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

Leo Tolstoy made an astonishing statement about the future power and prominence of Mormonism.

Comic: What is a 'sacred text'?

This week's comic shares how "sacred text" might mean something different in the 21st century. Read more »

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President Monson rededicates Ogden Utah Temple

Hundreds of thousands of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered in the renovated Ogden Utah Temple and in meetinghouses on Sunday to watch President Thomas S. Monson... Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

Sept. 20, 2014

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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 »

Sept. 20, 2014

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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 »

Sept. 20, 2014

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Draper family shows that 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 »

Sept. 20, 2014

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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

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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, only to end up missing out on something she had been looking forward to. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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