Dallin H. Oaks http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Dallin H. Oaks en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:04:26 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 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 Barack Obama's budget plan could discourage charitable giving http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550057/Barack-Obamas-budget-plan-could-discourage-charitable-giving.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865550057/Barack-Obamas-budget-plan-could-discourage-charitable-giving.html For the fourth time since he took office, President Barack Obama on Monday proposed putting a limit on the percentage of... Mon, 13 Feb 2012 19:30:39 MST Deseret Book Top 10 for Jan. 23-38 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398531/Deseret-Book-Top-10-for-Jan-23-38.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705398531/Deseret-Book-Top-10-for-Jan-23-38.html A list of Deseret Book's top selling products for Jan. 23-28. Thu, 02 Feb 2012 05:00:00 MST Deseret Book Top 10 for Jan. 16-21 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397987/Deseret-Book-Top-10-for-Jan-16-21.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705397987/Deseret-Book-Top-10-for-Jan-16-21.html A list of Deseret Book's top selling products for Jan. 16-21. Wed, 25 Jan 2012 05:00:00 MST New Harmony: Written with a heavy heart, but a light touch http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218548/Written-with-a-heavy-heart-but-a-light-touch.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700218548/Written-with-a-heavy-heart-but-a-light-touch.html S. Michael Wilcox is one of the most thoughtful writers in the church today. And his latest book will not hurt his reputation. Wed, 25 Jan 2012 05:00:00 MST