2 teenage cancer victims and 3 Mormon missionaries form an online circle for a friendship and gospel journey.
Nearly three-quarters of Americans — 72 percent — regret the decline of religion's influence in American life and 49 percent want more politics from the pulpit, a new survey says. Read more »
Troy Dunn, who has served twice a Mormon bishop, has worked to reunite thousands of families over the past 25 years of his professional career. Read more »
Yes, even believers, a lot of whom believe in heaven, need a bucket list. Read more »
Youth participate in a cultural celebration the day before the Ogden Utah Temple is rededicated. Read more »
Hundreds of thousands of Church members gathered in the renovated Ogden Utah Temple and in meetinghouses across Utah and Wyoming on Sunday to watch President Thomas S. Monson rededicate the... Read more »
Hundreds of thousands of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered in the renovated Ogden Utah Temple and in meetinghouses on Sunday to watch President Thomas S. Monson... Read more »
The Mormon church's family history research center is launching a social media campaign encouraging youngsters around the world to share their best stories about their grandmothers. Read more »
A new study indicates evangelical Christians, who proclaim an egalitarian theology, are lagging when it comes to placing women in college and nonprofit leadership positions. Read more »
Pope Francis denounced how extremists around the world are "perverting" religion to justify violence as he arrived Sunday in Albania, a Balkan nation where Christians and Muslims endured brutal... Read more »
Gustav Palm, a young man in Norway during World War II, survives by joining the Waffen-SS after invasion. His future wife, Agnes Erdos, is an ethnic Jew from Hungary sent to the death camps of... Read more »
Leo Tolstoy, abhorring organized religion, but drawn to the religion of the soul, and sympathetic to struggling sects, made an astonishing statement about the future power and prominence of Mormonism. Read more »
Ancient readers and translators of the Bible, in their attempts to be reverent toward the Supreme Being, also created ambiguities and theological problems. Read more »
Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, as the next archbishop of Chicago, signaling a shift in tone in one of the most... Read more »
The Dalai Lama praised Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday for being "more realistic" and principled than his predecessors, a day after Xi's three-day visit to India ended. Read more »
The one-room, stone church of St. Nicholas has sat on the top of a hill here since the 16th century, destroyed three times and rebuilt in a testament to the Catholic presence in this region that... Read more »
Farmers in Israel are rushing to plant 70,000 fruit trees in advance of a year-long Sabbatical year beginning on Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, September 24. The rush is not only to comply with... Read more »
Jessica Warner's "Pioneer Children Sang as They Walked" teaches the history of pioneer children in an interesting and captivating way children of all ages can enjoy. Read more »
D.H. Lawrence said, “Tragedy is like strong acid — it dissolves away all but the very gold of truth.” In Scott Shelton's post-tragedy message lies a glimpse into the human heart... Read more »
The play "First Freedom" to debut at Brigham's Playhouse in Washington City. Producer Larry Sidwell and Director Jamie Young talk about the importance the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom... Read more »
The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City is keeping with its tradition of honoring legal and health professionals with separate masses. Read more »
A year ago, the Church launched the website OvercomingPornography.org to help family members and spouses who carry the heavy burden of loved ones involved with pornography. Some recent updates and... Read more »
It’s easy to understand why something we do roughly 20,000 times a day might be taken for granted. Read more »
Ever wonder what God looks like? Here are 10 possibilities that people have explained. Read more »
Here's a list of phrases we hear in our everyday lives that actually have religious ties. This article compares everyday pop culture examples with their origins in the Bible. Read more »
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Did you know that Rosa Parks, whom the U.S. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement," researched her genealogy at the Family History Library in... Read more »
A Mormon mission president in Buenos Aires was held briefly by robbers who attacked him in his truck at an intersection outside the Argentinian city last week, according to news reports. He was... Read more »
Two teenagers with cancer and three Mormon missionaries formed an online circle for a friendship and gospel journey that spanned divides, distance and disease. Then a transoceanic reunion allowed... Read more »
The opportunity to hear Boston Celtics president and general manager Danny Ainge talk about his road to the NBA was enough to attract nearly 300 residents into a chapel of The Church of Jesus... Read more »
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and singer David Archuleta recently participated in promotional efforts for “Meet the Mormons,” a feature-length documentary produced by The Church of Jesus... Read more »
The historic site in Pennsylvania where an angel reportedly gave Joseph Smith priesthood authority is on schedule to open in a year, with a film being produced to tell the story. Read more »
The LDS Church now has 143 operating temples. Another 27 have been announced or are under construction. As temples have spread rapidly throughout the world, accessing important temple blessings has... Read more »
The baseball playoffs are upon us. And, as you’d expect, Joseph Smith is on the side of the Angels. He knows he shares a name with the Mormon prophet. He just doesn’t know how many... Read more »
Madison Pritt, 16, and Sydney Christensen, 15, got their LDS ward members involved in sharing their beliefs online in response to a recent BYU Education Week speech by Elder David A. Bednar of the... Read more »
For the LDS Church, the New York World's Fair was an opportunity to try out groundbreaking methods of taking the gospel message to multitudes. Fifty years later, the Mormon Pavilion at the fair has... Read more »
It has been nearly 10 years since Carrie Underwood won "American Idol" but her newest song proves that fame has not managed to take away her faith. Read more »
FamilySearch and GenealogyBank have come together to tackle a massive obituary project. Their goal is to digitize more than one billion records. Read more »
This October marks the 90th anniversary of general conference on the radio and the 65th anniversary of general conference on television. Read more »
Any member of the LDS Church can now receive a free subscription to Ancestry.com, FindMyPast.com and MyHeritage.com, thanks to FamilySearch.org. Read more »
To the nearly 6,0000 youth of the Ogden Utah Temple District who performed in the choir for the Cultural Celebration on Sept. 20, the words from one of their musical numbers are familiar,... Read more »
Trust in the saving power of Jesus Christ; keep His laws and commandments, said President Dieter F. Uchtdorf to Latter-day Saint women, young women and girls on Sept. 27. Read more »
Many critics of the Book of Mormon regularly base their arguments on faulty assumptions and misconceptions. An article published in 1993 could help them and others by eliminating those... Read more »
Religious belief — or lack thereof — influences mental and physical well-being in a variety of ways. Read more »
Now the market and the homes of Mecca are gone. Monumental luxury hotel towers crowd around the Grand Mosque where the Kaaba is located, dwarfing it. Read more »
Believers are often faced with a slew of questions about their faith and religion. But here are five big ones and how to answer them. Read more »
Thousands of women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints braved heavy rain and filled the Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City for the General Women's Meeting Saturday night. Read more »
This weekend, millions of women and girls as young as eight years old will gather together for the second semiannual General Women's Meeting for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
Women and girls ages 8 and older are invited to participate in the second semiannual General Women's Meeting on Sept. 27. Read more »
Mosques have long been central to political dialogue in Egypt. But over the past three years, a tug-of-war between Islamists and the military’s repressive “deep state” has turned... Read more »
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