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Church to go forward with Scouting program

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The Church announced Wednesday morning, Aug. 26, that it will continue its affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

LDS Church will continue Boy Scout program

LDS Church leaders said Wednesday the faith "will go forward" with Scouting but will appoint Scout leaders consistent with its values, a right the BSA said it will defend. The church continues to... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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New stock index tracks 'Catholic Values' in investments

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Using guidelines from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, a new stock index tracks shares according to "social justice activity" and economic stewardship. It is one of several ways faith-based... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: 'Let this be heaven' — taking our 'village' up the mountain

It wasn't grit, athleticism or their mother's cajoling that got my kids up the mountain. It was family. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Picturing history: Green Plains, Illinois

Traveling south some 20 miles from Nauvoo, Illinois, one reaches a site on the prairie that was once the thriving community of Green Plains. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Tips for living: 'Return and Continue with Honor'

Bring those mission habits home and apply them to postmission life. Brock Booher shows returning missionaries how to make lessons learned while serving mission for the LDS Church count for the rest... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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LDS Church releases statement after vandals damage Fort Collins Temple construction site

Vandals damaged parts of building and exterior structures at the Fort Collins Colorado Temple construction site early Sunday morning, and an LDS Church spokesman released a statement on the incident. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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This man’s name means 'God,' and he’s being asked to change it

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Local authorities in Indonesia are asking a 42-year-old man to change his name. That man is Tuhan — name that, in Indonesian, means “God.” Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Woman who devotes life to 'biking for Jesus' still at it at 65

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Jody Bowman has biked missionary trips spanning 1.8 million miles since beginning the trips in 1995, according to The Atlantic. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Marching band not allowed to perform Christian hymn — crowd sings it anyway

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The Brandon High School marching band in Mississippi found itself on the bench for the school’s first football game of the season after a court order kept it from performing the Christian... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Catholics love their celebrity pope and most — not all — his priorities

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Americans are gung-ho for Pope Francis’ U.S. visit — if they know he’s coming. They really, really like him, too, particularly Catholics — even if they’re sometimes... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Alzheimer's, fall claim life of Elder Keith K. Hilbig, former LDS general authority, at 73

Elder Keith K. Hilbig, who served for 11 years as a general authority of the LDS Church, died Saturday. He was 73. The church's former international legal counsel was placed on medical leave from... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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The new law making it harder for people in Burma to switch religions

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So-called "anti-conversion" laws passed or proposed in Burma, India and Nepal are drawing fire from religious freedom experts, who say the measures hamper societal harmony. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Utah native and Lovesac founder's life is reflected in his furniture

Shawn Nelson has built Lovesac over the course of 20 years. As he has grown up, so has the company behind the giant beanbag. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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President Eyring dedicates temple in the Crossroads of America

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The Indianapolis Indiana Temple, which was dedicated in three session on Aug. 23, will now become part of the rich fabric of Indiana. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

President Eyring dedicates first temple in the Hoosier State

President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, dedicated the Indianapolis Indiana Temple — the first temple in the Hoosier State and the 148th worldwide — in three... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Indianapolis youth cultural celebration: 'Gather to the Light'

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Some 1,500 youth in Indianapolis, Indiana, shared the rich culture and history of the Hoosier State through music and dance on Aug. 22. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

Frankfurt Germany Temple to close for renovations

LDS Church News

The Frankfurt Germany Temple will close on Sept. 7, 2015, for extensive renovations. The temple is expected to be closed for more than a year. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

'Once I Was a Beehive' is expanding camp

After a warm reception from critics and audiences, Utah-made "Once I Was a Beehive" will play at Utah theaters an extra week and expand to locations in Idaho and Arizona in September. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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Why Franklin Graham’s salary raises eyebrows among Christian nonprofits

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Franklin Graham’s annual compensation of $880,000, revealed in a Charlotte Observer story, has some worrying that too many top Christian nonprofit leaders as well as pastors are seeing... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Historic mission still serving Utah's Navajo Nation

A historic mission to the Navajo Nation is still alive and well, almost three-quarters of a century after it was founded by a legendary Episcopal priest. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015

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Hamblin & Peterson: 'Wars of religion,' then and now

A view of history in the long term, even of European Christian history, may help us understand what to expect — and what, realistically, to hope for — in today's Middle East. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015

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