An Easter video at the center of a big LDS Church media campaign this week is nearing 3 million YouTube views.
A group of nonbelievers held its first secular Sunday service here earlier this month. These meetings fill a need that area atheists say wasn’t being met: weekly get-togethers for like-minded... Read more »
A few days ago, I had lunch with a buddy at a local restaurant. The food was fine, sure, but this is a friend who makes the menu irrelevant. Read more »
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Lawmakers are moving ahead with a proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana's official state book, despite concerns the bill would land the Legislature in court. Read more »
A recent study suggests Internet use can make people less religious, but church groups' online activities and Pew research shows that isn't necessarily true. Read more »
Those closest to Joseph Smith seem to have had the highest opinion of him. And that is deeply significant. Read more »
These six youths in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are discovering they can get involved with family history work now. Read more »
Bishop GÉrald CaussÉ, first counselor in the LDS Church's Presiding Bishopric, was the keynote speaker at the 25th annual conference of the LDS International Society at BYU on Monday. Read more »
After their bishop extended a challenge to the ward youths, two teenagers found that family history was not only exciting, but addicting as well. Read more »
The new “Noah” movie has everything you’d expect in a biblical blockbuster. But the Rev. Wil Gafney sees something missing: a hint of ethnic diversity. Read more »
Religious beliefs are among the most important traditions society can pass on, but America is more secular than it has ever been. This 35-year study explores how religion is passed on from one... Read more »
The epicenter of the Holocaust, the city where Hitler signed the death warrants of 6 million Jews, seems an unlikely candidate for the world's fastest growing Jewish community. Read more »
Facing a classroom of Palestinian 10th graders, Hebrew teacher Esmat Mansour asks his students who is for and against learning the language. A few raise their hands in favor, others against and he... Read more »
Science fiction books, films and movies are rife with religious themes. Experts explain that authors often use religious symbolism because they examine questions religions have historically tried... Read more »
Brother Randall Ridd addressed young men in the priesthood session of general conference as “the choice generation,” saying he did so “because never before in history have... Read more »
Watch the 184th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints live. Read more »
Jewish members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met Thursday night in Salt Lake City to celebrate Jewish and LDS cultures, asserting their religion is in linear descent from Old... Read more »
The quick departure of Mozilla Corp.'s new CEO, Brendan Eich, over a $1,000 donation in support of California's Prop 8, raises the question of whether a new, harsher litmus test for corporate... Read more »
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Talia’s back to her secretive, spying ways again in Jordan McCollum’s sequel “Spy for Spy.” She finds herself in yet another life threatening mission, but this time the... Read more »
William McLellin left the LDS Church an embittered man in 1838. But he maintained his faith in the Book of Mormon for the remaining 45 years of his life — partly as a result of his confidence... Read more »
The fatal flaw of the “Noah” movie is that its director, who doesn’t believe in God, doesn’t understand him, either. Read more »
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An Easter video at the center of a major LDS Church media campaign this week is nearing 3 million views on YouTube, a number that could climb over the weekend because the church bought space to... Read more »
In two performances Friday and Saturday, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square and four soloists presented Handel's "Messiah." The concert is being shown on the choir's YouTube... Read more »
First Presidency’s Easter Message: Jesus Christ was the promised Redeemer of the world, the Savior of mankind, the Son of the living God. He was with His Father before He came to earth in... Read more »
Dedicated members in south Florida help ensure the success of the open house of the Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple. Read more »
The story behind "Preach My Gospel" DVDs "The District 1" and "The District 2" has never been told — until now. Read more »
The Book of Mormon climbed to the top of a list of life-changing books from BestBookRead.com this week, thanks to user votes and social media interaction. Read more »
Watch the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square perform Handel's "Messiah." Read more »
The release of President Obama’s tax returns has generated plenty of discussion, but some of the most interesting tidbits come not from how much he got, but from how much he gave. Read more »
Howard Lyon and Shari Lyon attend the 2014 Easter Art Show on Temple Square, with the theme "Lift Up Thine Eyes Unto Heaven," at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City on... Read more »
A lifetime of experiences has taught Elder JÖrg Klebingat that when the Spirit speaks, one needs to follow. "It's very simple," said Elder Klebingat. Read more »
Giving his first legal lecture in 29 years, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the LDS Church spoke at UVU's Constitutional Symposium for Religious Freedom, reviewing one old prediction and expressing hope... Read more »
The LDS Church issued a statement reaffirming its stance on immigration laws on MormonNewsroom.org today. Read more »
This Easter weekend, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will perform Handel's "Messiah" in full. The music of "Messiah," which was written nearly 275 years ago, is still... Read more »
Millions of Christians around the world are celebrating Easter this Sunday, commemorating the day when according to Christian tradition Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem two millennia ago. Here's... Read more »
Organizers are collecting photos for a special display about the Oakland California Temple’s 50th anniversary that is being prepared for the Oakland Temple Visitor Center. Read more »
Two groups came together Wednesday night to create understanding between groups commonly seen as oppositional. Read more »
Local Christian congregations meet together in celebration of Jesus Christ. Read more »
Baker Pritchard, a recently returned Mormon missionary playing football at Oregon State, was featured in the Oregonian this week. Read more »
The anticipated "Messiah" concert from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra will occur this Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19, but those who didn't get tickets can still participate. Read more »
Growing observance of the Jewish Passover season by Christians — some with evangelistic purposes — is sparking a backlash from other Christians. One writer declares Passover off-limits... Read more »
The U.S. has one of the world's most positive attitudes about religion, with a net 43 percent of the population reporting faith is good for the country, a WIN/Gallup poll indicates. Western Europe... Read more »
The Avery family was tested in ways most cannot fathom. On a spring afternoon like any other, Dirk, Naomi and their five children — members of the Hartwood Ward in the Fredericksburg Stake... Read more »
Hobby Lobby president Steve Green, whose suit against the ACA is currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, is stepping into yet another charged arena with the adoption of a Bible course curriculum... Read more »
Activity Day girls and their mothers from the Bountiful Utah Heights Stake helped to assemble 700-plus Pantry Packs on Thursday, April 17. Read more »
Based on the 2010 bestseller, "Heaven Is for Real" opens this weekend and tells the tale of a young boy's visions of heaven, Jesus and much more. But is the film about faith at all? Read more »
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