Aubri Whatcott and her family are marking the one-year anniversary of a plane crash.
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 »
The Little Sisters of the Poor — nuns who have refused to comply with the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate — lost their latest court case Tuesday. Read more »
Are the days of religious groups’ involvement in the Boy Scouts numbered or will a pending vote on gay leadership give those who oppose it a workaround? Read more »
The title of Harper Lee's follow-up to 'To Kill a Mockingbird' is actually a Bible quote from the book of Isaiah. Read more »
Hugh Smith competed in the Pan American Games this weekend, taking seventh place in the men's all around and helping Canada's team to a fourth-place finish in the men's team event. Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a new resource for missionaries: My Plan, an online course designed to help missionaries develop post-mission goals. Read more »
Salt Lake's John Lindgren left the Atlantic Ocean on foot three months ago, and he's walked all the way to Utah, but he isn't stopping until he reaches the Pacific. Read more »
Wonder how Muslims celebrate the holiest night of the year? Check Snapchat. Read more »
Twin sisters from Oregon recently opened their LDS mission calls on the same day. A video posted to YouTube captures their surprise as they learn they are both headed to Germany. Read more »
The open house for the newly completed Indianapolis Indiana Temple of the LDS Church will be held July 17-Aug. 8. Read more »
At least 27 people were killed and dozens injured Tuesday in a stampede during a Hindu religious bathing festival on a river bank in southern India. Read more »
Pope Francis says, "If I don’t dialogue with those who criticize then I have no right to express an opinion." Read more »
Sister Linda K. Burton, general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, threw out the first pitch at a Los Angeles Dodgers game Friday. Read more »
For years, Christian pilgrims have waded into the Jordan River from both its eastern and western banks to connect with a core event of their faith — the baptism of Jesus. The parallel... Read more »
Childhood pretend play has numerous effects, but one study found it is associated with religiosity. Read more »
Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles speaks at the annual Ogden Pioneer Days Devotional held in the Dee Events Center on July 12. Read more »
Religious freedom stops in public expressions by private businesses, a growing number of activists and others are claiming. The trend has developed in light of the June 26 Supreme Court ruling... Read more »
While some Christian colleges have decided to offer benefits and lift bans on homosexuality, others are rooted in their original policy against homosexuality. Read more »
Pope Francis lauded the strength and religious fervor of Paraguayan women on Saturday while visiting the country's most important pilgrimage site, where thousands of his fellow Argentines joined... Read more »
At 31, Hugh Smith is one of the oldest member of the national Canadian gymnastics team and he said the Lord has blessed him throughout his career after serving an LDS mission to Mexico. Read more »
Suicide terrorism is routinely cited as a parade example of the evils caused by religious fanaticism — or, as some atheists say, by religion, period. But close analysis of the evidence fails... Read more »
When Marta Noella was a girl, she says she was frequently beaten by her strict father. At 14, she was so depressed she planned to kill herself by stepping in front of a car. Read more »
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The future relationship between the Boy Scouts of America and its largest charter organization, the LDS Church, appears uncertain after the Scouting body voted Monday to rescind a nationwide ban on... Read more »
World-famous disc jockey and record producer Kaskade talked about choosing to live an uncommon lifestyle in the world of electronic dance music during a recent interview with The Daily Beast. Read more »
This month, 14-year-old Aubri Whatcott and her family are marking the one-year anniversary of a plane crash that took brothers Jaxon and Daulton. In an exclusive interview, Aubri opens about faith,... Read more »
For young men and women preparing to serve missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opening their calls is an exciting experience. Many YouTube videos document the... Read more »
If the Boy Scouts of America approve gay adult leaders, as they are expected to do late Monday, does that mean troops based at churches may end up in court if they ban gay Scoutmasters? Read more »
Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square react to the announcement of their 2016 European tour in a new video. Read more »
Maddy Grayless, an 8-year-old girl, recently passed away on June 16 after being diagnosed with terminal bone cancer two weeks earlier. In her honor, a Facebook group, Maddy's Mighty Minions, was... Read more »
Whether filling out a government form, or writing a letter, makes a group 'complicit in evil' is at the heart of a new appeal to the Supreme Court over provisions of the Affordable Care Act related... Read more »
The original Christian apostles were closely interrelated men from a tiny provincial area. Were they appropriate leaders for a worldwide church? The Lord plainly thought so. Read more »
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will be headed to Europe next summer for a three-week, eight-city tour with announced performances in Germany, Austria, Switzerland,... Read more »
For the first time in the 72-year history of the Days of '47 Royalty Pageant, all three winners of the competition are returned missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
A 20-year-old from the Xalapa Mexico stake, who was serving as a missionary in the Costa Rica San Jose East Mission, passed away in his sleep on July 21 of unknown causes, the Church reported on... Read more »
On Monday, NASA released its newest photo of the Earth from outer space, taken July 6 by the DSCOVR spacecraft, which is located 1 million miles away from our planet. Read more »
It's not necessary to travel to Europe, South America or even more distant places to see a place where practices of pilgrimage that go back centuries are still observed. One such site is in... Read more »
Elder Dale G. Renlund challenges early-risers to make the Mormon pioneer legacy their own. Read more »
In Our Lovely Deseret: The Utah War: 'I will not suffer myself to be taken to be killed as they killed Joseph'
When the Saints were in the mountains celebrating on July 24, 1857, when they heard Johnston's Army was on its way. Brigham Young handled the crisis with courage and faith. Read more »
Leaders of the Episcopal Church recently voted to study the church's engagement with alcohol in light of a December 2014 hit–and–run involving a now-defrocked bishop. But the... Read more »
All I know is that once I got past the wrinkled-nose “oh brother” prejudgments of “surrendering” and tried to read and process with an open mind, some miraculous things... Read more »
Members of the LDS Rose Park North Stake came together to create a float for the annual Days of '47 Parade. Read more »
Naea Bennett is an LDS Tahitian soccer star who helped his team advance to the Beach World Cup, but did not play the final two games because they were held on Sunday. Read more »
Many locations throughout Utah are maintained and celebrated to this day as pioneer treasures — memories of those who have long since passed on. Read more »
An evangelical pastor from Texas joined American Muslim leaders Thursday in denouncing recent anti-Muslim comments by evangelist Franklin Graham. Read more »
From a zero-waste synagogue to global development work after natural disasters, environmental projects by faith leaders are being hailed by the Obama administration as examples of exemplary... Read more »
A Georgia school district agreed to train staff and pay legal fees after being sued for allegedly violating First Amendment rights. Read more »
Visitors to FamilySearch's new "I Am a Pioneer" page remember pioneers from the past and are encouraged to be the pioneers of the future. Read more »
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