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LDS Church 're-evaluating' Scouting program after BSA policy change

The Boy Scouts of America voted 45-12 to end their blanket ban on gay adult leaders on Monday.

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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Uncovering Mormon women's history in Utah County

Disguised as a car dealership, a tithing office, or even a garden shed, 19th century Relief Society history dots the Utah County landscape. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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LDS gymnast takes 7th place in men's all around at Pan American Games

Hugh Smith competed in the Pan American Games this weekend, taking seventh place in the men's all around and helping Canada's team to a fourth-place finish in the men's team event. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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LDS Church announces new resource for returning missionaries

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a new resource for missionaries: My Plan, an online course designed to help missionaries develop post-mission goals. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Twin sisters open LDS mission calls to Germany on the same day

Twin sisters from Oregon recently opened their LDS mission calls on the same day. A video posted to YouTube captures their surprise as they learn they are both headed to Germany. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Wright Words: A mission isn't for you — letter from a dad to a departing missionary

This is an excerpt of a letter from the father of a departing LDS sister missionary. The premise? A mission isn't for you. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Indianapolis Indiana Temple open house to begin Friday

The open house for the newly completed Indianapolis Indiana Temple of the LDS Church will be held July 17-Aug. 8. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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LDS Church responds after Boy Scouts committee votes to lift gay leader ban

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement Monday following the Boy Scouts of America executive committee's unanimous decision to lift the organization's ban on gay adult... Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Sister Linda K. Burton throws first pitch at Dodgers game on Mormon Night

Sister Linda K. Burton, general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, threw out the first pitch at a Los Angeles Dodgers game Friday. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Cultivating a 'spirit of helping one another succeed'

Elder D. Todd Christofferson speaks at the Ogden Pioneer Days Devotional. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Book review: 'Could It Really Be This Easy?' offers youths guidelines, advice for a happy life

Ted J. Peck's book, "Could It Really Be This Easy? The Eternal Equation of Success for Teens," offers answers to tough questions facing teens and young adults. Read more »

July 12, 2015

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Maxfield family reunion July 16-18

The Maxfield 2nd International Reunion will be held July 16-18 in Salt Lake City. Read more »

July 12, 2015

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