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Thousands volunteer at LDS Ogden Temple during open house

What does it take to coordinate thousands of ushers in order to host the hundreds of thousands of visitors at the...

Car crash in Argentina kills 3 relatives of pope

Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition Tuesday after a car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a local police official said. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Nicholls State assistant football coach is also a Mormon bishop

Justin Anderson coaches the wide receivers and tight ends while also carrying the title of assistant head coach at Nicholls State. Anderson also serves as the LDS bishop of his Louisiana ward. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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8 reasons prayer is good for you

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Prayer isn't just about throwing words up at the sky and hoping something comes back. There are actually some serious benefits that could come your way. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Angel Moroni statues placed atop 2 LDS temples

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints added Angel Moroni statues to the Cordoba Argentina Temple and the Trujillo Peru Temple last week. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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End of an era: Huntsville bookshop closing, monastery not far behind

Community members rush to visit the bookshop and gift store at the Abbey of the Holy Trinity in Huntsville before it closes it's doors. With the dwindling number of monks, one Father said the... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2014

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Pope makes biggest gesture yet to China, eyes ties

Pope Francis made his strongest gesture yet to reach out to China on Sunday, saying he wants to improve relations and insisting that the Catholic Church isn't coming in as a "conqueror" but is... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2014

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Islamic State militants press female captives to marry, Yazidis say

Hundreds of Yazidi women who were captured by Islamic militants during their sweep through the town of Sinjar are being incarcerated at scattered locations across northern Iraq in what increasingly looks like a deliberate attempt to... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Islamic fighters kill scores of Yazidi men in Iraq

Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, lining them up in small groups and opening fire with assault rifles before abducting their wives and children, according to an... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland posts picture of missionary granddaughter's return on Facebook

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, posted two pictures on Facebook after his granddaughter returned from... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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New Harmony: Mustering a mustard seed of faith in others

There are two ways to read the expression “taken in.” One is positive. It refers to a poor wayfarer being “taken in” and given shelter. The other is not. There, being taken... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Pope makes strong, silent anti-abortion statement

Pope Francis has generally avoided hot-button "culture war" issues like abortion, arguing that the church's doctrine on the sanctity of life is well-known and that he'd rather emphasize other... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Elder Bednar to speak at Y. Campus Education Week

Elder David A. Bednar, of the Quorum of the Twelve, will be the devotional speaker during Brigham Young University's Campus Education Week, which will be Aug. 18-12. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Book review: ‘In Plain Sight’ has interesting premise, but is rather plain

Accused of a murder he didn’t commit and on the run from law enforcement, a man puts his trust in a complete stranger to prove his innocence. While the premise behind "In Plain Sight" by... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Matthew Godfrey: Understanding wording changes in the Doctrine and Covenants

Why the wording in some Doctrine and Covenants revelations differs from the original. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Huge crowds greet pope at martyr beatification

Hundreds of thousands of people turned out Saturday for one of the highlights of Pope Francis' trip to South Korea: The beatification of 124 Koreans killed for their faith over two centuries ago. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Tens of thousands hold anti-PM rally in Pakistan

Pakistan's famous cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan early Saturday asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down to pave the way for fresh elections, saying last year's vote was massively... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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10 reasons dads should take paternity leave

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Not everyone can take paternity leave. But there are some considerable benefits for dad taking it when they can. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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ValueSpeak: The healing balm of service

Our neighbors’ plight may not be as dramatic as those in Iraq, Israel or Gaza, but to them it is every bit as real and oppressive. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Cops: Amish girls kidnapped by more than 1 person

Residents of a peaceful rural community are reluctant to let their children play outdoors unattended and some took down their farm stands after two young Amish sisters were kidnapped from their... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Elder Russell M. Nelson speaks at BYU commencement: Disciples of Jesus Christ are defenders of marriage

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Elder Russell M. Nelson speaks to graduates at the BYU summer commencement exercises held in the Marriott Center on August 14. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

Mormon missionaries use song, ukuleles to share the gospel

Whether during Sunday's church services or Monday's family home evening, performances of hymns and primary songs are important to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Utah family facing son's rare illness finds strength in Mormon faith

Five-year-old Benjamin Buchanan is the only known case in the state of Utah with Phelan-McDermid Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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10 types of relationships people have with God

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Believing in God can be more than just praying and attending church every week. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Pope has tough sell on materialism in South Korea

Pope Francis called Friday during a trip to South Korea for Catholics to combat the allure of materialism. In the newly rich and hyper-competitive country, that might be a hard sell. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Clashing visions threaten religious liberty panel renewal

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Differing versions of legislation to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom threaten the independent panel's autonomy and mission, critics charge. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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