The LDS Church released a statement Thursday regarding the construction of the Rome Italy Temple.
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Did God lift Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s overtime pass into the end zone on Sunday, rewarding the prayerful Christian player with a championship victory and a trip to the Super Bowl? Read more »
The deadline to pay ransom for two Japanese hostages of the Islamic State group was fast approaching Friday, as the mother of one of the captives appealed for her son's rescue. Read more »
A Baptist minister is in hot water after preaching a sermon that called the Ten Commandments sayings or promises rather than mandates. Read more »
A 200-year-old Torah scroll has taken an unusual and mysterious journey from Baghdad to Jerusalem, where it was greeted with candies and song in a jubilant dedication ceremony Thursday. Read more »
The planned flogging of a Saudi blogger convicted of insulting Islam has been delayed for a second straight week, a leading international rights group said Thursday, a move that comes amid mounting... Read more »
Religious response to postponed abortion bill vote illustrates differences across denominational lines
There was no unified response from religious communities to the House GOP's canceled plan to vote on a post-20 weeks abortion ban. Read more »
Abortion politics are never very far beneath the surface in American life, but every year around the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade decision, handed down Jan. 22,... Read more »
Sister Carol Hansen, wife of Salt Lake City Mission President Stephen Hansen, died unexpectedly Wednesday. She had been fulfilling a dream by serving her first mission for The Church of Jesus... Read more »
Is a papyrus fragment found in a "mummy mask" the oldest manuscript of Mark's Gospel? The news has created global excitement — and skepticism. Read more »
President Barack Obama may stand out for how often he includes the word "god" in his State of the Union addresses, but many people of faith were dissatisfied by his omission of the poor Tuesday night. Read more »
What's new: 'A Refuge from the Storm' by President Packer shares about the priesthood, family and church
President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of LDS Church, explains different principles and aspects of the gospel in the recent book “A Refuge from the Storm:... Read more »
As Mormons, we have a fondness for saying, “Bring the good you already have and we will add to it.” We’re more cautious about saying “Bring the good you already have and add... Read more »
Jason Johnson enjoys spending time with his family, and for the past three years, entering Doritos' Super Bowl commercial contest has been an opportunity to do just that. But this year, the video... Read more »
Wilford Woodruff was baptized on Dec. 31, 1833, in Grindstone Creek near the site where it flows under present-day CR 28 in Oswego County, New York. Read more »
"Everybody has a right to be, and if they come here they will be accepted for who they are," Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable vice chairwoman Josie Stone said on the first day of the 2015 Interfaith... Read more »
Heather Burton was climbing her way to a valuable life lesson. The most important things we learn don’t always come in a classroom. They hit us when we least expect them — like on sunny... Read more »
Two brothers of polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs can cite their religion in refusing to answer questions about suspected child labor violations on a Utah pecan farm, a federal judge ruled... Read more »
Christianity Today's Amy Becker writes that we need rich Christians. Here's why. Read more »
Pope Francis praised big families on Wednesday as a gift from God, after his comments that Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits" made headlines this week. Read more »
Amna Fatani knows she wants a brilliant career and a life different from that of Saudi women of her mother's generation who married early, usually to a husband not of their own choosing. Read more »
Supporters of religious freedom say Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing a Muslim inmate in Arkansas to grow a beard is part of a continuing commitment by the high court to guarantee... Read more »
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Elder Dallin H. Oaks and Elder D. Todd Christofferson rejected criticism Thursday that the LDS Church's position seeking fairness for both LGBT and religious people is an effort to discriminate,... Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement Thursday regarding the construction of the Rome Italy Temple. Read more »
Since The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints lowered the qualifying age for missionaries in October 2012, the number of sister missionaries serving worldwide has tripled and now totals... Read more »
After battling depression and anxiety for much of his life, former Utah basketball player Craig Rydalch is sharing his story with the hope of helping others in the same situation. Read more »
A feature in the New York Times on Monday shared a unique insight into the life of Tom Brady, a quarterback for the New England Patriots, who will play in Sunday’s Super Bowl. Read more »
Since Mitt Romney sold his house in Massachusetts and began building a home in Holladay after his 2012 defeat, many have suggested that if he were to run for president in 2016, he would call Utah... Read more »
Senior LDS leaders affirmed Tuesday the church's consistent support for nondiscrimination laws that balance the rights of LGBT people with provisions that protect religious freedom. They also... Read more »
When Whitney Call, Mallory Everton, Jason Gray and Matt Meese are trying to be funny, they're very funny. More and more people are discovering this fact as the popularity of their BYUtv sketch... Read more »
A high-profile alliance of conservative Catholics and evangelical Protestants is set to issue a sweeping manifesto against gay marriage. Read more »
Six years ago, fresh off an LDS mission to Puerto Rico, Jordan Devey couldn't envision where he'd be this weekend: in the Super Bowl with the New England Patriots. Read more »
Must science be materialistic? Is the mind completely reducible to the brain? Many reputable scientists don't think so, and some have recently spoken out on the subject. Read more »
The LDS Church held a special news conference Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. MST. Read more »
What causes the gap in opinions on scientific issues between everyday people and scientists - and how can we close it? Read more »
Clark G. Gilbert, current president and CEO of the Deseret News, was named the new president of Brigham Young University-Idaho at Tuesday's school devotional. The announcement was made by Elder... Read more »
Now that the courts have spoken on same-sex marriage in Utah, lawmakers are poised to tackle controversial proposals on religious freedom and nondiscrimination. Statements from the LDS Church could... Read more »
Several LDS missionaries in Jacksonville, Florida, and hundreds of young single adults in Provo are encouraging members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world to use... Read more »
When it seems my world has caved in on me, I let myself have a small breakdown. Then I pick up my scriptures and begin to add more oil to my lamp, one verse, one talk, one prayer at a time. Those... Read more »
Elder Holland and Elder Dallin H. Oaks, both of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and Sister Neill Marriott of the Young Women general presidency shared their views on religious freedom during the... Read more »
LDS.org is getting a new look in a release scheduled for early February, the first in a series of improvements meant to make the official Church website more personalized and easy to use. Read more »
What do we think of the first principles and ordinances of the gospel as related to us in the Fourth Article of Faith? Samuel M. Brown's book, "First Principles and Ordinances," makes a deeper,... Read more »
A Christian mother has decided to give up on leggings, since, she says, they inspire lustful thoughts. Read more »
Nine months before an LDS leader joins Pope Francis as a speaker at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, the archbishop of Philadelphia spoke at LDS Church-owned BYU on Friday about... Read more »
On the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature, an LDS apostle offered a blessing over lawmakers for the session. Read more »
"In Football We Trust" is not the first film to paint the dream of professional sports as an all-or-nothing venture, but it may be the first to suggest that religion offers an alternative path to... Read more »
One example of Brigham Young's carpentry skills is seen in what was once the William H. Seward home in Auburn, New York. Read more »
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