LDS Church issues statement of support for LGBTQ concert event
“We applaud the LoveLoud Festival for LGBTQ Youth’s aim to bring people together to address teen safety and to express respect and love for all of God’s children,” says a statement released by the LDS Church Tuesday.
Update: Church issues follow-up statement about its position on racism
After condemning racism and calling for peace and compassion, the Church issued an additional statement condemning white supremacist attitudes, saying they "are morally wrong and sinful."
Curious East Coast looking forward to open house after Washington DC Temple renovation
With the upcoming renovation of the Washington D.C. Temple, people are looking forward to a possible open house tour in 2020.
Q and A: Imagine Dragons' lead singer Dan Reynolds talks music, Mormons and more
Deseret News reporter Morgan Jones spoke at length with Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds about the upcoming LoveLoud concert in support of LGBTQ youth. Here is there conversation.
Chick-fil-A in Atlanta Falcons' new stadium will remain closed on Sunday, even during games
The new Atlanta Falcons's stadium will have a Chick-fil-A but it will not serve NFL fans on Sundays.
Thousands of faith leaders ask Congress to protect Johnson Amendment
More than 4,000 religious leaders have signed a letter urging Congress to maintain the Johnson Amendment, a law barring pulpit politicking that President Trump has vowed to gut.
After the Hobby Lobby scandal, a spotlight on antiquities sales in Israel
The arrest of five antiquities dealers who allegedly helped Hobby Lobby purchase illegally obtained ancient artifacts has shone a spotlight on the sale of antiquities in Israel and revived questions about the ethics of the trade in general.
Op-ed: Speaking to the pain of a black Mormon woman
The last time the N-word was hurled at me was in April 2017. Sadly, I was angrier that the guy reset my clock than I was at being called a racial slur. Trust me, every black person distinctly remembers the last time they were called the N-word.
Apostle accepts World Peace Prize in India
Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles accepted the 2017 World Peace Prize in India on Aug. 14 on behalf of the Church.
Members, missionaries celebrate new Missionary Training Center in Ghana
Built next to the Accra Ghana Temple with more than three and a half times the space of the previous Missionary Training Center, the recently finished MTC in Ghana, Africa, can now house 320 missionaries — and has room to grow.