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LDS General Conference blog: Sunday afternoon session  |  Posted   Apr 2nd - 4:10pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold the 187th Annual General Conference on March 25 and April 1-2. Follow along with this blog to get insight into the various addresses given throughout the conference.

A World Away: Into the Heart of Africa

Ashley Kewish and Ray Boone  |  Posted   Apr 2nd - 4:00pm

Click here to see KSL's full broadcast, documenting the work of a small group of Utahns trying to bring hope to one of the poorest countries in the world.

A site to see: Behind the scenes on Temple Square

Angie Denison  |  Posted   Apr 2nd - 1:30pm

Experience Temple Square like never before. We’ll take you behind the scenes of this fascinating tourist attraction. It’s a tour that will leave you wanting more.

How a call 'to the rescue' inspired Utahns in a year's worth of service to refugees

Candice Madsen  |  Posted   Apr 2nd - 12:30pm

It’s been one year since members of the LDS Church were called upon to reach out to refugees. See how this call to service has inspired many people to step outside their comfort zones to help those most in need.

Start a new trend: How to increase civility in your everyday conversation

Angie Denison  |  Posted   Apr 2nd - 12:00pm

Civility, or the lack of it, is a worldwide issue. The way we communicate has deteriorated horribly. Despite this trend toward negativity, there are voices working to change the communication — to make it more civil. We highlight these voices.

Mormons in the minority: A look at LDS life outside of Utah

Angie Denison  |  Posted   Apr 2nd - 11:30am

In Utah, Mormons are the majority. But what’s it like to live is a country where members are a rarity or where most people have never heard of Jesus Christ? Members in many lands share the story of conversion of people from various countries.

Latter-day Saints in Europe: faith, hope and charity

Candice Madsen  |  Posted   Apr 1st - 4:00pm

The beauty of Europe coupled with the power of music and faith come together in this one-hour special. Carole Mikita brings you the story of Latter-day Saints in Europe.

Lost in India: A Boy's Journey Home

Angie Denison  |  Posted   Apr 1st - 12:30pm

This documentary is about a boy from Southern India who was kidnapped from his family at a young age and ended up in a Christian orphanage. Taj Rowland was then adopted by a Utah family who knew nothing of the kidnapping. Follow his journey home.

Gift of Freedmen’s records helps African Americans connect to their roots

Keri Wilcox  |  Posted   Apr 1st - 12:00pm

The Freedmen’s Bureau Project has changed the very fabric of genealogy for African Americans. “Connecting Roots” explains the history behind this project and the personal stories about why this is so meaningful for so many families.

Special weekend programming on KSL TV

Angie Denison  |  Posted   Mar 31st - 3:10pm

This weekend, KSL-TV will suspend its regular daytime programming and, along with airing LDS General Conference, will air several inspiring, locally produced documentaries addressing a wide range of topics.

Utah chicken farmers take skills to West Africa

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Oct 2nd - 10:23pm

Mali isn't just a poor country, it's one of the poorest countries in the world. But 20 miles outside of the capital city of Bamako, you'll find the beginning of a project some Utahns are hoping will make a difference.

Church leaders counsel LDS members during General Conference to stay focused on faith, finding happiness

Sam Penrod, KSL  |  Posted   Oct 2nd - 7:00pm

Sunday afternoon concluded the 186th semi-annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Conference Center held five sessions over the past two days. Church leaders counseled Latter-day Saints on a range of topics.

'Fact or Fiction? Mormon stories and urban legends'  |  Posted   Oct 2nd - 9:01am

Folklore is alive and well in the Mormon culture, but many of the stories that get passed around are simply not true. In "Fact or Fiction? Mormon stories and urban legends" we'll explore 20 common stories and determine if they are true.

Choosing happy

Angie Denison  |  Posted   Oct 1st - 2:01pm

Who doesn’t want to be happy? It’s one of the basic rights Americans were guaranteed when this country was founded — “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Michelle King talks to three experts who lay out some key strategies

An LDS temple in Philadelphia, birthplace of American freedom

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Oct 1st - 1:28pm

On the 229th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will dedicate a temple just a few blocks away from Independence Hall in downtown Philadelphia.

Special General Conference programming for KSL TV

Angie Denison  |  Posted   Sep 30th - 6:49pm

This weekend KSL TV is showcasing some amazing, locally produced programs with International ties. Reporters travel to New York, Philadelphia, Europe, Africa and India to bring you inspirational documentaries — all with direct Utah connections.

UTA to provide extra TRAX service for LDS conference  |  Posted   Sep 28th - 3:35pm

The Utah Transit Authority will offer extra TRAX service for this weekend’s 186th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Connecticut's 1st LDS temple to serve growing church

Emily Judd, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 28th - 10:47am

The first LDS temple in Connecticut opens to the public this week and will soon host services for thousands of the faithful from a four-state area.

General Women's Session: Latter-day Saints urged to be strong in their faith

Carole Mikita  |  Posted   Sep 24th - 10:29pm

Latter-day Saint women, young women and girls were urged to be strong in their faith during the General Women's Session of the 186th Semiannual General Conference.

Wyoming’s 1st LDS temple to temporarily open to public

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted   Sep 21st - 12:53pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Star Valley Wyoming Temple will be open for public tours starting Friday.