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Martha Harris

Residents in Utah urged to examine their sensitivity to antisemitism

Members of two Jewish communities in Utah say they know antisemitism is on the rise and that others must speak out against it.
5 days ago
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Eliza Craig

Here’s what Utah leaders had to say on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Some leaders encouraged those in Utah to serve, as King did, others discussed their relationships with King and the long-ranging impact of his work.  
5 days ago
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Eliza Craig

A prayer vigil for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the State Capitol steps carries voting rights message

A small group of Utahns gathered at the State Capitol Sunday evening. The group held a prayer vigil in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
5 days ago
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Eliza Craig

Missionary Training Center in Provo to require masks again

This change comes to the Missionary Training Center this week after 15% of the residents recently tested positive for COVID-19.
23 days ago
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Mark Jones

Former U.S. Senator Harry Reid passes away at 82

Harry Reid, former United States Senator from Nevada, passed away Tuesday at the age of 82.
24 days ago
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ANDREW MELDRUM Associated Press

Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Nobel Peace winner, dies at 90

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning icon, an uncompromising foe of the country’s past racist policy of apartheid and a modern-day activist for racial justice and LGBT rights, died Sunday at 90. South Africans, world leaders and people around the globe mourned the death of the man viewed as the country’s […]
27 days ago
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Simone Seikaly

Young missionary dies unexpectedly while serving in Ivory Coast

A church spokesman said 24-year-old Elder Tshiama was from Luputa Democratic Republic of the Congo.
30 days ago
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Amber Gentry

A crash course to understanding the Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice makes for the longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere. Here's why it happens and where it comes from.
1 month ago
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Becky Bruce

Las Vegas man accused of threatening church headquarters in Salt Lake

Isaac Hearne, a Las Vegas man, stands accused of making terroristic threats to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in a recorded phone call.
1 month ago
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Eliza Craig

President Nelson shares video to social media, offers message of love

In a video posted to his personal social media pages and to YouTube, President Russell M. Nelson asked members to help others.
1 month ago
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Curt Gresseth

One person can be the light for someone in a dark place, says rabbi

Utah Rabbi Avremi Zippel is working to create a dedicated webpage for young Jewish professionals to help them help those in despair.
1 month ago
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Evens Sanon and Peter Smith, AP

All from US missionary group freed in Haiti, police say

The remaining members of a missionary group who were kidnapped two months ago have been freed, Haitian police and the group said Thursday.
1 month ago
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Simone Seikaly

Salt Lake Temple reopening pushed back one year to 2025

Postponement of the Salt Lake Temple reopening is due in part to what continued digging is teaching officials about the structure.
1 month ago
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Mark Jones

President Dallin H. Oaks rededicates the Mesa Arizona Temple

Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, rededicated the Mesa Arizona Temple on Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021.
1 month ago
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Kira Hoffelmeyer

There’s a new assignment option for missionaries in Africa

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced it’s adding a mission in Africa.  The Rwanda Kigali Mission will open in July 2022. It combines three missions: the Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa East, Democratic Republic of the Congo Lubumbashi and Uganda Kampala Missions. A mission president and companion […]
1 month ago
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Mark Jones

Annual Christmas Devotional held Sunday at Conference Center

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held its annual Christmas Devotional Sunday evening in the Conference Center.
2 months ago
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Karilyn Frazier

Church missionary serving in Alabama injured in a shooting

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saint missionary is injured in a shooting.
2 months ago
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Kate Davis

Laie Hawaii Mission announced by Church leadership

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will create the Laie Hawaii mission in January 2022, including the Laie Hawaii Temple Visitors' Center.
2 months ago
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Karilyn Frazier

Chanukah celebrations scheduled throughout Salt Lake City

Chanukah celebrations scheduled throughout Salt Lake City will take place November 28-December 5, 2021.
2 months ago
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By Megan Marples, CNN

Hanukkah celebrations shine a light after a year of adversity

Celebrating Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is a bright spot for Jewish people after nearly two years of living in a pandemic.
2 months ago
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Colby Walker

Renders released for Provo and Smithfield temples

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released new digital renderings of the redesigned Provo temple, and the new Smithfield Utah temple.
2 months ago
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Mark Jones

BYU-Idaho releases fall enrollment numbers

BYU-Idaho officials announce steady enrollment for both online and on-campus for the 2021 fall semester.
2 months ago
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Tom Foreman, CNN

US Conference of Catholic Bishops votes to pass document that could lead to denial of communion for public figures

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to approve a document that some conservative bishops had hoped would serve as a call to ban communion for President Joe Biden and other elected officials who support abortion rights.
2 months ago

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