Dallin H. Oaks http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Dallin H. Oaks en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:35:35 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Priesthood blessings equally available to all, LDS leaders say in new statement http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605988/Priesthood-blessings-equally-available-to-all-LDS-leaders-say-in-new-statement.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605988/Priesthood-blessings-equally-available-to-all-LDS-leaders-say-in-new-statement.html In a joint statement Saturday, the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the LDS Church said priesthood... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:10:00 MDT Group celebrates 25 years of Mormon missionaries crossing divided Germany http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605132/Group-celebrates-25-years-of-Mormon-missionaries-crossing-divided-Germany.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605132/Group-celebrates-25-years-of-Mormon-missionaries-crossing-divided-Germany.html It has been 25 years since the German Democratic Republic was opened to LDS missionary work. This weekend, former... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:00:00 MDT 'An abundant life' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605051/An-abundant-life.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605051/An-abundant-life.html These ABC's have relevance for all of us who seek an abundant life. In essence, each day of life for all of us is much like... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 00:05:00 MDT Elder Oaks: Religious freedom http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604122/Elder-Oaks-Religious-freedom.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604122/Elder-Oaks-Religious-freedom.html Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles recently discussed the importance of religious freedom with Grant... Sat, 31 May 2014 00:10:00 MDT Religious freedom still possible http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601720/Religious-freedom-still-possible.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601720/Religious-freedom-still-possible.html There is hope for the future of religious liberty and freedom of speech despite an "alarming trajectory," Elder Dallin H.... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 11:09:24 MDT Deseret News National Edition: Religious freedom, the Sabbath and Jewish women http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601464/Deseret-News-National-Edition-Religious-freedom-the-Sabbath-and-Jewish-women.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601464/Deseret-News-National-Edition-Religious-freedom-the-Sabbath-and-Jewish-women.html This week’s Deseret News National Edition tackles the Ten Commandments, ways to end poverty and forgiveness. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:56:10 MDT At UVU, Elder Oaks sees hope despite 'alarming' religious liberty trends http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601203/At-UVU-Elder-Oaks-sees-hope-despite-alarming-religious-liberty-trends.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601203/At-UVU-Elder-Oaks-sees-hope-despite-alarming-religious-liberty-trends.html Giving his first legal lecture in 29 years, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the LDS Church spoke at UVU's Constitutional Symposium... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 MDT Elder Dallin H. Oaks: 'Keys and authority of the priesthood' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600323/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-Keys-and-authority-of-the-priesthood.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600323/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-Keys-and-authority-of-the-priesthood.html Priesthood keys and authority direct and pertain to women as well as men, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quroum fo the Twelve... Sun, 06 Apr 2014 00:13:54 MDT Elder Oaks recognized as 'Pillar of the Valley' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600153/Elder-Oaks-recognized-as-Pillar-of-the-Valley.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600153/Elder-Oaks-recognized-as-Pillar-of-the-Valley.html Elder Dallin H. Oaks returned to his hometown of Provo, Utah, where he received the "Pillar of the Valley" award from the... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:45:00 MDT Elder Oaks receives Pillar of the Valley Award in Provo http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599817/Elder-Oaks-receives-Pillar-of-the-Valley-Award-in-Provo.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599817/Elder-Oaks-receives-Pillar-of-the-Valley-Award-in-Provo.html Elder Dallin H. Oaks was honored Friday with the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce Pillar of the Valley Award at a gala where... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 19:20:00 MDT Linda & Richard Eyre: Can more babies save society? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588443/Can-more-babies-save-society.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588443/Can-more-babies-save-society.html “Don’t you know you are contributing to the overpopulation of the earth — how can you be so selfish?” Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:18:12 MDT Elder Dallin H. Oaks: 'No Other Gods' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587815/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-No-Other-Gods.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587815/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-No-Other-Gods.html Elder Dallin H. Oaks speaks of the importance of making God our first priority. Sun, 06 Oct 2013 10:55:00 MDT Joseph Smith's habeas corpus hearings dramatized in Illinois http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587435/Joseph-Smiths-habeas-corpus-hearings-dramatized-in-Illinois.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587435/Joseph-Smiths-habeas-corpus-hearings-dramatized-in-Illinois.html During the Nauvoo period of Church history, the Prophet Joseph Smith was dogged by legal troubles stemming from the Missouri... Tue, 01 Oct 2013 11:55:00 MDT Elder Dallin H. Oaks: 'Joseph Smith was a remarkable man, a great American' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587358/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-Joseph-Smith-was-a-remarkable-man-a-great-American.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587358/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-Joseph-Smith-was-a-remarkable-man-a-great-American.html Joseph Smith was “a remarkable man, a great American," Elder Dallin H. Oaks declared Sept. 23 on the eve of a... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT Elder Oaks promotes strengthening the free exercise of religion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629804/Elder-Oaks-promotes-strengthening-the-free-exercise-of-religion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629804/Elder-Oaks-promotes-strengthening-the-free-exercise-of-religion.html Religious teachings and religious organizations are vital to a free society and deserve its special legal protection, Elder... Thu, 16 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT Prophet calls for tolerance, kindness toward those who don't share LDS beliefs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577689/Prophet-calls-for-tolerance-kindness-toward-those-who-dont-share-LDS-beliefs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577689/Prophet-calls-for-tolerance-kindness-toward-those-who-dont-share-LDS-beliefs.html The LDS Church's 183rd Annual General Conference closed Sunday afternoon with a plea from their prophet for church members... Sun, 07 Apr 2013 18:50:00 MDT Are Mormons the most connected? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577684/Are-Mormons-the-most-connected.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577684/Are-Mormons-the-most-connected.html This weekend Mormons from around the world used the Internet to watch General Conference and to connect with each other. Just... Sun, 07 Apr 2013 17:10:00 MDT Elder Dallin H. Oaks: 'Followers of Christ' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626347/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-Followers-of-Christ.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626347/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-Followers-of-Christ.html In his Sunday afternoon address, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve utilized the four gospels of the New... Sun, 07 Apr 2013 14:50:00 MDT Elder Dallin H. Oaks' recent visit to Asia highlighted in new video http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576491/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-recent-visit-to-Asia-highlighted-in-new-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576491/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-recent-visit-to-Asia-highlighted-in-new-video.html The LDS Church has taken great strides in Asia over the past few years. Recently, Elder Dallin H. Oaks traveled there, and... Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:30:00 MDT New LDS site answers questions about Mormons and China http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575921/New-LDS-site-answers-questions-about-Mormons-and-China.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575921/New-LDS-site-answers-questions-about-Mormons-and-China.html With the launch of a website aimed at those from the People’s Republic of China who have joined the LDS Church while... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:25:00 MDT Duce's Wild: Teens teach about the Atonement in Sunday School http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575697/Teens-teach-about-the-Atonement-in-Sunday-School.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575697/Teens-teach-about-the-Atonement-in-Sunday-School.html Our Sunday School class jumped at the opportunity to fill an hour with object lessons, parables and visual lessons that... Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:00:00 MDT BYU's Mendenhall: 'There's more to do' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574715/BYUs-Mendenhall-Theres-more-to-do.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574715/BYUs-Mendenhall-Theres-more-to-do.html From the time he was hired as the head coach at BYU in December 2004, Bronco Mendenhall knew he wouldn't be in this position... Sat, 02 Mar 2013 20:05:00 MST Defending the Faith: Joseph Smith's character http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571839/Joseph-Smiths-character.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571839/Joseph-Smiths-character.html Drifting inexorably toward old age, I’m more and more impressed by what Joseph Smith accomplished in his less than 39... Thu, 31 Jan 2013 05:00:00 MST Elder Oaks honored for contributions to the cause of religious freedom http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568988/Elder-Oaks-honored-for-contributions-to-the-cause-of-religious-freedom.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568988/Elder-Oaks-honored-for-contributions-to-the-cause-of-religious-freedom.html Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be honored... Mon, 17 Dec 2012 18:30:00 MST Ask Angela: Is online dating a good way to jump back into dating? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566430/Is-online-dating-a-good-way-to-jump-back-into-dating.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566430/Is-online-dating-a-good-way-to-jump-back-into-dating.html A reader is trying to find a date for her brother-in-law and wonders if online dating is a good option. Angela, and Ask... Sat, 10 Nov 2012 05:00:00 MST Bloggernacle Back Bench: Many marvelous Mormon Messages http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565019/Many-marvelous-Mormon-Messages.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565019/Many-marvelous-Mormon-Messages.html Watch six new Mormon Messages that virtually take us to Africa, provide personal testimonies and teach about the importance... Tue, 23 Oct 2012 05:00:00 MDT More awareness from the general public needed in the fight against human trafficking http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765611652/More-awareness-from-the-general-public-needed-in-the-fight-against-human-trafficking.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765611652/More-awareness-from-the-general-public-needed-in-the-fight-against-human-trafficking.html Efforts to eliminate human trafficking are at the forefront of many political and religious leaders' minds. "Our fight... Sun, 14 Oct 2012 22:10:14 MDT Elder Dallin H. Oaks speaks about the effects of family structure and divorce on children http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765610355/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-speaks-about-the-effects-of-family-structure-and-divorce-on-children.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765610355/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-speaks-about-the-effects-of-family-structure-and-divorce-on-children.html Divorce and family structure can have a substantial effect on a child, according to recent research and a general conference... Tue, 09 Oct 2012 15:35:06 MDT Elder Oaks advocates for children during Saturday afternoon session http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563944/Elder-Oaks-advocates-for-children-during-Saturday-afternoon-session.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865563944/Elder-Oaks-advocates-for-children-during-Saturday-afternoon-session.html Elders L. Tom Perry, M. Russell Ballard and Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve all spoke at the Saturday afternoon... Sat, 06 Oct 2012 16:32:53 MDT Former missionaries rejoice for India's first stake http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559380/Former-missionaries-rejoice-for-Indias-first-stake.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559380/Former-missionaries-rejoice-for-Indias-first-stake.html Former LDS missionaries celebrate the organization of India's first stake by sharing experiences and memories. Mon, 23 Jul 2012 16:55:10 MDT Bloggernacle Back Bench: Celebrating Pioneer Day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559453/Celebrating-Pioneer-Day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559453/Celebrating-Pioneer-Day.html Find blogs full of ideas for celebrating Pioneer Day, including history lessons, printables, pioneer recipes and faithful... Tue, 24 Jul 2012 05:00:00 MDT LDS World: Knowing Christ's doctrine adds protection from the adversary http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559368/Knowing-Christs-doctrine-adds-protection-from-the-adversary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865559368/Knowing-Christs-doctrine-adds-protection-from-the-adversary.html Anti-Christ Korihor leveled many lies against Christ's church. Many were deceived and lost their faith. One reason members... Sun, 22 Jul 2012 05:00:00 MDT Today in the Bloggernacle: Saving your marriage, and the 'geography of faith' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558271/Saving-your-marriage-and-the-geography-of-faith.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558271/Saving-your-marriage-and-the-geography-of-faith.html A powerful new video juxtaposing Elder Dallin H. Oaks' counsel on marriage with a hospital scene. And an article on the... Fri, 29 Jun 2012 05:00:00 MDT New booklet targets LDS families of homosexual youth http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557584/New-booklet-targets-LDS-families-of-homosexual-youth.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865557584/New-booklet-targets-LDS-families-of-homosexual-youth.html A new booklet published by a California university project is aimed specifically at "Helping Latter-day Saint Families with... Fri, 15 Jun 2012 17:25:08 MDT LDS Church organizes first stake in India http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865556827/LDS-Church-organizes-first-stake-in-India.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865556827/LDS-Church-organizes-first-stake-in-India.html A significant moment in the international expansion of the LDS Church occurred Sunday when Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the... Fri, 01 Jun 2012 16:26:34 MDT Nearly 6,000 BYU graduates earn their 'mark' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765570075/Nearly-6000-BYU-graduates-earn-their-mark.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765570075/Nearly-6000-BYU-graduates-earn-their-mark.html The graduates — totaling 5,996 degrees for bachelors, master and doctorate grads — and their supporters filled... Thu, 19 Apr 2012 23:49:51 MDT Friday Minute: Improving sacrament reverence http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554341/Improving-sacrament-reverence.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865554341/Improving-sacrament-reverence.html Low volume is not reverence; worship is not whispers. While quiet and calm are outward evidence of inner commitment, real... Fri, 20 Apr 2012 05:00:00 MDT Elder Dallin H. Oaks dedicates new home of Utah's largest law firm http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553960/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-dedicates-new-home-of-Utahs-largest-law-firm.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553960/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-dedicates-new-home-of-Utahs-largest-law-firm.html Thu, 12 Apr 2012 17:20:11 MDT Elder Dallin H. Oaks to speak at BYU Commencement http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553881/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-to-speak-at-BYU-Commencement.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553881/Elder-Dallin-H-Oaks-to-speak-at-BYU-Commencement.html Elder Dallin H. Oaks will be the speaker and presiding authority at the 2012 April Brigham Young University Commencement... Wed, 11 Apr 2012 18:16:28 MDT BYU groups seek to understand students with same-sex attraction http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765566664/BYU-groups-seek-to-understand-students-with-same-sex-attraction.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765566664/BYU-groups-seek-to-understand-students-with-same-sex-attraction.html A video released last week in which BYU students discuss dealing with same-gender attraction and their membership in the LDS... Fri, 06 Apr 2012 20:47:43 MDT Elder Harold G. Hillam remembered for patience, hard work http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553354/Elder-Harold-G-Hillam-remembered-for-patience-hard-work.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865553354/Elder-Harold-G-Hillam-remembered-for-patience-hard-work.html At the Monday funeral for Elder Harold G. Hillam, an emeritus general authority for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day... Mon, 02 Apr 2012 18:20:34 MDT Deseret Book Top 10 for March 5-10 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552114/Deseret-Book-Top-10-for-March-5-10.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552114/Deseret-Book-Top-10-for-March-5-10.html A list of Deseret Book's top selling products for March 5-10. Wed, 14 Mar 2012 05:00:00 MDT Japan's disasters response: one year later http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552021/Japans-disasters-response-one-year-later.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865552021/Japans-disasters-response-one-year-later.html On a recent trip to Japan, Elder Dallin H. Oaks, a senior member of the Quorum of the Twelve, remarked how impressed he was... Tue, 13 Mar 2012 05:00:00 MDT Deseret Book Top 10 for Feb. 27-March 3 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551660/Deseret-Book-Top-10-for-Feb-27-March-3.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551660/Deseret-Book-Top-10-for-Feb-27-March-3.html A list of Deseret Book's top selling products for Feb. 27-March 3. Wed, 07 Mar 2012 05:00:00 MST Deseret Book Top 10 for Feb. 20-25 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551146/Deseret-Book-Top-10-for-Feb-20-25.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551146/Deseret-Book-Top-10-for-Feb-20-25.html A list of Deseret Book's top selling products for Feb. 20-25. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 10:31:15 MST Deseret Book Top 10 for Feb. 6-11 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550127/Deseret-Book-Top-10-for-Feb-6-11.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550127/Deseret-Book-Top-10-for-Feb-6-11.html A list of Deseret Book's top selling products for Feb. 6-11. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 05:00:00 MST