsey Stirling's Billboard dress doesn't matter

When it comes to the people who represent us as Latter-day Saints (our interests, our relationships or our beliefs), we are all or nothing. Read more »

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President Obama attends 'Solidarity Sabbath' service Friday

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President Obama was among worshippers Friday at a Washington, D.C., synagogue at an event to mark "Solidarity Sabbath," in which Jews and others around the world will stand against anti-Semitism. Read more »

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Lindsey Stirling reflects on global audience, YouTube success and ‘nonnegotiable’ standards

Lindsey Stirling, the classically trained violinist from Gilbert, Arizona, who attended BYU, served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and became famous by way of... Read more »

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Lindsey Stirling responds to modesty criticism on Instagram

Violinist and YouTuber Lindsey Stirling recently received criticism on the dress she wore to the Billboard Music Awards. Stirling responded to the modesty comments she received on Instagram. Read more »

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Nebraska lawmakers vote to abolish death penalty

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Nebraska lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday to abolish the death penalty by a big enough margin to override a threatened veto by Gov. Pete Ricketts. Read more »

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9 Lone Peak baseball players prepare to serve LDS missions

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A lineup's worth of baseball players from one team will soon begin missionary service. Read more »

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How cemeteries and smartphones play a role in LDS family history

Cemeteries are important family history resources because headstones often include birth, marriage and death information. Projects, including ones through BillionGraves and Utah Division of State... Read more »

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Muslim refugees risk their lives to flee Burma's persecution

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Rohingya Muslim refugees from Burma — which now denies them citizenship — are risking their lives on the sea or in earthquake-ravaged Nepal to seek safety. The Rohingyas say they are... Read more »

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How believers are embracing the use of new technology for religious purposes

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While one study found that some members of the Baptist Church are comfortable using technology for religion, other studies have unearthed consequences of such usage. Read more »

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Family experiences a memorial miracle

When our family made a special trip to visit the graves of loved ones, we found more than we expected. Read more »

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Evangelist urges Christians to pray for Supreme Court as they contemplate gay marriage

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Evangelist Franklin Graham has taken to Facebook to plead for prayers on behalf of each U.S. Supreme Court justices as they prepare to rule on gay marriage. Read more »

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LDS Church leaders, missionary couple offer support in Nepal

Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints visited Nepal to offer support and love to the people. A new photo gallery from the India Mormon Newsroom website captures the... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Q&A with Charles Manson’s prison chaplain

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After a judge sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings, religious leaders in that city found themselves on both sides of the issue. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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John M. Templeton Jr., philanthropist devoted to science and religion, dies at 75

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WASHINGTON — John M. Templeton Jr., a pediatric surgeon who left medicine behind to carry on his father’s passion for pursuing “new spiritual information” Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Bobby Jindal and Jeb Bush are both vying for religious America's vote

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Potential presidential candidates Bobby Jindal and Jeb Bush both recently spoke about religion in America. Here's what they talked about. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: A Mormon, a Muslim and a Hindu sit down together on a plane

A Muslim, a Hindu and a Mormon sit down together on a plane. It sounds like the beginning of a bad religious joke, but this is just what happened to me recently on a flight from Minneapolis to... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Catholic soul-searching in Ireland over vote on gay marriage

Barely a generation ago, Ireland outlawed homosexual acts and gays often faced a stark choice between leading secret lives or emigrating to more liberal lands. This week, in the world's first... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Picturing history: Family Living Center, Nauvoo, Illinois

One of the educational and family friendly places to visit at historic Nauvoo, Illinois, is the Family Living Center. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Stuart Reid: Despite study results, religion in America should only fear what it does to itself

In historical context, a recent Pew survey reveals that religion in America has little to fear from the secular or irreligious, but instead, what it does to itself. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Jenna Kim Jones talks to Ravishly about being a Mormon in the entertainment industry

Jenna Kim Jones has found a way to be successful in the entertainment industry without compromising her values. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Adopted, biological children share what makes their family of 9 happy in new Mormon Channel video

The fifth episode in the "Happy Families" series by the Mormon Channel highlights the Davies family. Three children are biological and four were adopted, but they all belong as part of this "happy... Read more »

May 19, 2015

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American immigrants are now less religious, too

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The Pew Research Center's newly released study of religion in America shines the light on the changing religious landscape of American immigrants. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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