The LDS Church leader visited three refugee camps and checked on the progress of aid.
Religious groups are pushing back against a wave of opposition toward Syrian refugees and working to preserve the U.S. as a haven for them. Read more »
A scientific paper indicates global fire patterns vary "based on the day of the week — with considerably fewer fires globally on Sundays than on other days," according to The Washington Post.... Read more »
Politicians have called for a religious test for Syrian refugees. But it looks like there's already one that stacks the deck against Christians. Read more »
A new dating app for Muslims hopes to enjoy similar success as JDate and Christian Mingle. Read more »
Although his subject material may not be groundbreaking, David A. Christensen manages to make "A Thankful Heart" inspiring and worthwhile. Read more »
Moroni's prophecy must have seemed very unlikely to be fulfilled. But it has been and continues to be. Read more »
As France struggles to accommodate a restive Muslim community with terrorist elements, a report issued this week details growing hostility within Britain toward this country’s 2.7 million... Read more »
Evangelicals may be united that the Bible is the ultimate source of authority, but they are divided on how the Bible would lead us to respond to the growing crisis of refugees fleeing from Syria. Read more »
Pixar, the computer animation studio beloved for its kid-friendly fare such as “Finding Nemo” and “Inside Out,” is not known for taking on religious themes. Read more »
The Statue of Liberty was originally going to be a Muslim woman. That thought does hold some value given recent events. Read more »
A new poll surfaced on social media this week that showed many Americans were concerned with letting in Jewish people around World War II. Sound familiar? Read more »
If you are a fan of ‘Downton Abbey,’ you have watched the Crawley family enjoy many meals together but have you ever noticed that the camera always join the Crawleys part-way through... Read more »
Ali'i Niumatalolo committed to Boise State just three weeks ago, but he will defer enrollment until returning from his service as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in... Read more »
Leaders from Catholic, evangelical Christian and Jewish groups have spoken out against politicians' plans to reject Syrian refugees. Read more »
The Science for Seminaries project provides financial support and advisers to seminaries working to equip their students with scientific knowledge. Read more »
With the release of "The Miracle Maker," actor Jasen Wade has now played the role of a lead character in three movies about miracles. Read more »
In late 1847, a 60-by-40-foot log tabernacle was constructed by the Saints in Kanesville, Iowa. The 200 pioneers who built it did so in just two and a half weeks. Read more »
The Church is encouraging all members to view and share the video “A Savior Is Born” beginning Nov. 29 (through the end of the year), and then to invite others to learn more about Jesus... Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert has "not ruled out" the possibility of blocking Syrian refugees from being resettled in Utah, according to spokesman Jon Cox. Read more »
Can an exchange in the hallway after sacrament really make a difference in a young man's life? You be the judge. Read more »
Pope Francis raised the specter of a World War III “in pieces,” Muslims issued statements of condemnation, while evangelical Christians in America debated whether to speak of a... Read more »
After the Paris shootings left more than 120 dead and 300 injured, many Muslims feared they'd be blamed. Instead, there was a sign of solidarity, despite ISIS taking credit for the attack. Read more »
American evangelical leaders are at odds over whether the best response to the bloody terrorist attacks in Paris is a war on terrorism and militant Islamic ideology, or Christian reconciliation and... Read more »
The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops opened their annual meeting on Monday (Nov. 16) still struggling to figure out how much they can, or want, to adapt their priorities to the new marching... Read more »
Beginning March 1, 2016, missionaries assigned to teach in their native languages will again spend three weeks in the Missionary Training Center. Read more »
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Wright Words: Why Thanksgiving is special for this Utah father, entrepreneur and recovering alcoholic
Taylor Richards of Sandy has lived a hard life and learned hard lessons, but by leaning on the Lord and believing in second chances, he's creating a future for himself that no one could have imagined. Read more »
The Paris tragedy and calamities in the world remind us how desperately individuals need the gospel of Jesus Christ. An email from a missionary in the France Paris Mission is a reminder of the need... Read more »
The LDS Church leader visited three refugee camps and checked on the progress of longstanding partnerships with international humanitarian organizations to provide aid during the worst humanitarian... Read more »
Cedar City resident Grace Simkins recently celebrated her 107th birthday with her family. Read more »
Utah resident and soloist Lexi Walker collaborated with members of the Lyceum Philharmonic orchestra to present an arrangement of the classic Franz Schubert composition "Ave Maria." Read more »
'Turbulent and incredibly productive': New Joseph Smith Papers volume provides insight into his final year of life
Volume editors describe the last 14 months of the Prophet Joseph Smith’s life as portrayed in his daily journals, maintained by Willard Richards, his private secretary and historian, in four... Read more »
The BYUtv documentary/drama “Joan of Arc” includes perspectives of Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Bishop GÉrald R. CaussÉ, the LDS... Read more »
Some Christians say they’re tired of being made into the bad guys. They’re tired of being called the bigots, the haters. Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will share the good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ with its Christmas initiative, “A Savior Is Born,” beginning Nov. 29, 2015. Read more »
The latest audio CD “Unshaken” from popular full-time religious educator Hank Smith contains scriptures, insights and real-life stories about the process of gaining a testimony of the... Read more »
If you are planning to scan your collection of old photos and negatives, here are five things you need to know in order to create a useable archive that will last for future generations. Read more »
Although their names aren’t included in the official list, four women can be added as additional witnesses of the physical reality and divine process Joseph Smith went through in the... Read more »
The newly renovated Montreal Quebec Temple stands as a tribute to the rich and diverse history of Montreal and the pioneering Latter-day Saints who built the Church in Quebec’s largest... Read more »
We have many things for which to be grateful, preeminent among them the incarnation, Atonement and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Read more »
New research attempts to narrow down who deserves the label "evangelical Christian." Read more »
This week, the British newspaper The Sun published a front-page story about a poll that allegedly found that 1 in 5 British Muslims had sympathy for jihadis, according to The Washington Post. Read more »
Al Fox Carraway and James Curran talked to people about Thanksgiving traditions in a recently released video. Read more »
At a devotional celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Washington DC Stake, President Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve joined with others on Nov. 20 to honor pioneering Latter-day... Read more »
A newly renovated temple of The Church of Jesus Christ’s of Latter-day Saints in Quebec represents the vast diversity of Montreal, Canada’s most bilingual city. Read more »
Navy football coach Kenny Niumatalolo quietly navigates his hectic schedule and the many people in his life — assistant coaches, players, rear admirals, administrators, legendary alums like... Read more »
“We are celebrating the rededication tomorrow of the beautiful Montreal Quebec Temple of God,” said President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, moments before... Read more »
In "Finding Peace When a Child Chooses Another Path," author and parent Robin Zenger Baker discusses a topic that is not often discussed in the LDS faith: What to do when a child leaves the church.... Read more »
As we count our blessings instead of our burdens, as we measure life by what we have rather than what we don’t have, our lives become a constant, living “prayer of thanksgiving.” Read more »
On Jan. 19, 1847, members of the Mormon Battalion still found themselves on the California-Sonora Trail of the Mexican Era. Box Canyon became the first wagon road into southern California. Read more »
SUU wide receiver Justin Brown's life changed when his coach, who is not a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, suggested he consider serving an LDS mission. Read more »
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