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President Boyd K. Packer, champion of families, master teacher, dies at 90

President Boyd K. Packer, 90, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, died Friday.

LDS Church leaders share posts about fathers, temples and trials on social media

Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have joined the online conversation to "share goodness" by posting personal messages and photos to social media. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Defending the Faith: 'From Darkness unto Light' takes a fresh look at recovery, publication of the Book of Mormon

An interesting new book by two Latter-day Saint historians takes a fresh — and testimony-strengthening — look at the recovery and publication of the Book of Mormon. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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New Harmony: Sorry, I don't have time for the Apocalypse

At the risk of sounding like a party pooper, let me say that in the last five years I have probably wrung my hands over the end of the world, hmmm, for three seconds. Personally, I chose to worry... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Picturing history: Painted Rock Petroglyph Site, Arizona

In late December 1846, the Mormon Battalion continued westward in southern Arizona to an ancient archaeological site now known as Painted Rock Petroglyph Site, with hundreds of petroglyphs. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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What's new: 'The Blueprint of Christ's Church' looks at structure, doctrine of Christ's church

The latest book by Tad R. Callister draws upon his previous publications and contributes new insights as he addresses another doctrinal topic: The structure of The Church of Jesus Christ of... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Time-lapse video shows construction of Mormon Tabernacle Choir's tour organ

A time-lapse video posted by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir captures the construction of the new electric organ the choir will use during its summer tour. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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LDS Church dedicates Peru's second temple

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf presides at the dedication of the LDS Church's 147th temple and offers counsel to young people at Saturday cultural event. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Afton strong: LDS teen spends final days at church and temple, caring for others

"We were all crying," said Afton's father, Robert Wallace. "It’s the worst news that you could have. Then she said, ‘Dad, can I go to the temple?'" Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Remembering how easily we forget those in need

While riding a bike to work, I often recall my days as a missionary. Remembering those days reminds me how easily we forget those who are most in need. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Why I don't sob at the MTC

Dropping off missionaries at the MTC isn't something to sob about; it's a day to celebrate. Here are five reasons. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Laurel Thatcher Ulrich's father inspired love of debate, performance

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich's father, a teacher, helped his children to develop a love of debate, theater and public speaking. Read more »

June 21, 2015

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Book review: Millet's 'Men of Covenant' explores different commitments, blessings in covenants

Mormon scholar Robert L. Millet explores different aspects of covenants in the recent 165-page book “Men of Covenant: Oaths, Covenants and Transcendent Promises.” Read more »

June 21, 2015

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Kirby Heyborne knows his father is always there to rescue him

It was on a river rafting trip as a young man that Kirby Heyborne gained a greater appreciation for his father. Read more »

June 20, 2015

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Book review: 'Legends, Lore and True Tales in Mormon Country' shares slices of Utah's history

The writers of “Legends, Lore and True Tales in Mormon Country” take a look back into Utah’s history and highlight slices of it through people and events from Sanpete County south... Read more »

June 20, 2015

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A Mormon stake president's 'greatest sermon' was taught in the home

The greatest sermon President Milan D. Smith ever gave was the Sunday after he was released, according to his son, Elder Smith. Read more »

June 20, 2015

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Book review: 'Men of Character' shares stories from lives of 100 Mormon men

"Men of Character" shares short biographies of 100 men from the LDS Church with a broad range of experiences and backgrounds. Each biography shares about each man's life, including challenges and... Read more »

June 20, 2015

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LDS Church hosts auditions for Latino event

Auditions are being held for youths and young adults to participate in a Latino performance, “Luz de las Naciones,” with David Archuleta. Read more »

June 20, 2015

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LDS Church, FamilySearch launch project to index Freedmen’s Bureau records of 4 million former slaves

At Friday's press conference, the LDS Church's Elder D. Todd Christofferson makes the major announcement on the effort to digitize 1.5 million handwritten records. He also expressed mourning for... Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Watch: LDS Church makes historic announcement about Civil War-era records

Watch a recording of the press conference, which was held in Los Angeles on Friday, June 19. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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LDS environmental stewardship statement, recent talk share similarities with Pope Francis' encyclical

LDS Church leaders have made strong statements of their own about the environment over the past two years, some strikingly similar to comments by Pope Francis in his 184-page papal encyclical... Read more »

June 19, 2015

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'Amazing Race' winner's dad taught him more than just riding a bicycle

Professional cyclist and cancer survivor Connor O’Leary learned to ride a bike from his father, Dave O’Leary. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Wright Words: Unusual family history experience links the living and the dead

Abby Hanson, a native of Ghana, is at the center of one of the most inspiring family history stories you’ll ever hear. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Kyle Whittingham learned football, life lessons from father

“His drive and desire was second to none,” Kyle Whittingham said of his father, Fred Whittingham. “He has, by far, had the most influence and impact on my coaching career of... Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Elder Dallin H. Oaks: A loving father who listens to the Spirit

Jenny Oaks Baker knows her father, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, as a man who listens to the Spirit. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Why some are convinced and others aren't

Humans aren't purely rational thinking machines. We make decisions, on religious issues and on others, on the basis of feelings, moods, assumptions, desires, loyalties, relationships and other... Read more »

June 18, 2015

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