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2 years after last new LDS temple was announced, construction rolls ahead

It's been 25 years since the LDS Church last went so long between announcements of new temples.

2 years after last new LDS temple was announced, construction rolls ahead

It's been 25 years since the LDS Church last went so long between announcements of new temples, but the moratorium has allowed the faith's temple department to focus on construction of previously... Read more »

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Religious questions abound when deciding whether to donate organs

More than 800 Utahns are awaiting a potentially lifesaving organ transplant and while only 1 to 2 percent of all deaths can qualify for organ donation, more people are encouraged to register as... Read more »

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YouTube video combines general conference moments with Pharrell Williams' 'Happy'

Combining several years of general conference moments to Pharrell Williams' hit song "Happy" is one way that Nic Fitzgerald hoped to encourage others to watch general conference. Read more »

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Deseret Book hosts musicians, artists, authors for Ladies' Night, other conference events

The Deseret Book tradition of the conference weekend “Ladies’ Night” during the priesthood session continues at stores in Utah, Arizona and Washington. Other conference weekend... Read more »

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#blacklivesmatter in Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s ‘A.D.’ series

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When “The Bible” miniseries premiered two years ago, controversy swirled around its depiction of a dark-skinned Satan who some said resembled President Obama, as well as its portrayal... Read more »

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Editor of the Deseret News discusses 'The Ten Today' on Fox News

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Paul Edwards, editor of the Deseret News, appeared on Fox News' "Spirited Debate' to discuss a new series of articles on the ten commandments. Read more »

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Mormon fashion blogger talks modesty on 'Today' show

From maxi skirts to baggy sweaters, Rheana Murray, a "Today" show contributor, says that modest fashion is on the rise. Read more »

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The Egg-‘Splainer: What is Holy Week and Easter all about?

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This is Holy Week, the most sacred time of year for Christians. What does that mean? Read more »

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Why politicians turn to religion in times of uncertainty

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The overt mixture of politics and religion has a habit of catching pundits off-guard, but it probably shouldn't. Read more »

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The latest developments on religious objection laws

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has urged lawmakers to send a bill to his desk by the end of the week to clarify the intent of a new religious objections law that critics fear could allow discrimination... Read more »

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Picturing history: Erie Canal lock 52, Port Byron, New York

This lock on the Erie Canal was constructed during Brigham Young’s lifetime, but after he left Port Byron. A historian has located documentation showing payment to Young for services rendered... Read more »

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Linda & Richard Eyre: This Easter, start a plan for knowing Christ better

In the busy, secular world in which we spend our days, a deeper spiritual focus rarely happens without consistent, conscious effort. It doesn’t happen without a plan for coming to know Christ... Read more »

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Jerry Earl Johnston: Battle in the Valley of Dry Bones

When you visit places where your ancestors lived, when you read about the world around them, when you touch objects they touched and read books they read, you help them to live again. Read more »

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The challenges and blessings of financing a Mormon mission

Stories and lessons that will help you prepare financially to serve an LDS mission. Read more »

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Son goes through boot camp to earn for mission

My son went into the Army Reserve so he could use the money from basic and specialty training for his LDS mission. It was a far cry from how I prepared for my mission in the 1980s. Read more »

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11 things you should know about the older Mormon YSA crowd

Being a 29-year-old single member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints these days is interesting. Read more »

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LDS mission costs were not always equal

For some families, the LDS Church missionary equalization program was an answer to prayer. For others, missions became more expensive. Read more »

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Where did Indiana law come from? A brief history of religious freedom

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Before this week, few people had heard of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act or could even pronounce its acronym, RFRA (Riff-ra), even though there’s a federal version of the law and 20... Read more »

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What Indiana could learn from Utah when it comes to religious liberty laws

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Indiana seems to have landed itself in hot water, and the way out might be found in a Utah law passed a few weeks ago. Read more »

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Anti-Semitism in US spikes after nearly a decade of decline

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WASHINGTON — Anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. spiked 21 percent last year, according to the Anti-Defamation League, unsettling many American Jews who had thought that hatred of Jews and... Read more »

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Century-old NYC matzo factory faces a high-tech future

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NEW YORK — The last Passover matzos have rolled out of a century-old bakery on Manhattan's Lower East Side - a neighborhood that's been dubbed the "Jewish Plymouth Rock." Read more »

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'Meet the Mormons' comes to DVD, featuring an additional story

“Meet the Mormons,” the full-length theatrical feature that opened in theaters last October, debuts on DVD today. In this format, viewers will meet one more Mormon. Read more »

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'A.D. The Bible Continues' goes beyond the biblical epic

The people are restive, the priesthood is scheming and a fanatic band of insurgents known as the zealots are plotting assassinations — and now to make matters worse, the body of a condemned... Read more »

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Passover: Welcoming gentiles for Seder a strong tradition

When it comes to Passover, Seder is hardly just for Jews at Lee Nelson's house. Read more »

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