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Communities matter in shaping lives of youth today

by LDS Church News | Everything Else

Strengthening youth comes by strengthening communities, said J. David Hawkins during the Marjorie Pay Hinck...


Example set by handcart pioneers

by LDS Church News | What We Believe

When trials like those experienced by the Martin and Willie handcart companies bring individuals' faith tog...

LDS Church News: Obituaries

by LDS Church News | Everything Else

Virginia Elaine Davis Ward, 90, who served with her husband, Lyle McLean Ward, as he presided over the Wash...


Wall Street Journal writer discusses Mormon welfare system

by Deseret News | What They're Saying About "Us"

If presidential candidate Mitt Romney wants to find a welfare system that "lets almost no one fall through ...

Mindful of history, Mormon Church reaches out to minorities

by Washington Post | What They're Saying About "Us"

It was Sunday morning, and the church was filled with more than 200 men, women and children, praying, singi...


It's not easy being the chair set-up king

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

“Hey, Brother Hill. Will you help us set up chairs?” This is a no-brainer. You bet I’ll do that. I love to ...

You Make the Call: Missionary Draft Deferrals

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

It has been interesting for me to watch the reactions this past week as news stories illuminated yet again ...


Latino Mormons speaking out against Romney over immigration issue

by Fox News | Opinions & Features

When Honduran-born Antonella Cecilia Packard converted to the Mormon Faith 20 years ago, she said it was li...


Elizabeth Smart marries in Hawaii temple

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

Elizabeth Smart and Matthew Gilmour were married Saturday on the North Shore of the island of Oahu. The cou...


30 million records added to FamilySearch

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Another 30 million new records have been added to FamilySearch, including 16 million indexed names and 14 m...