Faith

Former executive director of LDS temple department, dies at 81

Elder Sorensen, who served as a general authority of LDS Church for 13 years, died Thursday.

8 campus religious groups to explore this semester

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Check out this list for ways to get involved with faith life on campus. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Ask Angela: I'm not getting married in the LDS temple, yet

This reader has made the decision not to get married in the temple and wants her mother's support. Asks Angela for help and advice. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Wright Words: What a temple trip can teach about missionary work

Is there really any difference between the work of members and that of our full-time missionaries? Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Want to keep your faith in college? Here's what you need to know

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When believing students find connection and community on a college campus -- particularly secular ones such as state universities -- they're more likely to remain faithful, students and campus... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Elder Ballard offers counsel to Ogden Institute students

Elder Ballard offers "grandfatherly" advice to thousands of Weber State University students as they begin a new school year. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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5 inspiring quotes from the C.S. Lewis biopic directed by Richard Attenborough

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Richard Attenborough, director of the C.S. Lewis biopic "Shadowlands," died this past weekend. But his affect on the film can be inspiration for the faithful. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Idaho Mormons, community members gather for Meridian Temple groundbreaking ceremony

In an open field just south of the Boise River in Meridian, Idaho, a group gathered Saturday morning for the groundbreaking ceremony commemorating the start of construction on the Meridian Idaho... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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LDS temple rises in Philadelphia

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The Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple is rising and changing the city’s skyline nearly three years after ground was broken in the historic downtown area. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

The faith-based investor: Making financial decisions based on religious beliefs

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Faith-based investments sometimes cost more, but they can allow people motivated by their beliefs to rest easy knowing their money is with companies that align with their religious values. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Amish country bristles at ‘Mafia’ TV show

For a year, Lark and Michael McCarley simmered silently over the arrival of “Amish Mafia” in their community. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Carbon monoxide leak suspected in death of 2 Mormon missionaries in Taiwan

Two LDS missionaries who died while serving in Taiwan are believed to have been killed by a carbon monoxide leak in their apartment, according to news reports in Taipei. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Thousands volunteer at LDS Ogden Temple during open house

What does it take to coordinate thousands of ushers in order to host the hundreds of thousands of visitors at the Ogden Utah Temple open house? Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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No reports of injuries to missionaries, members following Napa quake

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Latter-day Saints impacted by Sabbath-day quake — no reports of injuries to members or missionaries. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

As churches take measures to prevent Ebola, traditional healers ply herbs

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As the Ebola outbreak widens, churches in Africa have begun issuing new guidelines to prevent infection even as traditional healers continue to ply their herbs. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Book review: 'My Future’s So Bright' is uplifting, inspiring and fun

“My Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades” provides uplifting and inspiring life advice for youths and young adults as they navigate a crazy world. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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S.L. Time Out for Girls event Nov. 1

A Time Out for Girls event will be in Salt Lake City on Nov. 1 at the South Towne Expo Center, Time Out for Women organizers recently announced. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Oregon LDS stake includes special needs youths on pioneer trek

An LDS stake from Eugene, Oregon, is breaking barriers when it comes to inclusion of special needs youths. When they invited all youths, regardless of ability, to come on a pioneer trek, six took... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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New Greek Orthodox parish formed in Salt Lake Valley

A group of more than 100 people voted Saturday to create the Greek Orthodox Mission Parish in Salt Lake County. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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3 Mormon missionaries die in 2 separate incidents

Three LDS missionaries, including two from Utah, died continents apart this weekend. Sister Nancy Vea, of West Jordan, died Saturday and two elders from Springville and Taiwan died in their apartment. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Atheist politicians may run the UK, but they remain closeted in the US

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During a visit here four years ago, Maggie Ardiente of the American Humanist Association bragged to her British counterparts about the one atheist in the U.S. Congress, Rep. Pete Stark of California. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Brownies add balance to spiritual, practical classes at BYU's Education Week

Two recently retired LDS couples used Education Week to improve their travel and lives while satisfying a sweet tooth or two at the popular, long-running BYU event. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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How an American pastor came to comfort Nazis

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He was a minister to monsters. That’s what Tim Townsend writes of Henry Gerecke, the unassuming Lutheran pastor from Missouri who shepherded six of the most notorious Nazis to the gallows in... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Rev. Al Sharpton plays prominent role in protests over race relations

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Al Sharpton is both a public figure and a protestor, traveling between the cities impacted by ongoing unrest. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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ValueSpeak: To mow, or not to mow?

It wasn’t that I didn’t want to mow the lawn that late summer afternoon when I was 13. So when Dad asked me to mow the lawn a couple of days early that week, I told him I would without... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Hamblin & Peterson: Alexander the Great wasn't content to be merely human

Alexander the Great is famous for many military conquests during his brief but meteoric career. However, he also influenced the notion of the "god-king" and perhaps even the much later doctrine of the "divine right of kings." Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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