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More than 16,000 youths celebrate rededication of Ogden Temple

Youths from the Ogden area spent Saturday singing and dancing in celebration of the remodeled temple.

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13 role models from the Bible

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Not all role models are athletes and movie stars. There are plenty of Bible characters who could serve as role models for kids. Read more »

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Americans say religionís influence is declining, and they aren't happy about it

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Nearly three-quarters of Americans — 72 percent — regret the decline of religion's influence in American life and 49 percent want more politics from the pulpit, a new survey says. Read more »

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Comic: What is a 'sacred text'?

This week's comic shares how "sacred text" might mean something different in the 21st century. Read more »

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A bucket list for believers

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Yes, even believers, a lot of whom believe in heaven, need a bucket list. Read more »

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President Monson rededicates Ogden Utah Temple

Hundreds of thousands of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered in the renovated Ogden Utah Temple and in meetinghouses on Sunday to watch President Thomas S. Monson... Read more »

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#MeetMyGrandma: Mormons aim to capture the best stories from grandmas

The Mormon church's family history research center is launching a social media campaign encouraging youngsters around the world to share their best stories about their grandmothers. Read more »

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Evangelical women face hurdles in race for leadership, study says

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A new study indicates evangelical Christians, who proclaim an egalitarian theology, are lagging when it comes to placing women in college and nonprofit leadership positions. Read more »

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Pope Francis denounces perversion of religion for violence

Pope Francis denounced how extremists around the world are "perverting" religion to justify violence as he arrived Sunday in Albania, a Balkan nation where Christians and Muslims endured brutal... Read more »

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Book review: SS soldier, Jewish woman tell story of surviving World War II

Gustav Palm, a young man in Norway during World War II, survives by joining the Waffen-SS after invasion. His future wife, Agnes Erdos, is an ethnic Jew from Hungary sent to the death camps of... Read more »

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Leo Tolstoy's view of Mormons as teaching 'The American Religion'

Leo Tolstoy, abhorring organized religion, but drawn to the religion of the soul, and sympathetic to struggling sects, made an astonishing statement about the future power and prominence of Mormonism. Read more »

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Mormon youths celebrate reopening of the Ogden Temple

Youths from the Ogden area spent their Saturday singing and dancing in celebration of the remodeled Ogden Utah Temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a “cultural... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Hamblin & Peterson: Biblical names for Lord have a strange history

Ancient readers and translators of the Bible, in their attempts to be reverent toward the Supreme Being, also created ambiguities and theological problems. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, as the next archbishop of Chicago, signaling a shift in tone in one of the most... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Mourning family of Mormon missionary finds comfort in stranger's painting

A painting by a Utah artist brought some comfort to relatives of Nancy Vea, an LDS missionary serving in Oklahoma who was killed in August. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Dalai Lama praises China's leader as 'realistic'

The Dalai Lama praised Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday for being "more realistic" and principled than his predecessors, a day after Xi's three-day visit to India ended. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Pope Albania visit showcases Muslim-Christian ties

The one-room, stone church of St. Nicholas has sat on the top of a hill here since the 16th century, destroyed three times and rebuilt in a testament to the Catholic presence in this region that... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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64 times you could totally use an 'amen'

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Sometimes life can be hard. But an 'amen' might be enough to help you get through the tough times. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Can Israeli farmers plant 70k trees before Sabbatical year begins?

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Farmers in Israel are rushing to plant 70,000 fruit trees in advance of a year-long Sabbatical year beginning on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, September 24. The rush is not only to comply with... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Book review: 'Pioneer Children' fascinates, teaches families pioneer children history

Jessica Warner's "Pioneer Children Sang as They Walked" teaches the history of pioneer children in an interesting and captivating way children of all ages can enjoy. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Draper family shows that tragedy can reveal 'the very gold of truth'

D.H. Lawrence said, “Tragedy is like strong acid — it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth.” In Scott Shelton's post-tragedy message lies a glimpse into the human heart... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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'First Freedom' to show in Brigham's Playhouse

The play "First Freedom" to debut at Brigham's Playhouse in Washington City. Producer Larry Sidwell and Director Jamie Young talk about the importance the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City honors legal and health professionals

The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City is keeping with its tradition of honoring legal and health professionals with separate masses. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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ValueSpeak: Breathing the invigorating air of enlightenment

It’s easy to understand why something we do roughly 20,000 times a day might be taken for granted. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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10 ideas of what God looks like

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Ever wonder what God looks like? Here are 10 possibilities that people have explained. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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