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Chris Hicks: Faith films can't be dismissed as irrelevant

Faith films are a growing industry among the independent-movie community.

World Congress of Families readies for speakers, controversy in Salt Lake City

In the runup to the World Congress of Families IX — the first such event to be hosted in an American city — organizers are continuing to face controversy. Read more »

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American ideals draw U.S. citizens to settle in Israel’s West Bank

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When Mordechai Reich moved to this Jewish settlement seven miles south of Jerusalem in 1994, he wanted to study in a yeshiva, or seminary. He stayed in Efrat, once part of the biblical land of... Read more »

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Christian college uses controversial moment to talk about redemption with students

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Soccer players from Whitworth University, a private Christian school in Spokane, Washington, recently got a red card from school officials. Can they be redeemed? Read more »

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Was this mass baptism at a Georgia high school 'problematic' or inspiring? Watch the video to decide

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A mass baptism where 18 students and one coach were baptized before a Georgia high school's football practice started a controversy, prompting a debate over religious freedom. Read more »

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President Uchtdorf to preside at Clark Gilbert's inauguration as BYU-Idaho president Sept. 15

Former Deseret News CEO and Harvard Business School professor Clark Gilbert will be installed as BYU-Idaho's 16th president in a Sept. 15 ceremony. President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in... Read more »

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Losing teeth and letting go

I suddenly realized my boy was not that baby gnawing on a squishy toy to get that first tooth to come in, but a first-grader, nervous about moving on and letting go. I should have let him hold on,... Read more »

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Friday Minute: Coping with change: Mope or hope?

Whether you sip life’s changes reluctantly or guzzle the whole glass down, you can cope with life's changes by moping or hoping. Read more »

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Trio of BYU professors team up to write book on foundational events of the Restoration

Three members of the BYU religion faculty — Susan Easton Black, Casey Paul Griffiths and Mary Jane Woodger — are teaming up to write a book on "The 100 Most Important Events in... Read more »

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Here's a crazy idea: Alex Boye and 'The Book of Mormon' musical

Last week my wife and I caught a concert by Alex Boye, a hot commodity in Utah music circles. James Brown was long considered “the hardest working man in show business,” but after... Read more »

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Papal Mass in Washington will be in Spanish

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When Pope Francis celebrates a canonization Mass at for a Spanish-American missionary later this month, he will do so in a language the new saint, JunÍpero Serra, would recognize: Spanish. Read more »

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'What really brings joy and happiness': Team devotionals highlight BYU football season

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Cougar football share testimonies through word and song at team devotionals. Read more »

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BYU Education Week 2015: 'Was that Revelation or Just Me?'

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Many people in the Church struggle knowing whether they are feeling the Spirit or creating something on their own. Jack Marshall, an institute instructor, spoke about an often-asked question in an... Read more »

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FamilySearch opens new Seattle Family Discovery Center

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The Seattle Family Discovery Center, similar to one operating since February at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City, opened to the public on Aug. 21. Read more »

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President Uchtdorf speaks to University of Utah medical students about 'responsibility, humanity, joy'

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Addressing students beginning their training at the University of Utah School of Medicine, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf spoke Aug. 28 about “the responsibility, humanity and joy of wearing a... Read more »

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LDS addiction recovery video: Sharon’s story about crystal meth addiction

In the third video of "12 Steps to Change," a 12-video series produced by the Mormon Channel and LDS Family Services, a woman named Sharon shares her struggle with a crystal meth addiction. Read more »

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Service missionaries find joy as they serve

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Service missionaries bring their life skills and experiences to bless the lives of others in Utah's Inner City Mission. Read more »

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Some tickets for broadcast of pope's speech to Congress available

Tickets for a broadcast on the U.S. Capitol west lawn of Pope Francis' speech to Congress this month are available through. Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah. Read more »

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Rome to name plaza after Martin Luther nearly 500 years after his '95 Theses'

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Centuries of hostility between the Roman Catholic Church and the Protestant groups that arose after Marin Luther's 1517 exit from his religious order, thawing relations between the two camps can be... Read more »

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Defending the Faith: 'He became man that we might be made divine'

The idea that humans have the potential to become like God isn't peculiarly Mormon. It's an ancient Christian doctrine that was largely forgotten in the West for centuries — until it was... Read more »

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What's new: 'Remember' shares truths to consciously act on

“Remember: Sacred Truths We Must Never Forget” by Alonzo Gaskill encourages the conscious and continued effort of always remembering. Read more »

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LDS prophet, apostles share advice in video for Mormon teens

Leaders of the LDS Church share advice with teens in a video posted by The New Era Magazine. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Catholic to Catholic-ish: 45 percent in US feel connected to the faith

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A new Pew Research survey released Wednesday (Sept. 2) goes beyond the standard tally of how many people say their religious identity is Catholic. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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LDS missionary surprises mom with homecoming for her birthday

One young man decided to surprise his mother after serving as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Czech Republic. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Compromise could fix Kentucky's wedding license feud, but the Supreme Court is not yet ready to decide

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As a fracas over issuing same-sex marriage licenses continues in one Kentucky county, the Supreme Court isn't yet ready to step into the issue. Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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Why itís so hard for women in religious communities to find men to marry

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Finding a man to marry is hard, author Jon Birger said this week, not due to the "hook-up" culture, but because there are more women with advanced education than there are equivalent men. In... Read more »

Sept. 2, 2015

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