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In memory of President Boyd K. Packer, here are 24 of his inspirational quotes

In memory of President Packer, we've gathered 24 quotes that he has shared over the years.

Anglican head expresses concern about Episcopal vote on gay marriage

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Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, head of the Anglican Communion, has expressed deep concern about the stress that the Episcopal Church’s vote on gay marriage might cause to some in the... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Elder Ballard, other LDS Church leaders explain need for better Sabbath day observance in new video

A question-and-answer video released Thursday on MormonNewsroom.org encourages members to improve Sabbath day observance. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Pope brings 'church for the poor' to South America's poorest

Pope Francis is taking his "church for the poor" to three of South America's poorest and most peripheral countries, making a grueling, week-long trip that will showcase the pope at his... Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Winton's rescue of Jewish children revealed after 50 years

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"Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?" asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program "That's Life". Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Treasures in earthen vessels

It's easy to romanticize other times, when (we imagine) things were simpler and clearer. But this is our time. And the good old days weren't all that different, anyway. Read more »

July 2, 2015

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Worshippers attend Utah Showcase at Salt Lake Tabernacle for Episcopal Conference

Worshippers gathered at the Salt Lake Tabernacle for the Utah Showcase on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, as part of the Episcopal Church’s 78th Conference. The showcase presented cultural... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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As SC fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusual

The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to call for removing... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Episcopal Church becomes third Protestant denomination to adopt rituals for same-sex marriage ceremonies

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The Episcopal Church, during its convention in Salt Lake City, voted Wednesday afternoon to adopt rituals for same-sex marriage ceremonies, making it the third mainline Protestant denomination in... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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LDS Church donates to Utah Pride Center's efforts to feed homeless youths

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has donated to the Utah Pride Center's efforts to provide breakfasts for homeless youths, the center announced Wednesday. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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All faiths invited to join prayer for Nepal at Tibetan temple

People of all faiths are invited to join in a three-day, nonstop prayer for Nepal at the traditional Tibetan Buddhist temple at 740 S. 300 West. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Stephen Rockwood named new FamilySearch president and CEO

FamilySearch International announced Wednesday that president and chief executive officer Dennis Brimhall is retiring and Stephen T. Rockwood has been selected to take his place starting Oct. 1. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Jerusalem family finds a 2,000-year-old biblical bath tub in their basement

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The Shimshoni family was doing a little spring cleaning when they found a 2,000-year-old ritual bath under their living room floor, the Times of Israel reported. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Once patrons, now landlords — churches rehab buildings for artist spaces

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On the north side of Indianapolis, the historic First Presbyterian Church is now the Harrison Center for the Arts. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Report: Fire at black church in S.C. was not arson, feds say

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Although arson is blamed for at least three fires over the past two weeks at several predominantly black churches in Southern states, a blaze that destroyed Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Episcopal Church leaders welcome the lifting of U.S. sanctions against Cuba

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Meeting in Salt Lake City this week, the Episcopal Church approved the lifting of U.S. sanctions against Cuba, shortly before President Obama announced America would open an embassy in Havana after... Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: From 'America's Got Talent' to a baby bassinet, the lesson is: 'Never give up'

Now that I am a mother to four, I have used that advice almost every day to help get me through from sunup to sundown. We always tell our boys, “Herberts don’t quit!” Read more »

July 1, 2015

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The Pakistan heatwave that has leaders urging Ramadan observers to abstain from fasting

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The death toll from the Pakistan heatwave has topped 1,000, and Muslim clerics are urging reminders of the exceptions to fasting during Ramadan. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Buddhists to celebrate Asalha Puja Day

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Buddhists will be celebrating the establishment of their religion. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Picturing history: Headstone of Frederick G. Williams

Frederick G. Williams died in 1842 and was buried in a site that is now Madison Park in Quincy, Illinois. The headstone seen here is situated in the Woodland Cemetery in Quincy to honor his memory. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: The books that change us

If we're reading just for pleasure, we're missing the larger point of literature. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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What's new: Books share background, context of the signers of the Declaration of Independence

“Visions of Freedom” and “Signers of Liberty” have profiles of the 56 men who signed one of the documents that helped found the United States of America. Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Pope to visit poor in Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay

Pigs rummage through garbage searching for leftovers. The people live in shacks made of plywood and corrugated metal. Any semblance of stability in the sprawling slum of 15,000 families is upended... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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First Presidency sends letter with counsel for members after Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is sending a letter for local leaders to share with members, offering counsel and background material following the Supreme... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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LDS Church leaders release letter about Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision

The Council of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a letter Tuesday on the topic of the Supreme Court same-sex... Read more »

June 30, 2015

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5 faith facts about Chris Christie: Cradle Catholic and member of the Church of Bruce

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Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, announced his candidacy for the presidency Tuesday saying, “I am now ready to fight for the people of the United States of America.” Read more »

June 30, 2015

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