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The story behind the Mormon missionary reality TV show, 'The District'

The story behind "Preach My Gospel" DVDs, "The District 1" and "The District 2" has never been told.

How does the world feel about morals and religious diversity?

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Multiple reports have surfaced in recent weeks about morals and religious diversity. Read more »

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Linda & Richard Eyre: Tipping points: Is the family doomed?

Is the family as we know it disappearing? Are those who believe in and live within natural, traditional families becoming a minority for the first time in the history of the world? Some... Read more »

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Picturing history: Washington Park, Quincy, Ill.

One of the most uplifting stories in Latter-day Saint history is that of the kindness shown by the citizens of Quincy, Ill., to the Mormon refugees who had been driven from the state of Missouri in... Read more »

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Defending the Faith: 'Preach the gospel always; if necessary, use words'

Three significant works of serious Mormon music have now been brought together in one missionary-minded compact disc. Read more »

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Tips for living: Advice to moms

Author and Time Out for Women presenter Emily Watts offers five tips to mothers to help them avoid becoming overwhelmed. Read more »

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A personal Easter parable

When my young son sacrificed himself to keep his little sister safe, he helped our family understand the true meaning of Easter. Read more »

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Educational freedom and religious schools: Supreme Court hears school tax credit challenge

Supporters of an education tax credit program that offers scholarships to private and religious schools in New Hampshire packed the Supreme Court chambers for arguments on the constitutionality of... Read more »

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How much did President Obama donate to his local church?

The release of President Obama’s tax returns has generated plenty of discussion, but some of the most interesting tidbits come not from how much he got, but from how much he gave. Read more »

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Atheists, Mormon scholars talk religion

Two groups came together Wednesday night to create understanding between groups commonly seen as oppositional. Read more »

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Elizabeth Smart talks forgiveness and pressing forward during speech at Boston College

Elizabeth Smart made an appearance at Boston College last Thursday and spoke during the school's Care About Rape Education awareness week, Margaret Burdge with Boston Magazine reported. Read more »

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New Harmony: An older brother learns a lesson

Once again last Sunday, as is our lot, we Brigham City 5th warders attended two classes. This time Brother Bateman taught us about Joseph and his brothers. And Brother Hennington, well, he taught... Read more »

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The Book of Mormon claims No. 1 spot on list of life-changing books

The Book of Mormon climbed to the top of a list of life-changing books from BestBookRead.com this week, thanks to user votes and social media interaction. Read more »

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LDS convert and influential friend reunite after 55 years

After 55 years of praying and searching, David Einfeldt reconnected with the young man who first introduced him to the LDS faith. Here is his story. Read more »

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What's new: 'He is Risen' celebrates different perspectives of Easter music

Six songs celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ performed by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square have recently been released on the CD “He is Risen.” Read more »

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'Heaven is for Real' delivers a theological moment of truth

Plenty of movies will ask an audience to question its faith; "Heaven is for Real" allows the faithful to examine their beliefs from a position of confidence. Read more »

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When Pope Francis washes women’s feet, arguments follow

Is the pope a dissenter? Or are others being legalistic? What does the foot washing ritual represent, anyway? Read more »

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Zeroing in on religious hubs, atheists to gather in Salt Lake City for Easter

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Between 600 and 900 atheists are expected in Salt Lake City this coming weekend — including Easter Sunday — for a three-day celebration of nonbelief. Local atheists hope the event will... Read more »

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Holy Week sees emphasis on Jesus from religious leaders and scholars

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As most of the world's Christians prepare this week to commemorate the crucifixion, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ, leaders including Pope Francis emphasize connecting with Jesus' life and... Read more »

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Hobby Lobby’s Steve Green launches a new project: a public school Bible curriculum

The Mustang, Okla., school board voted to adopt a Bible course developed by Steve Green, clearing the way for the Hobby Lobby president to enter another charged arena at the borderline of church... Read more »

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‘Blood moon’ sets off apocalyptic debate among some Christians

Could a series of “blood moon” events be connected to Jesus’ return? Some Christians think so. Read more »

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LDS Church reaffirms stance on immigration

The LDS Church issued a statement reaffirming its stance on immigration laws on MormonNewsroom.org today. Read more »

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Wright Words: Despite horrific fire, Mormon couple has inspiring message for the world

The Avery family was tested in ways most cannot fathom. On a spring afternoon like any other, Dirk, Naomi and their five children — members of the Hartwood Ward in the Fredericksburg Stake... Read more »

April 15, 2014

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Obama: Religious intolerance has ‘no place in our society’

President Barack Obama on Monday called on Americans to stand up against religious bigotry as he offered his support to the families of those killed in shootings at two Jewish community centers in... Read more »

April 14, 2014

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Sikhs honor police officer shot during attack on Wisconsin temple

A Maryland-based Sikh organization honored the retired police officer for his service when a gunman killed six worshippers at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. Read more »

April 14, 2014

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Passover celebrations begin in Salt Lake City

The Chabad Lubavitch of Utah held a Community Pesach Seder on Monday night to begin its Passover celebration. Read more »

April 14, 2014

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