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Congregations along the Wasatch Front are engaged in a friendly competition to see which church can donate the most food to the Crossroads Urban Center in July. The winner will receive the Golden... Read more »
Arnold Friberg's "Original Eight Faces of Moses" paintings will be on display Tuesday and Wednesday. Read more »
The accreditation of an evangelical Christian college near Boston is under review, and a city contract was lost last week, after the president of Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts, signed a... Read more »
Men and women looking for love via reality TV are getting more desperate than ever. In a new FYI Network show called “Married at First Sight,” three men and three women will show up at... Read more »
My family first discovered ABC’s “Shark Tank” two seasons ago. We’d been fishing for shows we could watch together as a family and it didn’t take long before we were... Read more »
The Church of England ended one of its longest and most divisive disputes Monday with an overwhelming vote in favor of allowing women to become bishops. Read more »
The highest-profile athletes are also the most eager to speak in public. Read more »
Susie Atwood experienced five consecutive years of sending children on LDS missions. When her last son returned, he tackled her to the ground in the airport out of excitement. Read more »
President Uchtdorf speaks to 11,500 during the Ogden, Utah, Pioneer Days Devotional on July 13. Read more »
While Catholic schools in the East and Midwest are consolidating and shutting down from dropping enrollments, those in Utah and other parts of the West and South are bucking that trend and remain... Read more »
The "Islamic State in Iraq and Syria" is seeking to revive the ancient Islamic "caliphate." What is the background for this institution? Where did it come from? How will other Muslims react to... Read more »
Gallup has released a report that analyzes presidential approval rating by religious group. Muslims are President Obama's biggest fans; Mormons are the least impressed. Read more »
The Sunset Beach YSA Branch was formed in September 2013 and has grown from less than 20 members to more than 90 in less than a year as a result of the outreach efforts of many of the branch members. Read more »
A new survey from LifeWay Research reported on how rare it is for Protestant pastors to address domestic and sexual violence from the pulpit. Further research shows that the problem persists in... Read more »
In keeping with tradition, Japanese Buddhists will celebrate the Obon Japanese Festival Saturday at the Salt Lake Buddhist Temple, 211 W. 100 South, with food and dance. Read more »
Fourteen religious leaders set off a firestorm last week when they sent President Obama a letter requesting a religious exemption in his planned executive order, but a few facts get in the way. Read more »
The Vatican has chosen a French financier to become the new president of its bank, which is overhauling the way it operates after a series of financial scandals. Read more »
HBO's recently debuted "The Leftovers" is the most recent example of a handful of TV shows that examine biblical concepts without directly acknowledging God. Read more »
Randy Casto was a Lutheran pastor. His wife, Meredith, was an Episcopal priest. Today, thanks to a courageous member, they belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
The complexity of the world that surrounds us argues loudly for the existence of a Creator. Read more »
I’ve seen the stories. You’ve seen the stories. Folks are replacing religion in their lives with other activities. Young people are fleeing the faith of their fathers. The human race,... Read more »
Pope Francis begged forgiveness Monday from the victims of clergy sex abuse as he held his first meeting with several abuse survivors — but another victim called the gathering nothing more... Read more »
In its new family drama, "The Leftovers," about life after a rapture-like event, HBO offers a look at how to do right in spite of unanswered questions. Read more »
Lessons learned early at home and in San Francisco trained Utah Catholic Bishop John C. Wester for dealing with battleground issues from a place of love and compassion. Read more »
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The Mormon Tabernacle Choir experienced a first last weekend when Santino Fontana, known for his role as Hans in "Frozen," led them in a medley that included Pharell William's song "Happy." Read more »
Leading a million North American Seventh-day Adventists, Dan Jackson must steer through postmodernist shoals to revitalize the domestic side of a church that has 17 million believers outside its... Read more »
Did you know that children need a minimum of eight touches during a day to feel connected to a parent? Read more »
The battle started when a government-hired crew tore down the metal cross atop the one-room church in this village surrounded by rice paddies last month. Read more »
In late July 1847, the Mormon pioneers gazed at the Salt Lake Valley, which would be a home to thousands of the Saints. They built homes, shops, schools and churches, but in only 11 years they were... Read more »
I add my voice to Reba McEntire's and say I also strongly believe in the power of prayer and the miracles it can bring. And I believe in Reba’s song, which she calls an act “of... Read more »
Who were the first women to enter the Salt Lake Valley? Why were they chosen? What were they like? When Brigham Young led the first company of 148, these three women were a boon and a blessing. Read more »
Angela offers advice on modesty. Share your voice, too! Read more »
Whisper, the social media app that allows users to post their beliefs, thoughts and ideas anonymously, has been giving good insight into how Americans feel about God. Read more »
The Mormon pioneer mortality rate wasn't much worse than that of the general American population in 1850, a new study shows, though it spiked for the Willie and Martin handcart companies. The... Read more »
Many have compared the trek of the Mormon pioneers to the exodus of ancient Israel, and not without justice. The pioneer migration should be remembered and celebrated, as the ancient one has been. Read more »
President Obama's July 21 executive order adding sexual orientation and gender identity to a list of conditions on which federal contractors may not discriminate when hiring may not impact... Read more »
The LDS Church will break ground next month on a new temple with an unusual design in Meridian, Idaho. The temple will be the state's fifth and the church's 15th under construction. Read more »
There was just something about the woman behind the counter. She had worried eyes and a tired smile. I suspected the reason her smile was exhausted had nothing to do with using it all the time, it... Read more »
The Mormon Moment didn't do much to change the attitude of Americans toward Latter-day Saints, but it also probably isn't over, according to a pair of experts on the perception of Mormons in the... Read more »
Opponents of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling favoring religious freedom are distorting that decision's impact on women, critics allege. Read more »
Just as “holy matrimony” involves three people — the husband, the wife and the Lord — Jonathan and David had a “holy friendship,” a friendship involving God. God... Read more »
Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson speaks to BYU-Idaho graduates during commencement exercises held on July 23. Read more »
Draper teen Pete Benda, 15, continues to defy the odds in recovering from a traumatic brain injury suffered while working on the set of a play at Juan Diego Catholic High School in October of 2012. Read more »
Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul say Islamic extremist militants have blown up a revered Muslim shrine traditionally said to be the burial place of the Prophet Jonah. Read more »
A $10 donation will transform a woman's life. Celeste Mergens, of Days for Girls, was helping orphans in Kenya, Africa, and went to bed one night praying to do more. She awoke to a prompting that... Read more »
A team of editors have compiled a new book titled, "The Mormon Wars," which contains essays describing the early persecutions of the LDS Church. Read more »
Family history research has changed over the years since I was a little boy. There is a flood of digitized records and documents to help us record and store information on our family ancestors and... Read more »
More than 90 young single adults attended the YSA conference in Cambodia June 2014. Read more »
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