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Returning LDS missionary, father battling leukemia share tender embrace

As Ashton scrolled through the email, one sentence jumped out: "Your dad has been diagnosed with cancer."

Pope Francis: ‘All I want is to go out for a pizza!’

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The “Pope of the Interview” strikes again: Pope Francis has given a lengthy — and fascinating — interview to a Mexican television station, which broadcast it on Friday... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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LDS Church accomplishes President Monson's goal, announces 5th, 6th temple dedications for 2015

The LDS Church announced dates for two more temple dedications in 2015, bringing the total scheduled to six, one more than church President Thomas S. Monson said he anticipated this year. The... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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The Pothiers take China: One family's decision to move to China for a semester

Max and Elle Pothier were skeptical when their parents announced plans to move their family of seven from Arizona to China for a semester. Max was entering his senior year of high school, and Elle... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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LDS Church explains religious liberty, LGBT rights stance in Mormon Newsroom Q&A

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released an explanation Thursday of the church's stance on LGBT rights and religious liberty. Read more »

March 13, 2015

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Data you can't ignore: The more wealthy a nation, the less religious it is — except for America

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The Pew Research Center reported this week that citizens from wealthy nations are less likely than poor countries to see religion as important — except for the U.S. Read more »

March 13, 2015

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LDS Church announces open house, dedication dates for 2 Mexico temples

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the open house, celebration and dedication dates for the Mexico City Mexico and Tijuana Mexico temples Friday morning. Read more »

March 13, 2015

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Women share their journeys of faith as part of Interfaith Season

Six women of different religions came together to share their individual beliefs and personal journeys to faith. Read more »

March 13, 2015

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Can science and religion come together to improve global health?

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On Friday, leaders from both scientific and religious communities will meet to discuss how they could work together to make the world a healthier place. Read more »

March 13, 2015

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Artists and advocates working toward a more human portrayal of Muslims in popular media

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A small but determined group of filmmakers, actors, authors and advocates are working with Hollywood to encourage a more multi-dimensional portrayal of Muslims to counter the single-dimension... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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LDS Church donates 'Meet the Mormons' proceeds to American Red Cross

The LDS Church's Presiding Bishop presented a $1.8 million check to the American Red Cross on Thursday. The money was raised from ticket sales of "Meet the Mormons." Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Evangelicals embrace immigration reform, border controls, survey says

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More than two-thirds of America's evangelical Christians support both immigration reform and enhanced border security, a survey revealed Wednesday. Supporters say they're acting from biblical... Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Oklahoma bill would abolish state’s role in granting marriage licenses, leave it in clergy hands

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OKLAHOMA CITY — In an effort to block the state’s involvement with gay marriage, the Oklahoma House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday to abolish marriage licenses in the state. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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E. coli infection kills LDS sister missionary in Argentina

Sister Brittany Scadlock, an LDS missionary from Roy, Utah, was serving in Argentina when she died Wednesday night from an E. coli infection, 10 days before her 20th birthday. A family spokesperson... Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Pope finds popularity and dissent at 2-year mark

Pope Francis marks his second anniversary Friday riding a wave of popularity that has reinvigorated the Catholic Church in ways not seen since the days of St. John Paul II. He's also entering a... Read more »

March 12, 2015

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BYU devotional: Elder Kent F. Richards shares lessons from the Savior's young adult life

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Elder Kent F. Richards of the Seventy and executive director of the Temple Department spoke at a Brigham Young University devotional assembly on March 10. He focused on four main lessons taught... Read more »

March 11, 2015

What's new: 'Sacramental Reflections: Feasting at the Lord's Table' shares impressions from Truman G. Madsen

"Sacramental Reflections" contains insights about the sacrament and was one of the last projects Truman G. Madsen worked on before he passed away in 2009. Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Hamblin & Peterson: The archaeology of Peter's hometown

Archaeological work in the ruins of ancient Capernaum may help to answer a number of important questions about the man chosen by Jesus to lead his church. Read more »

March 7, 2015

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Could this be the home where Jesus grew up?

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Researchers may have found the home of Jesus Christ, and it isn’t your typical suburban home, according to the researchers’ findings. Read more »

March 6, 2015

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K2 The Church's grand opening a neighborhood party with a purpose, sharing the good news

K2 The Church's grand opening Sunday was part neighborhood party, part rock concert, part worship experience. The event marked the debut of the non-denominational Christian church's new location,... Read more »

March 1, 2015

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Venezuela officials detain, free 4 Christian missionaries

Four North Dakota missionaries were released by Venezuelan authorities Saturday after being detained and questioned for several days, a pastor at their church said. Read more »

March 1, 2015

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ValueSpeak: 'Be ye constant'

While it’s true there are times when we need to adapt, I’m thankful there are still people like my neighbor and friend David — not quite a saint … yet — who live lives... Read more »

Feb. 28, 2015

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Dirty Harry nailed it: 'A man's got to know his limitations'

People of faith produce an eye-popping amount of service and charitable funds for the world. Yet no matter how much we do, we feel ashamed we don't do more. Read more »

Feb. 28, 2015

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Pacifica Institute Utah hosts 'Love is a Verb' screening for interfaith season

As part of Interfaith Month, Pacifica Institute Utah hosted a screening of "Love is a Verb," a documentary detailing the story of Fethullah Gulen and his inspiring life. Read more »

Feb. 28, 2015

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