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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

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...

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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...

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

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

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

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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...