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'Because of Him': LDS video on Christ surpasses 2.6 million YouTube views

An Easter video at the center of a big LDS Church media campaign this week is nearing 3 million YouTube views.

Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

The dark hall inside Christianity's holiest shrine was illuminated with the flames from thousands of candles on Saturday as worshippers participated in the holy fire ceremony, a momentous spiritual... Read more »

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Hamblin & Peterson: Holy Week aids Easter reflections

Throughout most of the Christian world, it's not just Easter that is celebrated but the week leading up to that ancient holy day. Read more »

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ValueSpeak: Someone to take the blame

I think about John every year about this time — not because of spring, but because of Easter. Read more »

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Book review: ‘A Death in the Family’ tasteful in recipes and mystery

“A Death in the Family: An Erica Coleman Mystery” by Marlene Bateman is a suspenseful murder mystery with anticipated recipes. Read more »

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Bountiful LDS mothers, daughters help collect, assemble food packs for children

Activity Day girls and their mothers from the Bountiful Utah Heights Stake helped to assemble 700-plus Pantry Packs on Thursday, April 17. Read more »

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A Christian 'Passover'? Some Jews say yes, some Christians oppose

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Growing observance of the Jewish Passover season by Christians — some with evangelistic purposes — is sparking a backlash from other Christians. One writer declares Passover off-limits... Read more »

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Is 'Heaven is for Real' not really about faith at all?

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Based on the 2010 bestseller, "Heaven Is for Real" opens this weekend and tells the tale of a young boy's visions of heaven, Jesus and much more. But is the film about faith at all? Read more »

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New general authority - Elder Klebingat: 'Just listen and do it'

A lifetime of experiences has taught Elder JÖrg Klebingat that when the Spirit speaks, one needs to follow. "It's very simple," said Elder Klebingat. Read more »

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Miracles found at new temple in Florida

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Dedicated members in south Florida help ensure the success of the open house of the Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple. Read more »

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Good Friday observances worldwide include a 'lesson' from Judas Iscariot

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A possible lesson for believers from, of all people, Judas Iscariot, the disciple who betrayed Jesus, was one of the less-expected elements of global Christian observances of Good Friday. Read more »

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Despite suspicions, Muslims determined to run in Monday’s Boston Marathon

Muslims who are involved in this year’s Boston Marathon, as runners, physicians or volunteers, say they want to participate as Bostonians and athletes. Read more »

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Watch: Mormon Tabernacle Choir performs Handel's 'Messiah'

Watch the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square perform Handel's "Messiah." Read more »

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Returned Mormon missionary, BYU transfer Baker Pritchard playing at Oregon State with new outlook

Baker Pritchard, a recently returned Mormon missionary playing football at Oregon State, was featured in the Oregonian this week. Read more »

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First Presidency Easter Message

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First Presidency’s Easter Message: Jesus Christ was the promised Redeemer of the world, the Savior of mankind, the Son of the living God. He was with His Father before He came to earth in... Read more »

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The story behind the missionary reality TV show, 'The District'

The story behind "Preach My Gospel" DVDs "The District 1" and "The District 2" has never been told — until now. Read more »

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Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ

Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual... Read more »

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir to carry on tradition of Handel's 'Messiah'

This Easter weekend, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will perform Handel's "Messiah" in full. The music of "Messiah," which was written nearly 275 years ago, is still... Read more »

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How does the world feel about morals and religious diversity?

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Multiple reports have surfaced in recent weeks about morals and religious diversity. Read more »

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How Hobby Lobby's president is standing up for religion — and putting it into schools

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Hobby Lobby president Steve Green, whose suit against the ACA is currently before the U.S. Supreme Court, is stepping into yet another charged arena with the adoption of a Bible course curriculum... Read more »

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Italy’s ‘singing nun’ shows that ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’

On Wednesday, April 16, more than 3 million viewers tuned into the latest episode of “The Voice of Italy” to see the young nun perform Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want to... Read more »

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How much did President Obama donate to his local church?

The release of President Obama’s tax returns has generated plenty of discussion, but some of the most interesting tidbits come not from how much he got, but from how much he gave. Read more »

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir celebrates Easter weekend with highly anticipated 'Messiah' concert

The anticipated "Messiah" concert from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra will occur this Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19, but those who didn't get tickets can still participate. Read more »

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Pope Francis washes feet of elderly, disabled in pre-Easter ritual

Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled people Thursday — women and non-Catholics among them — in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to serve others... Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Picturing history: Washington Park, Quincy, Ill.

One of the most uplifting stories in Latter-day Saint history is that of the kindness shown by the citizens of Quincy, Ill., to the Mormon refugees who had been driven from the state of Missouri in... Read more »

April 17, 2014

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Defending the Faith: 'Preach the gospel always; if necessary, use words'

Three significant works of serious Mormon music have now been brought together in one missionary-minded compact disc. Read more »

April 17, 2014

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