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New Mormon Message video highlights how much good mothers do

In a Mormon Message video published Wednesday, a mother is shown going about her daily tasks.

Book review: SS soldier, Jewish woman tell story of surviving World War II

Gustav Palm, a young man in Norway during World War II, survives by joining the Waffen-SS after invasion. His future wife, Agnes Erdos, is an ethnic Jew from Hungary sent to the death camps of... Read more »

3 hours ago


Leo Tolstoy's view of Mormons as teaching 'The American Religion'

Leo Tolstoy, abhorring organized religion, but drawn to the religion of the soul, and sympathetic to struggling sects, made an astonishing statement about the future power and prominence of Mormonism. Read more »

3 hours ago


Tragedy can reveal 'the very gold of truth'

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 »

8 hours ago


Mormon youths celebrate reopening of the Ogden Temple

Youths from the Ogden area spent their Saturday singing and dancing in celebration of the remodeled Ogden Utah Temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a “cultural... Read more »

12 hours ago


Mourning family of Mormon missionary finds comfort in stranger's painting

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 »

21 hours ago


Book review: 'Pioneer Children' fascinates, teaches families pioneer children history

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 »



New DVD tells story of David Archuleta's Mormon mission

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 »

Sept. 18, 2014


No more excuses: Mormon dad designs home teaching app

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 »

Sept. 18, 2014


Defending the Faith: Columbus among the Nephites

Nephi's seeming prediction of the mission of Christopher Columbus is accurate in a remarkable way that has only become apparent to English-speaking non-specialists within the past generation. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014


Young performing LDS missionary shares trombone talent in Nauvoo

Each summer about 40 young adults share their stage and musical talents while serving in Nauvoo, Illinois, as young performing missionaries. Marsie Trego served four months as a YPM playing her... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014


The faith of a father, written in an old journal

An old journal brought back memories of my father's encouraging me to write. I gained insight into life from my father’s positive attributes. His recording his experiences in a journal left a... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014


New Harmony: Viewing the penmanship of prophets

Something inside of all of us wants to get close to special people. And if we can't touch them, we want to touch — or just see — things their hands have touched. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014


Picturing history: Montrose, Lee County, Iowa

A good number of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints settled in Montrose on the Iowa side of the river as Nauvoo was being established on the Illinois side. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2014


Mormon neighbors help Catholic nuns with annual Carmelite Fair

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 »

Sept. 16, 2014


Ask Angela: Fiancee struggles with newly baptized Mormon beau away at Marine boot camp

This U.S. Marine Corps fiancee is worried that her new member fiance will abandon his new religion. Does that mean the end of their relationship? Angela gives her advice. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014


Comic: Over 50

Your age is all a matter of perspective. Arie Van De Graaff has been drawing cartoons since his mom first placed a crayon in his grubby little hand. View more of his work at... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2014


Send it in: Mission reunion notices

October general conference is just around the corner, and that means many LDS missions will be holding reunions. Brief reunion notices will be published by the Deseret News on Sept. 30 as a public... Read more »

Sept. 14, 2014


Book review: ‘Girls Who Choose God’ is an inspirational beauty

Familiar Bible stories are eloquently brought to life with the help of gorgeous, full-color illustrations. Read more »

Sept. 13, 2014


A conversation with Mormon convert and 7-time Grammy Award-winner Gladys Knight

Artist and seven-time Grammy Award-winner Gladys Knight was recently in Salt Lake City to promote her new album, "Where My Heart Belongs." While she was here, she made time for an interview with... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014


Famous Mormons featured in new BYU commercial

Several prominent members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who are also graduates of Brigham Young University are featured in the school's new advertisement. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014


10th anniversary 9/11 tribute by Mormon Tabernacle Choir continues to bring hope

As many honor and remember those whose lives were taken 13 years ago, hope and peace has been found through the messages shared by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir three years ago. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014


Australian rugby star Will Hopoate reflects on the blessings of missionary service

After serving an LDS mission, Will Hopoate has returned to professional rugby in Australia as a new man. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014


Defending the Faith: The restoration of the ancient temple

In a path-breaking 1958 article, Hugh Nibley argued that the lost ancient concept of the temple had reappeared suddenly in America in the early 1800s, something explainable only by revelation.... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014


Getting Life: Book review: 'Women at Church' encourages empathy, understanding

"Women at Church" acknowledges or at least implies that change can also lead to unintended consequences, necessitating flexibility and sensitivity rather than wholesale adoption of someone... Read more »

Sept. 11, 2014


Elder Paul K. Sybrowsky dies at age 70

Elder Paul K. Sybrowsky, former member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dies at age 70. Read more »

Sept. 10, 2014


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