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LDS Church releases video about suicide prevention, Greg Olsen painting

The LDS Church released a new Mormon Message video Tuesday night regarding suicide prevention.

Our top secret internal email of must-read faith and family stories, revealed

National Edition

For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staffs that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Defending the Faith: When the criticisms of the Book of Mormon can't be taken seriously

In the end, of course, evidence has to be cited and arguments made. But sometimes an excellent shorthand response to certain criticisms of Joseph Smith and the Restoration is simply a good laugh. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Bishop Wester weighs in on Catholic Church's 'change of tone'

Salt Lake's bishop warns against jumping to conclusions in the wake of discussions about the Catholic Church's ministry to divorcees, cohabitating couples and gay people. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Mark Driscoll resigns from Mars Hill Church

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Mark Driscoll, the larger-than-life megachurch pastor who has been accused of plagiarism, bullying and an unhealthy ego that alienated his most devoted followers, resigned from his Seattle church... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Houston subpoenas sermons in battle over human rights ordinance

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Houston city attorneys are attempting to subpoena sermon texts in an ongoing battle over an "equal rights" bill that once required access to restrooms by transgendered persons. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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The Clean Cut: Mormon missionary's dance moves go viral

A missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gus Garcia, became famous last week when a video of Garcia participating in a dance-off against a Michael Jackson impersonator went... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Gerald N. Lund novel ‘The Freedom Factor’ comes to Texas stage

What would the world be like without the Constitution? "The Freedom Factor," a play based on a novel by Gerald N. Lund, invites audiences to consider the importance of the Constitution in this... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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What's new: 'Tragedy and Truth: What Happened at Hawn's Mill' sobering, detailed

"Tragedy and Truth: What Happened at Hawn's Mill," about the tragedy and massacre at Hawn's Mill, is a sobering account of the build-up of tensions, the murders and the haunting aftermath of a... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Archuleta, Underwood sing about faith in new singles

David Archuleta and Carrie Underwood have voices to carry their faith to many fans across the country. I'm beyond thrilled to continue to support their beautiful, inspiring, well-written music... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Linda & Richard Eyre: It's not overpopulation that threatens the developed world

Many of us grew up hearing warnings about overpopulation — the crowding, the depleting of resources, the pollution and the inability of the earth to sustain so many people. But things change. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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EFY medley goes global in new YouTube video

When Michael Hicks arranged “The EFY medley” in 1999, he had no idea the impact the song would have all around the world, but a new video he compiled shows the worldwide influence of... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Notre Dame offers same-sex couples employee benefits, but other schools aren't there yet

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Two days after same-sex marriage was effectively legalized in Indiana, the Catholic-affiliated University of Notre Dame said it would extend employee benefits to same-sex spouses. Other Christian... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Utah father and son emerge from 'Shark Tank' with deal

On Friday night, a Highland, Utah, father-son duo appeared on the ABC hit show “Shark Tank” and flew away with a big deal for their business, “Paper Box Pilots.” Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Catholic synod's new openness toward gays represents tremors rather than earthquake

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A short press conference marking the halfway point of the Catholic Church's Synod of Bishops on the family sent shockwaves through the global news media. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Erin Stewart: The key to happy family home evenings

As a mother, I find myself in charge of corralling the troops for our weekly night together and I have learned a lot along the way about what family home evening should and shouldn’t be. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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High-mileage cars: Utah family makes the most out of its vehicles

Christian Lassen, a dentist living in Lehi, is the fifth child in his family of nine kids. He drives a 1996 Subaru Legacy Wagon with 212,000 miles on it. But that’s nothing compared to the... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Wright Words: Appreciating God's creations without a camera

Isn't tragic when digital moments take over for memories, for privacy, for intimacy, for that single moment when it’s you, a deer and a backdrop only God could create. Read more »

Oct. 14, 2014

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LDS Church members in Lebanon serve local refugees

Members of the Beirut Branch in Lebanon gathered Saturday to prepare more than 100 food boxes for Syrian refugees in their city. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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The number of nuns in the U.S. is declining

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A new report shows that Catholic sisters in the U.S. face a serious challenge to their existence: A rapidly aging membership and a decline in vocations that afflicts even the most traditional orders. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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'We are in a real crisis'

LDS Church News

Members of the small Beirut Branch in Lebanon prepared 110 food boxes on Saturday, Oct. 11, for Syrian refugee families in their city. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

Bishops acknowledge the reality of Catholic families

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Catholic bishops are showing unprecedented openness to accepting the real lives of many Catholics today, saying gays have gifts to offer the church and should be accepted and that there are... Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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How would religions react to the discovery of life on other planets?

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Some experts predict that biological life will soon be discovered on other planets, a development that could send shockwaves through the world's religions. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Author Clark B. Hinckley writes book about Christopher Columbus with LDS angle

Author Clark B. Hinckley has written a new book about Christopher Columbus that explores his spirituality and a reference to his life's mission in the Book of Mormon. Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Traditional marriage supporters regroup in face of opposition

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Following Monday's Supreme Court decision not to hear appeals concerning laws banning same-sex marriage in five states, traditional marriage supporters are regrouping in the face of increasing... Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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LDS author shares stories of coping with divorce, suicide

Amidst life's trials and hardships, author Darla Isackson has found peace, love and a strengthened testimony of the gospel. Her desire is to help strengthen others through her books and through her... Read more »

Oct. 13, 2014

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