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Michele Bachmann's pastor on Mormonism

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

Rep. Michele Bachmann's devout Christian convictions have been the topic of much media coverage since she d...


One woman's crusade against the evils of porn

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In the end, it has all worked out for Amy (not her real name). She is the wife of a good man and the mother...


LDS Man's Connection to Main Character in ‘Unbroken’

by Deseret News | News from Utah Fun

When the movie “Unbroken” opens Christmas Day, one Utah family will be among those most eager to see it. Lo...


Mormon Tabernacle Choir brings 'Wonderful World' of tribute songs

by Deseret News | Arts & Entertainment

From the days of the Mormon Battalion through every war and every peace since, members of The Church of Jes...


Religion census reveals substantial LDS growth

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

At a time when major religious groups around the United States are experiencing significant declines in mem...

Senator Hatch credits successes to his BYU college years

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know

During his first two years at BYU — long before he became a U.S. senator — Orrin Hatch went on two dates. A...


Comparative polling suggests public shift in comfort with a Mormon president

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

A new national public opinion poll suggests that a significant shift may be taking place among Americans re...

Small fire at BYU museum extension quickly extinguished (+video)

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A small fire caused minimal damage at a construction site on BYU's campus Monday. The Monte L. Bean Life Sc...


After President Henry B. Eyring's call for service, volunteer opportunities in Utah abound

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Every holiday, Heather DeBusk of Salt Lake City gathers up her family and heads to the homeless shelter to ...


Polynesian Cultural Center prepares for 50th anniversary

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

When the Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, Hawaii, was first created in 1963, attendance was so low some ...