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LDS leaders send letter with counsel for members on same-sex marriage decision

The LDS Church is sending a letter for local leaders to share with members.

Jerusalem family finds a 2,000-year-old biblical bath tub in their basement

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The Shimshoni family was doing a little spring cleaning when they found a 2,000-year-old ritual bath under their living room floor, the Times of Israel reported. Read more »

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Episcopal Church leaders welcome the lifting of U.S. sanctions against Cuba

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Meeting in Salt Lake City this week, the Episcopal Church approved the lifting of U.S. sanctions against Cuba, shortly before President Obama announced America would open an embassy in Havana after... Read more »

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: From 'America's Got Talent' to a baby bassinet, the lesson is: 'Never give up'

Now that I am a mother to four, I have used that advice almost every day to help get me through from sunup to sundown. We always tell our boys, “Herberts don’t quit!” Read more »

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Buddhists to celebrate Asalha Puja Day

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Buddhists will be celebrating the establishment of their religion. Read more »

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Picturing history: Headstone of Frederick G. Williams

Frederick G. Williams died in 1842 and was buried in a site that is now Madison Park in Quincy, Illinois. The headstone seen here is situated in the Woodland Cemetery in Quincy to honor his memory. Read more »

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Tiffany Gee Lewis: The books that change us

If we're reading just for pleasure, we're missing the larger point of literature. Read more »

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What's new: Books share background, context of the signers of the Declaration of Independence

“Visions of Freedom” and “Signers of Liberty” have profiles of the 56 men who signed one of the documents that helped found the United States of America. Read more »

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Pope to visit poor in Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay

Pigs rummage through garbage searching for leftovers. The people live in shacks made of plywood and corrugated metal. Any semblance of stability in the sprawling slum of 15,000 families is upended... Read more »

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LDS Church leaders release letter about Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision

The Council of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a letter Tuesday on the topic of the Supreme Court same-sex... Read more »

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5 faith facts about Chris Christie: Cradle Catholic and member of the Church of Bruce

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Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, announced his candidacy for the presidency Tuesday saying, “I am now ready to fight for the people of the United States of America.” Read more »

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Pope Francis will try to break out of ‘the bubble’ on his US trip, details show

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The Vatican on Tuesday released details of Pope Francis’ itinerary for his Sept. 22-27 U.S. visit, his first, and it shows how this “pope of the people” wants to avoid becoming a... Read more »

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LDStorymakers conference draws editors and agents, helps writers find success

LDStorymakers has grown every year since its inception in 2004, and this year’s conference held May 15 -16 at the Utah Valley Convention Center, boasted 700 attendees. Read more »

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When Satan steals your motherhood

That’s the kind of thing that happens when you allow Satan to steal your motherhood. No, it’s not the mistakes. It’s not the forgetfulness. It is what happens on the inside that... Read more »

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United Church of Christ to boycott Washington Redskins

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The United Church of Christ, a progressive denomination, has called on its 1 million members to boycott Washington Redskins football games and merchandise until the team drops its controversial... Read more »

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At Ramadan, an online petition for female Quran reciters

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To many non-Muslims, Ramadan is about fasting, and later, feasting. But Muslims know Ramadan as the month of the Quran, a time when the sacred scripture is recited, read and rehearsed. Read more »

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11 Pinterest recipes for Iftar, the break-fast meal during Ramadan

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Every day, those who celebrate Ramadan break their fast for a small meal, called Iftar. Here are 11 meals you can make. Read more »

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3 religions, 3 approaches to forgiveness in the aftermath of evil

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Forgiveness is in the air. Three days after Dylann Roof allegedly gunned down Sharonda Coleman-Singleton at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, her son forgave him: Read more »

June 29, 2015

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What the LDS Church said about the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage

The LDS Church's doctrine that marriage is between a man and a woman will not change despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Friday. "Marriage between a man and a woman (is) a central part of our... Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Tabernacle Choir performs in the rain near site of 1969 Woodstock festival

As with the performances at Woodstock, rain dampened but did not wash out the Mormon Tabernacle Choir concert Saturday near the site of the iconic 1969 rock music festival. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Where were the Twelve Apostles when Joseph and Hyrum Smith rode to Carthage?

Where were the members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and what were their feelings and reactions, when they learned of the deaths of Joseph and Hyrum Smith? Read more »

June 28, 2015

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LDS musician Alex Boyé thrills judges on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Mormon musician Alex Boyé appeared on the 10th season of NBC’s hit variety show “America’s Got Talent” on Tuesday night, impressing all four judges and advancing to the... Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Episcopal bishops seek end to 'unholy trinity' of racism, poverty and gun violence

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A prayerful procession led by some 60 Episcopal bishops traveled through downtown Salt Lake City Sunday morning calling for an end to the 'unholy trinity' of poverty, racism and gun violence. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Memorable sermons from LDS leaders in fewer than 10 words

Here are 30 quotes from leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that provide powerful messages in fewer than 10 words. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Washington Cathedral dean on Confederate flags: ‘It is time to take those windows out’

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The dean of Washington National Cathedral has called for two stained-glass windows featuring Confederate flags to be taken down from the Gothic edifice, in yet another instance of institutions... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Episcopal Church elects first black presiding bishop

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The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina, was elected the Episcopal Church's 27th presiding bishop and primate Saturday afternoon during the church's 78th convention in... Read more »

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