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Sister Missionary in Belgium Attack: The Explosion Felt Like "End of the World"

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

The young French sister missionary on her way to the United States Tuesday morning was at the checkout desk...


6 Ways to Develop Family Communication Traditions in 2014

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

As another Christmas passes and we look forward to a new year, one good resolution is to have some regular,...


Elizabeth Smart to Receive Prestigious Service Award for Work with Abducted Children

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

On June 5, 2002, fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Smart, the daughter of a close-knit Mormon family, was taken f...


How to Answer Questions About the Church's Policy on Gay Families

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Last fall when the LDS Church Handbook statements on gay couples and their children were leaked to the medi...


Bloggernacle Back Bench: Valentine’s Day blog sweets

by Deseret News | Best of LDS Blogs

I do so love seeing what kind of Valentine's Day ideas and treats bloggers come up with every February. Her...

Anti-Defamation League leader says Mormons and Jews have a lot in common

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

Jews and Mormons have a lot in common and should stand closer together. That's what the leader of the Anti-...


Utahn in final five on 'Survivor: South Pacific'

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Utahn Rick Nelson is one of the final five left on the island in "Survivor: South Pacific" on CBS after Wed...


LDS reporter who worked on Newsweek's 'Mormon Moment' story defends controversial cover

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

With the controversy over Newsweek's "Mormon Moment" cover (which features Mitt Romney's head photoshopped ...


LDS 'PhoneSoap' Creators on 'Shark Tank' Share How Faith Affected Pitch

by Deseret News | News from Utah

Two BYU graduates, Dan Barnes and Wesley LaPorte, appeared on a Jan. 30 episode of ABC’s “Shark Tank” and c...


SLC Mission President's Wife Collapses, Dies in Mission Home

by Deseret News | News from Utah

The wife of the president of the LDS Church's Utah Salt Lake City Mission died unexpectedly Wednesday after...