Quantcast

Faith

Defending the Faith: Did witnesses see the plates with their 'spiritual eyes'?

Critics often declare that the witnesses never claimed to have literally seen or hefted the plates.

Mormon families are America's largest, new study finds

Latter-day Saints have more children than Catholics or any other faith, according to a massive new study on American religion. The study also found Mormons marry more than any group but Hindus, and... Read more »

May 11, 2015

69 comments

Joseph Cramer, M.D.: Words may differ where meanings do not

Part of any science or expertise is to learn a language different from the ordinary. Read more »

May 11, 2015

0 comments

Religious, community leaders dedicate Utah's first hospice for the homeless

After a long journey to find the resources needed to create a homeless hospice, the INN Between held its ribbon-cutting and house-blessing ceremony Monday. Read more »

May 11, 2015

2 comments

Taylor Halverson: New Testament insights: Matthew’s Gospel patterned on the 5 Books of Moses

Matthew sought to demonstrate to a Jewish audience that Jesus is the new Moses who fulfilled the old law while delivering the new. Read more »

May 11, 2015

11 comments

Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Miracles and heartache in Nepal

I have said goodbye to loved ones and felt the heartache of loss as I wait for the time when I can see them again. But I have felt that calm, peaceful reassurance that I will. I don’t think... Read more »

May 11, 2015

0 comments

'Why I Believe' events give recent LDS converts a chance to share faith

Missionaries from across the Washington D.C. North Mission and recent converts to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gather on the third Sunday of each month to share why they believe. Read more »

May 11, 2015

1 comment

Photos: Bringing reverence through music

The Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine present Charles Gounod’s Messe solennelle de Sainte-Cécile and W. A. Mozart's Te Deum during a concert in Salt Lake City on Sunday, May... Read more »

May 10, 2015

1 comment

Elder Christofferson champions religious freedom in Brazil speech

Elder D. Todd Christofferson is the second Mormon apostle to deliver speeches on religious freedoms at non-denominational gatherings in South America. Read more »

May 10, 2015

30 comments

Life in Syria for Christians: teaching tolerance and harmony among the faithful

National Edition

As the founder and director of Project Amal ou Salam, I have run workshops all over Turkey and Lebanon teaching religious tolerance. But could those lessons work in a refugee camp filled with... Read more »

May 10, 2015

0 comments

Celebration marks LDS pioneer Howard Egan's 200th birthday

To commemorate the 200th birthday of pioneer Howard Egan, there will be a jubilee celebration the weekend of June 11-13. Read more »

May 10, 2015

1 comment

ValueSpeak: One gave me life, one gave my life meaning

On this Mother's Day, I honor the two great women in my life: the one who gave me life, and the one who gave my life meaning. Read more »

May 10, 2015

0 comments

The changing role of a military chaplain

National Edition

As some critics attack the concept of military chaplains as a church-state separation issue, the role of spiritual advisers in the field — a 240-year-old tradition — is evolving to meet... Read more »

May 9, 2015

5 comments

LDS Charities’ history, reach topic of Pioneers in Every Land lecture

The LDS Church’s outreach through LDS Charities and partnerships with organizations will be the topic of the Pioneers in Every Land lecture at the LDS Church History Library on May 14 at 7 p.m. Read more »

May 9, 2015

0 comments

Elder Scott unable to attend meetings of the Twelve, but Elder Perry returns

Elder Richard G. Scott is unable to attend meetings of the LDS Church's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles due to advanced age, the church announced Friday, but his colleague in the quorum, Elder L. Tom... Read more »

May 8, 2015

19 comments

LDS women among state mothers of year

Since 1935, American Mothers, Inc. has been honoring motherhood by naming "Mother of the Year" and "Young Mother of the Year" from each state in the U.S. Read more »

May 8, 2015

Filming underway for Mormon Tabernacle Choir movie

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir is being featured in an upcoming movie titled “Singing with Angels.” Read more »

May 8, 2015

4 comments

Washington Post features 'How to pray like a Mormon' video

The Washington Post recruited Mormons, Sikhs and others to teach how they pray Read more »

May 8, 2015

12 comments

Thoughts, memories and tributes to mothers from LDS Church leaders

This is a collection of thoughts, memories and tributes to mothers by general authorities and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »

May 7, 2015

5 comments

Thousands of Nepalese pray for earthquake victims

Thousands of Nepalese dressed in white offered prayers and flowers at home and in temples Thursday in a Hindu ritual marking the end of a 13-day mourning period for those killed in the country's... Read more »

May 7, 2015

0 comments

Chinese province to ban rooftop Christian crosses

A Chinese province where authorities have forcibly removed hundreds of rooftop crosses from Protestant and Catholic churches has proposed a ban on any further placement of the religious symbol atop... Read more »

May 7, 2015

8 comments

The difference between free speech and hate speech

National Edition

In the wake of the shooting in Garland, Texas, the line that divides protected free speech and hate speech seem as blurry as ever. Read more »

May 6, 2015

5 comments

Elder and Sister Bednar invite youths to prepare to ask questions for upcoming live stream (+video)

Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife Sister Susan Bednar recently invited youths to prepare to ask... Read more »

May 6, 2015

8 comments

Older stories can be found in the story archives