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Defending the Faith: Joseph Smith's vision of the 3 degrees of glory was a gift from God

Historical evidence suggests that the doctrine of three degrees of glory really did come by revelation.

Elder L. Tom Perry's cancer terminal, 'has spread aggressively,' LDS Church says

Elder L. Tom Perry's cancer has spread aggressively from his thyroid to his lungs and beyond, and is terminal, a church spokesman said Friday morning. Elder Perry, who is a member of the LDS... Read more »

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One ex-Marine is fighting for her right to display a Bible verse at work

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A Marine lance corporal, given a bad conduct discharge for refusing to remove a Bible verse she displayed at her desk, is fighting the dismissal on religious freedom grounds. Read more »

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Interfaith groups working to promote global harmony

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As religious conflict heightens all over the world, interfaith organizations are stepping up to the plate to provide an example for peace and make a difference. Read more »

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Is your financial house in order? 10 questions for Latter-day Saint families

Here is a simple checklist to help you assess whether your family’s financial house is in order. Read more »

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5 faith facts about Rick Santorum: Church-state separation makes him want to ‘throw up’

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Rick Santorum is back among the ever-swelling GOP presidential candidate lists. He won 11 primaries in 2012 with his devoutly Catholic, homeschooling-dad culture-warrior campaign. Read more »

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Vatican looks to reform its media operations, add multimedia

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The Vatican is dragging its media machine into the 21st century, promising to promote social media and streamline its fragmented services with the help of a former BBC executive. Read more »

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Son shares story of miraculous reunion with mother after 12 years of separation

LDS Church News

Because of Chun Chen's interest in the message of the gospel, he was miraculously reunited with the family he had been separated from many years before. Elder Chen now serves as a missionary in the... Read more »

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Elder Cook speaks at Catholic university about defending faith, protecting religious freedom

In a new video posted by Mormon Newsroom, Elder Quentin L. Cook speaks at a Catholic university in Australia. He invites all religions to increase efforts to protect faith and religious freedom. Read more »

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Defending the Faith: Joseph Smith's vision of the 3 degrees of glory was a gift from God

Historical evidence suggests that the doctrine of three degrees of glory really did come by revelation, rather than from study and theological speculation. Read more »

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Catholic Church responds to Ireland gay marriage vote

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With the legalization of gay marriage in Ireland, the Catholic Church is drawing upon theology to examine the referendum while pondering its future relationship with Ireland's society. Read more »

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A look into the religious minorities of Iraq

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As ISIS is making major gains throughout Iraq and Syria, more innocent civilians are falling victim to the terror of the group, and religious minorities may have it the worst of them all. Read more »

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Biblical soap opera enjoying ungodly success in Brazil

The actress agonizes on her deathbed, her hair and makeup impeccable, as the hunky male lead clutches her hand. Tears pour down his face while her eyelids flutter to a final close. Read more »

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Old Rock Church tours open doors to historic Salt Lake chapel

Visitors can tour the historic LDS meetinghouse on Capitol Hill this summer, guided by members of the church who attend there. Read more »

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Do you fit the Mormon mold or break the mold?

As we all grow more aware, I think the conformers will allow mavericks more wiggle room and the renegades will learn to respect those who conform and what they offer. I’m banking on our... Read more »

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LDS missionaries cover David Archuleta's 'Glorious'

Missionaries from the England London Mission cover "Glorious" in a video posted by Sister Holly Jordan, the mission president's wife. Read more »

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Pope Francis urges couples to ‘work on love’ and take their engagement seriously

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The wedding season is in full swing, and Pope Francis used the occasion on Wednesday to warn couples not to marry too quickly, while also reaffirming the Vatican’s opposition to gay nuptials. Read more »

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'Saturday's Warrior' director shares details about 2016 motion picture reboot

The Latter-day Saint musical "Saturday's Warrior" is being remade as a motion picture and is set to hit theaters in 2016. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Who decides if a law restricts a religious practice? Notre Dame case may provide the answer

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Legal observers agree the question of whether or not judges should decide whether a given federal regulation imposes a burden on religious practice may well be an issue the high court could again... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Picturing history: Van Buren County Courthouse, Keosauqua, Iowa

William Pitt’s Nauvoo Brass Band performed at the county courthouse in Keosauqua, Iowa, several times in March 1846. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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'Meet the Mormons' now available for streaming on Netflix

The "Meet the Mormons" movie is now available to stream on Netflix around the world. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Temple Square opens 3 new exhibits

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Temple Square welcomed the arrival of three new exhibits on April 2. The three exhibits, “Because He Lives,” “8 Stories,” and “Following Christ Through the Book of... Read more »

May 26, 2015

Who are ‘the least of these’? Scholars say they may not be the poor

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When asked to describe the essence of the Christian message, Mother Teresa would often hold up a child’s hand and recite Jesus’ words in Matthew 25:40: Read more »

May 26, 2015

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TV and Internet? Meh. What the pope really misses are pizza outings

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Pope Francis told an Argentine newspaper that he never watches TV or logs on to the Internet and, perhaps not surprisingly, sleeps well. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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11-year protest in Catholic church faces moment of reckoning

Parts of St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Roman Catholic Church could easily be mistaken for someone's living room, if not for the stained glass window depicting Mother Cabrini, the patron saint of... Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Knotty exhibit planned for pope symbolizes life's challenges

A knotty exhibit being created for Pope Francis' upcoming trip to Philadelphia will honor the pontiff's teachings by letting visitors acknowledge the challenges in their daily lives. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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