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'The Book of Mormon' musical is an equal-opportunity offender

Mormons should find it offensive not because they're Mormons, but because they're human beings.

LDS Tahitian soccer star didn't play in World Cup Final because it was on Sunday

Naea Bennett is an LDS Tahitian soccer star who helped his team advance to the Beach World Cup, but did not play the final two games because they were held on Sunday. Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Tips for living: 5 tips from 'Sharing the Gospel through Social Media' by Erin Ann McBride

By sharing the gospel online, missionary work now has the potential of being more effective. Erin Ann McBride shares advice on sharing online in "Sharing the Gospel Through Social Media." Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Picturing history: Black River Falls, Wisconsin

Trees that were floated down the Black River were taken to Black River Falls, Wisconsin, where there were three sawmills. From here, they were pegged together as rafts and floated downstream to... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Surrendering control in your marriage

All I know is that once I got past the wrinkled-nose “oh brother” prejudgments of “surrendering” and tried to read and process with an open mind, some miraculous things... Read more »

July 22, 2015

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President Eyring talks about his heritage, saying goodbye to 2 apostles in KSL video

President Eyring talked about his family heritage, saying goodbye to two apostles and staying optimistic in a troubled world in a recent interview with KSL. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Taylor Halverson: How the Donner Party affected the pioneers' arrival in the Salt Lake Valley

Had there been no Donner Party in 1846, there likely would not have been a Mormon entry into the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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Wright Words: Twice-paralyzed Boise man learning to soar again

Just when Nathan Ogden was beginning to overcome a tragic accident that left him paralyzed, the unthinkable happened. Today he seeks to inspire others through his unbelievable story. Read more »

July 21, 2015

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New exhibit in Washington D.C. Visitors' Center shows growth of LDS Church in nation's capital

A new exhibit at Washington D.C. Temple Visitors' Center celebrates the growth of the LDS Church in the D.C. region. Read more »

July 19, 2015

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Book review: Football, love and fun in 'Playing For Keeps'

TyAnne Daws loves football, but there is another reason she takes a coaching class on the sport: Anthony "Rocket" Rogers, the football star quarterback, is in the class. Her obsession takes a turn... Read more »

July 19, 2015

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200th birthday celebration for LDS pioneer Joseph Leland Heywood

Descendants of Joseph Leland Heywood, an early Utah pioneer, will celebrate his 200th birthday at a reunion Aug. 1 at the Salt Lake Stake Center, 142 W. 200 North, at 11 a.m. It will also be broadcast to other locations. Read more »

July 19, 2015

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Musical shares President Woodruff's life

The play “I Went On My Way Rejoicing,” a musical presentation of the life of fourth LDS Church President Wilford Woodruff, will be presented July 18 at 7:30 p.m. outdoors at the Wilford... Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir's Pioneer Day concert rich with Broadway show tunes (+video)

The Pioneer Day concert of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir this year contains what may be the richest concentration of Broadway show tunes ever staged at one of the choir's concerts. Read more »

July 18, 2015

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Book review: Anna finds herself 'Changing Worlds' when she discovers her boyfriend is ex-Mafia

When Mormon BYU student Anna Barrett goes with other Kamp Keepers to Camp Boughlynch in Kentucky, her world changes entirely. Not only is her life threatened by the camp's owners, but she soon... Read more »

July 18, 2015

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LDS Church leaders share testimonies of Jesus Christ on social media

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continue to embrace the church's challenge to "share goodness" by posting messages and photos to social media. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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20-year-old missionary serving in Costa Rica passes away, LDS Church says

A 20-year-old serving as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Costa Rica San Jose East Mission passed away in his sleep Tuesday night of unknown causes, the... Read more »

July 17, 2015

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'Paying tribute' Broadway-style: 'Cinderella' star to perform with Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Pioneer Day concert

Broadway star Laura Osnes will join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square to pay tribute to the Mormon pioneers. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Elder Neil L. Andersen visits mayor of Jerusalem during recent trip to Israel

During his recent visit to Israel, Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles met with the mayor of Jerusalem to discuss the BYU Jerusalem Center and the LDS Church's genealogy... Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: 100 years of family home evening

This year marks the 100-year anniversary of family home evening. It's continued emphasis is a testament to its power for strengthening families. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Book of Mormon apologetics and scholarship

Even if they can't prove it, those who argue for the antiquity of the Book of Mormon can be, and often are, engaged in reasonable and justifiable scholarship. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Spectacular annual pageant at fount of Mormon faith

More than 700 people from all over the world, many of them with no formal acting or dance experience, have been cast in roles for the dramatic depiction of scenes from the Book of Mormon in the... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Elder Russell M. Nelson called as new president of Quorum of Twelve Apostles

Elder Russell M. Nelson has been called to succeed the late President Boyd K. Packer as president of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Returned missionary maintains personal modesty standards during Ms. United States competition

Sticking to her personal modesty standards is not something new for Bekah Pence. Her commitment to her standards was tested first during the Ms. Virginia United States competition in April and... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: Ugly in the age of Instagram

With Instagram, we can see in real-time not just envy, but the palpable desire to have a piece of the beauty pie. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Picturing history: The Black River

The Black River was used to float white pines harvested in Clark County, Wisconsin, downriver to sawmills for lumber to be used in building Nauvoo, Illinois. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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What's new: Colleagues pay tribute to Richard O. Cowan in 'An Eye of Faith'

Recently retired BYU professor Richard O. Cowan was unable to see, at least with his physical eyes. Yet, in a collection of essays, friends and colleagues pay tribute to his ability to clearly see... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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