The issue of religious exemptions to the Affordable Care Act's mandates may again be headed for the top court.
Blues guitar legend B.B. King, who died Thursday at his Las Vegas home, wasn't the only popular musician whose work started with, or was influenced by, gospel music. Count in artists ranging from... Read more »
Historic Chesterfield in southeastern Idaho will be the site of Memorial Day 5K run/walk and pioneer-era activities, such as butter-making, games and rope-making, on Monday, May 25, 8-4 p.m. Read more »
Nauvoo was gravely injured and much reduced by the expulsion of the Mormons. But it didn't simply die. Between 1849 and 1860, the Illinois town was the headquarters of a little-remembered... Read more »
Elder Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles delivered the speech defending religious liberties at a mosque in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Read more »
Jim Miller and his wife, Linse, have found a unique business niche, one that makes perfect sense when you think of Sarasota as a southern outpost for the nation's Amish and Mennonite communities. Read more »
The Pew Research Center's recent report on the U.S. religious landscape also found that religiously unaffiliated children will eventually find faith. Read more »
Pew Research Center's new report on religion in the U.S. found a decrease in Christianity and increase in unaffiliated identities. But this does not mean that religion in the U.S. is doomed. It is... Read more »
The popular television series "A.D.: The Bible Continues" is not only a Sunday-evening must see for many viewers — they're also getting sermons based on the show's themes in church. Read more »
In the wake of rising anti-Semitic incidents in France and elsewhere, there is an element of hope: Jewish and Muslim groups are exchanging ideas, books and films in an effort to combat this... Read more »
Using digital tools, members of the Cedar Hills 10th Ward played a role in the LDS conversion of Rachel Garden of Scotland. Read more »
Sharon Eubank, director of LDS Charities, offered the address at a "Pioneers in Every Land" lecture, hosted by the LDS Church History Library and titled “That They Might Not Suffer.” Read more »
The Blessing of the Hands is a ceremony held annually by St. Mark's Hospital, where caregivers may choose to have their hands blessed by religious leaders from a variety of faiths and denominations... Read more »
Personally, I believe Bryce Harper’s unique style is a good thing. Like Harry Reid, Ed “Big Daddy” Roth, Gladys Knight and others, he breaks down the Mormon stereotype. Read more »
On Wednesday, Family Promise celebrated 20 years of assisting homeless families and uniting faiths. Read more »
Pope Francis warned the rich and powerful on Tuesday that God will judge them on whether they fed the poor and cared for the Earth, his latest exhortation on the environment ahead of his... Read more »
The number of Americans who don't affiliate with a particular religion has grown to 56 million in recent years, making the faith group researchers call "nones" the second-largest in total numbers... Read more »
Chipo Chung, who plays the role of Mary Magdalene in "A.D. The Bible Continues," shares what she learned through playing the well-known biblical woman. Read more »
After a long journey to find the resources needed to create a homeless hospice, the INN Between held its ribbon-cutting and house-blessing ceremony Monday. Read more »
The Choir of the Cathedral of the Madeleine present Charles Gounod’s Messe solennelle de Sainte-Cécile and W. A. Mozart's Te Deum during a concert in Salt Lake City on Sunday, May... Read more »
Elder D. Todd Christofferson is the second Mormon apostle to deliver speeches on religious freedoms at non-denominational gatherings in South America. Read more »
Elder Richard G. Scott is unable to attend meetings of the LDS Church's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles due to advanced age, the church announced Friday, but his colleague in the quorum, Elder L. Tom... Read more »
Since 1935, American Mothers, Inc. has been honoring motherhood by naming "Mother of the Year" and "Young Mother of the Year" from each state in the U.S. Read more »
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The Latter-day Saint musical "Saturday's Warrior" is being remade as a motion picture and is set to hit theaters in 2016. Read more »
As we all grow more aware, I think the conformers will allow mavericks more wiggle room and the renegades will learn to respect those who conform and what they offer. I’m banking on our... Read more »
Legal observers agree the question of whether or not judges should decide whether a given federal regulation imposes a burden on religious practice may well be an issue the high court could again... Read more »
Missionaries from the England London Mission cover "Glorious" in a video posted by Sister Holly Jordan, the mission president's wife. Read more »
Defending the Faith: Did Book of Mormon witnesses simply see the golden plates with their 'spiritual eyes'?
Critics often declare that the witnesses to the Book of Mormon never claimed to have literally seen or hefted the plates. But those who thus seek to dismiss the testimony of the Eight Witnesses... Read more »
Temple Square welcomed the arrival of three new exhibits on April 2. The three exhibits, “Because He Lives,” “8 Stories,” and “Following Christ Through the Book of... Read more »
The "Meet the Mormons" movie is now available to stream on Netflix around the world. Read more »
In 1990, against thought-to-be-impossible odds, eight Mormon missionaries fled a civil war in Liberia and lived to tell about it. Read more »
When it comes to the people who represent us as Latter-day Saints (our interests, our relationships or our beliefs), we are all or nothing. Read more »
Churches across the United States are trying to get millennials back to the church by being cool. But the world's most beautiful churches prove that doesn't need to be the case. Read more »
Lindsey Stirling, the classically trained violinist from Gilbert, Arizona, who attended BYU, served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and became famous by way of... Read more »
When asked to describe the essence of the Christian message, Mother Teresa would often hold up a child’s hand and recite Jesus’ words in Matthew 25:40: Read more »
Cemeteries are important family history resources because headstones often include birth, marriage and death information. Projects, including ones through BillionGraves and Utah Division of State... Read more »
Violinist and YouTuber Lindsey Stirling recently received criticism on the dress she wore to the Billboard Music Awards. Stirling responded to the modesty comments she received on Instagram. Read more »
The wedding season is in full swing, and Pope Francis used the occasion on Wednesday to warn couples not to marry too quickly, while also reaffirming the Vatican’s opposition to gay nuptials. Read more »
William Pitt’s Nauvoo Brass Band performed at the county courthouse in Keosauqua, Iowa, several times in March 1846. Read more »
Visitors can tour the historic LDS meetinghouse on Capitol Hill this summer, guided by members of the church who attend there. Read more »
Historical evidence suggests that the doctrine of three degrees of glory really did come by revelation, rather than from study and theological speculation. Read more »
Sarah M. Eden’s “Longing for Home, Book 2: Hope Springs” received the 2014 Whitney Award for Best Novel of the Year, Andrew Hall with the Outstanding Achievement Award and... Read more »
The Bells on Temple Square’s June 12 concert will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the group. The concert, titled “Joyfully Ring” and set to include music from classical to... Read more »
Parts of St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Roman Catholic Church could easily be mistaken for someone's living room, if not for the stained glass window depicting Mother Cabrini, the patron saint of... Read more »
As the international community has been turning its head toward the humanitarian crisis of the Rohingya people, take a deeper look into who these people are and why they are so unwanted. Read more »
It didn’t feel like much of victory. And I think, even then, I probably suspected that most victories were hollow at heart, unless you won them for someone or something larger than yourself. Read more »
"Going Home," Robbin J. Peterson's first LDS romance novel, is a touching story of a young man's self-discovery and healing. Read more »
A mass was held Sunday in Spanish to bid farewell to Bishop John C. Wester of the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City. Read more »
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