The Boy Scouts of America voted 45-12 to end their blanket ban on gay adult leaders on Monday.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
'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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The open house for the newly completed Indianapolis Indiana Temple of the LDS Church will be held July 17-Aug. 8. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Elder D. Todd Christofferson speaks at the Ogden Pioneer Days Devotional. Read more »
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 »
The Maxfield 2nd International Reunion will be held July 16-18 in Salt Lake City. Read more »
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The Boy Scouts of America's National Executive Board voted 45-12 to end the organization's blanket ban on gay adult leaders on Monday, although the change in policy would still allow... Read more »
This week, the Broadway musical that skewered Mormonism on its way to nine Tony Awards opens just blocks from Temple Square and the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
World-famous disc jockey and record producer Kaskade talked about choosing to live an uncommon lifestyle in the world of electronic dance music during a recent interview with The Daily Beast. Read more »
Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square react to the announcement of their 2016 European tour in a new video. Read more »
The original Christian apostles were closely interrelated men from a tiny provincial area. Were they appropriate leaders for a worldwide church? The Lord plainly thought so. Read more »
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will be headed to Europe next summer for a three-week, eight-city tour with announced performances in Germany, Austria, Switzerland,... Read more »
For the first time in the 72-year history of the Days of '47 Royalty Pageant, all three winners of the competition are returned missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
It's not necessary to travel to Europe, South America or even more distant places to see a place where practices of pilgrimage that go back centuries are still observed. One such site is in... Read more »
In Our Lovely Deseret: The Utah War: 'I will not suffer myself to be taken to be killed as they killed Joseph'
When the Saints were in the mountains celebrating on July 24, 1857, when they heard Johnston's Army was on its way. Brigham Young handled the crisis with courage and faith. Read more »
Elder Dale G. Renlund challenges early-risers to make the Mormon pioneer legacy their own. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Members of the LDS Rose Park North Stake came together to create a float for the annual Days of '47 Parade. Read more »
Many locations throughout Utah are maintained and celebrated to this day as pioneer treasures — memories of those who have long since passed on. Read more »
Visitors to FamilySearch's new "I Am a Pioneer" page remember pioneers from the past and are encouraged to be the pioneers of the future. Read more »
Here is a list of various events going on in honor of Pioneer Day throughout the state. Note: This is not an all-inclusive list. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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