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'Meet the Mormons' reaches $4.5 million mark, now 37th on all-time documentary list

"Meet the Mormons" made more than $560,000 on the weekend, and is now the 37th biggest documentary.

Defending the Faith: Some things are more important than others

Latter-day Saints take a high view of the reliability of scripture, but we don't believe in scriptural inerrancy. And, anyway, some aspects of the scriptures are more important than others. We... Read more »

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Donny Osmond coming to RootsTech in 2015

It was announced Wednesday that entertainer and television host Donny Osmond will be a keynote speaker at RootsTech in February 2015. Read more »

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LDS Church releases video about suicide prevention, Greg Olsen painting

A new Mormon Message video was released Tuesday night by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints regarding suicide prevention. Read more »

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LDS Church publishes two new essays on past history of plural marriage

The LDS Church posted two new essays online Wednesday about its past history of plural marriage. One covers the beginnings of the practice in the 1830s and 40s. The other covers the endings, from... Read more »

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LDS pitcher Matthew Neil asked for a trial and got it

Pitcher Matthew Neil is at the bottom of his mountain, and he’s ready to climb. What’s at the top? Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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In the Whirled: 9 tips for survival parenting

Every parent knows that sometimes, especially in those early years, you are battling extreme conditions. For all you parents still in the throes of survival mode, here are nine tips for survival... Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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LDS Church will give 'Standing for Something' award to film executive-turned-philanthropist

Leslie Moore, a senior missionary for LDS Church Public Affairs in Sydney, Australia, first heard of Scott Neeson at a synagogue when a Jewish rabbi equated his story with Joseph of Egypt. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Picturing history: Orson and Nancy Hyde home, Nauvoo, Illinois

During the Latter-day Saint period of its existence, Nauvoo, Illinois, had three general types of homes: log, frame and brick. Records indicate that there were once an estimated 400-500 frame... Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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What's new: 'It Is Better to Look Up'

"It Is Better to Look Up," published by Deseret Book, highlights more than 50 memorable stories shared in LDS General Conference and combines them with photo illustrations. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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'Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration' comes to Netflix

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues to make its media library more accessible to the general public. Most recently, the movie "Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration"... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Utah family adopts 2 newborns 6 weeks apart

Moses and Virginia McCormick were born almost six weeks apart. While they were born to different mothers, they will be raised like twins as part of a family in Salt Lake City, Utah. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Researching Family History: FamilyTree Gathering 'a book containing the records of our dead'

The book "containing the records of our dead which shall be worthy of all acceptation" has now been identified. It is FamilyTree. This is according to the address at October general conference... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Wright Words: A day in the life of Mormon missionaries in Norman, Oklahoma

A few weeks ago, I was blessed to spend the day with missionaries in the Oklahoma Oklahoma City Mission. Though much is the same from missionary to missionary and from mission to mission, no two... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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LDS Church releases video, topic page discussing temple garments

In a video, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints seeks to take some of the mystery out of temple garments — what some people refer to as Mormon underwear — and temple robes,... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Reader voices: Somewhere in the darkest night

Heavenly Father uses us to bring light into the lives of others. During their darkest and most difficult times, we can be the light that illuminates their way. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Book review: ‘Falling’ is an action-packed thriller

Clair M. Poulson delivers another action-packed thriller in his newest installment, “Falling.” Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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An LDS missionary and a Marine: Twin brothers have surprise meeting in Atlanta airport

Del and Don Gull have been there for each other through it all. But when Del joined the military and Don decided to serve an LDS mission, the brothers had to find a different way to support each... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Jenna Kim Jones: The new, cool face of Mormonism

Entertainer Jenna Kim Jones, a New Yorker by way of Orem, takes center stage as host and narrator of the new movie, "Meet the Mormons." Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Book review: ‘Living It Down’ shares lessons of repentance, forgiveness

Carrie thinks taking a “time-out” will help her marriage move forward. But her actions will actually bring back events from the past. And this time, she’ll have to deal with them... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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LDS Film Festival is seeking entries

The LDS Film Festival is calling for entries for its 2015 festival, which is set to take place March 4-7 at SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Mormon Media scholars discuss church and media intersection

Mormon Media scholars held their third annual Mormon Media Studies Symposium Friday, discussing topics ranging from popular culture to historic and modern LDS Church portrayals in the media. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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LDS CIO helps LDSTech attendees better understand church membership

What if The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were a ward of just 100 people? This is what Blaine Maxfield, CIO of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, invited attendees to... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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Photographer shares story behind hundreds of Mormon temple images in new book

Photographer Robert A. Boyd shares artistic photos and images of about 60 Mormon temples in the table-top-style book "His Holy House." Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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'Meet the Mormons' box office continues to climb, expands to more screens this weekend

"Meet the Mormons" has moved into the week's top 10 movies at the box office since the weekend, and theater owners responded by adding it to more screens this weekend. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Defending the Faith: When the criticisms of the Book of Mormon can't be taken seriously

In the end, of course, evidence has to be cited and arguments made. But sometimes an excellent shorthand response to certain criticisms of Joseph Smith and the Restoration is simply a good laugh. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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