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The Best LDS News Stories of 2014

The Best LDS News Stories of 2014

As 2014 comes to close, we took a look back at some of the biggest moments in LDS news and events. If you enjoyed our list, make sure to check out the list compiled by Mormon Newsroom for their top stories in 2014. The Best LDS News Stories of 2014 January 4, 2014 – Mother of Six Appointed Executive Mayor …

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In Honor of Human Rights Day – Commentary

In Honor of Human Rights

Fourth in a five-part series on why faith matters to society from MormonNewsroom.org “It’s a great affirmation of the possibility of overcoming conflict through reason and good will.” — Mary Ann Glendon[1] Sixty-six years ago today a document graced the world that set new horizons for human relations. It is called the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and was the …

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NCAA Releases New Video Featuring BYU Basketball’s Tyler Haws

Tyler Haws: Man on a Mission

“It was a difficult thing, stepping away from basketball.” Tyler Haws, shooting guard for the BYU Men’s Basketball team, left for two years after his freshman season to serve a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Though it was hard for Haws, “I knew what I was doing was right.” In this new video released …

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President Eyring uses Family Proclamation to address Vatican

PROVO — Where there is selfishness there is division in marriage. That is what President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, told a large gathering of religious leaders Tuesday at the Vatican in Rome. Eyring testified of the joy of becoming one with a spouse. In doing so, …

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You’ll Want to Read This Before You Complete the Mormon Gender Issues Survey

If you’ve been on social media the last few days, you’ve probably seen the Mormon Gender Issues Survey being shared on Facebook walls and Twitter feeds. According to the first page of the survey, “This survey is conducted by The Mormon Gender Issues Survey Group. This group is a volunteer association of Mormon academics who have come together for the …

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President Eyring Meets With Faith Leaders to Discuss Marriage

ROME — This week’s gathering of global religious leaders at the Vatican to discuss the importance of marriage fuses two key beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: the importance of marriage between man and woman, and the importance of interfaith cooperation in common causes for good. “At this time of rapidly declining moral values and the …

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“Never Give Up On Your Children” – Mormon Family’s Efforts Help an Aspiring Wakeboarder Change His Life

Wakeboarder changes life due to efforts of family and teachers

By Trent Toone, Desert News | Photo Courtesy of Valerie Bybee Photography It was a story that nobody saw coming. The newly called elders quorum presidency in the Jupiter Hills Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had been asked to speak in sacrament meeting. When it was Casey Harbertson’s turn, the new first counselor said he felt …

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