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'Cinderella' Broadway star to headline Tabernacle Choir concerts

Broadway performer Laura Osnes will be the guest artist for the choir's Pioneer Day concerts in July.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir announces 'Cinderella' Broadway star as guest artist for Pioneer Day concerts

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir announced Tuesday that Broadway performer Laura Osnes will be the guest artist for the choir's Pioneer Day concerts in July. Read more »

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Taylor Halverson: New Testament insights: The gospels as ancient biographies

The New Testament gospels were ancient biographies written to convince us that Jesus is the Christ. Read more »

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LDS siblings receive mission calls to Sao Paulo on the same day

A brother and sister are both headed to Sao Paulo, Brazil, as missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A YouTube video shows them opening their calls on the same day. Read more »

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Elder L. Tom Perry's funeral planned for Friday

The funeral for Elder L. Tom Perry, who was the LDS Church's oldest living apostle before his death Saturday, will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Temple Square. Read more »

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Michelle Llewellyn: How can I defend marriage and family when I'm single?

I posted this question to my friends on LDS midsingles. Their supportive and uplifting comments were wonderful but, frankly, I was told I needed to start looking at my situation in a different way. Read more »

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Mormon History Association turns 50 at annual conference

The Mormon History Association will hold its annual conference in Provo, Utah, June 4–7, 2015. This conference will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the association, which formed in 1965 at... Read more »

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Is your financial house in order? 10 questions for Latter-day Saint families

Here is a simple checklist to help you assess whether your family’s financial house is in order. Read more »

May 31, 2015

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Elder Perry's 'wildfire' cancer shocked family, but son recalls dear memories

Elder L. Tom Perry died Saturday after the anaplastic thyroid cancer diagnosed last month spread like "a wildfire" to his lungs and beyond, his son said Sunday. Lee Perry said his father's legacy... Read more »

May 31, 2015

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A timeline of important events in Elder L. Tom Perry's life

Some important events in Elder L. Tom Perry’s life: Aug. 5, 1922 — Born in Logan, Utah, to Leslie Thomas and Nora Sonne Perry 1942-1944 — Served full-time mission for The... Read more »

May 31, 2015

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Photos: A photographic look at Elder L. Tom Perry's life and service

Elder L. Tom Perry, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died May 30, 2015, in his home, from the effects of cancer. Elder Perry was... Read more »

May 31, 2015

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Book review: ‘Raising an Army of Helaman’s Warriors’ is a guide to help parents prepare missionaries

"Raising an Army of Helaman’s Warriors: A Guide for Parents to Prepare the Greatest Generation of Missionaries" aims to help younger members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints... Read more »

May 31, 2015

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'Love this poor perishable world'

Christian faith does more than ensure a blessed afterlife. It calls us to attend to the sorrows and miracles of God's creation today. Read more »

May 31, 2015

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Family, dignitaries honor Elder L. Tom Perry's ability to connect with leaders, regular people

Elder L. Tom Perry's son and Utah dignitaries remembered Elder Perry Saturday as a large man with a giant heart, a booming voice and a profound ability to connect with all he met. Read more »

May 31, 2015

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Lindsey Stirling's father responds to Billboard Music Awards dress controversy

Lindsey Stirling's dad responded Wednesday to the controversy surrounding her red carpet dress at the Billboard Music Awards. Read more »

May 31, 2015

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Elder L. Tom Perry — an 'uncommon' life of service and enthusiasm

Elder L. Tom Perry, 92, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who championed family values with a robust voice and cheerful optimism, died... Read more »

May 30, 2015

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Mormon missionary killed, another injured in Atlanta car accident

An LDS missionary from Washington was killed and her Utah companion was seriously injured in a car accident Friday in Georgia. Read more »

May 30, 2015

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Book review: Mormon blogger writes much-needed guide for adjusting to life as a returned sister missionary

Mormon blogger Andrea Faulkner Williams writes a much-needed handbook for the challenges of adjusting to life as a returned sister missionary in her new book "Tell Me About It, Sister! A Guide for... Read more »

May 30, 2015

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Brigham Young’s birthday celebration June 1

A commemoration of Brigham Young’s birthday will be Monday, June 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the Brigham Young Family Cemetery, 140 E. 1st Ave., Salt Lake City. Read more »

May 30, 2015

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In Our Lovely Deseret: Whistlers and whittlers boys of Nauvoo organized to protect the Prophet Joseph

Joseph Smith's enemies were constantly hounding him and looking for opportunities to do him harm. A special group of bodyguards was formed: the boys of the city, who were free to wander the streets... Read more »

May 30, 2015

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Elder L. Tom Perry's cancer terminal, 'has spread aggressively,' LDS Church says

Elder L. Tom Perry's cancer has spread aggressively from his thyroid to his lungs and beyond, and is terminal, a church spokesman said Friday morning. Elder Perry, who is a member of the LDS... Read more »

May 29, 2015

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Elder Cook speaks at Catholic university about defending faith, protecting religious freedom

In a new video posted by Mormon Newsroom, Elder Quentin L. Cook speaks at a Catholic university in Australia. He invites all religions to increase efforts to protect faith and religious freedom. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Joseph Smith's vision of the 3 degrees of glory was a gift from God

Historical evidence suggests that the doctrine of three degrees of glory really did come by revelation, rather than from study and theological speculation. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Old Rock Church tours open doors to historic Salt Lake chapel

Visitors can tour the historic LDS meetinghouse on Capitol Hill this summer, guided by members of the church who attend there. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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BYU Museum of Art acquires previously lost Carl Bloch painting

The BYU Museum of Art has acquired "The Mocking of Christ," a work by Danish painter Carl Bloch. The painting is on mahogany and depicts a soldier pushing a crown of thorns into Christ's head. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Do you fit the Mormon mold or break the mold?

As we all grow more aware, I think the conformers will allow mavericks more wiggle room and the renegades will learn to respect those who conform and what they offer. I’m banking on our... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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