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Mormon Media Observer: Two articles for which to be grateful

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In my opinion, thanks should go to Naomi Schaefer Riley, a vital writer whose work is frequently published ...


Defending the Faith: Sociologist Explains How Religion Benefits Even Atheists

by Deseret News | Everything Else

The evidence, says professor Stark, “shows overwhelmingly that religion protects against mental illness.” F...


Preserving your personal history through fires, floods and natural disasters

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Scott Simkins has pictures of dying books that are too graphic to show. They've been eaten alive in basemen...


Genealogy bloggers hoping to reach 5-million indexes in one day

by Deseret News

Genealogy bloggers are reporting that an amazing family history record could be set as soon as today — a “5...


How 2 RMs Met and Married All Because of a Mormon Newsroom Article

by Deseret News | Fun Mormon Life

It turns out Mormon Newsroom not only shares uplifting content and the latest Church news, it also can help...


Mormons in the 2012 Paralympics, days 3 & 4: Blind sprinter takes gold; archer advances to semi-finals

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Mormon sprinter Jason Smyth won gold and set another world record in the 100-meter race Saturday at the 201...


Church members resilient after disasters

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Anything can happen, so be prepared. That’s one thing Rei Shimizu and other Mormons have learned in the day...


LDS Woman Set to Index 600,000 Names by Her 95th Birthday

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

What an amazing accomplishment. This is such a great reminder of how important family history is and how we...


Classic Western TV Show 'Bonanza' Includes Rare Portrayal of Mormon Pioneers

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons

Like “Gunsmoke,” “Bonanza” was slow to rise in the ratings, failing to make the top 30 its first year. But ...


Is Cleanliness Really Next to Godliness?

by Deseret News | Best of LDS Blogs

This week, as we remove the brittle Christmas tree and unwrap the garland from the staircase banister, most...