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Former executive director of LDS temple department, dies at 81

Elder Sorensen, who served as a general authority of LDS Church for 13 years, died Thursday.

LDS Church announces new seminary graduation requirements

LDS Church News

New requirements for seminary graduation are meant to “elevate learning” and better prepare students for lives of service and discipleship. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

SUU coach Ed Lamb is not a Mormon but serves anyway

Southern Utah football coach Ed Lamb is not a Mormon, yet he attends and serves in his Cedar City LDS ward each week. The coach has been investigating the LDS Church since he played at Ricks... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Wright Words: 'Come, follow me' and don't forget the comma

A few weeks ago during personal scripture study, I highlighted a comma that I’ve read many times but never really seen. No doubt you’ve read it, too. In Luke 18, the Savior says:... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Car crash in Argentina kills 3 relatives of pope

Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition Tuesday after a car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a local police official said. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Nicholls State assistant football coach is also a Mormon bishop

Justin Anderson coaches the wide receivers and tight ends while also carrying the title of assistant head coach at Nicholls State. Anderson also serves as the LDS bishop of his Louisiana ward. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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8 reasons prayer is good for you

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Prayer isn't just about throwing words up at the sky and hoping something comes back. There are actually some serious benefits that could come your way. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Angel Moroni statues placed atop 2 LDS temples

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints added Angel Moroni statues to the Cordoba Argentina Temple and the Trujillo Peru Temple last week. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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End of an era: Huntsville bookshop closing, monastery not far behind

Community members rush to visit the bookshop and gift store at the Abbey of the Holy Trinity in Huntsville before it closes it's doors. With the dwindling number of monks, one Father said the... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2014

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Pope makes biggest gesture yet to China, eyes ties

Pope Francis made his strongest gesture yet to reach out to China on Sunday, saying he wants to improve relations and insisting that the Catholic Church isn't coming in as a "conqueror" but is... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2014

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Islamic fighters kill scores of Yazidi men in Iraq

Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, lining them up in small groups and opening fire with assault rifles before abducting their wives and children, according to an... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Pope makes strong, silent anti-abortion statement

Pope Francis has generally avoided hot-button "culture war" issues like abortion, arguing that the church's doctrine on the sanctity of life is well-known and that he'd rather emphasize other... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Elder Bednar to speak at Y. Campus Education Week

Elder David A. Bednar, of the Quorum of the Twelve, will be the devotional speaker during Brigham Young University's Campus Education Week, which will be Aug. 18-12. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Book review: ‘In Plain Sight’ has interesting premise, but is rather plain

Accused of a murder he didn’t commit and on the run from law enforcement, a man puts his trust in a complete stranger to prove his innocence. While the premise behind "In Plain Sight" by... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Matthew Godfrey: Understanding wording changes in the Doctrine and Covenants

Why the wording in some Doctrine and Covenants revelations differs from the original. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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10 reasons dads should take paternity leave

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Not everyone can take paternity leave. But there are some considerable benefits for dad taking it when they can. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Cops: Amish girls kidnapped by more than 1 person

Residents of a peaceful rural community are reluctant to let their children play outdoors unattended and some took down their farm stands after two young Amish sisters were kidnapped from their... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Mormon missionaries use song, ukuleles to share the gospel

Whether during Sunday's church services or Monday's family home evening, performances of hymns and primary songs are important to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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10 types of relationships people have with God

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Believing in God can be more than just praying and attending church every week. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Pope has tough sell on materialism in South Korea

Pope Francis called Friday during a trip to South Korea for Catholics to combat the allure of materialism. In the newly rich and hyper-competitive country, that might be a hard sell. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Clashing visions threaten religious liberty panel renewal

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Differing versions of legislation to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom threaten the independent panel's autonomy and mission, critics charge. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Utah family facing son's rare illness finds strength in Mormon faith

Five-year-old Benjamin Buchanan is the only known case in the state of Utah with Phelan-McDermid Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Sharon Eubank: 'This is a woman's church'

LDS Church News

Contradicting how she has seen the Church portrayed in the media , Sharon Eubank declared at the FairMormon Conference, “The doctrine and practices of the Church for me as a woman have given... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

Pope's small car fascinates South Koreans

Pope Francis' choice of wheels during his five-day South Korean visit has surprised many in this painfully self-conscious country, where big shots rarely hit the streets in anything but expensive... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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