The LDS Church has updated several pages on its website dealing with sensitive issues.
The family of Dustin Dickamore and the doctors who treated him say his recovery and restored vision following an ATV accident are nothing short of a miracle. Read more »
Getting an LDS account involves a little bit of work, but it is open to members and nonmembers alike. Read more »
Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan says the church has been for universal health care for almost a century, but it can't support Obamacare as long as it forces Catholics to violate their... Read more »
Grace Lutheran Church will hold its first Christmas in the Night Sky celebration this weekend. Read more »
When finalists on NBC’s “The Voice” sang the traditional Christian hymn “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” last Tuesday, many listeners noticed they replaced... Read more »
Access to the Gutenberg Bible and other ancient manuscripts has just gotten easier. Read more »
Saturday night's basketball game featuring the Utah State Aggies and Brigham Young University Cougars at the EnergySolutions Arena brought basketball fans from all over the state, including several... Read more »
My mom and dad often tell me some lessons are better learned at home than in the real world. As my turn to leave home looms closer, I think back on five important lessons I hope my parents know I... Read more »
I asked my daughter if I could dedicate a column to the lessons I hope she’s learned during her journey to 18. Not only did she approve, she offered to write her own version and share her own... Read more »
The University of Notre Dame on Tuesday filed another lawsuit opposing portions of the federal health care overhaul that forces it to provide health insurance for students and employees that... Read more »
Young students brought Christmas cheer to a local bank with their musical talents and to others with a donation on Monday. Read more »
This past weekend, BYU linebacker, Kyle Van Noy came home with much more than a victory. The senior all-star made plans for his future off the field. Read more »
Investigators believe they know who broke into Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church twice in one week, causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage in addition to stealing thousands of dollars of... Read more »
Actor Paul Walker, who is known for his role as Brian O’Conner in the “Fast & Furious” movies, died in a car accident Nov. 30. But in addition to his films, Walker also leaves... Read more »
"Now What?" was worried her boyfriend's new desire to get married in the temple would be the end of their relationship, but deciding to explore religion together has made this couple closer. Read more »
The operation was called Kindertransport — Children's Transport — and it was a passage from hell to freedom. Read more »
Nancy Judd is making money with her creative cooking, money she wants to use someday to fund an Mormon mission with her husband. So she doesn't "work" on Sundays, even if it's a competition with... Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members cannot be held liable for injuries suffered by a child on a church-organized outing in Idaho six years ago, the Idaho Supreme Court... Read more »
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday gave Pope Francis a book about the Inquisition in Spain written by his late father, an expert on the Catholic Church's forced conversion and... Read more »
While reminding listeners that “the simplest and most direct way to dispel darkness is to add light,” Rabbi Benny Zippel of Chabad Lubavitch of Utah lit a large menorah Sunday at the... Read more »
The annual Christmas tree lighting and Christmas in Old Nauvoo will be at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, at the Nauvoo Visitors’ Center, 350 N. Main, Old Nauvoo, Ill. Read more »
The Days of Christmas on Temple Hill at the Oakland California Temple opened Nov. 30 with the “Lighting the Hill” at 7:30 p.m. and performances of “Believe the Magic of... Read more »
A majority of Croatians voted in a referendum Sunday to ban gay marriages in what is a major victory for the Catholic Church-backed conservatives in the European Union's newest nation. Read more »
Karl Quilter, a Salt Lake City-based sculptor whose work tops more than 100 of the LDS Church temples, passed away Wednesday at the age of 84. Read more »
Workers continued work this week on the roof and the tower where the Angel Moroni statue will stand when the Provo City Center Temple is completed in 2015. Meanwhile, Provo's downtown is buzzing... Read more »
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The LDS Church has updated and enhanced several pages on its website dealing with sensitive issues about church history, including the former ban on blacks holding the priesthood, which was lifted... Read more »
The LDS Church is providing new resources to help its 80,000 missionaries understand how to adjust to missionary life by preparing for transition, hard work and stress. Meanwhile, a new study found... Read more »
This 24-year-old woman fears that her marriage is headed towards divorce. Her husband is choosing to play online games instead of going to school and working. She asks Angela Trusty for advice. Read more »
In the year since 6-year-old Emilie Parker and 19 other children were shot and killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., the Parker family has been acquainted with much pain, but... Read more »
When "Christmas Jars" was first released in 2005, our goals were modest. We aimed to sell a few books and inspire readers to experiment with the tradition for themselves. On a personal level, I... Read more »
It was a simple act of service that Elder James Pickard and Elder Jeffrey Kerr had planned, and it turned out to be a success not only in Harlem, N.Y., but also throughout social media. Read more »
It’s so good to know firsthand that Mitt and Ann Romney are alive and well. Better than well. Terrific! As their friends for many years, we are delighted to know that life after politics is... Read more »
Emphasizing that Christmas traditions of giving are rooted in the life, message, and mission of Jesus Christ, Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve heralded the Christmas season... Read more »
A Salt Lake City Methodist church launched a social media campaign over the weekend to raise money for a collection of 3,300 pipes. The effort has nothing to do with plumbing. It's all about music. Read more »
The annual Christmas Devotional — formally known as the First Presidency Christmas Devotional — included a welcome to the Christmas season with messages from leaders in The Church of... Read more »
Two men — who both exerted influence through the words they wrote, the things they said, the experiences they shared — met in New York City and took stock of one another. A delightful... Read more »
Nelson Mandela was both a man of peace, reconciliation and social justice, all of which derived from a deep faith and spirituality. Read more »
To assist youth leaders and youth in finding fun and meaningful activities, the church has launched a new youth activity website packed with more than 150 activities that work anywhere in the world. Read more »
Once a week, Terri Roberts spends time with a 13-year-old Amish girl named Rosanna who sits in a wheelchair and eats through a tube. Roberts bathes her, sings to her, reads her stories. She can... Read more »
For the first time in 20 years, the LDS Church has changed its program of speakers for its annual Christmas devotional. Instead of exclusively featuring the church's First Presidency, other church... Read more »
Christmas is a time of giving, renewed devotion, hope, snow, festive songs and lights. And Christmas lights are a renowned specialty at Temple Square in Salt Lake City. The lights have been a... Read more »
While some faiths, like Universe people and followers of Universal Industrial Church of the New World Comforter, actually include extra terrestrials, aliens and distant planets, other believers. Read more »
Home-schooling has risen among secular students in recent years. A 2013 National Center for Education Statistics study showed home-schoolers no longer list religion as their top reason for... Read more »
Elder Van Dyke and his companion set out to make Christmas treats, in this week's Mission Daze comic, which takes a humorous look at the lives of Mormon missionaries. Read more »
While the snow fell outside, many gathered in a LDS Church History Museum theater Saturday for a cozy pioneer Christmas party. Read more »
Two newspapers in India published articles this week about LDS Church growth there, including some of the faith's history there and information about and quotes from church members. One tidbit:... Read more »
There are many "out of the box" ways you can utilize your journal. What follows is a list of some examples. Read more »
A little bit of chocolate seems to make everything better, making it nearly a necessity to store. Experts give information about storing chocolate in its various forms. Read more »
Like the seasons of the year, the seasons of our lives seem to pass by too quickly. Each season brings with it both pleasant and unpleasant conditions. We can choose whether to focus on the... Read more »
Sally Lloyd-Jones, a British ex-pat who currently lives in New York, has found success with her book, “The Jesus Storybook Bible,” which has sold more than 1 million copies and is now... Read more »
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