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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.
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Debbie Worthen, KSL TV

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.
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The Conference Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City for a yo...
Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL TV

Young adults pack Conference Center, overflow seating with largest crowds since pandemic

Thousands gathered at the Conference Center and overflow seating in Temple Square for a big event that hasn’t taken place with this many people in-person, since before the start of the pandemic.
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An artist's rendering of the Ephraim Utah Temple. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Groundbreaking dates announced for temples in Utah, Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced August groundbreaking dates for temples in Ephraim, Utah, and Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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The Lviv meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that was transformed into ...
Eliza Pace, KSL TV

A church building in Lviv, Ukraine provides ‘refuge from the storm’

The baptismal font is a shower, the chapel and gym are large bedrooms: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has transformed its church building in Lviv, Ukraine, to become a refugee center. 
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President Dallin H. Oaks, left, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Chri...
SAM METZ, Associated Press

McConnell, Utah leaders honor ‘larger than life’ Orrin Hatch

Politicians, friends and colleagues paid tribute to the late U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch at a memorial service in Salt Lake City. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday called Hatch an 'old friend' and described him as a principled conservative, committed public servant and man of faith
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FILE: President Russell M. Nelson (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

President Nelson shares message for National Day of Prayer

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared a message on National Day of Prayer, saying prayer leads us to bless the lives of others.
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A general view of the U.S. Supreme Court on January 19, 2022 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court i...
PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press

Satanic Temple asks Boston to fly flag after Supreme Court ruling

The Satanic Temple is requesting to fly a flag over Boston City Hall after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week that the city violated free speech rights to fly a Christian flag outside the downtown building.
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Latter-day Saints participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Farmington New Mexico temple in ...
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

More than 500 gather for temple groundbreaking in Farmington, NM

More than 500 people attended a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Four Corners area of New Mexico.
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FILE - A gay pride rainbow flag flies along with the U.S. flag in front of the Asbury United Method...
HOLLY MEYER and DAVID CRARY Associated Press

United Methodist council acknowledges breakup is imminent

The United Methodist Church's Council of Bishops had ended a five-day meeting acknowledging the inevitable breakup of their denomination. It's a schism that will widen this weekend with the launch of a global movement led by theologically conservative Methodists.
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Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL TV

Utah teen helps missionaries not feel alone while attending MTC remotely

A Draper teen has found a unique way to help missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints adjust to training remotely and not feel so alone.
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Mike Headrick & Madison Swenson, KSL TV

Journalists get inside look at Washington D.C. Temple after years of curiosity

For the last 50 years, thousands of people have driven by the Washington D.C. Temple every single day. And as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites everyone to "come and see" the inside of the temple, the outside is still turning heads.
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FILE: The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square (Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News)...
Madison Swenson, KSL TV

The Tabernacle Choir partners with cruise line to support global communities in need

The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square is partnering with a cruise line to help raise money for victims of conflict, famine, disease and other crises.
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Mike Headrick and Carole Mikita, KSL TV

Washington D.C. Temple open to the public for first time in nearly 50 years

Monday marked a major milestone for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in our nation’s capital as the Washington D.C. Temple prepares to open its doors to the public for the first time in nearly two generations.
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The Washington D.C. temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (DCTemple.org)...
Mike Headrick and Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

As Washington D.C. Temple opens to public, one man ‘listens’ for peace

The Washington D.C. temple has its doors open to the public for the first time in almost 50 years.
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LVIV, UKRAINE - APRIL 15: Father Jozef Kuts leads prayer during the Stations of the Cross processio...
STEVE LeBLANC, GIOVANNA DELL'ORTO and DEEPA BHARATH, Associated Press

Easter Sunday marks a return to in-person worship

BOSTON (AP) — For many U.S. Christians, this weekend marked the first time since 2019 that they gathered in person on Easter Sunday, a welcome chance to celebrate one of the year’s holiest days side by side with fellow congregants. Notable events included a 6 a.m. sunrise Mass outdoors near the waterfront in South Boston, […]
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FILE: Pope Francis (Franco Origlia/Getty Images)...
FRANCES D'EMILIO Associated Press

Pope makes Easter plea for Ukraine peace, cites nuclear risk

On what is supposed to be Christianity's most joyful day, Pope Francis made an anguished Easter Sunday plea for peace in the “senseless” war in Ukraine and in other armed conflicts raging in the world, and voiced worry about the risk of nuclear warfare.
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Carole Mikita, KSL TV

Easter, Passover and Ramadan overlap for the first time in 33 years

For the first time in more than three decades, members of Islam, Christianity and Judaism will mark a Holy Season in April. Three religious leaders in Utah hope the faithful will make this a time of unity.
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LVIV, UKRAINE - APRIL 15: Father Jozef Kuts leads prayer during the Stations of the Cross processio...
FRANCES D'EMILIO Associated Press

Good Friday rituals take place around the world with the war in Ukraine looming

The war in Ukraine loomed over the traditional Good Friday Colosseum procession in Rome, after the Vatican’s choice of a Russian woman to be among the cross-bearers angered Ukrainians.
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President Russell M. Nelson at his office in the Church Administration Building in Salt Lake City o...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

President Russell M. Nelson becomes oldest Church president

At 97 years, seven months and six days old, President Russell M. Nelson has become the oldest President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

First Presidency releases Easter message for 2022

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released its 2022 Easter message on Wednesday.
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Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf greets Ukrainian refugees at a meeting for youth in Warsaw, Poland, on Sun...
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf visits with Ukrainian refugees in Poland

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints visited Ukrainian refugees during a visit to Poland last weekend.
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Candice Madsen

Lamb of God: the story behind the music played in churches and cathedrals across the world

Rob Gardner’s Lamb of God has become an Easter tradition all over the world.
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The new 39,000-square-foot, four-story meetinghouse at the base of the new 95 State Office Tower in...
Josh Ellis & Dan Rascon, KSL TV

Church opens new meetinghouse, office tower in downtown Salt Lake City

Church officials said the structure was built to accommodate a growing number of residential complexes in the downtown area and promote a more walkable community.
1 month ago
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