The Joseph Smith Papers has translated all four firsthand accounts of the First Vision into 10 languages.
"Freetown," the movie about a six Liberian Mormon missionaries getting to Freetown, Sierra Leone, during a civil war, has been extended another week in theaters. Read more »
Ollie and I have a strange and wonderful relationship. I think it’s strange to have a pet that is definitionally wild. Ollie thinks it would be wonderful to eat me. Read more »
FRANKLIN, Tenn. – With the Supreme Court hearing arguments concerning same-sex marriage looming on April 28, EchoLight Studios is continuing sharing the message of the erosion of... Read more »
Dedication for the new Life Sciences Building at BYU. Read more »
Kassim Segawa prayed inside his local mosque near Uganda's capital but, instead of being in the company of scores of the faithful, on this day he was alone. Read more »
Recently, a well-preserved copy of the Church’s 1840 conference report was found in the possession of the descendants of the Wilford Woodruff family and acquired by Anthony Christensen of... Read more »
This has gotta be a first: Kim Kardashian is not in the picture. Read more »
OKLAHOMA CITY — After a series of challenges to the distribution of Gideon Bibles in the state’s school districts, Oklahoma’s attorney general stepped in to defend the practice. Read more »
The Prophet's three sisters suffered much of the persecution and trials that came with the Restoration. They remained true to their parents, to their brother and to the truth, though none of the... Read more »
The Vatican on Thursday unexpectedly ended its controversial takeover of the main umbrella group of U.S. nuns, signaling a major shift in tone and treatment of U.S. sisters under the social... Read more »
Graduation for LDS Business College was held in the Tabernacle on April 15. Read more »
Though there's been a lot of concern about teaching religion in school, this professor makes a case for it. Read more »
Sixteen-year-old Gisele Bethea, a pre-professional ballet dancer, is fearless in sharing her beliefs and spreading the love of God through dancing. Read more »
Jewish communities around the world faced an "explosion of hatred" last year, with the number of violent anti-Semitic attacks rising by 38 percent, according to a report released Wednesday by... Read more »
Matthew K. Heiss was the latest "Pioneers in Every Land" lecture series speaker April 9. He spoke on "'The Nethermost Part of My Vineyard,'" Learning Lessons of Faith from the History of the Church... Read more »
Holtz’s love for family can be attributed to his strong Catholic heritage. To this day, he credits the Sisters of Notre Dame St. Aloysius grade school for building his belief in God as a... Read more »
Bekah Pence, 29, didn't enter the Ms. Virginia United States pageant for the glitz and glam or the 15 minutes of fame. The recently returned LDS missionary saw it as a way to continue sharing her... Read more »
Nearly 20 religious organizations set aside theological differences in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against same-sex marriage. Read more »
Archbishop Bernadito C. Auza, the Vatican's United Nations representative, addressed issues of faith and freedom in Provo Monday evening, launching a Utah Valley University symposium. He also... Read more »
If the Church of Scientology was hoping that HBO's withering documentary on the religion's practices would pass by with little notice, that turned out to be a miscalculation. Read more »
By choosing to carry the full weight of every steppingstone and stumbling block we encounter on our journey through life, we give inordinate power to the past and dissipate the energy we should be... Read more »
Church officials say Pope Francis' trip to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay is set for July 6-12. Read more »
Some relatives of students who were mercilessly gunned down by Islamic militants said Wednesday they would pray for forgiveness for the killers, responding to a Catholic archbishop who visited a... Read more »
What does worship look like for the five major world religions? Which religions observe a Sabbath and which worship in other ways? Read on to learn more. Judaism Sabbath for Jews is... Read more »
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For the first time, the Joseph Smith Papers has translated all four of Joseph Smith's firsthand accounts of the First Vision into 10 languages. Read more »
Bishnu Adhikari, one of six LDS Church members featured in the 2014 film, "Meet the Mormons," is alive and actively engaged in the recovery effort following Saturday's devastating earthquake in Nepal. Read more »
Joshua Steimle recently shared lessons he has learned from LDS Church digital campaigns, and its ability to remain one of the world's most advanced large organization. Read more »
The First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve have approved the creation of the Central Eurasian Mission effective July 1. Read more »
Love of God and fellowmen is not merely the goal of religion, it is also the path of true discipleship. It is the destination, said President Dieter F. Uchtdorf at the the John A. Widtsoe... Read more »
Teenagers and leaders can join forces to revamp the LDS Church youth dance. Read more »
On April 26, 1564, William Shakespeare was baptized in the English town of Stratford-upon-Avon, according to History.com , years before he penned the classics that would make him famous. While... Read more »
For the first time, many local theater-goers will see the sight gags and hear the song lyrics that, until now, have been masked by euphemisms such as “coarse,” “graphic” and... Read more »
His Holiness, Pope Francis has named the leader of the Diocese of Salt Lake City the new Archbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, the Catholic Church announced today. Read more »
Some 2,500 spread out over what was once the Haderlie Farm south of Afton, Wyoming, for the much-awaited groundbreaking of the Star Valley Wyoming Temple on Saturday afternoon. Read more »
The first public images of the inside of the sweeping Payson Utah Temple were released Tuesday, days before the start of a monthlong open house expected to draw 500,000 visitors. Leaders said the... Read more »
Hundreds of Utah’s faithful convened Saturday for an “interactive preview” of the 2015 Parliament of the World’s Religions, which Salt Lake City will host this October. Read more »
Elder Dallin H. Oaks, a Latter-day Saint apostle, said defending religious freedoms is essential amidst a global spike of secularism. Read more »
The centrality of marriages and families was a common theme from the 185th Annual General Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Leaders reminded church members that... Read more »
Elder L. Tom Perry of the LDS Quorum of the Twelve Apostles begins cancer treatment today. Fellow quorum member Elder Richard G. Scott has been hospitalized for internal bleeding. The two long-time... Read more »
With a backlog of more than 6 million indexed images with an estimated 19.5 million names waiting to be arbitrated through the FamilySearch indexing system, FamilySearch is scheduling the first... Read more »
Apostle warns of rising secularism and calls for the protection of religious freedoms. Read more »
Sherry Allred, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is the composer and writer of “Nephi and the Sword of Laban,” a musical that has “been brewing within... Read more »
In 2006, New Testament scholar David Trobisch abandoned such lofty outlets as Oxford Press and the Journal of Papyrology and Epigraphy for a more mainstream venue: Free Inquiry. Read more »
The announcement was ordinary and without fanfare. Larry Pressler would be confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the weekly services of the Chevy Chase... Read more »
Pope Francis has named Bishop John C. Wester, leader of the Diocese of Salt Lake City, the new archbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Read more »
The basic principles of warfare haven't changed in thousands of years. So what can the study of military history tell us about the plausibility of the Book of Mormon? Read more »
BYU will grant two honorary degrees at graduation on Thursday, one to Elder Cecil O. Samuelson, well-known in LDS and BYU circles for serving in church leadership and as the university's president... Read more »
Elder L. Tom Perry, 92, returned home Wednesday night and was resting comfortably, a church spokesman said, after a short stay in the hospital for observation and testing due to trouble breathing. Read more »
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