The LDS Church now has 143 operating temples. Another 27 have been announced or are under construction.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Sometimes life can be hard. But an 'amen' might be enough to help you get through the tough times. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City is keeping with its tradition of honoring legal and health professionals with separate masses. Read more »
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 »
It’s easy to understand why something we do roughly 20,000 times a day might be taken for granted. Read more »
Ever wonder what God looks like? Here are 10 possibilities that people have explained. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
A Catholic conference on the family next month could bring big changes for American Catholics. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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Did you know that Rosa Parks, whom the U.S. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement," researched her genealogy at the Family History Library in... Read more »
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and singer David Archuleta recently participated in promotional efforts for “Meet the Mormons,” a feature-length documentary produced by The Church of Jesus... Read more »
It has been nearly 10 years since Carrie Underwood won "American Idol" but her newest song proves that fame has not managed to take away her faith. Read more »
The LDS Church now has 143 operating temples. Another 27 have been announced or are under construction. As temples have spread rapidly throughout the world, accessing important temple blessings has... Read more »
The opportunity to hear Boston Celtics president and general manager Danny Ainge talk about his road to the NBA was enough to attract nearly 300 residents into a chapel of The Church of Jesus... Read more »
The historic site in Pennsylvania where an angel reportedly gave Joseph Smith priesthood authority is on schedule to open in a year, with a film being produced to tell the story. Read more »
Madison Pritt, 16, and Sydney Christensen, 15, got their LDS ward members involved in sharing their beliefs online in response to a recent BYU Education Week speech by Elder David A. Bednar of the... Read more »
For the LDS Church, the New York World's Fair was an opportunity to try out groundbreaking methods of taking the gospel message to multitudes. Fifty years later, the Mormon Pavilion at the fair has... Read more »
This October marks the 90th anniversary of general conference on the radio and the 65th anniversary of general conference on television. Read more »
To the nearly 6,0000 youth of the Ogden Utah Temple District who performed in the choir for the Cultural Celebration on Sept. 20, the words from one of their musical numbers are familiar,... Read more »
Any member of the LDS Church can now receive a free subscription to Ancestry.com, FindMyPast.com and MyHeritage.com, thanks to FamilySearch.org. Read more »
Trust in the saving power of Jesus Christ; keep His laws and commandments, said President Dieter F. Uchtdorf to Latter-day Saint women, young women and girls on Sept. 27. Read more »
Thousands of women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints braved heavy rain and filled the Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City for the General Women's Meeting Saturday night. Read more »
Believers are often faced with a slew of questions about their faith and religion. But here are five big ones and how to answer them. Read more »
Many critics of the Book of Mormon regularly base their arguments on faulty assumptions and misconceptions. An article published in 1993 could help them and others by eliminating those... Read more »
Women and girls ages 8 and older are invited to participate in the second semiannual General Women's Meeting on Sept. 27. Read more »
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles speaks during a campus devotional at Brigham Young University-Idaho on Sept. 23. Read more »
This weekend, millions of women and girls as young as eight years old will gather together for the second semiannual General Women's Meeting for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
Although working in the entertainment industry can prove challenging to those of the LDS faith, Circus Operations and Productions manager Brett Van Fleet said a strong testimony of the gospel... Read more »
Religious leaders agree the Islamic State — also known as ISIL or ISIS — must be stopped. Their struggle is how best to do it. Read more »
Not only does home and visiting teaching carry a rich legacy in the history of the LDS Church, but it has continued to play an important role in the lives of members. Read more »
As Latter-day Saint women prepare themselves to worthily enter the temple and are faithful to temple covenants, the Lord will bestow “a multiplicity of blessings” upon them, said Sister... Read more »
Sister Neill F. Marriott of the Young Women general presidency speaks during the General Women's Meeting held in the Conference Center on Sept. 27. Read more »
Monday afternoon many social media users noticed a definition on Google that misrepresented the beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
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