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Writers ponder Mormonism's 'theological weirdness'

by Deseret News | What They're Saying About "Us"

In the midst of all of the attention lavished on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during wha...


Elder Cook Recalls Fiji Temple Dedication Held During Government Hostage Crisis

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

The Suva Fiji Temple has an interesting history attached to it, having its dedication almost interrupted by...


LDS missionaries kidnapped in Russia 15 years ago reunite to tell faith-filled story

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

It has been almost 15 years since Andrew Propst and Travis Tuttle were kidnapped and held for ransom in the...


Watch the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sing the University of Utah Fight Song

by Deseret News | Videos

A video of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir performing the University of Utah's fight song, "Utah Man," was post...


Elder Holland Withdraws Missionary Story, Shares Important Lessons from True Version

by LDS Living Staff | Makes You Think Mormon Life

On June 27, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland shared a story at the Mission Presidents Seminar that quickly made the...


U.S. Presidents and Mormon Leaders: A History of Visits to Utah

by Deseret News

Do you know which U.S. president was the first VIP at the Hotel Utah or which President offered Church lead...


First Presidency Discontinues Annual Priesthood Leadership Conference on Scouting at Philmont Scout Ranch

by Deseret News | From the Church Mormon Life

On Friday, the First Presidency sent a letter to Area Seventies and stake and district presidents announcin...


16 Young Adults Become the First Ever to Participate in a YSA Conference in the Middle East

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Earlier this year, 16 young adults participated in a YSA conference in Beirut, Lebanon, the first conf...


Youths from 25 California wards attend Mormon Prom

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Youths from more than 25 wards of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Rancho Santa Marga...


LDS Church Announces Big Changes for Church Employees

by LDS Living Staff | From the Church Mormon Life

On June 28, the Human Resource Department of the Church announced some big changes for Church employees. Am...