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Influx of Christian programming at Easter prompts mixed reactions

A look at how "Finding Jesus," "Killing Jesus" and "A.D." fared among audiences.

Book review: 'Gone for a Soldier' is a Civil War adventure with love, action and hope

Brothers Rulon and Ben Owen face similar but unique battles as they try to protect the land the love and the women they cherish. Both must make difficult choices in order to save themselves and the... Read more »

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1 millionth record added to Jewish family database on FamilySearch

The Knowles Collection, a free online Jewish genealogy database, has recently reached its 1 millionth record milestone and is now easily searchable online through FamilySearch. Read more »

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Seeking and sorrowing: Sisters of the Prophet Joseph Smith

The Prophet's three sisters suffered much of the persecution and trials that came with the Restoration. They remained true to their parents, to their brother and to the truth, though none of the... Read more »

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Orem pediatrician 'happy' to help cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu

Orem pediatrician Matthew Cornish just returned from 10 days of voluntary medical service in the recently-devastated nation of Vanuatu, a tightly-knit group of 83 Pacific islands. Read more »

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Number of LDS converts, missionaries increasing; conversion rate declines

A record number of young Mormons signed up for missions after church leaders lowered the minimum age in 2012, but new figures show the onslaught of proselytizing Latter-day Saints didn't lead to an... Read more »

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Running for God: Why marathons are catching on among the faithful

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Long a place where believers went to sit, churches are becoming a place where people go to exercise, or to be inspired to exercise. And increasingly, that exercise is running. Read more »

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Book review: 'Murder at Tophouse' has a complicated web of intrigue

Clair M. Poulson's "Murder at Tophouse" is a complicated murder mystery involving a plethora of suspects and sub-crimes. Read more »

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Hamblin & Peterson: A modern airport and a very ancient history

Travelers to and from Israel give little thought to the history of Lod, hoping simply to get through the airport as quickly and painlessly as possible. Read more »

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Salt Lake University Institute’s Excellence in Education award presented to U's Ingebretsen

Richard J. Ingebretsen was recognized with the Salt Lake University Institute of Religion’s annual Excellence in Education award at a luncheon April 10. Read more »

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Cardinal Francis George, key Catholic orthodoxy voice, dies

Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who played a key role in the church's response to the clergy sex abuse scandal and led the U.S. bishops' fight against... Read more »

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'Freetown' extended another week in theaters

"Freetown," the movie about a six Liberian Mormon missionaries getting to Freetown, Sierra Leone, during a civil war, has been extended another week in theaters. Read more »

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ValueSpeak: A wolf at the door — and in the heart

Ollie and I have a strange and wonderful relationship. I think it’s strange to have a pet that is definitionally wild. Ollie thinks it would be wonderful to eat me. Read more »

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Thousands of Churches to Join April 26 Stand for Marriage Sunday

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FRANKLIN, Tenn. – With the Supreme Court hearing arguments concerning same-sex marriage looming on April 28, EchoLight Studios is continuing sharing the message of the erosion of... Read more »

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Some Ugandan Muslims retreat in fear amid police hunt

Kassim Segawa prayed inside his local mosque near Uganda's capital but, instead of being in the company of scores of the faithful, on this day he was alone. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Rare LDS Church document discovered that marked beginning of explosive growth in England

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Recently, a well-preserved copy of the Church’s 1840 conference report was found in the possession of the descendants of the Wilford Woodruff family and acquired by Anthony Christensen of... Read more »

April 16, 2015

Influx of Christian programming at Easter prompts mixed reactions

A look at how "Finding Jesus," "Killing Jesus" and "A.D." fared among mainstream and Christian audiences. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Kim Kardashian airbrushed out of ultra-Orthodox website

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This has gotta be a first: Kim Kardashian is not in the picture. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Okla. attorney general wants private citizens to distribute religious literature in schools

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OKLAHOMA CITY — After a series of challenges to the distribution of Gideon Bibles in the state’s school districts, Oklahoma’s attorney general stepped in to defend the practice. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Vatican unexpectedly ends takeover of US nun group

The Vatican on Thursday unexpectedly ended its controversial takeover of the main umbrella group of U.S. nuns, signaling a major shift in tone and treatment of U.S. sisters under the social... Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Joseph and Emma Smith as parents

Joseph and Emma Smith worked together to juggle church responsibilities and family life. Their letters provide inspiration to today's parents, who have similar struggles. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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What's new: Cardall's '40 Hymns for Forty Days' lends to prayer, meditation

Paul Cardall's 15th studio album, "40 Hymns for Forty Days," provides reverent and worshipful music based on hymns and songs from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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What's new: 'Voices of Heaven' puts a new spin on classic LDS hymns

Eric Robertson's "Voices of Heaven" features classic hymns with a modern feel that can engage all listeners. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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Returned Mormon missionary wins Ms. Virginia title, champions modesty and shares faith

Bekah Pence, 29, didn't enter the Ms. Virginia United States pageant for the glitz and glam or the 15 minutes of fame. The recently returned LDS missionary saw it as a way to continue sharing her... Read more »

April 15, 2015

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Embrace your days, Elder Andersen urges LDS Business College grads

Graduation for LDS Business College was held in the Tabernacle on April 15. Read more »

April 15, 2015

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