As Ashton scrolled through the email, one sentence jumped out: "Your dad has been diagnosed with cancer."
Brick’em Young was started by a mom who was raising her children in an area where there were no temples but who wanted them to recognize the importance of the buildings to members of The... Read more »
Utah’s path to combining LGBT rights and religious freedom in newly passed legislation might be more of a template for the nation than the law itself. Read more »
A couple from Cardston, Canada, who tried to have children with no success for four years film their family's reaction to their baby announcement and receive a happy and tearful response. Read more »
As part of his assignments in Australia and New Zealand, Elder David A, Bednar conducted a review of the Church’s Pacific Area; held youth, priesthood and missionary meetings, and... Read more »
ST. LOUIS — In 1836, several French nuns established hospitals and schools here and in California. Today, an effort is afoot to keep the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange alive. Read more »
WASHINGTON — The sociologist who busted myths last year with her study finding that the majority of scientists are religious, not God-denying atheists, is at it again. Read more »
LDS leaders are continuing their efforts to reach missionaries in the outlying areas of the Vanuatu Port Vila Mission after Cyclone Pam ravaged the region. All missionaries in the Fiji Suva Mission... Read more »
Ending years of contention over religious garb, Germany's constitutional court has ruled in favor of Muslim teachers who want to wear a headcovering in class. Opponents say the scarves, banned in... Read more »
Jolene Perry's "Stronger Than You Know" is a story about a 15-year-old abuse survivor and shows the horrible effects of abuse, but gives hope for healing and happiness ahead. Read more »
Like the trees that survived the devastating tornado near my home, we can survive the strong storms that come into our lives. Read more »
While the Quebec Charter of Values never took effect it has left an enduring tension that, if left unchecked by government officials, may worsen relationships among Quebec’s diverse religious... Read more »
It would be more accurate to call the event in Cokeville, Wyoming, "The Cokeville Miracles" as the outcome is more the result of a series of coincidences that tie to faith rather than a single one.... Read more »
It's Saturday morning at Sha'are Shalom, but there aren't enough Jews gathered in the dim light of Jamaica's only synagogue to conduct a formal prayer service. Read more »
Eight mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July. Read more »
The devastating South Pacific storm Cyclone Pam strafed the island nation of Vanuatu, and residents and relief agencies scrambled to help the affected. The LDS Church is sheltering many in... Read more »
What are the roles and purposes of cities and civilization in our quest for Zion? Read more »
Couples, a psychologist and a religious leader weigh in on the importance of building faith within a relationship. They also discuss how couples should incorporate faith in their marriage. Read more »
Traditionally, spiritual moments are moments filled with “light.” But as I travel around, I find that many churches — especially Catholic churches — are just the opposite.... Read more »
Looking back, it seems there are a lot of things that I didn’t really appreciate in my youth that I later grew to enjoy — even to savor. Like Mom's corned beef and cabbage. Read more »
The “Pope of the Interview” strikes again: Pope Francis has given a lengthy — and fascinating — interview to a Mexican television station, which broadcast it on Friday... Read more »
The LDS Church announced dates for two more temple dedications in 2015, bringing the total scheduled to six, one more than church President Thomas S. Monson said he anticipated this year. The... Read more »
Max and Elle Pothier were skeptical when their parents announced plans to move their family of seven from Arizona to China for a semester. Max was entering his senior year of high school, and Elle... Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released an explanation Thursday of the church's stance on LGBT rights and religious liberty. Read more »
The Pew Research Center reported this week that citizens from wealthy nations are less likely than poor countries to see religion as important — except for the U.S. Read more »
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the open house, celebration and dedication dates for the Mexico City Mexico and Tijuana Mexico temples Friday morning. Read more »
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Joseph Smith used a stone in a hat to help him in his translation of the Book of Mormon. Critics have made merry over this, but it makes sense and it's actually an indicator that he was telling the... Read more »
As Elder Carsten Ashton scrolled through his mom's email, one sentence jumped out: "Your dad has been diagnosed with cancer." Read more »
'A marvellous work and a wonder': A look back at the translation of the Book of Mormon 185 years after it was first published
A "series of miraculous events" led to the Book of Mormon first being made available for the public to purchase on March 26, 1830. Read more »
Like a team of horses, when we work together for shared goals of personal progress, we can be guided by the Savior who holds the reins and has every desire to see us succeed, work a straight path... Read more »
If you're looking for the latest personal narrative book on someone "visiting" heaven, pass over a visit to LifeWay Christian Bookstores, a Southern Baptist-owned chain that's scrapping the popular... Read more »
Temple Square, a 10-acre complex owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is one of Utah's most popular tourist attractions. In 2009, Forbes ranked Temple Square the 16th... Read more »
A small, well-preserved daguerreotype of Wilford Woodruff taken during the Nauvoo-era when he was about age 37 was found and purchased recently on ebay by Utah photo historian Ron Fox. Read more »
The "Bodies Filled with Light" exhibit at Brigham Young University, which will close in April, highlights unexpected overlaps between religion and anatomy. Read more »
In "Amazed by Grace," author Sheri Dew explores four questions related to grace and the Atonement. Read more »
A panel of New Testament scholars at Brigham Young University discuss the new television series "A.D." and what LDS Church members should know about the stories being featured. Read more »
Foreign Figures, a band made up of the five returned LDS missionaries who were featured KSL's Garage to Glory contest, released their first EP March 13. Read more »
It's been alleged that religions worldwide have tended to resist translation of their sacred books into languages that ordinary people can read. This is historically misleading at best. Read more »
Jared Ward, a returned missionary and former BYU athlete, wins U.S. Marathon title. Read more »
Kara Tippetts, the Christian blogger who begged Oregonian Brittany Maynard, a fellow cancer sufferer, not to take her own life but instead let death take its own course, died Sunday from breast... Read more »
The three Abrahamic religions will collide on Palm Sunday (March 29) when the television special premieres, with a 24-year-old Muslim actor playing Jesus, the Jewish rabbi who Christians believe... Read more »
Heading northwest from the San Pedro River, the Mormon Battalion approached the Presidio at the Mexican outpost of Tucson, now in Arizona, on Dec. 16, 1846. Read more »
Cruz’s decision to use Liberty University as his platform for launching a national campaign for the presidency speaks volumes about how his campaign will play out, according to the Washington... Read more »
Using seven people or groups in her “Easter Nativity,” she combined them with a devotional and activity, Emily Freeman shares these traditions in the recent “Celebrating a... Read more »
Elder David A. Bednar and Sister Susan Bednar will answer questions from youth around the world in an online "Face to Face" live stream on May 12, 2015. Read more »
Spring is a reminder of renewal, hope and the message of Jesus Christ. Read more »
President Obama will welcome Pope Francis to the White House during the pontiff’s U.S. visit in September, ” White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Thursday. Read more »
Producers from "AD: The Bible Continues" and LDS Church Bible videos describe their experiences in attempting to recreate Jerusalem for filmmaking purposes. Read more »
Here in this Persian replica of Mecca, built at the cost of millions of dollars, an Iranian film company is attempting to offer the world a literal glimpse of the Prophet Muhammad despite... Read more »
The Inclusion Center for Community and Justice honors several Utahns, including President Dieter F. Uchtdorf. Read more »
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