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Tabernacle Choir performs in the rain near site of 1969 Woodstock festival

As with the performances at Woodstock, rain dampened but did not wash out the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Following membership losses, Episcopalians face key decisions at upcoming convention

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As thousands gather for the Episcopal Church's General Convention in Salt Lake City this month, the mainline Protestant denomination is being pulled towards an innovative future while... Read more »

June 19, 2015

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In our opinion: Charleston church murders put racial hatred, attacks on worship in spotlight

The deadly attack Wednesday night at a house of worship in Charleston, South Carolina, was an assault on all Americans as well as on a bedrock principle of American liberty — the right to... Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Episcopal bishops to lead anti-gun violence march in Salt Lake City

In the aftermath of a mass shooting in Charleston, S.C., the upcoming anti-gun violence march in Utah organized by 60 Episcopal bishops is an opportunity to forge common ground. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Pope challenges world to clean up its filth, fix 'perverse' economy

With a poet's lyricism, a former chemist's precision and a pontiff's moral thunder, Pope Francis recast humanity's relationship with nature in stark ethical terms, hoping to spur a warming, filthy... Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Supreme Court rules in favor of free speech for churches with roadside signs

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The Supreme Court unanimously upheld freedom of speech with the Reed v. Gilbert case. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Having dealt with health challenges, Emery eager to start BYU career

After receiving a medical release from his mission, Emery underwent surgery in Utah that resulted in having two ribs, and scar tissue around his lungs, removed. While it was the right decision,... Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Brad Rock: Coach stops team prayer after organization complains. Now is everybody happy?

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Toledo's football coach stops a religious practice after organization complains. Now is everybody happy? Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Kyle Whittingham learned football, life lessons from father

“His drive and desire was second to none,” Kyle Whittingham said of his father, Fred Whittingham. “He has, by far, had the most influence and impact on my coaching career of... Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Elder Dallin H. Oaks: A loving father who listens to the Spirit

Jenny Oaks Baker knows her father, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, as a man who listens to the Spirit. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Princeton professor elected chairman of U.S. religious freedom commission

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Robert P. George, Princeton University's McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, was elected as chairman of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart: Dad taught lesson of justice, mercy

U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, a former Air Force pilot and best-selling author, shares a valuable lesson he learned from his father. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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How Pope encyclical could affect more than just Catholics

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According to leaders active in faith-based environmental initiatives, the encyclical will energize efforts to encourage religious communities to get involved. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Q&A: What is Ramadan and why do Muslims fast all day?

Millions of Muslims around the world will mark the start of Ramadan on Thursday, a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. Here's a look at some questions and answers... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Muslims worldwide to mark the start of Ramadan on Thursday

Muslims around the world will mark the start of Ramadan on Thursday, a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Elder Holland visits Scotland and England

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Twenty-five years ago, President Gordon. B. Hinckley called Elder Jeffrey R. Holland into his office and gave him a special assignment: Move to the United Kingdom and preside over what was then the... Read more »

June 16, 2015

LDS doctor serves in post-earthquake Nepal

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Dr. Kert Howard, a podiatric surgeon and member of the Gibson Jack Ward, Pocatello Idaho Stake, traveled to Nepal in the days after a 7.8-earthquake caused devastation. Read more »

June 16, 2015

LDS senior missionary serving in Ghana builds pulpit for paralyzed branch president

With the help of people around the world and divine intervention, Elder Gary Parke completed a project that one branch president in Ghana calls "a total miracle." Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Egypt court confirms death sentence for ousted president

An Egyptian court on Tuesday confirmed the death sentence of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi over the mass 2011 prison break that eventually brought him to power, making him the first... Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Utahns celebrate reopening of Weigand Homeless Resource Center

Catholic Community Services of Utah, advocates and community leaders Monday celebrated the reopening of the Weigand Homeless Resource Center, which has new a fresh look and renewed purpose, leaders... Read more »

June 15, 2015

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French app hopes to link Muslim faithful with prayer sites

They simply wanted a place to pray, as required five times a day for faithful Muslims. But in France, that's not necessarily simple. Read more »

June 14, 2015

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Episcopal Church in Utah has ministered in Utah since its humble beginnings in 1867

Its means and infrastructure have changed, but ministering to the state's spiritual and practical needs has remained a constant for Utah's Episcopal Church, established nearly 148 years ago. Read more »

June 13, 2015

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Hamblin & Peterson: A small German town with a vast history

There are few places in the world where so many historically important sites are within such close walking distance of each other as in Wittenburg, Germany. Read more »

June 13, 2015

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