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Mourning family of Mormon missionary finds comfort in stranger's painting

A painting by a Utah artist brought some comfort to relatives of Nancy Vea, a missionary who was killed.

Draper family shows that tragedy can reveal 'the very gold of truth'

D.H. Lawrence said, “Tragedy is like strong acid — it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth.” In Scott Shelton's post-tragedy message lies a glimpse into the human heart... Read more »

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President Monson rededicates Ogden Utah Temple

Hundreds of thousands of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered in the renovated Ogden Utah Temple and in meetinghouses on Sunday to watch President Thomas S. Monson... Read more »

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A bucket list for believers

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Yes, even believers, a lot of whom believe in heaven, need a bucket list. Read more »

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#MeetMyGrandma: Mormons aim to capture the best stories from grandmas

The Mormon church's family history research center is launching a social media campaign encouraging youngsters around the world to share their best stories about their grandmothers. Read more »

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Evangelical women face hurdles in race for leadership, study says

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A new study indicates evangelical Christians, who proclaim an egalitarian theology, are lagging when it comes to placing women in college and nonprofit leadership positions. Read more »

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Leo Tolstoy's view of Mormons as teaching 'The American Religion'

Leo Tolstoy, abhorring organized religion, but drawn to the religion of the soul, and sympathetic to struggling sects, made an astonishing statement about the future power and prominence of Mormonism. Read more »

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Pope Francis denounces perversion of religion for violence

Pope Francis denounced how extremists around the world are "perverting" religion to justify violence as he arrived Sunday in Albania, a Balkan nation where Christians and Muslims endured brutal... Read more »

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Book review: SS soldier, Jewish woman tell story of surviving World War II

Gustav Palm, a young man in Norway during World War II, survives by joining the Waffen-SS after invasion. His future wife, Agnes Erdos, is an ethnic Jew from Hungary sent to the death camps of... Read more »

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Mormon youths celebrate reopening of the Ogden Temple

Youths from the Ogden area spent their Saturday singing and dancing in celebration of the remodeled Ogden Utah Temple for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a “cultural... Read more »

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Hamblin & Peterson: Biblical names for Lord have a strange history

Ancient readers and translators of the Bible, in their attempts to be reverent toward the Supreme Being, also created ambiguities and theological problems. Read more »

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Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, as the next archbishop of Chicago, signaling a shift in tone in one of the most... Read more »

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Dalai Lama praises China's leader as 'realistic'

The Dalai Lama praised Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday for being "more realistic" and principled than his predecessors, a day after Xi's three-day visit to India ended. Read more »

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Pope Albania visit showcases Muslim-Christian ties

The one-room, stone church of St. Nicholas has sat on the top of a hill here since the 16th century, destroyed three times and rebuilt in a testament to the Catholic presence in this region that... Read more »

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64 times you could totally use an 'amen'

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Sometimes life can be hard. But an 'amen' might be enough to help you get through the tough times. Read more »

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Can Israeli farmers plant 70k trees, reap blessings before Sabbatical year begins?

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Farmers in Israel are rushing to plant 70,000 fruit trees in advance of a year-long Sabbatical year beginning on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, September 24. The rush is not only to comply with... Read more »

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Book review: 'Pioneer Children' fascinates, teaches families pioneer children history

Jessica Warner's "Pioneer Children Sang as They Walked" teaches the history of pioneer children in an interesting and captivating way children of all ages can enjoy. Read more »

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'First Freedom' to show in Brigham's Playhouse

The play "First Freedom" to debut at Brigham's Playhouse in Washington City. Producer Larry Sidwell and Director Jamie Young talk about the importance the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom... Read more »

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Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City honors legal and health professionals

The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City is keeping with its tradition of honoring legal and health professionals with separate masses. Read more »

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ValueSpeak: Breathing the invigorating air of enlightenment

It’s easy to understand why something we do roughly 20,000 times a day might be taken for granted. Read more »

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10 ideas of what God looks like

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Ever wonder what God looks like? Here are 10 possibilities that people have explained. Read more »

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5 everyday phrases that have religious origins

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Here's a list of phrases we hear in our everyday lives that actually have religious ties. This article compares everyday pop culture examples with their origins in the Bible. Read more »

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Church leaders can learn from NFL domestic abuse debacle

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Too often, it can be easy to assume that some issues are less prevalent in the church. We forget that, as a collective of individuals shaped by the culture at large, sin is indiscriminate in whom... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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New DVD tells story of David Archuleta's Mormon mission

His decision to serve a mission is one of the experiences Archuleta and others, including his voice coach and those from his mission, share on the 22-minute DVD “David Archuleta: Called to... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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New Mormon Message video highlights how much good mothers do

In a Mormon Message video published Wednesday, a mother is shown going about her daily tasks, only to end up missing out on something she had been looking forward to. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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Bible based: Marvin Olasky preaches journalism through the lens of scripture, faith

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After decades of a Judeo-Christian worldview dominating American society and media, Marvin Olasky, longtime World magazine editor, plans a coping strategy where his is the minority viewpoint. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2014

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