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Former LDS general authority Albert Choules Jr. dies of natural causes at 86

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Elder Albert Choules Jr., an Idaho-born businessman who served for six years as a general authority of The ...


Picturing history: Joseph Smith family at Nauvoo House

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The 124th section of the Doctrine and Covenants mandates the construction of the Nauvoo House. It was to be...


LDS leader to run for president in Mali

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The first LDS leader to be elected president of his country may not be Mitt Romney or Jon Huntsman Jr., but...

God and country music: Despite all the drinking and cheating, genre comfortable with religious themes

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God is tough to find in popular music these days. Religion writer Joe Carter went looking recently and foun...


LDS Church Member Dies, 2 Missionaries Injured in Car Crash in Ukraine

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A car accident Saturday in Ukraine killed a local LDS Church member and injured two sister missionaries. "M...


Elder Ballard Answers Tough Questions About LGBTQ Civil Rights, Suicide, Pornography + More at BYU Devotional

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Elder M. Russell Ballard met with BYU students at a campus devotional on Tuesday, answering tough questions...

Remember Sept. 10, not just Sept. 11

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Much of the nation this week is focused on remembering Sept. 11, 2001 — where people were, what they were d...


First Presidency Announces Merger of 2 Missions in Russia

by Deseret News | From the Church Mormon Life

On Saturday, the Church announced the merger of two missions, the Russia Vladivostok Mission and the Russia...


LDS Church Joins "Friend of Court" Briefs in Transgender Bathroom Case

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently joined five other faith groups to "file a 'friend ...


Mormon Apostle Reorganizes Louisiana Stake He Once Dissolved

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“I told the congregation that since I had been the one assigned to dissolve the stake they were now allowin...