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Mourning family of Mormon missionary finds comfort in stranger's painting

A painting by a Utah artist brought some comfort to relatives of Nancy Vea, a missionary who was killed.

Bible, Book of Mormon make list of top 50 influential books

Last month, many Facebook users participated in a challenge that required them to post 10 books that have influenced them. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Faith groups speak out against Obama's decision to delay immigration reform

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People hoping for immigration reform must now wait until after November's midterm elections. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Philippines plans to give Muslims autonomous zone

The president of the overwhelmingly Catholic Philippines proposed Wednesday to give Muslims in the south the ability to run their own government under their own flag, part of a peace plan aimed at... Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Picturing history: Site of the steamship Saluda, Lexington, Missouri

On April 9, 1852, the Saluda exploded, killing dozens and injuring many more. These images show commemorative plaques at the Machpelah Cemetery and in Heritage Park in Lexington, Missouri. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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In the Whirled: When kids were unbreakable

There was a time when parents trusted the resilience of childhood. There was a sense that flying off the merry-go-round a few times might do a kid some good. Those times have passed. Yet kids still... Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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What's new: 'The Essential Nibley' share quotes, writings of Hugh Nibley

“The Essential Nibley: Excerpts from the Writings of Hugh Nibley,” compiled and edited by Marvin VanDam, is a compilation of Hugh Nibley's writings on a variety of topics. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014

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Kevin J Worthen installed as new president for BYU

Kevin J Worthen was installed as BYU’s 13th president during a devotional assembly on Tuesday in the Marriott Center. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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A new president for BYU: Kevin J Worthen installed during inaugural ceremony

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Kevin J Worthen is installed as BYU's 13th president during an inauguration ceremony held in the Marriott Center on Sept. 9. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

10 celebrities who got their start in church

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Faith played a big role in giving these 10 celebrities their starts in the industry. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Parliament of World's Religions to meet in Salt Lake City in 2015

The Parliament of the World's Religions will meet for its summit in Salt Lake City in October 2015. This will be the first time in 22 years that the summit has been held in the United States. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Forbes highlights leadership lessons from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Rodger Dean Duncan, a best-selling author and contributor to Forbes.com, recently discussed leadership lessons that can learned from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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LDS apostle Elder Russell M. Nelson turns 90

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Lessons, principles and habits learned in childhood remain vivid in memory for Elder Russell M. Nelson, who turned 90 on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

So help me God: Military practices face scrutiny from non-believers

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The U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force face challenges on religious liberty questions, often from groups opposed to religious expression. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Wright Words: Apostle used bad meal to teach gratitude

A recent restaurant meal lured to my remembrance a memory of seafood, my mission president and Spencer W. Kimball, the 12th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014

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Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada gay marriage laws in court

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For the first time since it declared California's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, the federal appeals court in San Francisco is readying to hear arguments over same-sex weddings in a political... Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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LDS author writes historical novel based on pilgrim ancestor

Author Diane Stevenson Stone has written a historical novel based on her pilgrim ancestor Mary Chilton. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014

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LDS World: The horrors of heroin addiction

Heroin addiction is a growing problem in the U.S. One family's story might help others prevent and deal with the problem as well as helping others become more aware. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Hamblin & Peterson: Is Islam a primary cause of international violence?

A fascinating 2010 book focused on Islam argues that religious conflict, rather than being a principal cause of violence, is most often just a way in which other underlying and quite secular... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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How interfaith initiatives empower young people

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Often cited as America's least religious generation, millennials find friendship and strengthen their personal faith through involvement in interfaith programs. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Addictions interfere with spiritual growth, Education Week speakers say

Any repetitive behavior or use of a substance that results in a loss of agency fits the definition of addiction, whether it be gambling, drinking, viewing pornography, lying, hoarding, using drugs,... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Religious knowledge vital in 'furiously religious' world, experts say

Religious knowledge is important to understanding the world around us, according to experts on religion and culture. Here's how some are working to further this understanding. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Maddox restaurant owner's family discusses his ALS battle, reliance on LDS faith

Steve Maddox, former owner of Maddox Ranch House, died as a result of ALS last year. The Maddox family takes strides beyond the Ice Bucket Challenge to make a difference for ALS patients. Read more »

Sept. 4, 2014

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Jerry Earl Johnston: An earthquake at 3 a.m. is a literal wake-up call

I was in Oakland when the recent earthquake hit northern California. I awoke at 3 a.m. in an undulating bed. My first thought, in my mental fog, was “I don’t remember asking for a water bed.” Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Muslims react with outrage at UK sex abuse report

Members of Britain's Pakistani community reacted with outrage Wednesday amid reports that officials failed to act on sex abuse cases because of concerns about racism in the northern English town of... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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