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Cordoba Argentina Temple: Apostle returns 'home'

LDS Church News

Elder D. Todd Christofferson participates in temple dedication in Argentine city he labored in a half-century ago. Read more »

May 17, 2015

Cordoba Argentina Temple: Already uplifting spirits, changing lives

LDS Church News

The Church in Argentina adds another chapter to its rich Latter-day Saint history with the dedication of the Cordoba Argentina Temple. Read more »

May 17, 2015

Pope canonizes 2 saints from 19th-century Palestine

Pope Francis canonized two nuns from what was 19th-century Palestine on Sunday in hope of encouraging Christians across the Middle East who are facing a wave of persecution from Islamic extremists. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Much left to discover between archaeology and the Book of Mormon

Unrealistic expectations and false assumptions mar many opinions about archaeology and the Book of Mormon. Here are brief notes on at least two of them. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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The ever-changing road of life

We deal with change on a daily basis. In fact, our lives are a series of unforeseen events. Our Heavenly Father and those he sends into our lives help us successfully navigate these changes. Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Islamic State's inability to govern destroys communities it occupies

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What happens when ISIS takes over a city? Through its brutal obsession to control citizens' everyday life, the self-proclaimed state is destroying community infrastructure and trust that will take... Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Book review: 'Heart of Gold' is packed with romance

Carrying a dark secret about her late husband, Ashlyn Carter returns home to California in the novel "Heart of Gold." Wanting normalcy in her life, she keeps running into a former flame, Ryan... Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Argentine Latter-day Saints celebrate their new temple, rich culture

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Almost 1,000 LDS youth perform a variety of songs and dances in front of a large audience that included President Dieter F. Uchtdorf and other General Authorities. Read more »

May 16, 2015

Pope calls Palestinian leader 'angel of peace' during visit

Pope Francis praised Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as an "angel of peace" during a meeting Saturday at the Vatican that underscored the Holy See's warm relations with the Palestinians as it... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Nun who kissed Elvis helps answer abbey's prayers

Mother Dolores Hart finds it miraculous that she was able to turn one kiss with Elvis Presley into the spark that helped save an abbey. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Gospel music touched B.B. King and many other stars

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Blues guitar legend B.B. King, who died Thursday at his Las Vegas home, wasn't the only popular musician whose work started with, or was influenced by, gospel music. Count in artists ranging from... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Memorial Day in Historic Chesterfield

Historic Chesterfield in southeastern Idaho will be the site of Memorial Day 5K run/walk and pioneer-era activities, such as butter-making, games and rope-making, on Monday, May 25, 8-4 p.m. Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Hamblin & Peterson: Nauvoo after the Mormons left

Nauvoo was gravely injured and much reduced by the expulsion of the Mormons. But it didn't simply die. Between 1849 and 1860, the Illinois town was the headquarters of a little-remembered... Read more »

May 16, 2015

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Elder Christofferson speaks on religious freedom at mosque in Brazil

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Elder Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles delivered the speech defending religious liberties at a mosque in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Read more »

May 15, 2015

Marketing Amish-made furniture online

Jim Miller and his wife, Linse, have found a unique business niche, one that makes perfect sense when you think of Sarasota as a southern outpost for the nation's Amish and Mennonite communities. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Here's how many atheist children find faith later in life

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The Pew Research Center's recent report on the U.S. religious landscape also found that religiously unaffiliated children will eventually find faith. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Religion in America is changing, not dying, some observers say

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Pew Research Center's new report on religion in the U.S. found a decrease in Christianity and increase in unaffiliated identities. But this does not mean that religion in the U.S. is doomed. It is... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Bible-themed TV drama doubles as church sermon starter

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The popular television series "A.D.: The Bible Continues" is not only a Sunday-evening must see for many viewers — they're also getting sermons based on the show's themes in church. Read more »

May 15, 2015

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How interfaith groups are combating the rise in anti-Semitism

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In the wake of rising anti-Semitic incidents in France and elsewhere, there is an element of hope: Jewish and Muslim groups are exchanging ideas, books and films in an effort to combat this... Read more »

May 15, 2015

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Knocking digital doors: How an LDS ward in Utah assisted in the conversion of a Scottish woman

Using digital tools, members of the Cedar Hills 10th Ward played a role in the LDS conversion of Rachel Garden of Scotland. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Real effort of LDS Charities is to build character, leader says

Sharon Eubank, director of LDS Charities, offered the address at a "Pioneers in Every Land" lecture, hosted by the LDS Church History Library and titled “That They Might Not Suffer.” Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Blessing of the Hands aims for 'healing the healers' of St. Mark's Hospital

The Blessing of the Hands is a ceremony held annually by St. Mark's Hospital, where caregivers may choose to have their hands blessed by religious leaders from a variety of faiths and denominations... Read more »

May 14, 2015

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Bryce Harper is breaking down Mormon stereotypes

Personally, I believe Bryce Harper’s unique style is a good thing. Like Harry Reid, Ed “Big Daddy” Roth, Gladys Knight and others, he breaks down the Mormon stereotype. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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How children feel about faith

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Being Indian, a YouTube channel on Indian daily life, published a video this week showing how children in India feel about religion. Read more »

May 14, 2015

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President Henry B. Eyring shares family stories, importance of education in University of Utah video

In a video produced by the University of Utah, President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency of the LDS Church, shares memories from his childhood along with his belief in the... Read more »

May 14, 2015

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