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President Boyd K. Packer, champion of families, master teacher, dies at 90

President Boyd K. Packer, 90, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, died Friday.

Community reacts to President Boyd K. Packer's death

Members of the Utah and LDS faith community reacted to the news of the death of President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, who died Friday at age 90. Read more »

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Book review: 'Captain Moroni's Command' offers insights into the Book of Mormon's war chapters

"Captain Moroni's Command" offers a few valuable tactical insights on the Book of Mormon's war chapters by an expert in modern-day warfare and also includes maps by scholar John L. Sorenson. Read more »

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President Packer's enduring legacy includes monumental 'library of the Lord'

President Boyd K. Packer regarded his role in the creation of the LDS edition of the scriptures with deep reverence. He believed it would improve the church's scriptural literacy for generations... Read more »

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Timeline: President Boyd K. Packer

Timeline of events in President Packer's life Read more »

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Photos: A photographic look at President Boyd K. Packer's life and service

President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and next in line to be president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at 2 p.m. Friday. He was 90.... Read more »

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Condoleezza Rice and Jenny Oaks Baker release a patriotic-themed 'Amazing Grace'

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and violinist Jenny Oaks Baker have released a patriotic-themed music video of “Amazing Grace” just in time for the Fourth of July. Read more »

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LDS missionaries in some countries no longer required to purchase suit coats

The Mormon Newsroom posted a blog Thursday announcing that missionaries in certain countries are no longer required to purchase a suit coat. Read more »

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One of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's biggest fans shares how music transformed his life

A video posted Wednesday by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir introduces one of its biggest fans, a man with developmental challenges whose life was changed by music. Read more »

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'A beautiful day' in Haiti: Early converts reflect on church growth, temple announcement

Following the announcement of a new temple in Port-au-Prince, two early Haitian converts reflect on the growth of the LDS Church in that Caribbean nation. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Elder Ballard, other LDS Church leaders explain need for better Sabbath day observance in new video

A question-and-answer video released Thursday on MormonNewsroom.org encourages members to improve Sabbath day observance. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Treasures in earthen vessels

It's easy to romanticize other times, when (we imagine) things were simpler and clearer. But this is our time. And the good old days weren't all that different, anyway. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Stephen Rockwood named new FamilySearch president and CEO

FamilySearch International announced Wednesday that president and chief executive officer Dennis Brimhall is retiring and Stephen T. Rockwood has been selected to take his place starting Oct. 1. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: From 'America's Got Talent' to a baby bassinet, the lesson is: 'Never give up'

Now that I am a mother to four, I have used that advice almost every day to help get me through from sunup to sundown. We always tell our boys, “Herberts don’t quit!” Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Picturing history: Headstone of Frederick G. Williams

Frederick G. Williams died in 1842 and was buried in a site that is now Madison Park in Quincy, Illinois. The headstone seen here is situated in the Woodland Cemetery in Quincy to honor his memory. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: The books that change us

If we're reading just for pleasure, we're missing the larger point of literature. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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What's new: Books share background, context of the signers of the Declaration of Independence

“Visions of Freedom” and “Signers of Liberty” have profiles of the 56 men who signed one of the documents that helped found the United States of America. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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LDStorymakers conference draws editors and agents, helps writers find success

LDStorymakers has grown every year since its inception in 2004, and this year’s conference held May 15 -16 at the Utah Valley Convention Center, boasted 700 attendees. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Nate Sharp: 'Miraculous events' led to conversion of Korean couple

I reflect often on the miraculous events that led Elder Kuon and me to find this wonderful couple at that moment on that dark night in Yongin. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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What the LDS Church said about the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage

The LDS Church's doctrine that marriage is between a man and a woman will not change despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Friday. "Marriage between a man and a woman (is) a central part of our... Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Tabernacle Choir performs in the rain near site of 1969 Woodstock festival

As with the performances at Woodstock, rain dampened but did not wash out the Mormon Tabernacle Choir concert Saturday near the site of the iconic 1969 rock music festival. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Where were the Twelve Apostles when Joseph and Hyrum Smith rode to Carthage?

Where were the members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and what were their feelings and reactions, when they learned of the deaths of Joseph and Hyrum Smith? Read more »

June 28, 2015

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LDS musician Alex Boyé thrills judges on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Mormon musician Alex Boyé appeared on the 10th season of NBC’s hit variety show “America’s Got Talent” on Tuesday night, impressing all four judges and advancing to the... Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Memorable sermons from LDS leaders in fewer than 10 words

Here are 30 quotes from leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that provide powerful messages in fewer than 10 words. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Book review: ‘What Took You So Long’ tells of romance between those jaded in love

Two different couples, who gave up on love long ago, find romance and trust in their 30s in "What Took You So Long." Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Book review: 'Kisses in the Rain' explores learning to love and trust again

Krista Lynne Jensen's "Kisses in the Rain" is a beautiful story that shows how love can happen even after heartbreak and a wounded soul. Read more »

June 27, 2015

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