Recent in religious-freedom


Elder Bednar: ‘Never again can we allow government officials to treat the exercise of religion as simply nonessential’

by Lindsey Williams | June 17, 2020 | From the Church

In an address given Wednesday, June 17, 2020, Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles sa...


20 Powerful Scriptures About Freedom and Liberty

by Daedan Olander | Mormon Life

With both Memorial Day and Flag Day having come and gone in the past couple months, the season of celebrati...


Cardinal Dolan Meets with President Nelson, Speaks with Apostle at Freedom Festival

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"We come together as neighbors, we come together as a family, we come together as friends," Cardinal Dolan ...


My First Experience with Religious Freedom

by Steven T. Collis, author of "Deep Conviction: True Stories of Ordinary Americans Fighting for Freedom to Live Their Beliefs" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Twenty-five years ago, without really knowing it, I had my first experience with religious freedom. Looking...


Church Calls for Legislation That Protects Religious Freedom, LGBT Rights

by Newsroom | From the Church

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is deeply concerned that the ongoing conflicts between reli...


Mormon, Muslim, and Sikh Student Groups Kicked Off Iowa Campus Amid Legal Battles

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

"Because we love our school, we hope it reconsiders and lets religious groups continue to authentically ref...


The Mormon Temple That a U.S. City Kept from Being Built—Twice

by For Religious Freedom | Makes You Think Mormon Life

How eye-opening to learn the history behind this temple that was never built. In 1990 and 1997, the combine...


U.S. District Judge: Why Mormons Must Fight to Protect Our God-Given Liberties and Freedom

by Ted Stewart | Makes You Think Mormon Life

America is known as the “land of the free.” And perhaps the most precious of the liberties that we enjoy as...


Elder Christofferson Shares Why All Should Have the Right to "Follow the Truth That God Speaks to Our Hearts"

by LDS Living | Makes You Think Mormon Life

With all the persecution faced by those around the world, it's not difficult to appreciate what religious f...


Elder Cook: Why We Cannot Abandon What "Gives Meaning to This Life"

by LDS Living Staff | Makes You Think Mormon Life

While the world often disregards basic moral values, their importance is what helps shape society and give ...