Deseret News best of 2012: Top LDS-related events
Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign, unequaled media exposure and a historic missionary announcement were among the list of noteworthy Latter-day Saint-related events of 2012.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was in the spotlight all year long. In addition to the extended “Mormon Moment” of press coverage, the church continued to grow and increase efforts to spread the gospel through the Internet and social media, offered humanitarian aid, and built temples around the globe. A trio of young Mormon athletes emerged in their respective sports. The church also sought to build better understanding among Latter-day Saints in regard to same-sex attraction.
Here is a list recapping the LDS-related events of 2012.
- BYU shocks No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70
- BYU jumps into national spotlight after big...
- BYU basketball analysis: How the Cougars held...
- Victim of Washington Terrace homicide...
- Jewish woman launches modest online...
- Why I make my kids go to church
- How about a Utah-BYU matchup in NCAA tournament?
- Deedee Corradini, Salt Lake's first and only...
- BYU shocks No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70 105
- Elder Holland calls on Christians to... 93
- Peavler: BYU and Utah would both be... 92
- Utes come up short in Pac-12 battle... 76
- Mia Love: Big government needs to get... 70
- Defending the Faith: Even in science,... 70
- Democrats blast Rudy Giuliani for... 68
- Mitt Romney Sundance film gives... 66