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Documentarian who made 'The Mormons' fascinated with Joseph Smith

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

Jane Barnes is not a household name among members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For t...


A Simple Christmas Story Guaranteed to Bring Tears to Your Eyes

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

MR says: What a sweet example of sacrifice and selflessness, one we can all benefit from at this time ...


50,000 Come to MLB Stadium to Hear President Nelson Share Vital Message to Those "on Both Sides of the Veil"

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

“We invite all of God’s children on both sides of the veil to come unto their Savior, to receive the blessi...


President Monson Shares What He Wants for His 90th Birthday

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

We love and sustain our prophet, Thomas S. Monson! Days shy of his 90th birthday, President Thomas S. Monso...

This is one of many 'Mormon moments'

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Run an Internet search for “Mormon moment,” and it becomes clear that reporters and commentators think Amer...


One Mormon Still Standing Strong on "American Idol" & Her Latest Performance Will Amaze You

by Deseret News | Famous Mormons Fun Mormon Life

Check out Jenn Blosil's latest, stunning performance of "The Hanging Tree" originally performed by Jennifer...


Church Leaders Want Utah Legislature to Legalize Medical Marijuana by Year's End

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"There is urgency," said Elder Jack N. Gerard of the Seventy said about legalizing medical marijuana. "This...


Catholic Pope announces resignation

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Pope Benedict XVI, 85, said that he will resign on Feb. 28, and would become the first pontiff of the Roman...


Huntsman says his Mormon church membership is 'tough to define'

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. is the subject of a lengthy profile in Time magazine posted online Thursd...


Trump Again Calls for Release of Mormon RM Held in Venezuelan Prison

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

For more than a year, returned missionary Joshua Holt has been held in a Venezuelan prison. With reports of...