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Exclusive: Primary General Presidency reveals info on women's session origins

Preparing to split up, the LDS General Primary shared their journey in an exclusive interview.

Hamblin & Peterson: Do religions try to keep their scriptures inaccessible?

It's been alleged that religions worldwide have tended to resist translation of their sacred books into languages that ordinary people can read. This is historically misleading at best. Read more »

March 21, 2015

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Elder David A. Bednar, Sister Susan Bednar to answer youths' questions in live chat

Elder David A. Bednar and Sister Susan Bednar will answer questions from youth around the world in an online "Face to Face" live stream on May 12, 2015. Read more »

March 21, 2015

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Inclusion Center honors Pres. Uchtdorf, other community 'transformers'

The Inclusion Center for Community and Justice honors several Utahns, including President Dieter F. Uchtdorf. Read more »

March 20, 2015

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Final 6 LDS missionaries found safe in Vanuatu 6 days after ferocious Cyclone Pam

After six days without word of the condition of six LDS missionaries on the island of Ambae in the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu, two zone leaders reached the island by boat Thursday, made... Read more »

March 19, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Proof, evidence and the need to decide

Decisive public evidence that would settle the biggest questions of life and existence isn't available. But we still have to answer them for ourselves. We can't avoid it. Read more »

March 19, 2015

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6 LDS missionaries still unaccounted for in Vanuatu; 2 dispatched by boat to find them

Five days after Cyclone Pam careened through Vanuatu, the local LDS Church mission president still is unable to establish contact with six missionaries. On Wednesday, he sent two other missionaries... Read more »

March 18, 2015

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8 LDS young men share how texting prepares them for missions in new Mormon Message

In a new Mormon Messages for Youth video, eight young men preparing to serve missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints explain how they use their phones to uplift and inspire... Read more »

March 18, 2015

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New Harmony: Revisiting Elder Ballard's sweet little bee book

I know we live in the “Beehive State.” But the other day I was set on my heels when I realized how much my own life is bound up with bees. I’m a “Bee” from Box Elder... Read more »

March 18, 2015

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Picturing history: San Xavier del Bac Mission

Less than 10 miles from Tucson, Arizona, is the San Xavier del Bac Mission. Read more »

March 18, 2015

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Wright Words: Fidelity starts outside the bedroom

It might just be a popular song on the radio, but its message is dangerous and destructive. Nearly everyone I've known with a broken marriage attributes the death of the relationship to the birth... Read more »

March 18, 2015

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Baymax, Kelly Clarkson and gaining weight during pregnancy

So to all you mothers out there, pregnant or not, large or small, gaining or losing weight, know this: You are pretty awesome. Using your life to bless, protect and help others is pretty awesome. Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: The 'big tent' of families

As different as people are in their ideologies and worldviews, they are all basically the same when it comes to their families, particularly their hopes, dreams, worries and concerns for their... Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Contact made with 11 LDS missionaries in storm-ravaged Vanuatu

LDS leaders announced Tuesday that they had made contact with 11 missionaries in Vanuatu who rode out Cyclone Pam on the island of Tanna, where communications had been nonexistent since Friday.... Read more »

March 17, 2015

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What's new: 'The Continuous Atonement for Teens'

Author Brad Wilcox has adapted the message from his book, "The Continuous Atonement," into a book targeting teenagers titled "The Continuous Atonement for Teens." Read more »

March 17, 2015

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LDS mother living in China adds Nauvoo Temple to toy brick set

Brick’em Young was started by a mom who was raising her children in an area where there were no temples but who wanted them to recognize the importance of the buildings to members of The... Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Baby announcement elicits tears, smiles for Canadian couple who battled infertility

A couple from Cardston, Canada, who tried to have children with no success for four years film their family's reaction to their baby announcement and receive a happy and tearful response. Read more »

March 16, 2015

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LDS leaders still trying to contact some missionaries after 'Vanuatu Monster' storm

LDS leaders are continuing their efforts to reach missionaries in the outlying areas of the Vanuatu Port Vila Mission after Cyclone Pam ravaged the region. All missionaries in the Fiji Suva Mission... Read more »

March 16, 2015

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Book review: Novel 'Stronger Than You Know' gives hope after abuse

Jolene Perry's "Stronger Than You Know" is a story about a 15-year-old abuse survivor and shows the horrible effects of abuse, but gives hope for healing and happiness ahead. Read more »

March 15, 2015

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Reader voices: Lessons of survival from 'tornado trees'

Like the trees that survived the devastating tornado near my home, we can survive the strong storms that come into our lives. Read more »

March 15, 2015

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'The Cokeville Miracle' a story of faith and answered prayers

It would be more accurate to call the event in Cokeville, Wyoming, "The Cokeville Miracles" as the outcome is more the result of a series of coincidences that tie to faith rather than a single one.... Read more »

March 15, 2015

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LDS Church trying to contact missionaries amid devastation in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam

The devastating South Pacific storm Cyclone Pam strafed the island nation of Vanuatu, and residents and relief agencies scrambled to help the affected. The LDS Church is sheltering many in... Read more »

March 14, 2015

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Book review: 'Betrayed' brings new meaning to family secrets

With lessons of forgiveness, letting go, moving on and staying true to what you believe, readers are taken on an emotional roller coaster in Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen's latest novel, "Betrayed." Read more »

March 14, 2015

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Taylor Halverson: Cities and Civilization: Of Babylon and Zion

What are the roles and purposes of cities and civilization in our quest for Zion? Read more »

March 14, 2015

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LDS Church accomplishes President Monson's goal, announces 5th, 6th temple dedications for 2015

The LDS Church announced dates for two more temple dedications in 2015, bringing the total scheduled to six, one more than church President Thomas S. Monson said he anticipated this year. The... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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The Pothiers take China: One family's decision to move to China for a semester

Max and Elle Pothier were skeptical when their parents announced plans to move their family of seven from Arizona to China for a semester. Max was entering his senior year of high school, and Elle... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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