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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Office Building is pictured in Salt Lake City on Ju...
Tad Walch, Deseret News

Church responds to AP story on abuse of a child and reporting hotline

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints responded Friday to an Associated Press story about how the Church handled child sexual abuse cases in Arizona and West Virginia.
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FILE: The Washington DC Temple. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)...
Josh Ellis

President Nelson to rededicate Washington DC Temple

The renovated Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be rededicated on Sunday, Aug. 14, by President Russell M. Nelson.
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Indigenous protesters hold up a sign in front of Pope Francis as he celebrates mass at the National...
ROB GILLIES and NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

‘Rescind the Doctrine’ protest greets pope in Canada

Pope Francis has come face-to-face with a long-standing demand from Indigenous peoples during his Canada pilgrimage.
11 days ago
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Josh Ellis

3 teens arrested in connection to broken windows at 14 Latter-day Saint meetinghouses

Police say three teenagers have been arrested after several meetinghouses of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were vandalized in Washington County last week.
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Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles throws the first pitch during The Church...
Madison Swenson

Latter-day Saint apostle throws first pitch at MLB game in Baltimore

Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints threw the ceremonial first pitch Monday night at the Baltimore Orioles game.
13 days ago
Pope Francis listens to indigenous drummers as he is welcomed to Canada, on July 24, 2022 in Edmont...
NICOLE WINFIELD and PETER SMITH, Associated Press

Pope apologizes for ‘devastating’ school abuses in Canada

Pope Francis has apologized for the Catholic Church’s cooperation with Canada’s “catastrophic” policy of Indigenous residential schools.
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Michael Locklear

Utah man travels 1,400 miles in wagon to retrace path of Mormon pioneers

A Utah County man just completed a 1,400-mile journey that retraced the path of the Mormon pioneers.
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Erin Cox and Karah Brackin, KSL TV

New monument honors life, legacy of African American pioneers

History was made Friday as hundreds gathered for the dedication of the Pioneers of 1847 Monument.
17 days ago
The image of a death mask of Joseph Smith Jr. (From the book "Joseph Smith Portraits")...
Larry D. Curtis

Recently discovered daguerreotype could be only verified photo of Joseph Smith

SALT LAKE CITY — A locket passed down through the descendants of Joseph Smith may be a photograph of the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. News of the pocket watch locket was released Thursday by the John Whitmer Historical Association in PDF and paperback versions of its journal, edition 42. […]
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Relief Society General President Jean B. Bingham smiles in the Monument to Women garden in historic...
Carole Mikita

Jean Bingham serves as first woman grand marshal for Days of ’47 Parade

Jean B. Bingham will be the first woman Grand Marshal of the Days of '47 Parade this Pioneer Day.
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Guest artist and baritone Shea Owens joins The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for ...
Madison Swenson

Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra performs annual summer concert after two-year break

The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square welcomed thousands of guests for an in-person performance Friday for the first time in two years.
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The grounds of the Tokyo Japan Temple in Tokyo on Sunday, July 3, 2022 (Credit: The Church of Jesus...
Michael Houck

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints rededicates Tokyo Japan Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints rededicated its longest operating temple in Asia Sunday, after closing for about four years for renovations.
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Erin Cox

Faith leaders: Abortion conversation has changed, not religious stances

KSL's Erin Cox spoke one-on-one with some of Utah's most influential faith leaders about how their stances on abortion have not changed, but the conversations surrounding them have.
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Candice Madsen, KSL TV

Man behind Tabernacle Choir for 22 years retires

One of the great legends of The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square — Barry Anderson — is retiring.
2 months ago
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Josh Ellis

Church to reduce watering at temples, meetinghouses across West

Lawns and landscapes at some temples and meetinghouses of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints may be allowed to brown and become dormant as the Church reduces watering across the American West.
2 months ago
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Michael Houck, KSL TV

Missionary passes away in bicycle accident while in Mexico

A Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints missionary has passed away after a bicycle crash in Mexico City Friday.
2 months ago
Elder Quentin L. Cook and his wife, Mary, along with Elder Gary E. Stevenson and his wife, Lesa, at...
Michael Houck, KSL TV

Ground broken for the Smithfield Utah Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has broken ground for their second temple in Cache County.
2 months ago
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Carlole Mikita, KSL TV

‘I AM: The Journey’ based on President Russell M. Nelson’s counsel opens Saturday

The Center for Latter-day Saint Arts is sponsoring an international production of “I AM: The Journey.” It’s a music, dance, and art production that was based on President Russell M. Nelson's counsel to 'root out racism.'
2 months ago
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NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press

Pope Francis fuels new speculation on future of pontificate

Pope Francis added fuel to rumors about the future of his pontificate by announcing he would visit the central Italian city of L'Aquila in August for a feast initiated by Pope Celestine V, one of the few pontiffs who resigned before Pope Benedict XVI stepped down in 2013.
2 months ago
VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - FEBRUARY 21:  Pope Francis, flanked by cardinal Angelo Sodano (L) attends t...
John Allen, CNN Senior Vatican Analyst

Cardinal Angelo Sodano, longtime Vatican power broker, dies at 94

Cardinal Angelo Sodano died Friday at the age of 94 in Rome, according to Vatican News.
2 months ago
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HOLLY MEYER and DEEPA BHARATH Associated Press

Southern Baptist leaders release secret accused abuser list kept secret for years

Top Southern Baptists have released a previously secret list of hundreds of pastors and other church-affiliated personnel accused of sexual abuse. The 205-page database includes both visible and redacted entries.
2 months ago
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DEEPA BHARATH Associated Press

Top Southern Baptists plan to release secret list of abusers

Top administrative leaders for the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in America, said Tuesday that they will release a secret list of hundreds of pastors and other church-affiliated personnel accused of sexual abuse.
3 months ago
Map showing the location of the Montpelier Idaho Temple. (Intellectual Reserve, Inc.)...
Madison Swenson, KSL TV

Location for Montpelier Idaho Temple announced

The location for the Montpelier Idaho Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been released.
3 months ago
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Debbie Worthen

Provo church hopes to raise $50K in three weeks to get pipe organ

A Provo church has always wanted a large pipe organ, but until recently, it was just a pipe dream.
3 months ago
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