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20-Year-Old Missionary Passes Away in Costa Rica

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

MR says: Our prayers go out to this missionary's family. A 20-year-old serving as a missionary for The...

Interfaith Roundtable supports Islamic Cultural Center

by Deseret News | News from Utah

While opponents of the proposed Islamic Cultural Center near Ground Zero in New York City have stepped up t...


Unique Eagle Scout Project Idea Leads Teen to Payson Temple

by Deseret News | News from Utah

For Cole Larsen, 18, woodworking has been an escape from his daily academic schedule. Now, his talent has a...


Church Leader Champions Religious Freedom & Gay Rights, Shares 3 Ways to Protect Both

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

MR says: You won't want to miss this inspired counsel that helps Church members understand how they ca...


President Uchtdorf Calls for Peace, Recounts Life As a Refugee & Asks All to "Recognize the Humanity We All Have"

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

MR says: “It takes empathy and action to influence the future of mankind based on dignity, honesty and...


Boy Scouts to make policy decision on gays this week — or will they?

by Deseret News | Everything Else

The Great Salt Lake Council, one of the largest Scout councils in the nation, has organized a coalition of ...


Why a possible Mitt Romney presidency thrills many Mormons

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Today’s column diverges from the family topics we usually cover, but we thought it appropriate to share our...


Sports Illustrated features big-time recruit's Mormon faith

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

A highly recruited junior from Chicago is the subject of a Sports Illustrated article that addresses his Mo...


Utah Mother & Her 3 Children Return from Simultaneously Serving LDS Missions

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

From Mexico to Canada and Hawaii to California, the Wang's have been working to move the work of the Lord f...

Members react to general conference via social media

by Deseret News | Everything Else

More and more members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are following the encouragement of...