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The Church's New Seminary Standards Are Making a Big Difference for LDS Teens, Data Shows

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

MR says: The LDS Church raised the standards for seminary graduation last year. Check out how this cha...


Podcast explores the real life of an LDS missionary

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The life and faith of an LDS sister missionary is explored in great detail this week on the Research on Rel...


The Piano Guys + Other LDS YouTube Sensations Rally Around New Homeless Teen Initiative

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"I'm so excited to announce 'Closer to Home,' a homeless teen initiative that's bringing a lot of fun peopl...

How it matters if candidate is LDS

by Deseret News | Everything Else

With less than two months remaining until Iowa holds presidential caucuses Jan. 3, a Washington Post column...


Mitt Romney "Should Run for Senate," Former Vice President Joe Biden Says

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

In the hopes of building bipartisanship and communication, Mitt Romney and Joe Biden came together at this ...

Why religious schools shine

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Given the economy, you would think enrollment would be down this year at schools such as the Liahona Prepar...


Mormons in the Paralympics: 3 more medals

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Three Latter-Day Saint athletes earned medals as the 2012 London Paralympics came to a close this past week...


When Cultural Traditions Oppose LDS Principles

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Throughout my life, I have often felt the Lord's guiding hand on my shoulder as well as the whispers of my ...


Returned Mormon missionaries in sports garner national attention

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

A pair of returned Mormon missionaries were recently featured in the national media. Tyler Haws, a shooting...


MTC prepares for new nine-story building

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Provo will receive a towering new landmark when The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints completes i...