"Meet the Mormons" made more than $560,000 on the weekend, and is now the 37th biggest documentary.
A short press conference marking the halfway point of the Catholic Church's Synod of Bishops on the family sent shockwaves through the global news media. Read more »
As a mother, I find myself in charge of corralling the troops for our weekly night together and I have learned a lot along the way about what family home evening should and shouldn’t be. Read more »
Christian Lassen, a dentist living in Lehi, is the fifth child in his family of nine kids. He drives a 1996 Subaru Legacy Wagon with 212,000 miles on it. But that’s nothing compared to the... Read more »
Isn't tragic when digital moments take over for memories, for privacy, for intimacy, for that single moment when it’s you, a deer and a backdrop only God could create. Read more »
Members of the small Beirut Branch in Lebanon prepared 110 food boxes on Saturday, Oct. 11, for Syrian refugee families in their city. Read more »
Catholic bishops are showing unprecedented openness to accepting the real lives of many Catholics today, saying gays have gifts to offer the church and should be accepted and that there are... Read more »
Some experts predict that biological life will soon be discovered on other planets, a development that could send shockwaves through the world's religions. Read more »
Author Clark B. Hinckley has written a new book about Christopher Columbus that explores his spirituality and a reference to his life's mission in the Book of Mormon. Read more »
Amidst life's trials and hardships, author Darla Isackson has found peace, love and a strengthened testimony of the gospel. Her desire is to help strengthen others through her books and through her... Read more »
Yemen's 2011 Arab Spring revolt began with a nucleus of young men and women, a mix of socialists, secularists and moderate Islamists. In the capital's "Change Square," they launched their sit-in... Read more »
People across the United States are growing beards — some for religious reasons, others for cultural reasons. But how are people with beards perceived? Read more »
The makers of "Meet the Mormons" have been "sharing" promotion for the film via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media outlets. Read more »
"Meet the Mormons," a new documentary-style movie from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ranked No. 10 in box office sales nationwide in its first day of release. Read more »
Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Nobel 1970) said a country with a great writer is a country with a second government. That may sound self-serving; but it holds a morsel of truth. Read more »
Has there been a friend whose thoughtfulness made your world a more peaceful place this year? Read more »
The Church's humanitarian arm, LDS Charities, sent food and other emergency supplies to more than 1,500 Latter-day Saint families and others in Sierra Leone during the recent state of emergency. Read more »
Gay rights groups are cautiously cheering a shift in tone from the Catholic Church toward homosexuals, encouraged that Pope Francis' famous "Who am I to judge?" position has filtered down to... Read more »
The movie trailer for a film depicting the true events of an elementary school bombing in 1986 has officially been released. Read more »
Students at the McGillis School celebrated the Jewish holiday Sukkot and learned about other cultures in the process. Read more »
Bettors this year are putting their money on Edward Snowden, Pope Francis or a Pakistani schoolgirl as favorites to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Read more »
The Vatican's top lawyer says he favors a radical change in how the Catholic Church handles marriage annulments to speed them up and reduce costs and red tape. Read more »
Pope Francis' emphasis on a church that is merciful rather than moralizing is having a pronounced effect inside a meeting of bishops on family life, with the bishops emphasizing that the faithful... Read more »
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Changing fields: Returned missionary college football players find new opportunities to share gospel
Returned Mormon missionaries playing college football at schools such as Stanford, San Jose State, Oregon State, Air Force and Arizona State share stories, experiences. Read more »
After finishing 10th at the box office last week with just less than $4 million, "Meet the Mormons" made more than $560,000 on the weekend. With a total take of $4.5 million, it now is the 37th... Read more »
Sheri Dew, president and CEO of Deseret Book and former second counselor in the Relief Society general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, teamed up with Olympic medalist... Read more »
The LDS Church posted two new essays online Wednesday about its past history of plural marriage. One covers the beginnings of the practice in the 1830s and 40s. The other covers the endings, from... Read more »
A new Mormon Message video was released Tuesday night by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints regarding suicide prevention. Read more »
If you have spent time in Spanish Fork recently, you have likely heard the phrase, “Anything for Auni.” But it’s not just something the Spanish Fork community says, it’s... Read more »
Latter-day Saints take a high view of the reliability of scripture, but we don't believe in scriptural inerrancy. And, anyway, some aspects of the scriptures are more important than others. We... Read more »
Moses and Virginia McCormick were born almost six weeks apart. While they were born to different mothers, they will be raised like twins as part of a family in Salt Lake City, Utah. Read more »
Utahns overwhelmingly support legislation clarifying that clergy don't have to perform same-sex weddings, a new poll shows. Read more »
Pitcher Matthew Neil is at the bottom of his mountain, and he’s ready to climb. What’s at the top? Read more »
In a video, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints seeks to take some of the mystery out of temple garments — what some people refer to as Mormon underwear — and temple... Read more »
Despite a 2004 federal law, the state of California is telling churches and other faith-based employers their health insurance programs must pay for elective surgical abortions. Two Christian... Read more »
The owners of a religiously themed, for-profit wedding chapel in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, have sued city officials over what they say is a threat to their business: perform same-sex weddings or face a... Read more »
Del and Don Gull have been there for each other through it all. But when Del joined the military and Don decided to serve an LDS mission, the brothers had to find a different way to support each... Read more »
Entertainer Jenna Kim Jones, a New Yorker by way of Orem, takes center stage as host and narrator of the new movie, "Meet the Mormons." Read more »
Families living with primary ciliary dyskinesia will be using the Pumpkin Parade festivities in Provo this week to raise awareness of the rare genetic disorder. Read more »
It was announced Wednesday that entertainer and television host Donny Osmond will be a keynote speaker at RootsTech in February 2015. Read more »
Some prisoners in the highest-security unit of the Guantanamo Bay detention center have launched a protest against what they consider the religiously offensive use of female guards to move them... Read more »
Singer David Archuleta teamed up with “Meet The Mormons” once again on Friday in the announcement of a video contest. Read more »
A few weeks ago, I was blessed to spend the day with missionaries in the Oklahoma Oklahoma City Mission. Though much is the same from missionary to missionary and from mission to mission, no two... Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues to make its media library more accessible to the general public. Most recently, the movie "Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration"... Read more »
Bill Mumma, a former Wall Street executive and now president and chairman of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, is bullish on the prospects of government, courts and the American people... Read more »
Phyllis Slade, 86, completed her Personal Progress in three months after her 14-year-old granddaughter asked her to join with her in doing the Young Women program. Read more »
For a couple of months now, we’ve been circulating an internal email to our staff that includes articles from across the Web that cover faith and family-related topics. Read more »
Anglican priests should no longer be bound by the centuries-old principle of confidentiality in confessions when they are told of sexual crimes committed against children, the Church of... Read more »
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