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President Uchtdorf visits Provo City Center Temple, 'Studio C' cast

President Uchtdorf got a look at the construction that is transforming the ruins of the Provo Tabernacle.

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Researching Family History: The sadness that comes from lost or ruined photos and documents — and the resolution

Heavy downpours of rain and ensuing landslides over the past three weeks are a reminder to plan ahead for potential big-time calamities. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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After evangelical virgin guys marry, then what?

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For decades, evangelical leaders have touted “virginity pledges” as a way for teens and young adults to “save themselves for marriage.” But what happens after the wedding day? Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Farm owners fined for refusing to host a wedding — for a lesbian couple

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Christian farm owners in upstate New York who declined a lesbian couple’s request to hold a wedding ceremony on their property have been fined $10,000 and ordered to pay the women $1,500 each. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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BYU assistant football coach is also Bishop Kaufusi to young single adult ward

When Steve Kaufusi hears members of his ward voice uncertainty about their ability to serve in a church calling, he understands the feeling. “I’ve been in their shoes,” said... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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What's new: 'The Peter Potential' invites readers to discover possibilities

Readers looking for encouragement to press forward in faith will find much to appreciate in “The Peter Potential.” It is a quiet and gracious book that has the potential to change hearts. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Picturing history: Mound Grove Cemetery

Located on River Road in Independence, Missouri, the Mound Grove Cemetery is home to several sites of interest to students of the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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How President Uchtdorf upended my apple cart

There will always be differences among people — different cultures, different countries, different colors, different character traits. But in the kingdom, you don’t define people by... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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What pressure from the Vatican is doing to American nuns

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Facing declining numbers and challenges from the Vatican, American nuns are reassessing their work on behalf of the Roman Catholic Church. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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Mormons on social media react to Elder Bednar's counsel, announcement

Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at Brigham Young University's Campus Education Week Tuesday. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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LDS Church announces feature-length documentary, 'Meet the Mormons'

"Meet the Mormons," a new feature-length documentary produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, features the lives of six individuals who live across the globe. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Elder Bednar invites Mormons to use social media to flood the earth with gospel messages

Elder David A. Bednar urged members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to use social media to flood the earth with gospel messages. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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LDS Church announces new seminary graduation requirements

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New requirements for seminary graduation are meant to “elevate learning” and better prepare students for lives of service and discipleship. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

SUU coach Ed Lamb is not a Mormon but serves anyway

Southern Utah football coach Ed Lamb is not a Mormon, yet he attends and serves in his Cedar City LDS ward each week. The coach has been investigating the LDS Church since he played at Ricks... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Wright Words: 'Come, follow me' and don't forget the comma

A few weeks ago during personal scripture study, I highlighted a comma that I’ve read many times but never really seen. No doubt you’ve read it, too. In Luke 18, the Savior says:... Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Car crash in Argentina kills 3 relatives of pope

Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition Tuesday after a car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a local police official said. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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Nicholls State assistant football coach is also a Mormon bishop

Justin Anderson coaches the wide receivers and tight ends while also carrying the title of assistant head coach at Nicholls State. Anderson also serves as the LDS bishop of his Louisiana ward. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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End of an era: Huntsville bookshop closing, monastery not far behind

Community members rush to visit the bookshop and gift store at the Abbey of the Holy Trinity in Huntsville before it closes it's doors. With the dwindling number of monks, one Father said the... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2014

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Pope makes biggest gesture yet to China, eyes ties

Pope Francis made his strongest gesture yet to reach out to China on Sunday, saying he wants to improve relations and insisting that the Catholic Church isn't coming in as a "conqueror" but is... Read more »

Aug. 17, 2014

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Islamic fighters kill scores of Yazidi men in Iraq

Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, lining them up in small groups and opening fire with assault rifles before abducting their wives and children, according to an... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Pope makes strong, silent anti-abortion statement

Pope Francis has generally avoided hot-button "culture war" issues like abortion, arguing that the church's doctrine on the sanctity of life is well-known and that he'd rather emphasize other... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Book review: ‘In Plain Sight’ has interesting premise, but is rather plain

Accused of a murder he didn’t commit and on the run from law enforcement, a man puts his trust in a complete stranger to prove his innocence. While the premise behind "In Plain Sight" by... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2014

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Cops: Amish girls kidnapped by more than 1 person

Residents of a peaceful rural community are reluctant to let their children play outdoors unattended and some took down their farm stands after two young Amish sisters were kidnapped from their... Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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10 types of relationships people have with God

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Believing in God can be more than just praying and attending church every week. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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