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Many hands help with not-so-typical baptism

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

It took nine priesthood holders, each dressed in white, as well as several others on the side, to help a ma...


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...


Tom Christofferson: Church Policy Change Should Remind Us to Listen with Love This Easter

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Latter-day Saint author Tom Christofferson shares how the Church policy change regarding membership for chi...


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 ...