SALT LAKE CITY — The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a date for the groundbreaking for a new temple in Layton.
A Utah bill that would remove reporting exemptions for clergy or other religious leaders who learn of child abuse during a confessional is facing opposition, both within and outside the state.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Membership growth in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has slowed to its lowest level in decades.
A new dating app seeks to fill the gap for former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints looking for relationships.
An Oregon woman is suing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for $9.54 million after her husband's confession to church leaders led to his arrest, conviction and imprisonment on child sexual abuse charges.
The Salt Lake Temple, now closed for four years, is currently undergoing the decommissioning process The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Tuesday.
The transcendent, fleeting beauty of more than 6,000 candles illuminating a cemetery on a winter’s eve returns to Ogden this week.
No one quite knows who the last person out the doors of the Salt Lake Temple will be on Dec. 28, but on Monday, Dec. 30 the process of decommissioning the temple and preparing for a massive four-year renovation will begin.
The 1964 New York World’s Fair was a show stopper.
OGDEN — The Ogden Rescue Mission has merged with a similar, larger entity in Salt Lake City in a move that leaders say will allow the shelters to more quickly meet the growing demands of homelessness.
Just days after the Vietnamese government gave The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints the right to conduct religious activities in the country, church President Russell M. Nelson spoke to a small gathering of church members at the Hanoi JW Marriott Hotel Ballroom.
On Friday the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints put out its first public announcement concerning the April 2020 General Conference that will commemorate 200 years since Joseph Smith’s First Vision.
Giving thanks is an important theme in most religions.
OGDEN — The First Baptist Church’s century-old front steps had crumbled so badly by last year that attendees quit using them because of the danger.
Kelli O’Hara, a Broadway singer, will join the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square in December for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ annual Christmas concert.
Meeting heads of state is becoming a natural part of the job for the First Presidency and members of the Quorum of the Twelve of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
While denouncing any abusive treatment or methods, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement Tuesday addressing concerns about a proposed rule banning conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors in Utah.
SOUTH OGDEN — Mohammed Al-Tigar doesn’t deny it — life in Northern Utah can be complicated for Muslims.
Female members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been given a post-conference boost with the launching of a completely redesigned and updated Relief Society website.
OGDEN — The trouble began in spring 2017 when the Rev. James W. Morgan Jr. asked an electrician to install three new lights over the altar of Glory to God Old Catholic Church.
World conditions and safety for its members has prompted The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to send an update to its security guidelines.
SOUTH OGDEN — The Islamic Center of Kuwait in Utah is hosting an open house on Saturday, aiming to foster ties with the broader community.
SALT LAKE CITY — Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have released an exterior rendering of what a new temple in Layton will look like.
SALT LAKE CITY — Speakers from around the globe encouraged members to stay true to and follow the teachings of the faith during the Sunday morning session of the 189th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
A crisp October morning greeted members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from around the world who were in Salt Lake City on Saturday for the 189th Semiannual General Conference of the church.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced changes to the organizational structure of the church's youth programs Saturday afternoon.
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been warned several times to take their vitamins and get rest because the church is on a fast-paced mission to prepare the world for what Christians believe will be the return of Jesus Christ.
Women have been a part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since its beginning, though often not as visibly as their male counterparts.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is in a time of change, and women of the church locally and abroad are benefiting and encouraging this evolution.
Though their numbers are slightly smaller than a decade ago, the majority of women across the nation identify as Christian.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ 2015 policy preventing the children of LGBTQ couples from baptism came about because of love, according to President Russell M. Nelson, the church’s president. So did its subsequent reversal in April.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is bringing to life the stories and doctrine of The Book of Mormon, considered sacred scripture by the church, through a series of new films.
Kick off for Sunday School
In a effort to protect children and youth more directly and effectively, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday the launch of an online training course required for all adults who interact with children and youth in church assignments.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has clarified some modern questions revolving around the church’s Word of Wisdom doctrine.
LAYTON — Police and fire officials are investigating a fire and possible arson that took place at a Layton church on Monday afternoon.
As a part of the changes in the youth programs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the church will incorporate the U.S. and Canada into its global For the Strength of Youth program.
LAYTON — A city official says the temple coming to Layton is a cultural milestone for the community, will spur commercial development and property values, and may require transportation and other infrastructure improvements.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of a soon-to-be built temple in Layton.
A worker for the Payson temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently experienced the impact of church culture clashing with perceived policy, and the results have been hair-raising.
OGDEN — About 4,200 participants are expected to participate in a regional convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses this weekend taking place Friday through Sunday at the Dee Events Center.
More than 4,000 Jehovah's Witnesses and members of the public from Utah, Wyoming, Idaho and Nevada attended the 2019 Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses at Dee Events Center in Ogden on Saturday, July 6, 2019. This is the 40th year the convention has been held at Dee Events Center. An estimate…
OGDEN — Debris from the burned and smashed interior of an Ogden church piled high in a construction dumpster Tuesday as worshipers and workers took stock of the damage inflicted by vandals recently.
It will cost more to serve as a full-time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints starting July 1, 2020.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Monday that couples in a civil marriage will no longer have to wait a year to be married in a temple.
OGDEN — At Ogden’s new FamilySearch Center for interactive genealogy research, you might find out you’re a distant cousin of Elvis Presley.
It’s been nearly a year since The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints first announced that they would be splitting from the Boy Scouts of America and replacing its existing youth programs for all young men, young women and children. Monday, the church announced that the replacement programs are set to launch in 2020.