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Do contraceptive rules make religious groups 'complicit in evil?'

Whether filling out a form or writing a letter makes a group 'complicit in evil' is at the heart of an appeal?

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Book review: Anna finds herself 'Changing Worlds' when she discovers her boyfriend is ex-Mafia

When Mormon BYU student Anna Barrett goes with other Kamp Keepers to Camp Boughlynch in Kentucky, her world changes entirely. Not only is her life threatened by the camp's owners, but she soon... Read more »

July 18, 2015

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LDS Church leaders share testimonies of Jesus Christ on social media

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continue to embrace the church's challenge to "share goodness" by posting messages and photos to social media. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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U.S. Jewish groups join recovery effort after Israeli church arson attack

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Two prominent American Jewish organizations are among those helping a torched Israeli church recover from an arson attack. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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Black clergy walk a fine line between religious liberty and discrimination

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Since the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is constitutional, the Rev. Jerry Young has been in a quandary. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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20-year-old missionary serving in Costa Rica passes away, LDS Church says

A 20-year-old serving as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Costa Rica San Jose East Mission passed away in his sleep Tuesday night of unknown causes, the... Read more »

July 17, 2015

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Muslims celebrate completion of Ramadan fasting during Eid al-Fitr

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Muslims will be commemorating the end of Ramadan with celebrations. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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'Paying tribute' Broadway-style: 'Cinderella' star to perform with Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Pioneer Day concert

Broadway star Laura Osnes will join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square to pay tribute to the Mormon pioneers. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Adventists honor co-founder Ellen G. White 100 years after her death

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On the 100th anniversary of the death of Ellen G. White, the 18.5 million member Seventh-day Adventist Church is remembering the life of its pioneering co-founder and prolific author. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Elder Neil L. Andersen visits mayor of Jerusalem during recent trip to Israel

During his recent visit to Israel, Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles met with the mayor of Jerusalem to discuss the BYU Jerusalem Center and the LDS Church's genealogy... Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: 100 years of family home evening

This year marks the 100-year anniversary of family home evening. It's continued emphasis is a testament to its power for strengthening families. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Revered Tibetan monk dies at 65 in Chinese prison

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The prominent Tenzin Delek Rinpoche passed away after 13 years in a China prison. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Book of Mormon apologetics and scholarship

Even if they can't prove it, those who argue for the antiquity of the Book of Mormon can be, and often are, engaged in reasonable and justifiable scholarship. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Spectacular annual pageant at fount of Mormon faith

More than 700 people from all over the world, many of them with no formal acting or dance experience, have been cast in roles for the dramatic depiction of scenes from the Book of Mormon in the... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Wheels up: Former LDS bishop hasn’t let tragedy three decades ago saddle him on the sidelines of life (+video)

The story of how a former LDS bishop and devoted University of Utah fan has overcome a devastating injury and turned it into a positive learning experience that extends throughout his family and... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Elder Russell M. Nelson called as new president of Quorum of Twelve Apostles

Elder Russell M. Nelson has been called to succeed the late President Boyd K. Packer as president of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Pope Francis dumps 2 more bishops as house cleaning continues

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Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Mexican bishop who reportedly shielded a priest accused of sexually molesting an 11-year-old boy, and on Wednesday the Vatican announced that a... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Returned missionary maintains personal modesty standards during Ms. United States competition

Sticking to her personal modesty standards is not something new for Bekah Pence. Her commitment to her standards was tested first during the Ms. Virginia United States competition in April and... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Is religion failing? The Dalai Lama has a surprising answer

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One of the world's leading spiritual thinkers, the Dalai Lama, gave cable interviewer Larry King a surprising answer to the question of how religion is faring in the modern world. He also spoke... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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AP Photo: At Ramadan, Cairo callers wake you up before dawn

Essam Sayed works in a time-honored profession — one that employs him for one month a year. He is a second-generation "mesaharati," which loosely translates from Arabic as "dawn caller." Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Christians celebrate legacy of the man who brought Christianity to Russia

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Certain Christian denominations will celebrate the legacy of the man who brought Christianity to Russia. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Picturing history: The Black River

The Black River was used to float white pines harvested in Clark County, Wisconsin, downriver to sawmills for lumber to be used in building Nauvoo, Illinois. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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What's new: Colleagues pay tribute to Richard O. Cowan in 'An Eye of Faith'

Recently retired BYU professor Richard O. Cowan was unable to see, at least with his physical eyes. Yet, in a collection of essays, friends and colleagues pay tribute to his ability to clearly see... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Uncovering Mormon women's history in Utah County

Disguised as a car dealership, a tithing office, or even a garden shed, 19th century Relief Society history dots the Utah County landscape. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Circuit court rules contraception mandate doesn't violate religious freedom

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Days after the government unveiled new rules for getting religious exemptions to a mandate to provide contraceptives under the Affordable Care Act, a federal district court dealt a blow to... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Professor speaks on LDS Church's global historical landscape at Pioneers in Every Land series

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In her remarks as part of the Pioneers in Every Land series, Melissa Inouye used her Chinese and Japanese family roots to provide a framework for other “fruitful angles” in which to... Read more »

July 14, 2015

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