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.
NEW YORK (AP) — Government restrictions on religion have increased markedly in many places around the world, not only in authoritarian countries, but also in many of Europe's democracies, according to a report surveying 198 countries that was released Monday.
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.
DETROIT (AP) — Timothy Buchanan says he never consults clergy about important decisions, but it’s not for lack of faith: He regularly attends a nondenominational Christian church near his home.
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.
OAKLAND, California (AP) — On any springtime Saturday, a steady stream of Catholic quinceañeras can be seen promenading along the blooming rose bushes and gushing fountains of Oakland’s Latter-day Saints temple.
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.
OGDEN — St. Paul Lutheran Church and School was defrauded in a nationwide playground construction scam, according to a federal indictment.
The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will close later this year for extensive renovation.
“I was ecstatic — it was a huge change,” said Kole Pei, a transgender man who is a member of the Church of Jesus Chris of Latter-day Saints, referring the church’s recent policy change allowing children of LGBTQ parents to be baptized members of the church.
SALT LAKE CITY — Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, offered some tough love on Sunday during the faith’s 189th Annual General Conference.
SALT LAKE CITY — Saving what some might consider the best for last, president Russell M. Nelson announced eight new temples in his closing remarks on Sunday afternoon's final session of the 189th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
On Saturday, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sustained its first African American general authority.
OGDEN – Northern Utah Muslims gathered on the steps of the Ogden Municipal Building Wednesday evening for a community vigil to honor the victims of the attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
SOUTH OGDEN — In a new Northern Utah mosque, Muslims gathered for Friday prayers soon after the massacre of 50 worshippers half a world away in New Zealand.
The significance of the Rome Italy Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is being manifest by the attendance of all members of the church’s First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for its dedication services beginning Sunday.
As part of its push to emphasize the use of its full name among its members, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced name and domain changes for its official communication channels.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — A missionary from Hyde Park died Wednesday after a falling from the roof of his apartment building, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in a press release.
Missionaries may now communicate with family weekly, rather than twice a year during their missions, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday.
A missionary serving in Portugal for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died Monday.
When members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints go to church this Sunday they may find an extra flurry of activity and most likely some brief confusion.
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who are eligible to attend its temples may notice new adjustments to the temple endowment ceremony.
All female missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are now allowed to wear dress slacks, the church announced Thursday.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City released a list Monday of priests with credible sexual abuse allegations against them dating back to 1950.
Music director Mack Wilberg looked around with a puzzled expression when Lloyd Newell announced guest artist Kristin Chenoweth’s entrance at the Tabernacle at Temple Square’s Christmas concert Thursday night, but she was nowhere to be seen onstage.
An October announcement that pageants produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints would be scaled back was updated Wednesday, with the final production year and plans for each of these traditional events.
Investigators are searching for a dealer of Latter-day Saint antiquities charged with stealing rare photos from two universities and failing to pay another dealer for nearly $700,000 worth of antiques.
OGDEN — A local Jewish congregation will host a special service on Saturday in remembrance of the 11 people killed at a Pittsburgh synagogue last week.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced that Kristin Chenoweth will headline this year’s Christmas concerts by the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, Orchestra at Temple Square and Bells on Temple Square as the featured guest artist and narrator.
OGDEN — If a pet or other animal in your life needs a little divine intervention, the local Episcopal Church has got you covered.
Members cheered on Sunday as President Russell M. Nelson announced 12 new temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to be built around the world, including one in Utah and others in New Zealand, Brazil, Argentina, Cambodia and Puerto Rico.
Rumors circulated for several months that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints would reduce the time spent on Sunday meetings by going to a two-hour block format.
In keeping with similar protocols at large venues around the nation, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced changes to its security rules for the upcoming general conference sessions.
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been putting together new initiatives for its youth members since the organization announced it was parting ways with the Boy Scouts of America in May.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the first of a four-volume comprehensive history of the church Tuesday morning.
A Catholic pastor in American Fork was placed on administrative leave amid allegations of sexual misconduct from nearly four decades ago.
More than 7,000 pages of Wilford Woodruff’s journals are now in the online catalog of the Church History Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, according to a news release.
LAYTON — Four months after The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a temple would be built in Layton, Mayor Bob Stevenson claims to have as much information now as he did when the news was made public.
OGDEN — “Un bálsamo de Galaad.”
OGDEN — “Un bálsamo de Galaad.”
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is teaming up with the NAACP on a new education and employment program on the East Coast, an outgrowth from the first official meeting between the groups in May.