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Pres. Uchtdorf meets with Pres. Obama, reaffirms LDS stance on immigration

The LDS Church issued a statement reaffirming its stance on immigration laws on MormonNewsroom.org.

Food Storage Essentials: What vitamins are in your food storage?

Pay attention to vitamins in foods that are stored, particularly C and A. Lack of vitamin C causes scurvy and vitamin A regulates the immune system, preventing infections. Store foods high in these... Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Bill would name the Bible as Louisiana state book

Lawmakers are moving ahead with a proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana's official state book, despite concerns the bill would land the Legislature in court. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Internet users either hot or cold when it comes to religion

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A recent study suggests Internet use can make people less religious, but church groups' online activities and Pew research shows that isn't necessarily true. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Stephen Colbert, a man of faith, to take over 'Late Show'

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Stephen Colbert isn't just a comedic television host. He's a man of faith, too. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Former Soviet gold medal-winning gymnast finds opportunity, LDS Church in the U.S.

In 1996, Rustam Sharipov received his second Olympic gold medal in gymanstics and was at the pinnacle of his career. Four years later, his life crashed around him. In rebuilding that life, he moved... Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Defending the Faith: Four testimonials of the Prophet Joseph Smith

Those closest to Joseph Smith seem to have had the highest opinion of him. And that is deeply significant. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Researching Family History: Teaching 43 youths family history research is choice experience

My wife teaching 43 young women how to search for their ancestors and submitting and processing their names for baptism was a choice experience. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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First-edition copy of Book of Mormon sells for $45,000

A first-edition copy of the Book of Mormon sold for $45,000 in a New York auction on Tuesday. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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What the same-sex marriage movement is really doing to marriage

Not everything is about getting same-sex couples married. The movement may actually have an impact on marriage overall. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Mickey Rooney and faith: Hollywood legend's belief in Christ

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The late Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney was not shy about sharing his faith. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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BYU professor who wrote 'Press Forward, Saints' featured in Mormon Tabernacle Choir video

BYU professor Marvin K. Gardner and music educator Vanja Watkins were recently featured in a video provided by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's YouTube channel. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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World-renowned blogger celebrates Provo City Center Temple, references LDS leader

New York Times best-seller and blogger Stephanie Nielson commemorated the addition of the Angel Moroni to the Provo City Center Temple on March 31 through a blog post. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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6 Mormon youths share their experiences with family history work

These six youths in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are discovering they can get involved with family history work now. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Bishop Caussé shares church welfare principles at LDS International Society conference

Bishop GÉrald CaussÉ, first counselor in the LDS Church's Presiding Bishopric, was the keynote speaker at the 25th annual conference of the LDS International Society at BYU on Monday. Read more »

April 8, 2014

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Two Hyrum 13-year-olds find fun and excitement in family history

After their bishop extended a challenge to the ward youths, two teenagers found that family history was not only exciting, but addicting as well. Read more »

April 8, 2014

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'Noah' blockbuster has almost everything going for it, except diversity

The new “Noah” movie has everything you’d expect in a biblical blockbuster. But the Rev. Wil Gafney sees something missing: a hint of ethnic diversity. Read more »

April 7, 2014

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First edition copy of the Book of Mormon on auction block

A first edition copy of the Book of Mormon will be auctioned at Swann Auction Galleries in New York on Tuesday, April 8. Read more »

April 7, 2014

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Book review: 'Families and Faith' shares multigenerational study of how religion is passed down

Religious beliefs are among the most important traditions society can pass on, but America is more secular than it has ever been. This 35-year study explores how religion is passed on from one... Read more »

April 7, 2014

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Tragic past, rebirth in Berlin's Jewish community

The epicenter of the Holocaust, the city where Hitler signed the death warrants of 6 million Jews, seems an unlikely candidate for the world's fastest growing Jewish community. Read more »

April 7, 2014

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LDS adults to get new course outlines for Sunday classes, new Sunday School president says

Sunday School lessons for LDS adults will soon change to be similar to the curriculum implemented for youths last year, said Brother Tad R. Callister, sustained Saturday as the church's new general... Read more »

April 6, 2014

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President Thomas S. Monson: 'Until we meet again'

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President Thomas S. Monson brought to a close the 184th Annual General Conference of the Church on Sunday afternoon, April 6, 2014. Read more »

April 6, 2014

Elder D. Todd Christofferson: 'The Resurrection of Jesus Christ'

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Elder D. Todd Christofferson: “No injustice in mortality is permanent, even death, for [Jesus Christ] restores life again. No injury, disability, betrayal, or abuse goes uncompensated in the... Read more »

April 6, 2014

Elder Marcos A. Aidukaitis: 'If ye lack wisdom'

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“Internet provides many opportunities for learning,” said Elder Marcos A. Aidukaitis of the Seventy. “However, … [Satan] uses this great tool to promote doubt and fear and... Read more »

April 6, 2014

Elder L. Tom Perry: 'Obedience through our faithfulness'

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Reminiscing about the benefits of living close to family, Elder L. Tom Perry of the Quorum of the Twelve explained at the Sunday afternoon session of general conference how obedience is exhibited... Read more »

April 6, 2014

Ex-Palestinian prisoner teaches Hebrew, tolerance

Facing a classroom of Palestinian 10th graders, Hebrew teacher Esmat Mansour asks his students who is for and against learning the language. A few raise their hands in favor, others against and he... Read more »

April 6, 2014

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