Americans were recently asked, "Does Hollywood demean or misrepresent Christianity?"
A few members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were among those honored with Days of '47 Pioneers of Progress Awards last week. Read more »
When the Days of ’47 Parade rolls down Salt Lake City's downtown streets, I always think of those pioneers as leading the march. Belatedly, I would like to nominate three honorary grand... Read more »
A popular author who helped invigorate pop culture interest in Christian eschatology with the release of the first book in the "Left Behind" series 21 years ago is surprised by the novel's... Read more »
Thousands of Christians converged on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Saturday for "Together 2016," an event that organizers marketed as a "historic" gathering of Bible-believers from... Read more »
Missionaries serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Russia are to be called "volunteers," following a recent law there that focuses on anti-terrorism measures but also... Read more »
Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir wrapped up their three-week, central European tour Friday by re-creating a photo shoot from a 1955 tour, when their predecessors posed in front of the famous... Read more »
Franklin Graham reacts to 'God's Not Dead 2' billboard rejection: 'Another sign of the dangerous place we are at as a nation'
Evangelist Franklin Graham took to his Facebook page on Saturday to proclaim that an advertising company's reported rejection of a "God's Not Dead 2" billboard is a sign of the "dangerous place we... Read more »
With the release of their new film "Ben-Hur" quickly approaching, producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey teamed up with Christian band For King & Country to produce a new music video that they hope... Read more »
An LDS bishop from Arizona was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. His daughter Evie Clair teamed up with YouTubers from Arizona and Utah to pay tribute to him. Read more »
Brazilian scientists are using 3-D printing technology to reconstruct the faces of Roman Catholic saints and other holy people, producing life-size busts of what they actually looked like hundreds... Read more »
The head of the United Methodist Church’s Council of Bishops said the election of its first openly lesbian bishop last week “raises significant concerns and questions of church polity... Read more »
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Ogden Days Devotional: 'We honor our pioneer ancestors by the lives we live,' says Brother Tad Callister.
“We honor our pioneer ancestors by the lives we live,” said Brother Tad R. Callister, Sunday School general president, during the annual Ogden Pioneer Days devotional held in the Dee... Read more »
Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Stadium on Friday, July 15. Read more »
In 2008, Shawn Johnson was expected to win the all-around gold medal in women's gymnastics. When she came away with the silver medal, she needed to rely on Jesus Christ to overcome her failure and... Read more »
AshLee Winterrose has exceeded her Kickstarter goal, which will make her "Hide-A-Boo" dream a reality. Read more »
In the late 1990s, Tracy and Christa Prows sold their home and farm in Utah so they could chase their dream of raising their children on a boat in the Caribbean. Read more »
A Colorado pastor has launched a "Doubters Club" — a gathering that includes atheists, agnostics and those unsure about what they think about spirituality. Read more »
Applications to join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir are available through Aug. 15 Read more »
Two royal weddings, spies, intrigue and a budding romance make Traci Hunter Abramson’s latest novel, "Royal Brides," an exciting and enjoyable read, whether as a standalone novel or for fans... Read more »
Pioneer Day will take on a fresh meaning this year as 12 refugee communities in Utah take part in the Days of '47 Parade in downtown Salt Lake City on Monday, July 25. Read more »
FamilySearch President and CEO Steve Rockwood will be one of the keynotes speakers at the BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy July 26-29 at the BYU Conference Center. Read more »
Denver Acey's hacker Tanner Stone is back in "The Cryptic Cipher." This time, the presidency is at risk, and Tanner races to decipher a mysterious email that holds the key to saving the United States. Read more »
Written by the people and for the people, folk music is appropriately named; it truly is the music of the folks — the common people, even the family. Read more »
An LDS Church spokesman said Friday night that its missionaries in Turkey are safe, but that church headquarters does not know if any of its 400 members in the country are caught up in protests and... Read more »
A federal court has ruled that the Florida Department of Corrections must provide Jewish inmates with kosher meals, a decision being praised by religious liberty advocates. Read more »
Do police unfairly target blacks and other minorities? Americans respond — but evangelicals' stance stands out
A majority of Americans — 53 percent — believe that "police unfairly target people of color" and other minorities, though evangelicals stand out from the nation as a whole, with only 29... Read more »
Emmalynn Kofford, 13, of the Rose Park North Stake, participates in what is being billed as the world's largest family history indexing event at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City... Read more »
Earlier this year, at a Dodgers game, I saw all-star catcher Wilson Ramos step into the right field corner long before the game, go to a knee, bow his head and stay that way for a good two minutes.... Read more »
Only two years after the "Meet the Mormons" first debuted, three new vignettes have been created in an effort to tell the stories of faithful Church members around the world. Read more »
African Methodist Episcopal Church members have joined the call of other religious leaders for action on climate change, citing its disproportionate effect on the health of black people. Read more »
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will be presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s running mate. Read more »
Is this 'God's Not Dead 2' billboard that was reportedly rejected really 'too incendiary' and 'too political'? You decide
The Christian movie house that produced "God's Not Dead 2" is claiming that a billboard advertising the film's DVD release was recently rejected, with the advertising company purportedly calling it... Read more »
Religious leaders around the world condemned terrorism and expressed solidarity with France after scores of people were killed when a truck plowed through crowds celebrating Bastille Day. Read more »
Mormon Mentions: Imagine Dragons post tribute to France, Lindsey Stirling to be featured on Disney's 'Pete's Dragon'
Social media posts with a connection to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members, and posts from general authorities. Read more »
Ilan Swartz-Brownstein and Joshua Shlomo Mendel Leviton surprised judges with their skills. Read more »
A well-known megachurch pastor is catching attention for a recent sermon during which he said that the current election cycle is “pulling at the very soul of our nation,” and urged... Read more »
Mormon Newsroom France published a statement Friday following the terrorist attack in Nice, France. The statement expresses the sentiments of Elder Patrick Kearon, President of the Europe Area for... Read more »
Americans unveil their views on whether it's 'morally wrong to change the gender you were born with'
More than six-in-10 Americans have no moral qualms with transgender individuals identifying with a gender that is different from the sex with which they were born, according to newly released data... Read more »
Famed Christian rapper: Using the #AllLivesMatter hashtag is 'like spitting in the face of black folk'
Famed Christian rapper Lecrae delivered a passionate message about those who have used the #AllLivesMatter hashtag, proclaiming that it's "like spitting in the face of black folk." Read more »
From the Orlando, Florida, terror attack to the deadly assault on police officers in Dallas, the nation continues to be rocked by an ongoing series of deadly violence. Read more »
Utah pianist Jason Lyle Black released a new music video, "Morning Prayer," which was filmed in American Fork Canyon. Read more »
The open house for the Sapporo Japan Temple began Friday, July 8, and will continue through Saturday, July 23, 2016, excluding Sundays. Read more »
Officer Sean Pease gave the opening and closing prayers at a vigil Monday (July 11) for Dallas police officers who were killed a week ago. Read more »
In the wake of a string of racially tinged shootings, majority white churches — even those quiet in past years about racial prejudice — have begun to find their voices. Read more »
LDS Church reboots 'Meet the Mormons' with new faces, new stories, new footage; release set for July 16
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is introducing a few new faces and stories as part of its "Meet the Mormons" film to be shown in the Legacy Theatre and in LDS visitors' centers. Read more »
The King's Singers will join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square for the annual Pioneer Day concert held on July 22 and 23 at 8 p.m. Read more »
Due to an aging membership and declining interest from young people, many faith communities are focusing their outreach efforts on young adults. But in doing so, are they losing touch with retired... Read more »
A few weeks ago I had had it. School had just let out for the summer, and seemingly overnight my three daughters’ behavior went from scheduled and predictable to totally out of control. Read more »
The Church released a statement that addressed the change in Russia’s laws which will affect missionary work in the country. Read more »
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Tim Kaine has an Election Day tradition when his name is on the ballot. The avid outdoorsman votes early, then goes hiking in the woods with friends and family for a few hours of calm away from the... Read more »
California Gov. Jerry Brown denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who is serving a life sentence for killing a wealthy grocer and... Read more »
Faith-related government restrictions and social hostilities declined from 2013 to 2014, but terrorist activities increased, according to Pew Research Center Read more »
The site in New Hampshire at which young Joseph Smith suffered through a painful leg operation has been identified, but the home itself no longer stands. Read more »
There were some brief lines within Melania Trump's speech that likely piqued the interest of people who have been worried or frustrated over some of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's... Read more »
The Republican Party officially adopted the "most pro-life platform ever" this week, according to at least two conservative organizations that commented on the newly released document detailing the... Read more »
“The Lion House Cookbook” shares hundreds of recipes made by chefs at the Lion House Pantry and modified for a home kitchen. Read more »
I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that people walk into the Dairy Queen in Perry, Utah, see a man slicing potatoes, and make assumptions about him. Read more »
On the first day of their convention, delegates to the Republican National Convention meeting in Cleveland adopted a party platform with plenty for evangelicals to like: Read more »
It is hard to walk into a grocery store, drugstore, gas station or anywhere else without coming across a display of adult coloring books. Read more »
Among the many policy positions embedded in the 2016 Republican Party Platform is a call for the repeal of the Johnson Amendment, a controversial Internal Revenue Service regulation that has come... Read more »
Two storage units of donations for Deseret Industries went up in flames in Kuna, Idaho. The fire was discovered and reported by a Pokemon Go player in the area. Read more »
The Vatican continues its efforts to help the poor and downtrodden, with the donation of a mobile medical unit that is now traveling around Rome to offer free health care to people in need. Read more »
In an lds.org post, the church welcomes "Pokemon Go" players who visit church sites and encourages members to treat the visitors with kindness. Read more »
A member of the Kirtland Ohio Stake presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said the invocation Wednesday at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Read more »
BYU made a significant jump in this year’s list of Best Colleges in America by Money Magazine, making a leap from No. 15 to No. 5. Read more »
As critics continue to warn that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump might face roadblocks when it comes to courting minority faiths, there's something quite interesting unfolding at the... Read more »
Tyler Castleton and Wayne Burton have released a new album, "By the Voice of My Servants," which delivers messages based on talks from LDS general conference. Read more »
Utah delegates to the Republican National Convention tour the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio, on Wednesday before attending the third day of the convention in Cleveland. Read more »
The Russian Orthodox Church, whose boycott of a major summit of Orthodox Christian leaders in Crete last month threatened to slow down efforts to promote greater unity, has declared the meeting... Read more »
Turkey’s crackdown of those suspected in the failed July 15 military coup widens, with the firing of 492 people at its top Islamic authority. Read more »
The Mormon account of the origin of Satan avoids one of the major problems that face other, more traditional accounts. Read more »
Mont Ashworth built a one-of-a-kind float for the Days of '47 Parade, complete with glitter, 25 moving foam pieces and a functioning waterfall. He began buidling the float in May. Read more »
2016 Republican Party Platform offers praise for Israel. Here's the one thing that's missing from the text
After much speculation surrounding proposed pro-Israel language in draft copies of the 2016 Republican Party Platform, the final version of the document, indeed, expresses "unequivocal support" for... Read more »
An oasis in the middle of the Iraqi desert that some biblical scholars believe is the site of — or at least the inspiration for — the Garden of Eden as described in Genesis has... Read more »
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