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A magical night for a little princess with cancer

Angie Denison  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 11:16pm

Like most girls her age, 6-year-old Simone Bird loves princesses. Her favorites are Cinderella and Elsa. But unlike most girls, Simone has cancer. Neighborhood teens sponsored a princess party to show her their love.

Former LDS missionary creates graphic novel based on experience

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 22nd - 4:08pm

Each day for 18 months, Brittany Olsen Long kept a journal in the form of comics as she served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Tokyo, Japan.

Family of Orem woman injured in crash keeps faith

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Nov 15th - 5:06pm

A month ago, Maddison Jones, a young woman from Orem, was involved in a horrible car accident that left her in a coma. The response on social media has kept her mother and siblings full of hope. It is the story of a remarkable outpouring of faith.

LDS convert Al Carraway shares story in new book

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 15th - 10:50am

A new book written by a convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints addresses topics such as trial and change.

LDS Church provides additional information on handbook policies about same-sex couples and their children

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Nov 13th - 6:29pm

The LDS Church has released additional information it has provided to bishops and stake presidents about changes to church handbook policies regarding same-sex couples and their children.

An early look at the Provo City Center Temple

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Nov 12th - 8:16pm

With just two months before the LDS Church begins a public open house at the new Provo Center Temple, the church gave a media tour of the grounds and exterior.

LDS missionaries return to Ebola-free Liberia

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Nov 10th - 7:08pm

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife Susan visited Ebola-free Liberia to demonstrate it is safe for LDS missionary work. Missionaries began to return to the country in September after a yearlong absence.

Wife of LDS mission president in Ghana dies

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Nov 10th - 10:01am

Sister Ruth Raelene Hill, the wife of the president of the LDS Church's Ghana Accra West Mission, Norman C. Hill, died Sunday from a medical condition. The Hills are from Klein, Texas, and had been serving together in Ghana since July 2013.

Arnold Friberg's sketches now on display

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Nov 5th - 6:32pm

From "Washington at Valley Forge" to his portrait of Queen Elizabeth and his series of Book of Mormon paintings, Arnold Friberg's art is world famous.

Single password: A hacker's dream, your worst nightmare

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Nov 2nd - 10:57pm

Tracking technology is more common than you may think. For those who carry a smartphone around all day, knowledge of a single password could show a hacker where you live, work and play. It can also give him access to countless other online accounts.

Family, faith, flowers: Temple Square head gardener memorialized

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Nov 2nd - 9:33pm

Family and friends paid tribute to Peter Lassig Monday as he was laid to rest. The man who was the head gardener on Temple Square for more than 33 years passed away last weekend at 77.

Provo city prepares for LDS temple open house

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:06pm

The long-awaited public open house of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' new temple in Provo is now just two and a half months away.

Gardner quad squad thriving nearly 1 year later

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:50am

Almost a year after their quadruplets were born, the Gardner family is thriving.

LDS Church releases new essays about women and the priesthood, Heavenly Mother

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:30pm

Leaders of the LDS Church published two new essays on Friday that address current questions about women in the priesthood and the distinctive Mormon belief in a Heavenly Mother.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir announces guests for Christmas Concert

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 11:52am

Broadway star Laura Osnes and British actor Martin Jarvis were announced Wednesday as the guests for the 2015 annual Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert.

Elder Oaks makes distinction between religious belief and civic duty

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:30pm

Elder Dallin H. Oaks suggested Tuesday replacing the metaphor of a "wall of separation" between church and state with a "curtain" that defines boundaries but is not a barrier to the passage of light, love and mutual support from one side to another.

BYU vocal group's 'Amazing Grace' cover reaches 1M views

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 8:56pm

A Brigham Young University vocal group's cover of "Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)" has gained a lot of popularity across the Internet.

LDS women launch modest fashion company for sister missionaries

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 3:31pm

Female missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints now have a new selection of fashionable modest clothing to choose from, thanks to three innovative women.

LDS church breaks ground on temple in southern Arizona

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 3:04pm

The stage has been set for a Mormon temple to be built in southern Arizona.

A lesson in forgiveness: I wanted people to hate her

Kate Rose Lee, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 15th - 8:13am

I could see in that moment who I was becoming. How ironic it was that I was there to teach lessons of love and forgiveness. Even more alarming, I realized the answer to her question was, "Yes." I wanted to win. I wanted people to hate her.