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Following a certain significant event several months ago, Joseph Walker revisited a unique tie between a “dyed-in-the-wool, jaded, New York-based reportorial cynic” and a certain Mormon prophet. “The death …of veteran television journalist Mike Wallace at the age of 93 has reminded many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of the […]

Of all the numbers in the Pew Research Center’s recently released survey of “Mormons in America,” the highest, most overwhelming numbers are these: 98 percent of respondents said they believe in the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, and 97 percent say their church is a Christian religion. This comes on the heels of earlier surveys indicating […]

By Amy Choate-Nielsen Deseret News Published: Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 7:00 p.m. MST David Letterman knows how to get a laugh.Like most comics, he riffs on the day’s news, deadpans the camera and revels in audacity.”Oh, did you hear about this?” the host of CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman asked his audience recently. “A […]

A recent The Pew Research Center‘s Forum on Religion and Public Life conducted an in-depth survey of Mormons in the United States. Mormon is a nickname sometimes used to describe members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The fourth article in a series that appears in Deseret News is evaluating the results […]

SMITHFIELD — After dinner, three baths, four bedtime stories and a half-a-dozen goodnight kisses for 2-year-old twins Brock and Isaac and 6-year-old Ellie, Erin and Brian Thompson finally sink into the couch with weary smiles. Being parents is just what they always wanted. And they love it. “Of course we have our crazy moments,” Thompson […]

As the “Mormon moment” extends into 2012, the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life today released a groundbreaking new survey, the first ever published by a non-LDS research organization to focus exclusively on members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and their beliefs, values, perceptions and political preferences. Entitled […]

When Paul McNabb was a missionary in Japan, he met Elder Gordon B. Hinckley at a missionary conference. He remembers the kindness of Elder Hinckley, who was then an apostle: I met Gordon B. Hinckley once when I was a missionary in Japan in the mid 1970s. After speaking to the missionaries at a special […]

In the Hall of the Prophets of the LDS Conference Center, the first evening of President Gordon B. Hinckley’s 2-day viewing drew thousands of visitors. A reverence pervaded the Center as the faithful flowed in to share their expressions of love at the passing of the 15th Prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of […]

April 1995 This Work is Concerned with People (Priesthood) This is the Work of the Master We Have A Work to Do Stand Strong against the Wiles of the World (General Relief Society Meeting) October 1995 As We Gather Together Of Missions, Temples, and Stewardship (Priesthood) Stay the Course–Keep the Faith The Fabric of Faith […]

“When it was announced that we would build a temple in [Denver] and had selected a site on which it should stand, opposition rose against us. We gave up that site an tried another. Again we were thwarted. But we were determined to go forward, putting our trust in the Lord that He would guide […]

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