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How serving an LDS mission prepared me for motherhood

I could have never imagined how serving in Montana would prepare me for motherhood.

New stock index tracks 'Catholic Values' in investments

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Using guidelines from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, a new stock index tracks shares according to "social justice activity" and economic stewardship. It is one of several ways faith-based... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: 'Let this be heaven' — taking our 'village' up the mountain

It wasn't grit, athleticism or their mother's cajoling that got my kids up the mountain. It was family. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Picturing history: Green Plains, Illinois

Traveling south some 20 miles from Nauvoo, Illinois, one reaches a site on the prairie that was once the thriving community of Green Plains. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Tips for living: 'Return and Continue with Honor'

Bring those mission habits home and apply them to postmission life. Brock Booher shows returning missionaries how to make lessons learned while serving mission for the LDS Church count for the rest... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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LDS Church releases statement after vandals damage Fort Collins Temple construction site

Vandals damaged parts of building and exterior structures at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple construction site early Sunday morning, and an LDS Church spokesman released a statement on the incident. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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This man’s name means 'God,' and he’s being asked to change it

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Local authorities in Indonesia are asking a 42-year-old man to change his name. That man is Tuhan — name that, in Indonesian, means “God.” Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Woman who devotes life to 'biking for Jesus' still at it at 65

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Jody Bowman has biked missionary trips spanning 1.8 million miles since beginning the trips in 1995, according to The Atlantic. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Marching band not allowed to perform Christian hymn — crowd sings it anyway

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The Brandon High School marching band in Mississippi found itself on the bench for the school’s first football game of the season after a court order kept it from performing the Christian... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Catholics love their celebrity pope and most — not all — his priorities

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Americans are gung-ho for Pope Francis’ U.S. visit — if they know he’s coming. They really, really like him, too, particularly Catholics — even if they’re sometimes... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Alzheimer's, fall claim life of Elder Keith K. Hilbig, former LDS general authority, at 73

Elder Keith K. Hilbig, who served for 11 years as a general authority of the LDS Church, died Saturday. He was 73. The church's former international legal counsel was placed on medical leave from... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Islamic State images purport to show destroyed Syrian temple

The Islamic State group released propaganda images Tuesday that purport to show militants laying explosives in and then blowing up the 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin in Syria's ancient caravan... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Mormon woman will be first female West Point cadet to serve LDS mission

On Sept. 2, Niquelle Cassador will make history as the first female cadet to leave West Point and serve a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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The new law making it harder for people in Burma to switch religions

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So-called "anti-conversion" laws passed or proposed in Burma, India and Nepal are drawing fire from religious freedom experts, who say the measures hamper societal harmony. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Utah native and Lovesac founder's life is reflected in his furniture

Shawn Nelson has built Lovesac over the course of 20 years. As he has grown up, so has the company behind the giant beanbag. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Alex Boyé discusses transformation from homeless teen to singing star

Alex Boyé recently discussed how faith helped him along his journey from being homeless as a teen to performing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and appearing on "America's Got Talent." Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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LDS Church leaders offer encouragement, announce news on social media

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continue to embrace the church's challenge to "share goodness" by posting messages and photos to social media. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Sunday School with Jimmy Carter draws hundreds

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Just days after news of his spreading cancer broke, Jimmy Carter taught his 689th Sunday School lesson at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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California community rallies around LDS family amid tragedy and hardship

Residents, family and friends in a California community are rallying around an LDS family dealing with tragedy and hardship. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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President Eyring dedicates temple in the Crossroads of America

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The Indianapolis Indiana Temple, which was dedicated in three session on Aug. 23, will now become part of the rich fabric of Indiana. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

18-year-old pushes youth leader in wheelchair across Mormon pioneer trek

An 18-year-old young man recently volunteered to push an adult leader's wheelchair while on a stake pioneer trek in Wyoming. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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6 questions kids want to ask the pope this fall

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Huffington Post Religion just revealed six questions that children want to ask the pope when he visits this fall. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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President Eyring dedicates first temple in the Hoosier State

President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, dedicated the Indianapolis Indiana Temple — the first temple in the Hoosier State and the 148th worldwide — in three... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Indianapolis youth cultural celebration: 'Gather to the Light'

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Some 1,500 youth in Indianapolis, Indiana, shared the rich culture and history of the Hoosier State through music and dance on Aug. 22. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

2 'art detectives' solve an LDS Church history art mystery

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Enoch Wood Perry, Jr was a 19th century American painter known for his thematic and stylistic works including many portraits and landscapes. In the 1860s he was commissioned by the LDS Church to... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

LDS Frankfurt Germany Temple to close for renovation

The Frankfurt Germany Temple will close for extensive renovations on Sept. 7, 2015, the Mormon Newsroom announced Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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