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'Meet the Mormons' reaches $4.5 million mark, now 37th on all-time documentary list

"Meet the Mormons" made more than $560,000 on the weekend, and is now the 37th biggest documentary.

Catholic synod's new openness toward gays represents tremors rather than earthquake

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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 »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Erin Stewart: The key to happy family home evenings

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 »

Oct. 14, 2014

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High-mileage cars: Utah family makes the most out of its vehicles

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 »

Oct. 14, 2014

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Wright Words: Appreciating God's creations without a camera

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 »

Oct. 14, 2014

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'We are in a real crisis'

LDS Church News

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 »

Oct. 13, 2014

Bishops acknowledge the reality of Catholic families

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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 »

Oct. 13, 2014

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How would religions react to the discovery of life on other planets?

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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 »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Author Clark B. Hinckley writes book about Christopher Columbus with LDS angle

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 »

Oct. 13, 2014

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LDS author shares stories of coping with divorce, suicide

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 »

Oct. 13, 2014

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Yemen's crisis reflects arc of Arab Spring revolts

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 »

Oct. 12, 2014

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When it comes to beards, does size matter?

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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 »

Oct. 12, 2014

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Spreading the word: 'Meet the Mormons' promoted through social media

The makers of "Meet the Mormons" have been "sharing" promotion for the film via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media outlets. Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014

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'Meet the Mormons' No. 10 in box office receipts, hits No. 1 in some markets

"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 »

Oct. 11, 2014

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Jerry Earl Johnston: How the Nobel Prize makes us noble

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 »

Oct. 11, 2014

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ValueSpeak: Prize-winning pacifism

Has there been a friend whose thoughtfulness made your world a more peaceful place this year? Read more »

Oct. 11, 2014

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Aiding families in Sierra Leone

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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 »

Oct. 10, 2014

Gay rights groups hail new Catholic tone

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 »

Oct. 10, 2014

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T.C. Christensen releases trailer for new movie, 'Cokeville Miracle'

The movie trailer for a film depicting the true events of an elementary school bombing in 1986 has officially been released. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Salt Lake school uses holiday to teach Jewish values

Students at the McGillis School celebrated the Jewish holiday Sukkot and learned about other cultures in the process. Read more »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Snowden, pope, refugees in Nobel Peace Prize buzz

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 »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Top Vatican cardinal wants streamlined annulments

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 »

Oct. 9, 2014

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Bishops emphasize being best possible Catholic

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 »

Oct. 8, 2014

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