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8 interesting facts about the Toronto Temple as it hits the 25-year mark

The Toronto Temple was dedicated 25 years ago this month. Here are eight interesting details.

Tiffany Gee Lewis: America's greatest idea

This summer, as our family has traveled the West, we've come to appreciate, more than ever, what Wallace Stegner called America's "greatest idea." Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015

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Picturing history: Chariton River, Appanoose County, Iowa

Brigham Young and those who crossed Iowa with him in 1846 crossed and camped near the Chariton River during the period of March 22-31, 1846. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015

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What's new: Elder Lynn Robbins teaches love is a commitment, behavior, responsibility in 'Love is a Choice’

Elder Lynn Robbins of the presidency of the Seventy instructs love is more than the phrase "I love you" in his book "Love is a Choice." It entails commitment, covenant and responsibility. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015

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Taylor Halverson: What is technology, our master or servant?

Technology is any tool or process created or used by humans to solve a need. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015

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Mormon, atheist debate definition of faith

A Mormon and an atheist were featured in a debate for faithstreet.com. They discussed their opposing views on what it means to have faith. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Temples to watch in 2015: 11 temple milestones Latter-day Saints will celebrate this year

LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson has called Latter-day Saints "a temple-building and a temple-attending people." This year, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Cokeville hostage survivors speak about the angels who helped them

The morning of July 31, attendees at the 47th annual Conference on Family History and Genealogy packed a huge conference room on the campus of BYU to hear from Mormon filmmaker T.C. Christensen... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Michael Otterson shares insights on LDS Church Public Affairs, work of church leaders

In an address at the FairMormon Conference on Friday, Michael Otterson, head of the Public Affairs Department of the LDS Church, gave insight into his life and the work of the department. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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Wright Words: Did luck, nature or prayer prevent a forest fire?

Many years ago a friend and I nearly started a forest fire in Virginia. Or did we? Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015

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LDS Church leaders share posts about patience, faith 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 »

Aug. 10, 2015

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Noteworthy year for LDS temples includes renovation of Jordan River, twin groundbreakings in Chile, Tucson

The LDS Church announced Friday the closure and renovation of the Jordan River Temple and groundbreakings on Oct. 17 for both the Tucson Arizona Temple and ConcepciÓn Chile Temple. By March,... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2015

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Iceland focus of Pioneers in Every Land lecture Aug. 13

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ roots in Iceland will be the topic of the Pioneers in Every Land lecture on Thursday, Aug. 13. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2015

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Christian rock album pays tribute to family

LDS singer/songwriter Calee Reed pays tribute to family in her new album, "What Heaven Feels Like." Read more »

Aug. 9, 2015

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Ground broken for Cedar City Utah Temple

Some 1,600 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and community members gathered Saturday, Aug. 8 for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Cedar City Utah Temple. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir applications due Aug. 15

The deadline to submit an application to be part of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is Aug. 15. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015

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What's new: 'How Beautiful Thy Temples' brings a spirit of peace

"How Beautiful Thy Temples" by Garth Smith is soothing and peaceful music appropriate for all ages. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015

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What an Episcopal priest learned from singing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Rehearsing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir gives an Episcopalian priest a unique musical experience and a unique interfaith image. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Is religion merely outdated, failed science?

Did religion originate as a primitive form of science? Has contemporary science rendered it obsolete? The answer to both questions seems to be a clear "no." Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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Recounting the preservation of the printer's manuscript of the Book of Mormon

The printer's manuscript of the Book of Mormon, published in the latest volume of the Joseph Smith Papers, has been preserved over many decades and at least one tornado. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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LDS convert receives mission call to same country as friend who introduced him to the church

An LDS sister missionary in Japan introduced her friend to the church, and a video captures her reaction as he announces his own mission call to the same country. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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Picturing history: Mormon Battalion Trail Monument, Yuma, Arizona

It was near Yuma, Arizona, that the Mormon Battalion arrived at and crossed the Colorado River. This monument to the battalion stands where that story unfolded at Yuma in West Wetlands Park on the... Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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What's new: Artistic adaptation 'The Olive Tree' is a beautiful keepsake

"The Olive Tree: An Artistic Interpretation" combines the talents of sisters Christine Layton Graham, Joan Layton Merrell and Carol Layton Ogden to create a beautiful keepsake all will enjoy. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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New Harmony: Finding Living Water at the gate to Death Valley

Pahrump, Nevada, sits in the doorway to Death Valley. And the town has been known to hit 117 degrees in the shade during the summer. But right now I’m in a Pahrump parking lot thinking about... Read more »

Aug. 5, 2015

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Artist Adam Bateman charts ancestry in 74-day walk along Mormon Trail

Utah artist Adam Bateman’s walk along the Mormon Trail offers insights into contemporary artistic practice and the role of ancestry in shaping personal and collective identity. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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Dallyn Vail Bayles: Why the message behind 'The Book of Mormon' musical is so troubling

A few years ago, as part of a school assignment, I was asked to create a teaching presentation on a subject I was “very knowledgeable and passionate about.” I chose Mormonism. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2015

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