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.
- The ghosts under our feet: 88...
- Big plays lift No. 21 BYU past Virginia
- Utes leave the Big House with a large win, 26-10
- Tragedy can reveal 'the very gold of truth'
- BYU football: Virginia disappointed but...
- Mormon youths celebrate reopening of the...
- Security breached: Intruder gets into White...
- Mourning family of Mormon missionary finds...
- Supporters for traditional marriage... 153
- Utah football: Utes' 2015 schedule... 108
- Hawaii AD: 'There is a very real... 108
- My view: Utah, where do you stand on... 93
- Ralph Hancock: Society cannot... 76
- Brad Rock: LaVell, McBride not OK with... 72
- Defending the Faith: Columbus among the... 66
- Mitt Romney Sundance film gives... 66