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Funeral for President Boyd K. Packer set for Friday; leaders share condolences

Members of the Utah and LDS faith community reacted to the news of the death of President Boyd K. Packer.

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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U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart: Dad taught lesson of justice, mercy

U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, a former Air Force pilot and best-selling author, shares a valuable lesson he learned from his father. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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LDS World: The law of the fast is a way of life

The command to fast is not something we are to do once a month for a 24-hour period of time, often accompanied by a financial donation. As stated in Isaiah 58, it is a lifestyle requiring us to see... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Picturing history: Samuel and Ruth Williams' Nauvoo home

Still standing in old Nauvoo is the home once occupied by Samuel and Ruth Williams, located on the west side of Partridge Street between Kimball and Munson streets in Nauvoo, Illinois. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Book review: 'Psalms of Nauvoo' poetry collection adds artistic understanding to early LDS Church history

Many early members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints turned to poetry to express their experiences as they grappled with mass exodus, suffering and heartache. Yet amidst the gloom,... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Mormon Channel announces Father's Day photo challenge

The Mormon Channel released a Father's Day photo challenge in anticipation of Father's Day. Social media users are asked to post using the #PhotoForDad hashtag. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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LDS senior missionary serving in Ghana builds pulpit for paralyzed branch president

With the help of people around the world and divine intervention, Elder Gary Parke completed a project that one branch president in Ghana calls "a total miracle." Read more »

June 16, 2015

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LDS youths build 27-foot Nauvoo Temple replica (+time-lapse video)

Over 340 youths and 75 adults built a replica of the Nauvoo Illinois Temple during their pioneer trek. The construction was captured in a time-lapse video. Read more »

June 15, 2015

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Book review: 'The New Testament Made Harder' employs Socratic method to enrich gospel study

Pivoting on the last decade's trend of making scriptures "easier" and more surface-level, "The New Testament Made Harder" is designed to increase depth and thoughtfulness in scripture study through... Read more »

June 14, 2015

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LDS Church announces new member of Sunday School general presidency

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced changes to its Sunday School general presidency Friday. Read more »

June 13, 2015

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Book review: 'The Cross Bearer' shares fictional story of biblical character

E. James Harrison brings the oft-forgotten story of Simon of Cyrene to life in his novel based on Jesus Christ's final days. Read more »

June 13, 2015

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Fiji Temple rededication, open house scheduled in early 2016, LDS First Presidency announces

Two days after the LDS Church announced it will dedicate the Provo City Center Temple in March 2016, it announced it will rededicate the Suva Fiji Temple in February. In all, seven temples now are... Read more »

June 12, 2015

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Time-lapse video shows demolition of BYU's Widtsoe Building

A time-lapse video captures the demolition of the Widtsoe Building, former home of the College of Life Sciences at Brigham Young University. Read more »

June 11, 2015

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How, and why, to attend church while on vacation

Attending church while on vacation can be an easy, positive and spiritually edifying experience. Read more »

June 11, 2015

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Defending the Faith: 'If any man shall add unto these things ...'

The warning against adding to "the words of this book" at the end of the Revelation of John almost certainly refers only to that book and not to the Bible as a whole. It cannot be used, therefore,... Read more »

June 11, 2015

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Mormon missionaries to return to Liberia

Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are returning to serve in Liberia, according to church officials. Read more »

June 10, 2015

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New Harmony: You have 90 seconds — describe the Mormons

In this day and age, getting a slice of truth for $5 — even truth tossed off by a resourceful, out-of-work liberal arts graduate — has the feel of a real bargain. Read more »

June 10, 2015

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LDS Charities responded to 132 disasters in 60 countries in 2014, Elder Holland tells UK Parliament

In a historic speech in the House of Lords, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said the LDS Church believes humanitarian aid can help reduce damage caused by the growing... Read more »

June 10, 2015

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Picturing history: Trail of Hope

One of the most soul-stirring sites in old Nauvoo, Illinois, is Parley Street as it runs west from Granger Street to the bank of the Mississippi River. Read more »

June 10, 2015

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Monument to be placed on unmarked pioneer grave

“We are inviting hundreds of Irene’s descendants to honor our forgotten grandmother,” said Gayle Cooper Bramwell, Irene Ursula Haskell Pomeroy’s great-great-granddaughter.... Read more »

June 10, 2015

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Thousands attend regional women’s conference in New England

Approximately 3,000 women attended a free women’s conference in New England on Saturday, May 30, which included a surprise visit from LDS apostle Elder Jeffrey R. Holland. Read more »

June 10, 2015

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SVU to focus on temples for 19th spiritual retreat June 12-13

Southern Virginia's 19th Education Conference will focus on the theme, “A House Unto His Name," and will feature keynote speaker Elder William R. Walker, an emeritus Seventy and former... Read more »

June 10, 2015

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12 countries in 12 months: LDS couple rely on faith as they travel the world with toddler

Scott and Emily Manning and their son, Carter, have spent the past 12 months living in 12 countries, and they don't see themselves slowing down anytime soon. Read more »

June 9, 2015

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Provo City Center Temple open house to begin in January, dedication in March

The LDS Church will host a seven-week open house for the Provo City Center Temple from mid-January to early March. The temple, which replaces the burned-out, historic Provo Tabernacle, will be... Read more »

June 9, 2015

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