Larry Pressler was confirmed by Nevada Sen. Harry Reid and baptized by Clayton Christensen.
BYU scholar examines first episode of 'A.D.': character portrayal, historical issues and discussion questions
Produced by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, "A.D.: The Bible Continues" is 12-part series on NBC that serves as a sequel to "The Bible" on the History Channel and the feature film "Son of God." Read more »
Pope Francis on Monday again pressed the international community to do something about the killing of Christians in several parts of the world and not "look the other way." Read more »
Summary of remarks given by Elder Joseph W. Sitati of the Seventy during the Sunday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference on April 5. Read more »
Christians in the Holy Land and across the world are celebrating Easter, commemorating the day followers believe Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem 2,000 years ago. Read more »
Latter-day Saints have two primary responsibilities: First, to seek their own salvation; and second, to help others realize their salvation, said Elder Jorge F. Zeballos of the Seventy. Read more »
“Latter-day revelations show that our Heavenly Father created a great plan of happiness for all His children, a very special plan so that we can return to live with Him,” said Elder... Read more »
“Enduring to the end means constantly coming unto Christ and being perfected in Him,”said Elder Kevin W. Pearson of the Seventy during the Sunday afternoon session of general conference... Read more »
Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles spoke about the importance of religious freedom during the Sunday afternoon session of general conference on April 5. Read more »
In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya,... Read more »
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland spoke on the significance of the Atonement in his Sunday morning general conference address on April 5. Read more »
In teaching of the divine gift of God's grace, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf said it does not merely restore one to a state of innocence. The Father’s aim is much higher: He wants His sons and... Read more »
Speaking during the Sunday morning session of general conference, President Monson called the blessings of the temple priceless. Read more »
The following is the Vatican's official English-language translation of Pope Francis "Urbi et Orbi" Easter message, which he delivered Sunday in Italian from the central balcony of St. Peter's... Read more »
The new series from Roma Downey and Mark Burnett picks up where "The Bible" left off, portraying the aftermath of Christ's crucifixion in a way that will more than likely satisfy its core audience. Read more »
“Let us consider our callings; let us reflect on our responsibilities; let us determine our duty; and let us follow Jesus Christ our Lord,” President Monson invited the listeners at the... Read more »
The right of priesthood holders to speak and act in the name of God “will only become a reality as you receive inspiration from God,” President Henry B. Eyring said in his address at... Read more »
A war with sin is being waged daily, Elder Ulisses Soares of the Presidency of the Seventy said at the priesthood session of general conference, but "this is a war we can and will win. The Lord... Read more »
At the priesthood session of this current general conference, Elder Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles extended a challenge he gave 13 years go to bishops, parents and prospective... Read more »
“Our protections in this life and for eternity will be in individual and family righteousness, Church ordinances and following the Savior,” said Elder Quentin L. Cook. “This is... Read more »
Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Seventy spoke n his Saturday afternoon general conference address on the need for Latter-day Saints to keep on trying to live the gospel. Read more »
President Boyd K. Packer, President of the Quorum of the Twelve, speaks on "The Plan of Happiness." Read more »
President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, spoke during the Saturday morning session of general conference of the commandment and the blessings of the law of the fast. Read more »
Congregants from several Salt Lake churches joined in prayer and participated in the commemorative ritual Read more »
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The announcement was ordinary and without fanfare. Larry Pressler would be confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the weekly services of the Chevy Chase... Read more »
A record number of young Mormons signed up for missions after church leaders lowered the minimum age in 2012, but new figures show the onslaught of proselytizing Latter-day Saints didn't lead to an... Read more »
Freeman Dyson, a physicist and mathematician, recently sat down with The New York Times, sharing that the most unexpected book he keeps on his bookshelf is a copy of the Book of Mormon. Read more »
The Prophet's three sisters suffered much of the persecution and trials that came with the Restoration. They remained true to their parents, to their brother and to the truth, though none of the... Read more »
Bekah Pence, 29, didn't enter the Ms. Virginia United States pageant for the glitz and glam or the 15 minutes of fame. The recently returned LDS missionary saw it as a way to continue sharing her... Read more »
Is it time to do away with the youth dance? No. And here are some good reasons why. Read more »
Where does religious freedom exist across the world? Here's a look at the countries with the least (and most) religious freedom. Read more »
Just over half of Utahns believe the LDS Church has about the right amount of influence on the Utah Legislature, according to a new UtahPolicy.com poll. Read more »
The only tickets left Monday night for the "Book of Mormon" musical's summer tour stop in Salt Lake City were for seats with partially obstructed views, but the resale market is robust. Also, the... Read more »
Recently, a well-preserved copy of the Church’s 1840 conference report was found in the possession of the descendants of the Wilford Woodruff family and acquired by Anthony Christensen of... Read more »
A.D." continues to be engaging, inspiring entertainment. But as the series proceeds, it is becoming even more important for those interested in the Bible to spend time with the text itself to see... Read more »
We take it for granted, but the fact that the universe makes sense, and that it's even, at its deepest levels, mathematically elegant, is remarkable. Is this significant? Does it point beyond... Read more »
The Knowles Collection, a free online Jewish genealogy database, has recently reached its 1 millionth record milestone and is now easily searchable online through FamilySearch. Read more »
"Talent" as a noun is an excuse. If you don't think you have it, you don’t have to try. ... However, what if we changed the word "talent" to mean "practice"? Read more »
Joseph and Emma Smith worked together to juggle church responsibilities and family life. Their letters provide inspiration to today's parents, who have similar struggles. Read more »
Dedication for the new Life Sciences Building at BYU. Read more »
Orem pediatrician Matthew Cornish just returned from 10 days of voluntary medical service in the recently-devastated nation of Vanuatu, a tightly-knit group of 83 Pacific islands. Read more »
A look at how "Finding Jesus," "Killing Jesus" and "A.D." fared among mainstream and Christian audiences. Read more »
Long a place where believers went to sit, churches are becoming a place where people go to exercise, or to be inspired to exercise. And increasingly, that exercise is running. Read more »
Sixteen-year-old Gisele Bethea, a pre-professional ballet dancer, is fearless in sharing her beliefs and spreading the love of God through dancing. Read more »
Married mothers are more religious than single and cohabiting mothers, according to a new study from the Bowling Green National Center for Family and Marriage Research. Read more »
FRANKLIN, Tenn. – With the Supreme Court hearing arguments concerning same-sex marriage looming on April 28, EchoLight Studios is continuing sharing the message of the erosion of... Read more »
OKLAHOMA CITY — After a series of challenges to the distribution of Gideon Bibles in the state’s school districts, Oklahoma’s attorney general stepped in to defend the practice. Read more »
Travelers to and from Israel give little thought to the history of Lod, hoping simply to get through the airport as quickly and painlessly as possible. Read more »
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