In late July 1847, the Mormon pioneers gazed at the Salt Lake Valley, which would be a home to thousands.
An overview of the competitive-sports program at BYU-Idaho. Read more »
The Sunset Beach YSA Branch was formed in September 2013 and has grown from less than 20 members to more than 90 in less than a year as a result of the outreach efforts of many of the branch members. Read more »
Events at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in July include musical performances in Spanish and English and firesides. Read more »
“Authoring the Old Testament: Genesis-Deuteronomy” focuses on who wrote the first five books in the Bible. Author David Bokovoy provides insightful evidences relating biblical... Read more »
A new survey from LifeWay Research reported on how rare it is for Protestant pastors to address domestic and sexual violence from the pulpit. Further research shows that the problem persists in... Read more »
Just 18 percent of Latter-day Saints polled by Gallup in the past six months approved of the job President Obama is doing, the president's lowest showing among all faith groups and down from 43... Read more »
Is LeBron James Cleveland's prodigal son? After playing with the Miami Heat for years, he finally returns to his hometown team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, which he left years ago. Read more »
In keeping with tradition, Japanese Buddhists will celebrate the Obon Japanese Festival Saturday at the Salt Lake Buddhist Temple, 211 W. 100 South, with food and dance. Read more »
Sunday's final game is a matchup between Argentina and Germany, the native countries of the current and former popes. Who knew the World Cup would be such a rich source of religion news? Read more »
Tony Collins recently flew a drone over the Washington D.C. Temple, sharing a new perspective on the beloved building. Read more »
A majority of Americans believe they have a sure answer to society's problems. You'll never believe what it is.
"Fifty-seven percent of Americans say that religion can answer all or most of today's problems," according to Gallup, which recently released a poll on the subject. Read more »
Fourteen religious leaders set off a firestorm last week when they sent President Obama a letter requesting a religious exemption in his planned executive order, but a few facts get in the way. Read more »
The Vatican has chosen a French financier to become the new president of its bank, which is overhauling the way it operates after a series of financial scandals. Read more »
HBO's recently debuted "The Leftovers" is the most recent example of a handful of TV shows that examine biblical concepts without directly acknowledging God. Read more »
Randy Casto was a Lutheran pastor. His wife, Meredith, was an Episcopal priest. Today, thanks to a courageous member, they belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
The complexity of the world that surrounds us argues loudly for the existence of a Creator. Read more »
I’ve seen the stories. You’ve seen the stories. Folks are replacing religion in their lives with other activities. Young people are fleeing the faith of their fathers. The human race,... Read more »
Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday from the victims of clergy sex abuse as he held his first meeting with several abuse survivors — but another victim called the gathering nothing more... Read more »
In its new family drama, "The Leftovers," about life after a rapture-like event, HBO offers a look at how to do right in spite of unanswered questions. Read more »
Lessons learned early at home and in San Francisco trained Utah Catholic Bishop John C. Wester for dealing with battleground issues from a place of love and compassion. Read more »
A Roman Catholic priest convicted of stabbing and strangling a nun 34 years ago in a hospital chapel will receive a funeral Mass, a church official said Saturday. Read more »
"Unbroken" hero Louis Zamperini died this week at age 97. Famous for his time as a WWII prisoner of war and his track performance in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Zamperini's life story also includes... Read more »
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The Mormon Tabernacle Choir experienced a first last weekend when Santino Fontana, known for his role as Hans in "Frozen," led them in a medley that included Pharell William's song "Happy." Read more »
Angela offers advice on modesty. Share your voice, too! Read more »
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The LDS Church will break ground next month on a new temple with an unusual design in Meridian, Idaho. The temple will be the state's fifth and the church's 15th under construction. Read more »
The Mormon pioneer mortality rate wasn't much worse than that of the general American population in 1850, a new study shows, though it spiked for the Willie and Martin handcart companies. The... Read more »
In late July 1847, the Mormon pioneers gazed at the Salt Lake Valley, which would be a home to thousands of the Saints. They built homes, shops, schools and churches, but in only 11 years they were... Read more »
Family history research has changed over the years since I was a little boy. There is a flood of digitized records and documents to help us record and store information on our family ancestors and... Read more »
Who were the first women to enter the Salt Lake Valley? Why were they chosen? What were they like? When Brigham Young led the first company of 148, these three women were a boon and a blessing. Read more »
There was just something about the woman behind the counter. She had worried eyes and a tired smile. I suspected the reason her smile was exhausted had nothing to do with using it all the time, it... Read more »
President Obama's July 21 executive order adding sexual orientation and gender identity to a list of conditions on which federal contractors may not discriminate when hiring may not impact... Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is led today by President Thomas S. Monson, his two counselors and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. This quiz features a picture of each... Read more »
Caroline and Lani Daniels are sisters and boxers who train every day of the week apart from the Sabbath. The two were raised as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
We are seekers of light, because we have the Savior's light within us. We need the light of the sun daily to live. But we also need the light of the Son each and every day. Read more »
Opponents of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling favoring religious freedom are distorting that decision's impact on women, critics allege. Read more »
People can begin to reserve free tickets to the Ogden Temple open house on Monday morning. The open house begins Aug. 1 and runs through Sept. 6. The temple closed in April 2011 for extensive... Read more »
The Mormon Moment didn't do much to change the attitude of Americans toward Latter-day Saints, but it also probably isn't over, according to a pair of experts on the perception of Mormons in the... Read more »
Americans often consider their values when opening their wallets, whether it's buying green products or avoiding child labor. Now, website Faith-Driven Consumer lets Christians choose products... Read more »
More than 90 young single adults attended the YSA conference in Cambodia June 2014. Read more »
Draper teen Pete Benda, 15, continues to defy the odds in recovering from a traumatic brain injury suffered while working on the set of a play at Juan Diego Catholic High School in October of 2012. Read more »
A $10 donation will transform a woman's life. Celeste Mergens, of Days for Girls, was helping orphans in Kenya, Africa, and went to bed one night praying to do more. She awoke to a prompting that... Read more »
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick hopes to provide a temporary shelter in his state for immigrant children. Patrick said the offer was in part inspired by his personal faith. Read more »
President Barack Obama has turned down a plea from religious groups that they be exempt from an executive order he plans to sign Monday prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against... Read more »
After a lifetime of familiarity with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Madeline Baldwin was recently baptized a week after her 100th birthday. Her message: "You're never too old." Read more »
Iraqi Christians who fled the northern city of Mosul after Islamic extremists seized it described Tuesday leaving behind all the possessions, as politicians in the country still struggle to form a... Read more »
Just as “holy matrimony” involves three people — the husband, the wife and the Lord — Jonathan and David had a “holy friendship,” a friendship involving God. God... Read more »
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