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Faith leaders leave Vatican with hopes for start of a new marriage movement

Leaders of the Catholic, protestant, evangelical and other faiths wrapped up a three-day conference on marriage.

'Fire is catching,' so catch up with Katniss

For those who may not be as familiar with Suzanne Collins' book trilogy, here's what you need to know heading into the first leg of the two-part finale. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Cancer patient finds strength in indexing

Diana Karras, of Roy, got into indexing before she was diagnosed with Stage 3 Lymphoma cancer. Indexing helped her through her ordeal with cancer that is now in remission. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Cemeteries are family history centers for Virginia woman

Melyssa Webb does her family history work by using an app called BillionGraves to take over 132,000 pictures of headstones. The information found on these stones is transcribed and put on... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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For his brothers: American Fork family with 4 disabled children finds joy, inspiration in son's football experience

When Nathan Honey steps onto the football field, he is playing for his four brothers who suffer from a genetic disorder, Duchenne muscular dystrophy. He is the family's "strong man" carrying the... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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'VeggieTales' spinoff debuts on Netflix Nov. 26

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation team up to premiere a new design and series for the VeggieTales cast. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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5 reasons why we want to believe Jesus was married

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Another day, another stunning blockbuster report that … Jesus was married! And to Mary Magdalene! Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Aide: Obama open to limits in war authorization

The Obama administration is open to limits on the duration of its military efforts in Iraq and Syria and on the potential use of ground forces in a new war authorization against the Islamic State,... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Al Fox Carraway blogs about pregnancy, learning to trust God's plan

Popular LDS blogger Al Fox Carraway recently blogged on LDSDaily.com and expressed how the birth of her new daughter has taught her that sometimes God’s plan for us is different from the plan... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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5 lessons from a woman who loved her priest

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The New York Times recently spoke to an Italian couple — a woman and a priest — who didn’t plan on falling in love, but have nonetheless deeply changed each other's lives. What... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Jabari Parker posts photo of himself with LDS missionaries

Jabari Parker, a professional basketball player and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, posted a picture with two LDS missionaries on Instagram Monday. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Picturing history: Sylvester Stoddard Nauvoo home and store

Multiple extant structures in Nauvoo, Illinois, served as both a family home and a place of business. One of those is the home and tin shop of Sylvester and Charity Stoddard. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Tips for living: 5 ways to help children write thank you notes

Help your children understand the importance of handwriting thank you notes. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Mother of 5 finds more productive life with indexing

Mandy Forte is a 36-year-old mother of five in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She started indexing obituaries at night after the kids go to bed while she waits for her husband to come home from work. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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LDS Church service missionaries involved in their own Italian job

In an effort to document the history of LDS Church service in Italy, Elder Lorenzo Semadeni and his wife, Sister Virginia Semadeni, have started “The Italian Project.” Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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LDS Church releases renderings of final Provo MTC expansion plans

Construction will begin next summer on an expansion of the LDS Church's missionary training center in Provo. The expansion will increase the MTC's capacity to host and train 3,500 missionaries at a... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Palestinians kill 4 in Jerusalem synagogue attack

Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers Tuesday, killing four people in the city's bloodiest attack in years. Police killed... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Q&A with President Henry B. Eyring, Elder L. Tom Perry and Bishop Gérald Caussé

Deseret News Editor Paul Edwards sat down in Vatican City with LDS Church leaders to discuss the significance of Humanum: An International Interreligious Colloquium on The Complementarity of Man... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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America needs heroes, Mitt Romney tells BYU forum

America needs heroes, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told BYU students and faculty gathered for a Tuesday forum. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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President Eyring champions marriage at interfaith gathering

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President Henry B. Eyring declares happiness and progress can be sacred byproducts of marrige between a woman and a man. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

Brittany Maynard's mom blasts Vatican remarks about her daughter's decision to die

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Brittany Maynard's mother is responding angrily to the Vatican's criticism of Maynard's decision to end her life early under an Oregon law written to let terminally ill patients die on their own... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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LDS woman faces deaths of 2 sons, husband with faith in new Mormon Messages video

The newest Mormon Messages video provides a visual for what the scriptures call “ a refiner’s fire.” Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Wright Words: Meet a gym staffer who teaches with wet towels

Imagine a community, school or family where every single set of eyes was focused on the messes and how best to clean them up. Imagine if every business or government body — local, state or... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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NFL lineman turns down millions to begin farming career

Leaving the National Football League for the farm isn’t the normal career trajectory of an in-demand offensive lineman. But that’s what former starting center Jason Brown did. Two years... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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At the Vatican, President Eyring says family proclamation key to 'renaissance of happy marriages'

At the Vatican on Tuesday, President Henry B. Eyring of the LDS Church's First Presidency read from the church's 1995 Proclamation on the Family and said those principles "are things people must do... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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72-year-old Idahoan indexes a million names

Five years ago when Sherryl Peterson was reading an article about indexing in the Ensign, she decided it was her time to begin. Peterson has been faithfully indexing ever since and on Aug. 29... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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