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President Barack Obama has turned down a plea from religious groups that they be exempt from an executive order he plans to sign Monday prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against... Read more »
People can begin to reserve free tickets to the Ogden Temple open house on Monday morning. The open house begins Aug. 1 and runs through Sept. 6. The temple closed in April 2011 for extensive... Read more »
Downloading a Bible app on an iPad or smartphone is incredibly convenient. But should digital Bibles be allowed at swearing-in ceremonies? Read more »
The original "Eight Faces of Moses" collection, created by American painter and illustrator Arnold Friberg, was on display in Salt Lake Tuesday and Wednesday. Friberg was remembered for his... Read more »
After a successful experience trailing missionaries in Baltimore, I recently arranged a similar day in a very different place. Woodstock, Virginia, home to four full-time missionaries, has just... Read more »
Longtime members and former missionaries are celebrating the organization of the first stake and continued growth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Jamaica. Read more »
Kevin Worthen will be inaugurated Sept. 9 as BYU's 13th president in a ceremony at the Marriott Center. If tradition holds, he will receive a charge from a member of the First Presidency of The... Read more »
A quote from Pope Francis in La Repubblica newspaper has created further drama in the Catholic Church around the already controversial issue of clergy sexual abuse. Read more »
A powerful Iranian general has emerged as the chief tactician in Iraq's fight against Sunni militants, working on the front lines alongside 120 advisers from his country's Revolutionary Guard to... Read more »
A severe rainstorm caused major flooding in Rexburg, Idaho, but community residents and BYU-Idaho students rallied to bail water out of apartments and houses. Read more »
A former archbishop of Canterbury is at odds with the current Anglican primate and other British faith leaders over a proposed "right-to-die" bill backers say would allow "death with dignity." Read more »
After a lifetime of familiarity with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Madeline Baldwin was recently baptized a week after her 100th birthday. Her message: "You're never too old." Read more »
It's a natural human tendency to seek to walk in our own ways, after the image of our own god, whose image is in the likeness of the world. We need to correct for this tendency by continual... Read more »
When a severe thunderstorm caused flooding in Rexburg, Idaho, Brigham Young University-Idaho students bailed water out of apartment buildings while singing "Called to Serve." Read more »
Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies with religious objections, a legislative setback for... Read more »
Democrats see a political winner in the stinging defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with religious objections may deny coverage for contraceptives under President... Read more »
Kimberly Olsen White is a 26-year-old Utah mom who had a miscarriage and received an aggressive cancer diagnosis earlier this year. Her close friend and lead singer of Imagine Dragons, Dan... Read more »
NASA says it'll find extraterrestrial life within the next 20 years. So how will the faithful react? Read more »
Americans of almost all stripes feel warmly toward Jews, Catholics and evangelicals, a Pew Research Center survey reveals. Muslims and atheists aren't as well regarded, while Mormons are in the... Read more »
Heavy thunderstorms resulted in close to 2 inches of rain and severe flooding throughout Rexburg and Madison County Tuesday evening. Read more »
As politicians debate the merits of President Obama's funding request, faith leaders respond to the immigration crisis with petitions and prayer. Read more »
The Yearsleys were relatively well off financially and very generous with their means. Their Nauvoo home is now owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and used for missionary... Read more »
Like George Mallory, we may climb mountains "because they're there." Bred of part folly and part nerve, it is the mountain that changes us. Read more »
"Mentally Tough Teens" is full of tips to help teens be successful in their everyday lives. These tips will motivate, build confidence and give strength to overcome adversity. Read more »
A chalk-drawn tree in Union Square grabbed the attention of passersby last month. Intrigued by the statement "find your family" written on the ground, many stopped to see what the message was about. Read more »
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The Mormon Tabernacle Choir experienced a first last weekend when Santino Fontana, known for his role as Hans in "Frozen," led them in a medley that included Pharell William's song "Happy." Read more »
Leading a million North American Seventh-day Adventists, Dan Jackson must steer through postmodernist shoals to revitalize the domestic side of a church that has 17 million believers outside its... Read more »
Did you know that children need a minimum of eight touches during a day to feel connected to a parent? Read more »
The battle started when a government-hired crew tore down the metal cross atop the one-room church in this village surrounded by rice paddies last month. Read more »
I add my voice to Reba McEntire's and say I also strongly believe in the power of prayer and the miracles it can bring. And I believe in Reba’s song, which she calls an act “of... Read more »
In late July 1847, the Mormon pioneers gazed at the Salt Lake Valley, which would be a home to thousands of the Saints. They built homes, shops, schools and churches, but in only 11 years they were... Read more »
Whisper, the social media app that allows users to post their beliefs, thoughts and ideas anonymously, has been giving good insight into how Americans feel about God. Read more »
Who were the first women to enter the Salt Lake Valley? Why were they chosen? What were they like? When Brigham Young led the first company of 148, these three women were a boon and a blessing. Read more »
Angela offers advice on modesty. Share your voice, too! Read more »
Many have compared the trek of the Mormon pioneers to the exodus of ancient Israel, and not without justice. The pioneer migration should be remembered and celebrated, as the ancient one has been. Read more »
The Mormon pioneer mortality rate wasn't much worse than that of the general American population in 1850, a new study shows, though it spiked for the Willie and Martin handcart companies. The... Read more »
President Obama's July 21 executive order adding sexual orientation and gender identity to a list of conditions on which federal contractors may not discriminate when hiring may not impact... Read more »
The LDS Church will break ground next month on a new temple with an unusual design in Meridian, Idaho. The temple will be the state's fifth and the church's 15th under construction. Read more »
There was just something about the woman behind the counter. She had worried eyes and a tired smile. I suspected the reason her smile was exhausted had nothing to do with using it all the time, it... Read more »
Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson speaks to BYU-Idaho graduates during commencement exercises held on July 23. Read more »
More than 66,500 FamilySearch volunteers around the world helped index and arbitrate records from July 20 at 6 p.m. to July 21 at 5:59 p.m. as part of the Worldwide Indexing Event. Read more »
Opponents of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling favoring religious freedom are distorting that decision's impact on women, critics allege. Read more »
Just as “holy matrimony” involves three people — the husband, the wife and the Lord — Jonathan and David had a “holy friendship,” a friendship involving God. God... Read more »
The Mormon Moment didn't do much to change the attitude of Americans toward Latter-day Saints, but it also probably isn't over, according to a pair of experts on the perception of Mormons in the... Read more »
Draper teen Pete Benda, 15, continues to defy the odds in recovering from a traumatic brain injury suffered while working on the set of a play at Juan Diego Catholic High School in October of 2012. Read more »
The Roman emperor Constantine the Great was baptized on his deathbed. But his influence on the doctrines, art, architecture, spread and practice of Christianity has been incalculable. Read more »
Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul say Islamic extremist militants have blown up a revered Muslim shrine traditionally said to be the burial place of the Prophet Jonah. Read more »
A $10 donation will transform a woman's life. Celeste Mergens, of Days for Girls, was helping orphans in Kenya, Africa, and went to bed one night praying to do more. She awoke to a prompting that... Read more »
A team of editors have compiled a new book titled, "The Mormon Wars," which contains essays describing the early persecutions of the LDS Church. Read more »
More than 90 young single adults attended the YSA conference in Cambodia June 2014. Read more »
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