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LDS mother of six dies during childbirth

by Deseret News | News from Utah

What was supposed to be a day of joy turned into a day of grieving for a Utah County family. Katrina Lawren...


Read The Book of Mormon in 85 Days Facebook Challenge

by Deseret News | News from Utah

The work of translating of the Book of Mormon began on April 7, 1829, and was finished later that summer on...


Revealed! The Mormon church dance ecosystem

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Last Saturday, my 14-year-old daughter Jadi attended her first dance. She was, not surprisingly, more nervo...


"Good Morning America" Features LDS Family Whose Viral "Les Mis" Cover Is Mind-Blowing

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Isn't it every mom's dream to have a modern Von Trapp family?  When the LeBaron family performed live ...


'Mormons Rock!' says Newsweek cover story about LDS Church, Mitt Romney

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

Featuring Mitt Romney's head on the body of a leaping Mormon missionary, Newsweek's cover story this week –...


First Presidency Calls 8 New Mission Presidents to Serve in Papua New Guinea, Dominican Republic + More

by Deseret News | From the Church Mormon Life

From Papua New Guinea to the Dominican Republic and Germany to Australia, learn more about the mission pres...


How One Couple Became Elder and Sister Soares's "Angels" Long Ago

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

A touching story about how seeking to do good and follow promptings can lead to being in the right place at...


LDS Special Olympian headed to the Athens Olympics

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Alexander Hayes doesn't like to lose. So when the 24-year-old Special Olympics athlete heads to the summer ...


Bloggernacle Back Bench: 2012 Election Day blog chatter

by Deseret News | Everything Else

It never fails to amaze me how political (partisan and otherwise) chatter lights up the blogs during electi...


Possible Cause of Death Found for 2 Missionaries in Taiwan

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Two LDS missionaries who died while serving in Taiwan are believed to have been killed by a carbon monoxide...