Amid political unrest in Turkey, 15 young volunteers have been moved from Turkey to Germany.
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 »
Elder Brent H. Nielson told new mission presidents and their wives that they will play an important role in helping missionaries understand how to measure their success in the mission field. Read more »
Exactly 20 years after he and his wife began their own missionary service, Elder Ronald A. Rasband spoke to new mission presidents about repentance. Read more »
During the 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents, the women general auxiliary presidents discuss the booklet "Adjusting to Missionary Life," which offers strategies to help missionaries cope with... Read more »
“This is how we teach repentance. We teach and testify of Jesus Christ and his atoning sacrifice. We help investigators develop faith unto repentance,” said Bishop W. Christopher... Read more »
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A failed asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany in what officials said Monday may have been a... Read more »
The world is at war, but it is not a war of religions, Pope Francis said Wednesday as he traveled to Poland on his first visit to Central and Eastern Europe in the shadow of the slaying of a priest... Read more »
During a recent trip to Italy, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, and his wife, Sister Harriet R. Uchtdorf, visited the Rome Italy Temple site on July 17. Read more »
An Irish psychologist is making waves with his suggestion that parents teach their kids to fight back. Read more »
Should divorced and remarried Catholics be allowed access to communion? Pope Francis and some bishops disagree. Read more »
Days after presenting $3 million to the World Food Programme to help refugees, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf visited refugee camps in Athens, Greece. “These refugees are our brothers and... Read more »
In an effort to help combat hunger across the globe, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, presented a $3 million donation from the Church to the World Food... Read more »
Elder LeGrand R. Curtis Jr., counsels descendants of all pioneers to embrace the legacy and determination of their ancestors. Read more »
The date July 24 may not hold meaning for some, but to Utahns, it marks an important celebration of pioneer heritage and family traditions. Read more »
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf — himself a former refugee —visited refugee camps in Athens on July 22 — reaching out to those forced to leave their country in order to escape war,... Read more »
The world-acclaimed King’s Singers, longtime friends of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, highlighted this year’s Pioneer Day Commemoration Concert of the choir and Orchestra at Temple... Read more »
Hundreds begin Pioneer Day celebration at annual sunrise service. Read more »
With 130 entries from LDS stakes, high schools, churches and other organizations, this year's Days of '47 Parade showed how community members from all over the state of Utah are proud to share how... Read more »
We all add to the history of the time and place where accident or design destined us to live out our lives. Indulge me while I wallow in a bit of nostalgia about my own place in history. Read more »
Several years ago, I was hired to lead a trip to Peru. The trip was organized by a group travel company and was expertly executed in every way, with the exception of the in-over-his-head host. Read more »
As Democrats gather for the convention in Philadelphia that will formally nominate Hillary Clinton, the party faces an extraordinarily fortuitous set of circumstances. Read more »
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton announced Tim Kaine, the junior Democratic senator from Virginia and former governor of that state, as her vice presidential running mate... Read more »
Highly committed people of faith are more likely than other Americans to be concerned about biotechnologies like genetic editing, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Read more »
The Gardiner Sisters, who are currently on tour with Us The Duo, collaborated with two LDS actors to create a music video for their original song, "Running." Read more »
Tim LaHaye co-authored the 16-book series with Jerry B. Jenkins. They sold more than 80 million copies and their work was turned into several movies. Read more »
Pope Francis condemned the murder of an elderly French priest, calling it a “barbarous killing” as the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the brutal attack at a Catholic Church in... Read more »
Sure, that may not sound like a surprising sin in a sports arena in a town that is so infamous for its unruly fans — they once threw snowballs at Santa Claus — that the city set up a... Read more »
It may not rank up there with Donald Trump’s “Two Corinthians” coinage or Hillary Clinton’s tortured email explanations, but a phrase that Tim Kaine used in an effort to... Read more »
Questions about Bernie Sanders' faith have emerged throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, but the leak of nearly 20,000 Democratic National Committee emails instantly brought the issue back to... Read more »
The mother of a young man with Down syndrome who stars on A&E's "Born This Way" believes that the show is a "game-changer" for people with disabilities. Read more »
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