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Beyond the HBO moment

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

If Mormons "HBO moment" was not bad enough, it seems that Hollywood, Broadway and the publishing world aren...


Interfaith feast at New Haven institute

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

About three dozen graduate students of a variety of faiths attended the Yale "Moveable Feast" at the New Ha...

Sen. Reed Smoot home in Utah is a family legacy

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

More than 100 years after it was built for U.S. senator and Mormon apostle Reed Smoot, the stately yellow b...


How a Mormon Kid from Utah Ended up Playing Football at Florida A&M

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Perhaps it would make a great trivia question one day. Name the only athlete from Union High School in Roos...


Members Draw Closer to the Temple as Temples Grow Closer to Members

by Deseret News | News from Utah

When her father, a lifelong Mormon, returned to active participation in the church in south Florida in 1981...


Men Urged to 'Rise Up' and Be Shepherds at Priesthood Session

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Comparing home teachers to shepherds, President Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ o...

Temple construction updates

by Deseret News | Everything Else

I get such a thrill keeping track of the many temples that are in construction (12 under construction, 14 a...


When does a prophet speak as a prophet?

by Deseret News | What We Believe

"A prophet is only a prophet when acting as such." If troubled members would remember this short dictum off...


LDS Church organizes first stake in Armenia

by Deseret News | Official Church Info

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has organized its first stake in the Republic of Armenia. A...

Young Woman chooses honoring the Sabbath day over wrestling for state title

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

When the recent 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile started a tsunami or harbor wave racing across the Pacifi...