Two early Haitian converts reflect on the growth of the LDS Church in that Caribbean nation.
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 »
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 And now those assumptions are no longer valid, so we had to reconfigure our relationship based on new realities and...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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The Christian conference circuit has special appeal to women. Jews and Muslims alike have dinners and parties organized around their holiday calendar. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
This Christian group won the right to uphold its faith standards at state universities in California
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 »
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 »
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 »
As the Episcopal Church launches its 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City, leaders are focused on taking better care of the planet, standing against racism, and crafting new church policy and... Read more »
A time-lapse video posted by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir captures the construction of the new electric organ the choir will use during its summer tour. Read more »
Vatican officials on Tuesday released a document on family values that underscores the ongoing tension between Pope Francis’ desire for a more “welcoming” church and the need to... Read more »
We’re gung-ho for the idea that the U.S.A. has a special status with God, and we’re almost always proud of our nation. Read more »
New York City has reached the outlines of a settlement with Muslims who challenged police surveillance as an unconstitutional and stigmatizing intrusion on their religious rights, a court filing says. Read more »
With underlying spiritual themes in its popular films and an upcoming short featuring religion, Pixar is fostering kids' spiritual side. Read more »
As one of the foremost Christian leaders in Iraq for nearly two decades, Reverend Canon Andrew White is all too familiar with the wave of crises that has hit the country. Read more »
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A question-and-answer video released Thursday on MormonNewsroom.org encourages members to improve Sabbath day observance. Read more »
The Mormon Newsroom posted a blog Thursday announcing that missionaries in certain countries are no longer required to purchase a suit coat. Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has donated to the Utah Pride Center's efforts to provide breakfasts for homeless youths, the center announced Wednesday. Read more »
Nellie Leighton is 96 years old, legally blind and was shot in the head in a shooting at the Family History Library in 1999. But she returned to the work, is still at it 16 years later and hopes to... Read more »
Following the announcement of a new temple in Port-au-Prince, two early Haitian converts reflect on the growth of the LDS Church in that Caribbean nation. Read more »
First Presidency sends letter with counsel for members after Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is sending a letter for local leaders to share with members, offering counsel and background material following the Supreme... Read more »
Episcopal Church becomes third Protestant denomination to adopt rituals for same-sex marriage ceremonies
The Episcopal Church, during its convention in Salt Lake City, voted Wednesday afternoon to adopt rituals for same-sex marriage ceremonies, making it the third mainline Protestant denomination in... Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a video of leaders addressing questions and encouraging members to strive for greater Sabbath day observance. Read more »
FamilySearch International announced Wednesday that president and chief executive officer Dennis Brimhall is retiring, and Stephen T. Rockwood has been selected to take his place starting Oct. 1. Read more »
The Shimshoni family was doing a little spring cleaning when they found a 2,000-year-old ritual bath under their living room floor, the Times of Israel reported. Read more »
"Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?" asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program "That's Life". Read more »
Worshippers gathered at the Salt Lake Tabernacle for the Utah Showcase on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, as part of the Episcopal Church’s 78th Conference. The showcase presented cultural... Read more »
The Council of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a letter Tuesday on the topic of the Supreme Court same-sex... Read more »
The LDS Church's doctrine that marriage is between a man and a woman will not change despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Friday. "Marriage between a man and a woman (is) a central part of our... Read more »
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 »
Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: From 'America's Got Talent' to a baby bassinet, the lesson is: 'Never give up'
Now that I am a mother to four, I have used that advice almost every day to help get me through from sunup to sundown. We always tell our boys, “Herberts don’t quit!” Read more »
It's easy to romanticize other times, when (we imagine) things were simpler and clearer. But this is our time. And the good old days weren't all that different, anyway. Read more »
That’s the kind of thing that happens when you allow Satan to steal your motherhood. No, it’s not the mistakes. It’s not the forgetfulness. It is what happens on the inside that... Read more »
I reflect often on the miraculous events that led Elder Kuon and me to find this wonderful couple at that moment on that dark night in Yongin. Read more »
Where were the members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and what were their feelings and reactions, when they learned of the deaths of Joseph and Hyrum Smith? Read more »
Four new temple presidents and matrons have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service later this year. Read more »
A video posted Wednesday by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir introduces one of its biggest fans, a man with developmental challenges whose life was changed by music. Read more »
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 »
Utah senators are calling on other lawmakers to preserve current federal law and support proposed legislation to protect religious liberties for individuals and institutions in light of a U.S.... Read more »
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 »
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