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VIDEO: Mormon leaders call for laws that protect religious

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Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Tuesday for legislation across the United States that protects vital religious freedoms. At the same time, the Church said it...

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Gay rights advocates say Mormon Church stance symbolic

Mormon leaders sought Tuesday to put their conservative church on middle ground in a major culture war issue — saying for the first time that they support...


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VIDEO: Mormon leaders call for laws that protect religious

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Tuesday for legislation across the United States that protects vital religious freedoms. At...


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Gilbert to be next president of BYU-Idaho

REXBURG, Idaho ­­­— Clark G. Gilbert, currently the CEO of Deseret News and Deseret Digital Media, and an executive vice president of Deseret...


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Pastor tells how golf led to miracles

LAYTON — When the Layton Christian Academy golf coach tells his players that God will bless them if they stick with a talent or sport, he speaks with...


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Pope's climate-change stand deepens conservatives' distrust

NEW YORK — Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to...




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Ogden's DeVoto was a remarkable intellect

It is way past time that those who champion the humanities and campaign for broader teaching of the arts become aware of the giant intellectual and literary output...


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Case of bishop accused in bicyclist death opens debate about

The case of a high-ranking Episcopal bishop charged with drinking and texting before fatally hitting a bicyclist has raised questions about everything from church...


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Embark in the service of God theme for LDS youth

SALT LAKE CITY — There is an effort to change the way youth in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints view service with the new theme for the...


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Rescue mission needing rescue

OGDEN — When Jason Fowers smiles, his eyes light up to match the brightness of his new teeth. At 32, Fowers said he’s never known a path to...


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VIDEO: Town once run by Warren Jeffs is sharply divided

HILDALE — As polygamist leader Warren Jeffs awaited his fate in a Texas prison, he sent an order to his followers on the Utah-Arizona border: Build me a new...


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Gay rights advocates say Mormon Church stance symbolic

Mormon leaders sought Tuesday to put their conservative church on middle ground in a major culture war issue — saying for the first time that they support...