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Top BIA official Larry Echo Hawk resigns to take LDS Church post

by Deseret News | Official Church Info

The top official for the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs is resigning to accept a full-time leadership positi...


LDS youths bring Mormon Battalion to life

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The Mormon Battalion’s original trek through Yuma, Ariz., took place in January of 1847. Those who attended...


LDS Man Receives Purple Heart After Being Japanese POW During Bataan Death March

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

When Royce Fuhriman arrived home from World War II, he weighed only 95 pounds, an incredible contrast when ...


BYU is lone holdout for not playing on Sundays

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

In the current realignment of college sports leagues, a lot has been made of BYU's policy of not allowing i...

LDS Church leaders encourage service

by Deseret News | What We Believe

Saturday's first day of the LDS Church's October general conference began with an announcement of five new ...

Survey claims women are leaving churches

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Women are not going to church as much as they used to, according to a new study. The Barna Group, a researc...


Elder Christofferson speaks at BYU graduation

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

Although it was Thamina Christensen's third time putting on a cap and gown for graduation, she still enjoye...


10 Interesting Things You Probably Didn't Know About Nauvoo

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Nauvoo is well-known among Mormons as the gathering place for Latter-day Saints in the 1840s, site of the C...


LDS stake in Virginia collects more than 2.5 tons of food for local food bank

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

More than 2.5 tons of food was collected by members of the Oakton Virginia Stake of The Church of Jesus Chr...


7 million records, images added to FamilySearch

by Deseret News | Everything Else

More than 7 million records were added to this week. The largest collection includes more ...