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Mourning family of Mormon missionary finds comfort in stranger's painting

A painting by a Utah artist brought some comfort to relatives of Nancy Vea, a missionary who was killed.

Pope urges world to shed apathy toward what he characterizes as third world war

Pope Francis urged the world Saturday to shed its apathy in the face of what he characterizes as a third world war, intoning "war is madness" at the foot of a grandiose monument to soldiers killed... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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This list will show you why the Bible and C.S. Lewis are so influential on Facebook

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What books are the most influential according to people on Facebook? Well, two of the top 10 have religious connections. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Book review: ‘Girls Who Choose God’ is an inspirational beauty

Familiar Bible stories are eloquently brought to life with the help of gorgeous, full-color illustrations. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Meet 'My Three Rabbis'

“Rabbi” has become a title that gets tossed around a lot. Sometimes, “rabbi” actually refers to a Jewish rabbi. And in recent years, I’ve become a fan and follower of... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014

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Service a way for interfaith group to spread peace

The Salt Lake Interfaith Roundtable met recently for one of its regular service opportunities. The group sees service as a way to spread a message of peace. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Filmmaker opens Affirmation conference with message of love, purpose

Hundreds gathered at the Annual International Affirmation conference Friday, the beginning of a three-day event for current or former LDS Church members who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual,... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Pope Francis to marry couples with kids, cohabitating

Pope Francis is making good on his insistence that the Catholic Church welcome all faithful — not just those who obey church teaching perfectly. He'll marry 20 couples this weekend, including... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Americans link violence with Muslims, but Obama says ISIL is not Islam

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Members of ISIL, or Iraq's Islamic State, aren't representative of Islam, commentators argue. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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15 places named after religious figures

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What's in a name? Well, these places got their monikers thanks to the help of religious figures, both small and large scale. Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Pope Francis may declare Sri Lanka's 1st saint

Pope Francis may make a 17th century priest Sri Lanka's first Roman Catholic saint during his trip next year, making good on his promise to give Asia more saints as models for the faithful, Sri... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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A conversation with Mormon convert and 7-time Grammy Award-winner Gladys Knight

Artist and seven-time Grammy Award-winner Gladys Knight was recently in Salt Lake City to promote her new album, "Where My Heart Belongs." While she was here, she made time for an interview with... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014

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Here's how U.S. churches are changing to reach more people

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U.S. religious congregations are marching to their own drums now more than ever. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Asmodee Games delivers tense gaming experience

Asmodee Games puts together some of the most fascinating and fun games in the industry. This review takes a look at one of its hottest games, 7 Wonders, and three others: Room 25, Dungeon Twister... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Famous Mormons featured in new BYU commercial

Several prominent members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who are also graduates of Brigham Young University are featured in the school's new advertisement. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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10th anniversary 9/11 tribute by Mormon Tabernacle Choir continues to bring hope

As many honor and remember those whose lives were taken 13 years ago, hope and peace has been found through the messages shared by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir three years ago. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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The biggest band in the world is also one of the most spiritual: The passion of U2

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U2 is unquestionably one of the most influential musical acts of all time. But one defining element that often eludes the public’s perception of the band is its deep sense of spirituality. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Should I stay or should I go? How faith adds complexity to domestic violence

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When Twitter lit up with #whyIstayed, the tweets were sprinkled with references to religious teachings. But God and spirituality weren't big players in the #whyIleft conversation. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Ted Cruz was booed off stage for sympathizing with Israel's Jewish citizens

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A Washington conference aimed at spotlighting persecution of Christians in the Middle East collapsed Wednesday evening when Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was booed off the stage for his support of... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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How net neutrality impacts online news and faith coverage

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Everyone's concerned about what the net neutrality debate means for companies like Comcast or Netflix, but the debate could also drive small secular and religious publications into extinction. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Australian rugby star Will Hopoate reflects on the blessings of missionary service

After serving an LDS mission, Will Hopoate has returned to professional rugby in Australia as a new man. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Defending the Faith: The restoration of the ancient temple

In a path-breaking 1958 article, Hugh Nibley argued that the lost ancient concept of the temple had reappeared suddenly in America in the early 1800s, something explainable only by revelation.... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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Getting Life: Book review: 'Women at Church' encourages empathy, understanding

"Women at Church" acknowledges or at least implies that change can also lead to unintended consequences, necessitating flexibility and sensitivity rather than wholesale adoption of someone... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014

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LDS Church updates Handbook to reflect new emphasis on social media

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In line with recent encouragement for Church members to “flood the earth” with gospel messages of truth, the Church’s Handbook 2 has been updated with newly worded guidelines on... Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

Elder Paul K. Sybrowsky dies at age 70

Elder Paul K. Sybrowsky, former member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dies at age 70. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Pocket-sized edition of LDS scriptures available to the public for the first time

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Since World War II the Church has provided members serving in the military their own set of scriptures to study and use. Until now, the military edition of the scriptures has not been available to... Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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