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24 inspiring quotes from President Boyd K. Packer

In memory of President Packer, we've gathered 24 quotes that he has shared over the years.

LDS musician Alex Boyé thrills judges on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Mormon musician Alex Boyé appeared on the 10th season of NBC’s hit variety show “America’s Got Talent” on Tuesday night, impressing all four judges and advancing to the... Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Episcopal bishops seek end to 'unholy trinity' of racism, poverty and gun violence

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A prayerful procession led by some 60 Episcopal bishops traveled through downtown Salt Lake City Sunday morning calling for an end to the 'unholy trinity' of poverty, racism and gun violence. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Memorable sermons from LDS leaders in fewer than 10 words

Here are 30 quotes from leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that provide powerful messages in fewer than 10 words. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Washington Cathedral dean on Confederate flags: ‘It is time to take those windows out’

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The dean of Washington National Cathedral has called for two stained-glass windows featuring Confederate flags to be taken down from the Gothic edifice, in yet another instance of institutions... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Episcopal Church elects first black presiding bishop

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The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina, was elected the Episcopal Church's 27th presiding bishop and primate Saturday afternoon during the church's 78th convention in... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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New temple presidents called to Mexico, Missouri, Montana, Guatemala temples

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Four new temple presidents and matrons have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service later this year. Read more »

June 27, 2015

Religious leaders ponder next steps after Supreme Court rules for same-sex marriage

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Clergy on all sides of the debate over same-sex marriage ponder their next moves after the Supreme Court of the United States declared a national right to such unions. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Hamblin & Peterson: Who and what are the Yezidis?

The religious landscape of the Middle East is much more complex than many outsiders realize. Along with Judaism, Christianity and, in most areas, overwhelmingly dominant Islam, there are numerous... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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ValueSpeak: Wrestling with relationships

My son and I had a relationship based on a certain set of assumptions. And now those assumptions are no longer valid, so we had to reconfigure our relationship based on new realities and... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Experts: Decision raises religious freedom questions, but Utah law appears sound

State leaders don't see a conflict between Friday's Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage across the country and the religious freedom and anti-discrimination bills Utah lawmakers... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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LDS Church leaders share posts about fathers, temples and trials on social media

Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have joined the online conversation to "share goodness" by posting personal messages and photos to social media. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Rome summit looks to improve church’s handling of child sexual abuse

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As the Vatican continues to work on policies to combat clergy sex abuse, a pontifical university hosted a conference on how the Catholic Church can better address the current crisis and released... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Image of Asia: Ramadan in Malaysia

photo by Joshua Paul, a Malaysian religious student walks in the National Mosque during Islam's holiest month of Ramadan. During Ramadan, which is intended to be a monthlong spiritual cleansing and... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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It's extremely hard to end your marriage in the Philippines

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Marriage and divorce is different around the world. In the Philippines, divorce is illegal, forcing partners to stay married even when they don't want to be. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Mother Teresa's successor, Sister Nirmala, dies at 81 leaving legacy of love and faith

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Sister Nirmala — the successor to Mother Teresa and the superior general of the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata, India — died Monday at the age of 81. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Defending the Faith: 'From Darkness unto Light' takes a fresh look at recovery, publication of the Book of Mormon

An interesting new book by two Latter-day Saint historians takes a fresh — and testimony-strengthening — look at the recovery and publication of the Book of Mormon. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Better than church? Religions’ social events have higher purpose

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The Christian conference circuit has special appeal to women. Jews and Muslims alike have dinners and parties organized around their holiday calendar. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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New Harmony: Sorry, I don't have time for the Apocalypse

At the risk of sounding like a party pooper, let me say that in the last five years I have probably wrung my hands over the end of the world, hmmm, for three seconds. Personally, I chose to worry... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Pope: Marital separation can be ‘morally necessary’ to protect kids

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Pope Francis said Wednesday that there are times when it is “morally necessary” for couples to separate, as part of the pontiff’s broader reflection on how to protect children... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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5 faith facts about Bobby Jindal: an ‘evangelical Catholic’

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Wednesday becomes the latest Republican to throw his hat into the presidential ring — and in this case, “last” may also mean “least.” Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Lawmakers move from Confederate flag debate to grieving

Having agreed to consider removing the Confederate flag from South Carolina's Statehouse, lawmakers are now saying goodbye to a beloved black colleague whose slaying in a mass church shooting has... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Here's why many Muslims around the world struggle through Ramadan

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From Gaza, to Belgrade, to the U.S., Muslims all over the world don't have to try to feel with the poor for Ramadan — they are poor. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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This Christian group won the right to uphold its faith standards at state universities in California

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An evangelical Christian organization has won the right to uphold its faith standards for leadership positions and retain official status at state universities in California. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Picturing history: Painted Rock Petroglyph Site, Arizona

In late December 1846, the Mormon Battalion continued westward in southern Arizona to an ancient archaeological site now known as Painted Rock Petroglyph Site, with hundreds of petroglyphs. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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What's new: 'The Blueprint of Christ's Church' looks at structure, doctrine of Christ's church

The latest book by Tad R. Callister draws upon his previous publications and contributes new insights as he addresses another doctrinal topic: The structure of The Church of Jesus Christ of... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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