Kevin J Worthen, 57, BYU's advancement vice president, will become BYU's 13th president on May 1.
Volunteers at the St. James Episcopal Parish in Midvale planted seeds on Sunday for the church's community garden, which helps feed about 600 families during the summer. Read more »
Deseret News National Edition: Taking a look at the 'Father Factor' series, gambling and the 'Son of God'
On this week’s “Deseret News National Edition,” editors from The Atlantic and the Deseret News discuss the "Father Factor" series, gambling and religious films. Read more »
Mormon Times would like to highlight members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who will be competing in the 2014 Paralympic Games. Read more »
Author Teresa Hirst offers experiences of faith and hope in the midst of challenging times in her book, "Twelve Stones to Remember Him: Building Memorials of Faith from Financial Crisis." Read more »
The New York Times looks at the missionary age change and the impact it is having on women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
“The Winner's Game” is a beautifully written, enjoyable and inspiring book about what it means to love one another and be a family. Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has removed 23 missionaries in the Dnepropetrovsk Mission from the Crimean peninsula due to civil unrest, a church spokesman said Saturday. Read more »
My friend and I had just pulled into a rest stop in the Nevada desert when I spied a guy who looked as cold-hearted as death riding a crippled spider. He was the kind of guy who could back a... Read more »
The public launch of the Life Story Library Foundation will take place at the Marriott University Park Hotel on Tuesday, March 4 at 9 a.m. Read more »
Military records kept by the United States government about soldiers and sailors who served their country are a major source of information about individuals. Read more »
“The Mounds Anomaly,” by Phyllis Gunderson, tells the story of Dr. Matt Howard, a female archaeologist at an Arizona university. Howard’s specialty is anomalies — anomalies... Read more »
Eboo Patel, founder of the Chicago-based Interfaith Youth Core, said interfaith service can foster understanding and create civic cooperation to solve problems for the common good Read more »
A bill in the U.S. Senate that would instruct the Obama administration to name a special ambassador for religious freedom in the Middle East and Central Asia — two hotspots for religious... Read more »
"Granite Flats" will host actors Cary Elwes and Christopher Lloyd in the upcoming season of the show, BYUtv announced earlier this week. Read more »
After Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill derided for allegedly instituting a right not to serve homosexuals, media and legal experts began debating whether that was the intent of the... Read more »
Fifty-three percent of Americans now support same-sex marriage, up from 32 percent a decade ago, according to the Public Religion Research Institute, which claims the change in support is... Read more »
A Christian ministry's long-stalled plans to build Noah's Ark in the hills of Kentucky have been revived. Read more »
Roma Downey wants people talking about the subject and themes of "Son of God," the movie about Jesus she and husband Mark Burnett co-produced, opening Friday. Read more »
Because of the "Come, Follow Me" curriculum, every Sunday School lesson for youths in every church classroom across the world will be one-of-a-kind. Read more »
Two videos, including one by pop star Katy Perry, are facing backlash after their alleged anti-Muslim connotations and elements. Read more »
Utah teen inspires Imagine Dragons to create foundation and help families facing childhood cancer. Read more »
North Korea on Thursday presented to the media a South Korean Baptist missionary who it says was arrested more than four months ago for allegedly trying to establish underground Christian churches... Read more »
Three days after pastor Jamie Coots died from a rattlesnake bite at church, mourners leaving the funeral went to the church to handle snakes. Read more »
Mormons in the United States are heavily concentrated in the West, with Utah having by far the most members, a new Gallup survey shows. Read more »
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Kevin J Worthen, 57, BYU's advancement vice president and former dean of the BYU law school, will become BYU's 13th president on May 1. Read more »
Why are so many of us stuck on Disney's mega hit, "Frozen"? Why after 16 weeks is the movie running in the top 10 and dominating so many playground and conference room conversations? Read more »
That’s the kind of thing that happens when you allow Satan to steal your motherhood. No, it’s not the mistakes. It’s not the forgetfulness. It is what happens on the inside that... Read more »
The upcoming Easter concert of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra will perhaps be the first of its kind. Read more »
Less than two weeks after being baptized a member of the LDS Church, Cody Byrd, who has served in the military for four years, had the opportunity to do what he described as “the most... Read more »
This year's annual Church History Symposium organized by BYU and the LDS Church History Department is themed "The Worldwide Church: the Global Reach of Mormonism." President Dieter F. Uchtdorf and... Read more »
"Cosmos," a series that explores the universe and attempts to make science entertaining for everyone, premiered on Sunday. Some think the first episode was not sympathetic to believers. Others... Read more »
This young sister missionary wonders if she needs to cover the scars on her arms while she serves a mission. Read more »
Paramount Pictures recently released a disclaimer after "Noah," a big-budget biblical epic film directed by Darren Aronofsky, was criticized by Christian groups. The film is also facing censorship... Read more »
Two apostles share counsel and direction with tens of thousands of Latter-day Saints living in the islands of the Pacific. Read more »
The profane and irreverent but critically acclaimed Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon" is coming to Utah's Capitol Theatre next summer. Read more »
One hundred days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated Tacloban, Sister Linda K. Burton, Relief Society general president, traveled to the disaster zone to offer support and comfort. Read more »
A Salt Lake father-son team won the third leg on “The Amazing Race: All-Stars” during Sunday’s episode, despite having to backtrack during one of the challenges. This leg of the... Read more »
As the courts, state lawmakers and the general public move toward accepting and legalizing same-sex marriage, another historic shift is taking place away from trying to balance the interests... Read more »
The Russell Crowe led film recounts the story of Noah in the book of Genesis in the Old Testament, and countries like Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have already notified Paramount... Read more »
The Savior Jesus Christ knows how to perfectly comfort us, because in atoning for our sins, Christ took upon himself our infirmities "that he may know according to the flesh how to succor his... Read more »
Nearly a dozen local religious leaders joined hands Saturday to bless a group of advocates traveling around the country to increase support for comprehensive immigration reform. Read more »
Leah Remini, an actress best known as Kevin James' wife on "The King of Queens," has been scorned by some in the Scientology community after her decision to leave the church to protect her daughter. Read more »
22 Mormon missionaries in the Ukraine will be going home early. The LDS Church announced Thursday night that those whose missions are scheduled to end in March or April will leave to make room for... Read more »
Craig Manscill, an educator at the 2014 LDS Church History Symposium, encouraged gratitude for the sacrifices of those who gave their lives in the service of God. Read more »
Portions of the Dead Sea Scrolls are currently on display at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City, where members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are among the patrons who have the... Read more »
Elder Van Dyke and his companion find a new investigator in this week's Mission Daze comic, which takes a humorous look at the lives of Mormon missionaries. Read more »
When we were in the thick of raising our small children a couple decades ago, we were so concerned about what we perceived as a lack of diversity in Salt Lake City that we intentionally moved back and forth to Washington, D.C. Read more »
Judges at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, have ruled the LDS Church's Preston England temple does not qualify as a "public place of worship" and is subject to local... Read more »
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