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Dan Rascon

Alleged fraud committed by top leaders at Layton Christian Academy

Church leaders and teachers at Layton Christian Academy are in tears over an alleged “massive fraud” operation at their school possibly involving millions of dollars.  
6 days ago
Exterior rendering of the Port Vila Vanuatu Temple. (Intellectual Reserve, Inc.)...
Madison Swenson

Groundbreaking date announced for Port Vila Vanuatu Temple

A groundbreaking date has been announced for the Port Vila Vanuata Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
7 days ago
A masked suspect is seen lighting a Molotov cocktail in front of Temple Ner Tamid in a still image ...
Celina Tebor, Isa Kaufman-Geballe and Zoe Sottile

Man throws Molotov cocktail at New Jersey synagogue in arson attempt, police say

A man threw a Molotov cocktail at a New Jersey synagogue in an arson attempt on Sunday morning, police and the synagogue said.
8 days ago
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Candice Madsen

GM for Tabernacle Choir retires after 21 years

“For 21 years I’ve been part of the magic and I still pinch myself,” Scott Barrick said.
11 days ago
Panorama of Temple Sqare renovations...
Emily Ashcraft

Massive undertaking: 3 years of progress on 5-year Salt Lake Temple renovation

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake Temple and Temple Square are now three years into construction on a five-year project with some of the areas scheduled to be completed this year. As a new year begins, a news release from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provided an update on the progress […]
11 days ago
An artist's rendering of the reconstructed Anchorage Alaska Temple. (Intellectual Reserve, Inc.)...
Madison Swenson

Anchorage Alaska Temple to be rebuilt, moved to a new location

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced that the Anchorage Alaska Temple will be rebuilt in a new location and will be larger than the original.
14 days ago
From right to left: Elder Kevin R. Duncan and wife, Nancy; Elder Jorge M. Alvarado and wife, Carilu...
Madison Swenson

Elder Christofferson dedicates San Juan Puerto Rico Temple

The San Juan Puerto Rico Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was dedicated over the weekend.
19 days ago
President Russell M. Nelson at his office in the Church Administration Building in Salt Lake City o...
Carole Mikita

Looking back at President Nelson’s accomplishments over the last 5 years

Five years ago, President Russell M. Nelson met with the media as the new and 17th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. KSL TV's Carole Mikita takes a look back at his remarkable accomplishments.
22 days ago
Elder Robert D. Hales leaves with his wife, Mary, from the Sunday afternoon session of general conf...
Matt Brooks

Mary Crandall Hales, wife of Elder Robert D. Hales, dies at age 90

Mary Crandall Hales, the wife the late apostle Elder Robert D. Hales, died Sunday at her North Salt Lake home, a spokesperson for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said. She was 90. Elder Hales died in 2017.
22 days ago
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Madison Swenson

Family of 7 killed in Utah home honored, laid to rest

Seven members of an Enoch, Utah, family were laid to rest Friday after they were shot and killed inside their home more than a week ago.
24 days ago
Pope Francis presides over the funeral mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI at St. Peter's square on...
Nicole Winfield, Giada Zampano and Frances D'emilio

Faithful mourn Benedict XVI at funeral presided over by pope

Thousands of faithful, political leaders and the pope himself mourned Benedict XVI at a rare requiem Mass for a dead pontiff presided over by a living one.
1 month ago
A view of the U.S. Capitol on January 3, 2023 in Washington, DC. Today members of the 118th Congres...
Peter Smith, Associated Press

Survey: Religiously, Congress doesn’t reflect America

The religious makeup of the incoming 118th Congress looks more like what America used to be than what it is today. Congress is more Christian and religious overall than the general population.
1 month ago
A picture of Pope Benedict XVI is seen is seen in a shop following the announcement of the death of...
NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

Benedict XVI, first pope to resign in 600 years, dies at 95

The Vatican says Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has died. He was 95.
1 month ago
VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - APRIL 27:  Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, flanked by Prefect of the Pontifical...
FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press

Vatican says health of retired pope Benedict XVI ‘worsening’

The Vatican says Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI's health has worsened over the past hours and doctors are constantly monitoring his condition.
1 month ago
An artist's rendering of the Singapore Temple. (Intellectual Reserve, Inc.)...
Madison Swenson

3 temple sites in the Americas announced; renderings of 4 other temples released

The locations of three new temples in North and South America have been announced by The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The renderings of four other temples have also been released.
2 months ago
Jewish Family Services celebrates the organization's anniversary after discovering its founding dat...
Erin Cox

Uncovering the untold story of Utah’s Jewish Family Services

Jewish Family Services celebrates the organizations anniversary after discovering it's founding date.
2 months ago
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Office Building is pictured in Salt Lake City on Ju...
Eliza Pace

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says newly passed marriage law demonstrates respect

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a congratulatory statement following the passage of the Respect for Marriage Act.
2 months ago
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Torreón Mexico Temple on Saturday, December 10, 2022. (Intelle...
Madison Swenson

Site location announced for Nevada temple; ground broken on new temple in Mexico

The site for the new Lone Mountain Nevada Temple has been announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ground has also been broken on another temple in Mexico.
2 months ago
Polio vaccinations are administered in Pakistan by Rotary International in August 2022.Photo courte...
Eliza Pace

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donates $10 million to eradicate polio

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a $10 million donation to help eradicate polio and neonatal tetanus in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and a select number of African countries.
2 months ago
A sign marking the entrance to Hildale in Utah, from Colorado City in Arizona. (FILE)...
Larry D. Curtis

FBI says polygamist leader took 20 wives, many underage, alleges illicit sexual activities

Probable cause documents lay out illicit sexual activities of a small religious group — that included underage girls — under the orders of Samuel Rappylee Bateman, living on the Utah and Arizona border.
2 months ago
Dodoma City Commissioner Shekimweri and FEET director Benard Mwanawile in Dodoma Tanzania 16 Nov 20...
Madison Swenson

Church donates 74,000 fruit tree seedlings to Dodoma region of Tanzania

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donated 74,000 fruit tree seedlings to the Dodoma region of Tanzania, and local leaders are thanking them for it. 
2 months ago
The Joseph Smith Memorial Building. (Intellectual Reserve, Inc.)...
Madison Swenson

Three Church structures in SLC to undergo renovations

The Beehive House, the Lion House, and the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in downtown Salt Lake City will be undergoing renovations beginning in 2023.
2 months ago
Exterior of the San Juan Puerto Rico Temple. The temple’s architecture is inspired by the Spanish...
Madison Swenson

First temple in Puerto Rico opening to the public

The San Juan Puerto Rico Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is opening its doors to the public beginning Dec. 1.
2 months ago
The Tokyo Japan Temple seen from the Arisugawanomiya Memorial Park in Tokyo on Sunday, July 3, 2022...
Madison Swenson

Locations of 6 international temples released

The locations of six new international temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been released.
2 months ago
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