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'Meet the Mormons' reaches $4.5 million mark, now 37th on all-time documentary list

"Meet the Mormons" made more than $560,000 on the weekend, and is now the 37th biggest documentary.

Today's must-read faith and family stories

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For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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LDS pitcher Matthew Neil asked for a trial and got it

Pitcher Matthew Neil is at the bottom of his mountain, and he’s ready to climb. What’s at the top? Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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LDS Church will give 'Standing for Something' award to film executive-turned-philanthropist

Leslie Moore, a senior missionary for LDS Church Public Affairs in Sydney, Australia, first heard of Scott Neeson at a synagogue when a Jewish rabbi equated his story with Joseph of Egypt. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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'Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration' comes to Netflix

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues to make its media library more accessible to the general public. Most recently, the movie "Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration"... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Utah families strive to raise awareness of rare genetic disorder PCD

Families living with primary ciliary dyskinesia will be using the Pumpkin Parade festivities in Provo this week to raise awareness of the rare genetic disorder. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Egg freezing is now a perk of the workplace. What are the ethical and religious dilemmas?

National Edition

Apple and Facebook just announced that they would provide egg freezing for their female employees. How do experts and religious groups feel about this so-called step in female empowerment? Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Family adopts 2 newborns 6 weeks apart

Moses and Virginia McCormick were born almost six weeks apart. While they were born to different mothers, they will be raised like twins as part of a family in Salt Lake City, Utah. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

National Edition

For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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LDS grandmother completes Personal Progress at request of granddaughter in 3 months

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Phyllis Slade, 86, completed her Personal Progress in three months after her 14-year-old granddaughter asked her to join with her in doing the Young Women program. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over ad

Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site, Israeli police said Tuesday. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Two Christian ministers refuse to perform same-sex marriages in Idaho, sue their city over new law

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The owners of a religiously themed, for-profit wedding chapel in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, have sued city officials over what they say is a threat to their business: perform same-sex weddings or face a... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Churches are essential to reducing breast cancer among blacks

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Health educators say that faith communities are essential to reducing breast cancer mortality rates among black women. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Researching Family History: FamilyTree Gathering 'a book containing the records of our dead'

The book "containing the records of our dead which shall be worthy of all acceptation" has now been identified. It is FamilyTree. This is according to the address at October general conference... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Wright Words: A day in the life of Mormon missionaries in Norman, Oklahoma

A few weeks ago, I was blessed to spend the day with missionaries in the Oklahoma Oklahoma City Mission. Though much is the same from missionary to missionary and from mission to mission, no two... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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LDS husband and father is also a firefighter and wakeboard world champion

LDS Church News

As Sam Cole balances his role of husband, father, active Church member, firefighter and wakeboarder, he finds that when he puts faith first, everything else falls in to place. He hopes his example... Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

Angel Moroni placed atop Indianapolis temple

More than four years after its construction was announced, the Indianapolis Indiana Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received its angel Moroni statue on Friday, Oct. 17. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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Today's must-read faith and family stories

National Edition

For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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Synod highlighted tensions at the top of the Catholic Church

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Although the Synod of Bishops on the family left more questions than answers for Catholics around the world, many are celebrating the remarkable access it offered to top church officials. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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Pope Francis beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod's end

Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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LDS Church releases video, topic page discussing temple garments

In a video, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints seeks to take some of the mystery out of temple garments — what some people refer to as Mormon underwear — and temple robes,... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Pope Paul VI is almost a saint: Here are 4 of his biggest legacies

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As he wraps up a Vatican meeting marked by sharp debates over sex and morality, Pope Francis on Sunday will honor one of his most controversial predecessors by beatifying Pope Paul VI, who is most... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Here's how you can learn more about God

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Not so interested in reading the Bible? Well, there are plenty of other ways to get religious education and teachings. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Reader voices: Somewhere in the darkest night

Heavenly Father uses us to bring light into the lives of others. During their darkest and most difficult times, we can be the light that illuminates their way. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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An LDS missionary and a Marine: Twin brothers have surprise meeting in Atlanta airport

Del and Don Gull have been there for each other through it all. But when Del joined the military and Don decided to serve an LDS mission, the brothers had to find a different way to support each... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Jenna Kim Jones: The new, cool face of Mormonism

Entertainer Jenna Kim Jones, a New Yorker by way of Orem, takes center stage as host and narrator of the new movie, "Meet the Mormons." Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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