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LDS Church clarifies position on nondiscrimination legislation

The LDS Church issued a statement Sunday that it has not changed its position.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir concert features Muppets, return of Fontana

Santino Fontana and nine "Sesame Street" Muppets were guest artists for this year's annual Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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Comic: Santa and the bishop

This comic reflects the busy life of these two jolly saints! Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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Tickets available for Tabernacle Choir, orchestra’s summer 2015 tour

Tickets are available for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square’s five-city tour of the Atlantic Coast, including Maryland, New York and Massachusetts, next summer. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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Concert review: Mormon Tabernacle Choir, 'Sesame Street' deliver engaging, fun Christmas performance

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert featuring the "Sesame Street" Muppets and Santino Fontana delivered the meaning of Christmas in an engaging, fun way for adults and children to enjoy. Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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The real 12 days of Christmas and why April 6 is a religiously significant date

Our ideas about the 12 days of Christmas may be innocuously incorrect. The 12 days of Christmas begin on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, and end on Jan. 6 and there is some significance to those dates. Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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Hamblin & Peterson: Who were the 'wise men'?

Many questions remain unanswered about the wise men associated with the birth of Jesus Christ — including whether there were three of them. Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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Video of world's largest live Nativity featuring David Archuleta, Piano Guys, other YouTube stars released

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A YouTube video was released Friday morning on The Piano Guys' Facebook page featuring a musical collaboration between several artists and footage from the world's largest Nativity. Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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Former First Lady Laura Bush and daughter Jenna to give keynote at RootsTech 2015

Former First Lady Laura Bush and her daughter Jenna Bush Hager will be the keynote speakers at RootsTech in February 2015. Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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LDS Church announces open house and dedication dates for Payson Utah, Córdoba Argentina temples

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday afternoon the open house and dedication dates for both the Payson Utah and the Córdoba Argentina Temples. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Book review: Fictional 'We Three Kings' shares Nativity story with Book of Mormon twist

"We Three Kings" by John Pontius is a tale of an element of the Christmas story. As the title suggests, "We Three Kings" follows the journey of the famous magi as they make their way to visit the... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Book review: 'Christmas Treasures' shares stories from a dozen LDS authors

A dozen authors who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have contributed Christmas stories in “Christmas Treasures.” Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Artist helps Sandy Hook victims' families, others cope with tragedy through drawings of Christ

On Dec. 14, 2012, David Bowman learned that a tragedy had taken place at Sandy Hook Elementary School and that a drawing he'd created years earlier was providing comfort to thousands of people. Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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5 ways other religions have made me a better Mormon

Much of what I know about how to be a devoted Latter-day Saint comes from lessons I have learned from those outside my faith. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Piano Guys, David Archuleta, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Peter Hollens release free download of Christmas song

The Mormon Channel Facebook page released the option to download a free copy of the song "Angels From the Realm of Glory," a collaboration by The Piano Guys, David Archuleta, Peter Hollens and the... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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What's new: DVD shares Truman G. Madsen interviews with Bible scholars in 'Ultimate Questions'

Before his death, Mormon scholar Truman G. Madsen was working on a special project: to personally interview eight of the world’s most renowned religious scholars. He completed two, which are... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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'Ten Commandments' director Cecil B. DeMille was friend to LDS Church President David O. McKay

As audiences prepare to view "Exodus: Gods and Kings," here is a look back at Cecil B. DeMille, the director of the epic film "Ten Commandments," and his friendship with LDS Church President David... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Defending the Faith: A very contemporary translation of the New Testament

Clarence Jordan was a true Southern original who wanted to translate the ethical teachings of Jesus into language that would jolt his contemporaries into self-awareness. In our own different ways,... Read more »

Dec. 11, 2014

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Two LDS moms' small business takes off on Kickstarter

Two young LDS mothers have teamed up to create a product that even Kickstarter’s staff recognized as something special. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2014

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Picturing history: William Weeks' Nauvoo home

This extant Nauvoo home once belonged to William and Caroline Weeks. William is probably best known as the architect and general superintendent of the Nauvoo Temple. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2014

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New Harmony: O Jesse Tree, O Jesse Tree, what pleasure you do bring me

My great-grandfather was named Jesse T. Rees. But when I Googled his name the other day, I got “Jesse Trees” (Jesse T.rees) — and not just one site, but dozens. So having never planted or pruned one, I decided to... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2014

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Building the Lord’s house: Insights into the Kirtland Temple from the Joseph Smith Papers

The Kirtland Temple was central — both literally and figuratively — to the lives of the early Saints. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2014

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Wright Words: A ride to the airport with Thomas S. Monson

Jim Yates, of Flint Hill, Virginia, received personal counsel from a prophet of God that he's never forgotten. Twenty-five years later, he wants others to hear and heed it, too. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Erin Stewart: Keeping Christ in Christmas

Whether we tie up our gifts to him in a box beneath the tree or just keep them in our heart, our gifts of love to Jesus and to each other are the best ones. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Comic: 72-hour kit

Packing life's essentials means different things to different members of the family. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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LDS Christmas Devotional celebrates season of Christ's light (+video)

Latter-day Saints gather for annual Christmas Devotional that is rich in holiday messages and music. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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