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Census finds divorce on decline, marriages lasting longer

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Six months after Time magazine asked "Who Needs Marriage" on its cover, the U.S. Census Bureau has released...


Teen’s religious commitment springs from relationships, study shows

by BYU News | Opinions & Features

For the 12,000 teens who participate each year, EFY is a time for game nights, dances, and cheer-offs, and ...


NY Times: Is your religion your financial destiny?

by New York Times | Everything Else

The economic differences among the country’s various religions are strikingly large, much larger than the d...


Teens anchored to faith in many ways beyond praying and church attendance

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Usually when social scientists want to study the religiousness of teens, they pick a few variables, make a ...


Dangerous trends in religious freedom

by Deseret News | Everything Else

People across the world are suffering from persecution. "And why are they suffering?" John Graz said. "Are ...


Why young LDS men are delaying marriage

by Salt Lake Tribune | Opinions & Features

John Evans is in no hurry to get married. The 25-year-old returned LDS missionary lives with his parents in...


Salt Lake City: The most youthful city in America?

by Salt Lake Tribune | News from Utah

Salt Lake City is the youngest city in America, according to a list created by, a website that ...


Study: Routine periodic fasting found to be good for health, heart

by Deseret News | Everything Else

While many Utahns and Mormons around the world perform a periodic fast for religious purposes, doctors are ...


Study: Religious people may be more obese

by Digital Journal | Everything Else

A research study has found that people who attend religious services regularly are more likely to become ob...

BYU's 'no sex before marriage' study still a hot topic

by Deseret News | Everything Else

A recent BYU study about the benefits of saving sex until marriage is echoing across the country, highlight...