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Book of Mormon translation: Pacific Islands

by Deseret News | Official Church Info

Editor's note: This is one in a series on the Book of Mormon translations and translators. The Pacific Isla...


Bloggernacle: Explore the new menu

by Deseret News | Everything Else

If you have visited in the past few days, you might have noticed that there is a “new menu....


Philadelphia Library Honors LDS Temple with New Exhibit + What National Media Outlets Are Saying About the New Temple

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

The Free Library of Philadelphia is opening a new exhibit in honor of the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple....


2015 FairMormon Conference Will Educate, Strengthen Faith

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

For nearly the past two decades, a highlight of my summers has been the annual conference of what was long ...


Manti Te'o, Mormon athlete at Notre Dame, makes cover of Sports Illustrated

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

This month's cover of Sports Illustrated features Manti Te'o, a Hawai'i-born member of the Church of Jesus ...


Mormon Media Moves Many to Tears

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

When my husband catches me crying in my office, he has learned to calmly confirm, “Preparing your Sunday Sc...


Seer Stones & Hats: How to Answer Difficult Questions About the Book of Mormon Translation So Even Kids Can Understand

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Why did Joseph Smith need seer stones and a hat to translate the Book of Mormon? These LDS parents answer t...

Fathers should be missionaries to their children, family too

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Our take: Missionaries are typically those who leave their home and families to spread a message of faith t...


Restrictions on religion rise across the globe, including in the U.S.

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Restrictions on religious liberty around the world increased markedly from 2009-2010 as countries with hist...


Separating facts from fiction about Joseph Smith's death

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The size of the bullet hole in John Taylor's pocket watch that was with him in Carthage Jail was the last d...