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LDS temples grow ever closer to members across the world

The LDS Church now has 143 operating temples. Another 27 have been announced or are under construction.

Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, as the next archbishop of Chicago, signaling a shift in tone in one of the most... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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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, an LDS missionary serving in Oklahoma who was killed in August. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Dalai Lama praises China's leader as 'realistic'

The Dalai Lama praised Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday for being "more realistic" and principled than his predecessors, a day after Xi's three-day visit to India ended. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Pope Albania visit showcases Muslim-Christian ties

The one-room, stone church of St. Nicholas has sat on the top of a hill here since the 16th century, destroyed three times and rebuilt in a testament to the Catholic presence in this region that... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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64 times you could totally use an 'amen'

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Sometimes life can be hard. But an 'amen' might be enough to help you get through the tough times. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Can Israeli farmers plant 70k trees before Sabbatical year begins?

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Farmers in Israel are rushing to plant 70,000 fruit trees in advance of a year-long Sabbatical year beginning on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, September 24. The rush is not only to comply with... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Book review: 'Pioneer Children' fascinates, teaches families pioneer children history

Jessica Warner's "Pioneer Children Sang as They Walked" teaches the history of pioneer children in an interesting and captivating way children of all ages can enjoy. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Draper family shows that tragedy can reveal 'the very gold of truth'

D.H. Lawrence said, “Tragedy is like strong acid — it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth.” In Scott Shelton's post-tragedy message lies a glimpse into the human heart... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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'First Freedom' to show in Brigham's Playhouse

The play "First Freedom" to debut at Brigham's Playhouse in Washington City. Producer Larry Sidwell and Director Jamie Young talk about the importance the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City honors legal and health professionals

The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City is keeping with its tradition of honoring legal and health professionals with separate masses. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

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LDS Church's Overcoming Pornography website updated

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A year ago, the Church launched the website OvercomingPornography.org to help family members and spouses who carry the heavy burden of loved ones involved with pornography. Some recent updates and... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2014

ValueSpeak: Breathing the invigorating air of enlightenment

It’s easy to understand why something we do roughly 20,000 times a day might be taken for granted. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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10 ideas of what God looks like

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Ever wonder what God looks like? Here are 10 possibilities that people have explained. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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5 everyday phrases that have religious origins

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Here's a list of phrases we hear in our everyday lives that actually have religious ties. This article compares everyday pop culture examples with their origins in the Bible. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Church leaders can learn from NFL domestic abuse debacle

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Too often, it can be easy to assume that some issues are less prevalent in the church. We forget that, as a collective of individuals shaped by the culture at large, sin is indiscriminate in whom... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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New DVD tells story of David Archuleta's Mormon mission

His decision to serve a mission is one of the experiences Archuleta and others, including his voice coach and those from his mission, share on the 22-minute DVD “David Archuleta: Called to... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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New Mormon Message video highlights how much good mothers do

In a Mormon Message video published Wednesday, a mother is shown going about her daily tasks, only to end up missing out on something she had been looking forward to. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Marvin Olasky preaches journalism through the lens of scripture, faith

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After decades of a Judeo-Christian worldview dominating American society and media, Marvin Olasky, longtime World magazine editor, plans a coping strategy where his is the minority viewpoint. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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No more excuses: Mormon dad designs home teaching app

For Dax Castro of West Sacramento, California, there seem to be countless obstacles to fulfilling an important responsibility he has in his LDS ward: home teaching. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Catholic leaders' deliberations over divorce may have implications for American believers

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A Catholic conference on the family next month could bring big changes for American Catholics. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014

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Mormon neighbors help Catholic nuns with annual Carmelite Fair

People from an LDS congregation will help Catholic members set up for the annual Carmelite Fair, held at the Carmelite Monastery in Holladay. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2014

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40 'I'do's' at Vatican as Pope marries 20 couples

Forty "I do's" — or "Si" in Italian — were pronounced in St. Peter's Basilica Sunday as Pope Francis married 20 couples, with one bride already a mother. Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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New Utah rabbi hopes to 'perfect the world' through Judaism

Rabbi David Levinsky will take over as rabbi for the Temple Har Shalom in July 2015. One of his goals is to use Judaism to "perfect the world." Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014

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