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Deseret News
Thousands of youth participate in the Days of '47 youth paradesaid Jodene Smith, a youth parade co-chair. “This year we are doing something q
Thousands of youth participate in the Days of '47 youth parade
Deseret News / Posted 11 hours ago
said Jodene Smith, a youth parade co-chair. “This year we are doing something quite neat” to remember the pioneers. “The LDS Church has provided 1000 names of children who passed away coming west.” Children that participated with their stakes had... Read more
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Deseret News
The tiny town that set out to be Utah's capitol and 4 other areas with a unique historyfor a mere $2.50, according to the guide. Its population tapped out at 1,500,
The tiny town that set out to be Utah's capitol and 4 other areas with a unique history
Deseret News / Posted 11 hours ago
for a mere $2.50, according to the guide. Its population tapped out at 1,500, and the town died down rapidly after the LDS Church began building the Utah Northern Railroad through Ogden, according to the guide. Today, Corinne is a peaceful and... Read more
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Deseret News
Men accused of narrowly missing 2-old during shooting spree chargeddocuments also reveal a destructive spree allegedly committed by the two men th
Men accused of narrowly missing 2-old during shooting spree charged
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
documents also reveal a destructive spree allegedly committed by the two men the same morning, shooting cars and even an LDS Church seemingly at random. Joseph Villagrana, 20, of Murray, and Luiz Miguel Valadez, 23, of Salt Lake, were charged in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
'Utah compromise' a start, but road still bumpyto hear this, but not all religious freedoms are equally important," said Elder
'Utah compromise' a start, but road still bumpy
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
to hear this, but not all religious freedoms are equally important," said Elder Lance B. Wickman, general counsel for the LDS church. "Defenders of religious freedom have to decide what is closer to the essential core of religious freedom and what... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson subpoenaed for deposition in sex abuse lawsuitsplacement program. Lawyers representing four people who claim to have been sex
LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson subpoenaed for deposition in sex abuse lawsuits
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 2 days ago
placement program. Lawyers representing four people who claim to have been sexually abused while participating in the LDS Church’s “Lamanite Placement Program” or “Indian Student Placement Program” in the 1960s and 1970s issued a deposition... Read more
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Deseret News
Mormon Mentions: Bryce Harper posts about his new scriptures; The Gardiner Sisters go on tour with Us the Duoon tour, an LDS Major League Baseball player, and a recap of a BYU-Idaho gradua
Mormon Mentions: Bryce Harper posts about his new scriptures; The Gardiner Sisters go on tour with Us the Duo
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
on tour, an LDS Major League Baseball player, and a recap of a BYU-Idaho graduation speech. Social media accounts for LDS Church leaders featured inspiring pictures, quotes and counsel. Bryce Harper, right fielder for the Washington Nationals... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
County sheriff’s office arrests graffiti suspectsmade references to socialism idealist Karl Marx. The phrase, “The opium of the
County sheriff’s office arrests graffiti suspects
McDonough County Voice / Posted 2 days ago
made references to socialism idealist Karl Marx. The phrase, “The opium of the people…” was written in spray paint at the LDS church along with a hand raising the middle finger. VanBrooker said Hironimus-Wendt has the same pyramid symbol as a... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Family says Riverton man accused in political assassination in Venezuela was wrongly accusedpunished for falling in love,” Holt said. A caring, 24-year-old man who had ju
Family says Riverton man accused in political assassination in Venezuela was wrongly accused
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 3 days ago
punished for falling in love,” Holt said. A caring, 24-year-old man who had just returned from a two year mission for the LDS Church, Laurie thinks her son was targeted simply because he’s American. "I’ve been told that they think we are the... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Utah Pride Center ramps up resources to address growing suicide rate among LGBTQ youthmet at SOSA. “In the last few years, I've had three suicide attempts and I sur
Utah Pride Center ramps up resources to address growing suicide rate among LGBTQ youth
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 3 days ago
met at SOSA. “In the last few years, I've had three suicide attempts and I survived,” Bushman said. As a gay man in the LDS Church, he said he felt alone. “It's very isolating when the organizations you belong to officially don't recognize you,... Read more
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Deseret News
Attributes, lessons and principles: General authorities and their church history heroesby Deseret Book. President Monson was one of 18 LDS general authorities to writ
Attributes, lessons and principles: General authorities and their church history heroes
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
by Deseret Book. President Monson was one of 18 LDS general authorities to write a tribute to one of the early figures of LDS Church history, illustrating admirable qualities, characteristics, lessons and gospel principles. The following 10... Read more
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Deseret News
Why Pioneer Day is so important to Utahnson July 24, not only for the pioneers entering the valley, but also in celebrat
Why Pioneer Day is so important to Utahns
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
on July 24, not only for the pioneers entering the valley, but also in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the LDS Church, according to the Utah History Encyclopedia. Perhaps the largest celebration, and crowning jewel of Pioneer Day,... Read more
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Deseret News
Jerry Earl Johnston: At times the people we view as villains are really heroeshero. And in my book, in my world, in my America, that smiling potato slicer a
Jerry Earl Johnston: At times the people we view as villains are really heroes
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
hero. And in my book, in my world, in my America, that smiling potato slicer at the Dairy Queen is not the villain. He’s the hero. His name is Gustavo. Come by the Sycamore Branch of the LDS Church in Brigham City sometime. I’ll introduc... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Statue tops new LDS temple in MeridianIt's an opportunity for them to find peace and serenity and hope,” said Brian W
Statue tops new LDS temple in Meridian
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 days ago
It's an opportunity for them to find peace and serenity and hope,” said Brian Whitlock, director of public affairs for the LDS Church. “So today their looking and it is being completed on the exterior. So this is a big day for them as they have... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS.org post opens arms to 'Pokemon Go' playersPokemon. The app lists popular locations and landmarks as pokestops where playe
LDS.org post opens arms to 'Pokemon Go' players
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
Pokemon. The app lists popular locations and landmarks as pokestops where players can collect digital game items. Several LDS Church buildings, including chapels and temples, are listed as pokestops. In an lds.org post, The Church of Jesus Christ... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Historic Snowflake properties you need to seeand name their settlement "Snowflake." Snow would later visit Flake's ranch an
Historic Snowflake properties you need to see
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
and name their settlement "Snowflake." Snow would later visit Flake's ranch and help inspect the property for the future LDS Church settlement. Flake would also later become one of the first Arizonans to be elected to the Cowboy Hall of fame, as... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Founder of Jewett's dies at age 92he enjoyed reading, learning and studying religion, pharmaceuticals and prospec
Founder of Jewett's dies at age 92
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
he enjoyed reading, learning and studying religion, pharmaceuticals and prospecting. He served as branch president at the LDS Church for five years and was instrumental in raising funds for major construction of the church while in a direct... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS Church missionaries in Russia now to be known as 'volunteers'Mormon missionaries serve on a volunteer basis, but to comply with the new law
LDS Church missionaries in Russia now to be known as 'volunteers'
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
Mormon missionaries serve on a volunteer basis, but to comply with the new law set to take effect Wednesday, the LDS Church is making adjustments to what the missionaries assigned to Russia are involved with and known as. The sweeping... Read more
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Deseret News
Twila Van Leer: My nomination of 3 Mormon pioneers to be honorary Days of ’47 parade marshalsMormon pioneers to come out of the mouth of Emigration Canyon to get a good vie
Twila Van Leer: My nomination of 3 Mormon pioneers to be honorary Days of ’47 parade marshals
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
Mormon pioneers to come out of the mouth of Emigration Canyon to get a good view of the Salt Lake Valley, according to an LDS Church study manual, were Orson Pratt and Erastus Snow. They “shouted for joy” and marked the day — July 21, 1847. When... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
LDS Church says all missionaries in Turkey safe as coup unfoldsand a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says all of
LDS Church says all missionaries in Turkey safe as coup unfolds
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 9 days ago
and a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says all of their missionaries in the area are safe. LDS Church Spokesman Eric Hawkins released the following statement Friday evening: “At this point we know that all... Read more
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Deseret News
Mormon Mentions: Imagine Dragons post tribute to France, Lindsey Stirling to be featured on Disney's 'Pete's Dragon'France yesterday, and other additional announcements and testimonies from other
Mormon Mentions: Imagine Dragons post tribute to France, Lindsey Stirling to be featured on Disney's 'Pete's Dragon'
Deseret News / Posted 9 days ago
France yesterday, and other additional announcements and testimonies from other LDS performers. Social media accounts for LDS Church leaders featured inspiring pictures, quotes and counsel. Imagine Dragons, a rock band from Las Vegas whose lead... Read more
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Deseret News
Our Views: Mormon and Utah perspectives resonate with GOP pornography platformdoctrinal positions help underscore, too, why Latter-day Saints seem so deeply
Our Views: Mormon and Utah perspectives resonate with GOP pornography platform
Deseret News / Posted 9 days ago
doctrinal positions help underscore, too, why Latter-day Saints seem so deeply invested in debates over human sexuality. LDS church apostle Elder Jeffrey R. Holland put it memorably: “[W]hen one toys with the God-given body of another, he or she... Read more
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Deseret News
Ex-FLDS members sue Warren Jeffs, Salt Lake law firmSALT LAKE CITY — A group of former Fundamentalist LDS Church members are suing
Ex-FLDS members sue Warren Jeffs, Salt Lake law firm
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A group of former Fundamentalist LDS Church members are suing imprisoned polygamous leader Warren Jeffs and a Salt Lake law firm, claiming the attorneys helped further his illegal activities such as marrying underage girls and child... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Ex-FLDS members sue Warren Jeffs, law firm over underage marriagesSALT LAKE CITY — More than a dozen former members of the Fundamentalist LDS Chu
Ex-FLDS members sue Warren Jeffs, law firm over underage marriages
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 10 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — More than a dozen former members of the Fundamentalist LDS Church have leveled a lawsuit against polygamist leader Warren Jeffs and the former law firm that represented him, accusing former lawyers of the church of helping him... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
FBI says tips coming in on polygamist leader Lyle Jeffsoverseas — we have 90 plus offices overseas.” Barnhart told FOX 13 in an inter
FBI says tips coming in on polygamist leader Lyle Jeffs
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 10 days ago
overseas — we have 90 plus offices overseas.” Barnhart told FOX 13 in an interview broadcast Monday that Fundamentalist LDS Church leader Lyle Jeffs likely used olive oil to slip out of a GPS monitoring device attached to his ankle. Jeffs was... Read more
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Deseret News
Pioneers of Progress honored at Salt Lake galaof local communities, including the City Creek Center, international humanitari
Pioneers of Progress honored at Salt Lake gala
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
of local communities, including the City Creek Center, international humanitarian efforts and business operations of the LDS Church. He has also served as managing director of the church's Welfare Services Department, worked for Ford Motor Co.... Read more
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Deseret News
Fugitive FLDS leader wants charges droppedto drop food stamp fraud charges against him. Jeffs' religious freedom rights
Fugitive FLDS leader wants charges dropped
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
to drop food stamp fraud charges against him. Jeffs' religious freedom rights allow him and others in the Fundamentalist LDS Church to share food stamp benefits as part of their communal living, his attorneys contend in a new court filing... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS Church welfare, humanitarian efforts average $40 million per year, apostle saysthat each year The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spends about $40
LDS Church welfare, humanitarian efforts average $40 million per year, apostle says
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
that each year The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spends about $40 million on welfare, humanitarian and other LDS Church-sponsored projects around the world and has done so for more than 30 years. That would account for approximately... Read more
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FOX News
Fugitive polygamous sect leader likely used olive oil to aid escape, FBI saysalarms that law enforcement or the U.S. Marshal's Service would have responded
Fugitive polygamous sect leader likely used olive oil to aid escape, FBI says
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
alarms that law enforcement or the U.S. Marshal's Service would have responded to." Jeffs, a bishop in the Fundamentalist LDS Church, is accused of ordering members to turn over food stamp benefits to church leaders. Utah officials say so-called... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Fugitive FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs wants charges dismissed, claims religious right on food stampsgrand jury indictment leveled against him, arguing a religious right to consecr
Fugitive FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs wants charges dismissed, claims religious right on food stamps
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 12 days ago
grand jury indictment leveled against him, arguing a religious right to consecrate food stamps to the Fundamentalist LDS Church. In a motion filed Tuesday and obtained by FOX 13, the polygamist leader’s defense attorney asked a judge to... Read more
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Sierra Star
Community Calendar - week of July 14- Family History Center: Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Wednesday evening 6
Community Calendar - week of July 14
Sierra Star / Posted 12 days ago
- Family History Center: Tuesday - Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Wednesday evening 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday ; LDS Church, 49969 School Road (427), Oakhurst. Free Genealogy class. Details: kab@sti.net or (559)... Read more
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Deseret News
FBI: Lyle Jeffs likely used olive oil to ditch ankle monitor, flee law enforcementSALT LAKE CITY — Lyle Jeffs, the acting leader of the Fundamentalist LDS Church
FBI: Lyle Jeffs likely used olive oil to ditch ankle monitor, flee law enforcement
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Lyle Jeffs, the acting leader of the Fundamentalist LDS Church and a defendant in a far-reaching fraud case, likely used olive oil as a lubricant to slip out of his ankle monitor and flee federal authorities' reach last month, the... Read more
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Deseret News
Mormon artist, who did portraits of LDS prophets and paintings for temples, diesGrant Romney Clawson, a Murray resident who painted portraits of prophets and c
Mormon artist, who did portraits of LDS prophets and paintings for temples, dies
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
Grant Romney Clawson, a Murray resident who painted portraits of prophets and created artwork for temples and LDS Church buildings, died Sunday, July 10, a few weeks short of his 89th birthday, according to his family. Clawson served as a cook for... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Two storage units at LDS church go up in flamesPolice in Kuna are searching for two teenagers believed to have ignited a fire
Two storage units at LDS church go up in flames
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 13 days ago
Police in Kuna are searching for two teenagers believed to have ignited a fire that destroyed two storage units behind the LDS church at 315 E. Deer Flat Road early Sunday morning. The storage units were full of items donated to the Deseret... Read more
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Deseret News
Seniors serving: Assisted living residents help cheer up the homelessHarris, an 80-year-old resident at the Wentworth at Draper Assisted Living, sai
Seniors serving: Assisted living residents help cheer up the homeless
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
Harris, an 80-year-old resident at the Wentworth at Draper Assisted Living, said after a lifetime of service in the LDS Church, it's hard being in a position where she physically is unable to give in all the ways that she used to. Going out... Read more
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Deseret News
Special session on tap for $17 million Fairpark stadiumits weeklong celebration to a permanent home. Beattie shared a letter of suppo
Special session on tap for $17 million Fairpark stadium
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
its weeklong celebration to a permanent home. Beattie shared a letter of support from the Presiding Bishopric of the LDS Church that authorizes the donation for the 10,000-seat stadium. The rest of the funding would come from Salt Lake City,... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Polygamist leader Lyle Jeffs used olive oil to escape from custody, FBI saysSALT LAKE CITY -- The FBI is revealing how Fundamentalist LDS Church leader Lyl
Polygamist leader Lyle Jeffs used olive oil to escape from custody, FBI says
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 13 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY -- The FBI is revealing how Fundamentalist LDS Church leader Lyle Jeffs managed to escape from custody. "He used a substance which may have been olive oil to lubricate the GPS tracking band and slip it off his ankle," Eric Barnhart,... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Fire destroy shed behind Kuna-area church; investigators looking for two teensKUNA - Kuna police are looking for two teens seen running away from a fire behi
Fire destroy shed behind Kuna-area church; investigators looking for two teens
KIVI Boise / Posted 13 days ago
KUNA - Kuna police are looking for two teens seen running away from a fire behind the LDS church at 315 E. Deer Flat Road early Sunday morning. The fire destroyed two storage units behind the church, which were full of donated items for the Deseret... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Two storage units at LDS church go up in flamesPolice in Kuna are searching for two teenagers believed to have ignited a fire
Two storage units at LDS church go up in flames
KTVB Boise / Posted 13 days ago
Police in Kuna are searching for two teenagers believed to have ignited a fire that destroyed two storage units behind the LDS church at 315 E. Deer Flat Road early Sunday morning. The storage units were full of items donated to the Deseret... Read more
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Deseret News
Choir, orchestra finish second week of tour with Frankfurt performanceapplause after the signature song “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Elder Patrick
Choir, orchestra finish second week of tour with Frankfurt performance
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
applause after the signature song “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Elder Patrick Kearon, a general authority Seventy of the LDS Church and the president of its Europe Area, spoke of the concert in spiritual terms the next morning to the assembled... Read more
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Deseret News
Patricia Jones: Larry Pressler — impressive then and now — endorses Clintonwaiting for the church services to begin, we had casually introduced ourselves.
Patricia Jones: Larry Pressler — impressive then and now — endorses Clinton
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
waiting for the church services to begin, we had casually introduced ourselves. He told me he was a recent convert to the LDS Church and had served nearly 20 years in the U.S. Senate and four years in the United States House of Representatives. We... Read more
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Deseret News
Mormon missionaries to remain in Russia despite new law restricting missionary workSALT LAKE CITY — The LDS Church released a statement on Friday afternoon saying
Mormon missionaries to remain in Russia despite new law restricting missionary work
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — The LDS Church released a statement on Friday afternoon saying that its missionaries will remain in Russia in the wake of a new law that restricts missionary work in the country. "The church recognizes a new law will take effect in... Read more
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Deseret News
Mormon Mentions: Video shows how sacrament cups are made; Marie Osmond, David Archuleta and Alex Boye join Nashville Tribute Band for showhosting a live event and a famous basketball player visiting Brigham Young Univ
Mormon Mentions: Video shows how sacrament cups are made; Marie Osmond, David Archuleta and Alex Boye join Nashville Tribute Band for show
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
hosting a live event and a famous basketball player visiting Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Social media accounts for LDS Church leaders shared testimonies of Jesus Christ and a new video about the sacrament. Brigham Young University’s male a... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Tonto Village residents, visitors enjoy festive weekendas far as Highway 87, the intersection was a bottleneck! On Saturday morning w
Tonto Village residents, visitors enjoy festive weekend
Payson Roundup / Posted 16 days ago
as far as Highway 87, the intersection was a bottleneck! On Saturday morning we were invited to a friend’s wedding at the LDS church in Christopher Creek. The union was the second for both newlyweds and the whole ceremony was a tearjerker.... Read more
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Deseret News
Elder Wickman, Matt Holland address religious freedom in secular age at BYUPROVO — The top lawyer for the LDS Church proposed Thursday that people of fait
Elder Wickman, Matt Holland address religious freedom in secular age at BYU
Deseret News / Posted 17 days ago
PROVO — The top lawyer for the LDS Church proposed Thursday that people of faith should prioritize the defense of an innermost core of religious freedoms. They also have to be willing to compromise on freedoms outside that core, said Elder Lance B.... Read more
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New Now Next
Watch Neon Trees' Tyler Glenn Blast Mormon Church For Increase In LGBT Youth Suicidetook their lives in the past week alone. These, he adds to the nearly 40 suicid
Watch Neon Trees' Tyler Glenn Blast Mormon Church For Increase In LGBT Youth Suicide
New Now Next / Posted 17 days ago
took their lives in the past week alone. These, he adds to the nearly 40 suicides that have occurred since leaders of the LDS church announced a new anti-gay policy in November declaring same-sex individuals apostates, barring both them and their... Read more
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Deseret News
Elder Wickman, UVU's Matt Holland to speak at BYU religious freedom conferencewho spoke at BYU earlier this year; the president of the First Amendment Partne
Elder Wickman, UVU's Matt Holland to speak at BYU religious freedom conference
Deseret News / Posted 17 days ago
who spoke at BYU earlier this year; the president of the First Amendment Partnership, Tim Schultz, who has worked with LDS Church leaders on religious freedom issues; as well as journalists who cover religion, professors, religious liberty... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Colorado City man arrested on sex offender registration violationthe Mohave County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. Jessop was among a num
Colorado City man arrested on sex offender registration violation
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 18 days ago
the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. Jessop was among a number of members of the Fundamentalist LDS Church who were indicted in 2005 on charges related to underage marriages. He pleaded no contest to a child abuse charge... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Poll finds opposition to same-sex marriage dropping in Utahto same-sex marriage, with 43% in favor. A year ago, 53% were against same-sex
Poll finds opposition to same-sex marriage dropping in Utah
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 18 days ago
to same-sex marriage, with 43% in favor. A year ago, 53% were against same-sex marriage and only 38% were in favor. The LDS Church has long been opposed to same-sex marriage. A modified version of the state flag is shown at a rally celebrating... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS Church announces open house, dedication dates for Sapporo Japan Templelocated in Tokyo and Fukuoka. When dedicated, the Sapporo Japan Temple will bec
LDS Church announces open house, dedication dates for Sapporo Japan Temple
Deseret News / Posted 19 days ago
located in Tokyo and Fukuoka. When dedicated, the Sapporo Japan Temple will become the 151st operating temple worldwide. LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson announced plans to construct the Sapporo Japan Temple during the October 2009 general... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Kip HendersonNathan “Kip” Henderson, 53, of Cabot, died on June 20, 2016. A memorial service
Kip Henderson
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Nathan “Kip” Henderson, 53, of Cabot, died on June 20, 2016. A memorial service was held at the LDS Church 6110 T.P. White Drive, Cabot on Wednesday June 29. In lieu of flowers make memorial donations to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day... Read more
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