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Helpings Hands Program Opens Way for Missionary Work, New Stake in Amapa, Brazil

by | Opinions & Features

On Saturday, March 10, 2012, 21 people—including both families and individuals—entered the waters of baptis...


FHE: Church Membership

by Shauna Gibby | FHE

Conference Talk: For more information on this topic read “The Importance of a Name,” by M. Russell Bal...


Many hands help with not-so-typical baptism

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

It took nine priesthood holders, each dressed in white, as well as several others on the side, to help a ma...


LDS Church responds to 'ironic' proxy baptism charges

by Deseret News | Everything Else

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is "doing exactly what we have been asked to do and what we...

Mormon Parenting: The wonderful age of accountability

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

We had a wonderful trip last month as we went to attend the baptisms of two of our grandchildren who had ju...


LDS Church blocks abuse of proxy name submissions

by Deseret News | Official Church Info

In a letter read in LDS Church worship services last Sunday, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Ch...


Mormon church blocks whistle-blower’s access to proxy baptism data

by Salt Lake Tribune | Everything Else

A technological crackdown, telegraphed by Mormon leaders, has effectively blocked the pre-eminent whistle-b...

Generational Translation and Work for the Dead

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

Near the end of his magnum opus on Christian love, Works of Love, Soren Kierkegaard includes a curious litt...

If Romney was not running for president, would LDS baptisms for the dead be an issue?

by Huffington Post | Opinions & Features

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints has come under fire once again for its practice of baptisms...

Romney and the Mormons

by Huffington Post | What They're Saying About "Us"

Last week, there were more stories about posthumous Mormon baptisms -- this time it was Daniel Pearl. Pearl...