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President Russell N. Nelson and other Church leaders and dignitaries turn the soil at the groundbre...
Madison Swenson

Groundbreaking ceremony held for Ephraim Utah Temple

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Saturday afternoon for the Ephraim Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Sean Walker and Logan Stefanich, KSL.com

BYU removes LGBTQ materials intended for new on-campus students

A collective of LGBTQ advocacy groups that support Brigham Young University students said Friday that the university removed 5,000 "Allyship and Activism Resource Guide" pamphlets that were set to be distributed to incoming freshmen.
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Protestors gather at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City on Friday to eliminate a clergy abuse repo...
Ashley Imlay, KSL.com

Group gathers to rally against Utah’s clergy reporting exemption

About 300 people gathered Friday evening at the Utah Capitol to call for the state to change a law that allows members of the clergy to be exempt from reporting child abuse if they learn about it during confessionals.
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Office Building is pictured in Salt Lake City on Ju...
Tad Walch, Deseret News

What the bishops knew: Church releases details, timeline about Arizona sex abuse case

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a lengthy statement Wednesday night detailing what it called “gross” and “egregious errors” in an Aug. 4 Associated Press story about the church’s abuse help line and a case of child sexual abuse in Arizona.
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Carole Mikita

Thousands of Virginia Latter-day Saints celebrate the rededicated Washington D.C. Temple

On Sunday morning, thousands of Latter-day Saints filled the D.C temple grounds to be part of the rededication with President Russell M. Nelson.
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Carole Mikita

Old story of temple guard dog recalled during rededication weekend for Washington D.C. Temple

The Washington, D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been closed for the last four years because of a renovation and then the pandemic. The First Presidency traveled to our nation's capitol this weekend to rededicate the temple.
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The outside of the Washington, D.C. Temple on Saturday, August 13, 2022.
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Cary Schwanitz

President Nelson Rededicates the House of the Lord in Washington, D.C.

President M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints formally rededicated the Washington, D.C. Temple Sunday morning.
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Eliza Pace

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints makes changes to ‘tithing settlement’

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a change to its "tithing settlement," an annual end-of-year meeting of church members and their bishop.
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Office Building is pictured in Salt Lake City on Ju...
Tad Walch, Deseret News

Church responds to AP story on abuse of a child and reporting hotline

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints responded Friday to an Associated Press story about how the Church handled child sexual abuse cases in Arizona and West Virginia.
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Josh Ellis

President Nelson to rededicate Washington DC Temple

The renovated Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be rededicated on Sunday, Aug. 14, by President Russell M. Nelson.
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Indigenous protesters hold up a sign in front of Pope Francis as he celebrates mass at the National...
ROB GILLIES and NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

‘Rescind the Doctrine’ protest greets pope in Canada

Pope Francis has come face-to-face with a long-standing demand from Indigenous peoples during his Canada pilgrimage.
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Josh Ellis

3 teens arrested in connection to broken windows at 14 Latter-day Saint meetinghouses

Police say three teenagers have been arrested after several meetinghouses of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were vandalized in Washington County last week.
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Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles throws the first pitch during The Church...
Madison Swenson

Latter-day Saint apostle throws first pitch at MLB game in Baltimore

Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints threw the ceremonial first pitch Monday night at the Baltimore Orioles game.
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Pope Francis listens to indigenous drummers as he is welcomed to Canada, on July 24, 2022 in Edmont...
NICOLE WINFIELD and PETER SMITH, Associated Press

Pope apologizes for ‘devastating’ school abuses in Canada

Pope Francis has apologized for the Catholic Church’s cooperation with Canada’s “catastrophic” policy of Indigenous residential schools.
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Michael Locklear

Utah man travels 1,400 miles in wagon to retrace path of Mormon pioneers

A Utah County man just completed a 1,400-mile journey that retraced the path of the Mormon pioneers.
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Erin Cox and Karah Brackin, KSL TV

New monument honors life, legacy of African American pioneers

History was made Friday as hundreds gathered for the dedication of the Pioneers of 1847 Monument.
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Larry D. Curtis

Recently discovered daguerreotype could be only verified photo of Joseph Smith

SALT LAKE CITY — A locket passed down through the descendants of Joseph Smith may be a photograph of the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. News of the pocket watch locket was released Thursday by the John Whitmer Historical Association in PDF and paperback versions of its journal, edition 42. […]
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Relief Society General President Jean B. Bingham smiles in the Monument to Women garden in historic...
Carole Mikita

Jean Bingham serves as first woman grand marshal for Days of ’47 Parade

Jean B. Bingham will be the first woman Grand Marshal of the Days of '47 Parade this Pioneer Day.
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Guest artist and baritone Shea Owens joins The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for ...
Madison Swenson

Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra performs annual summer concert after two-year break

The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square welcomed thousands of guests for an in-person performance Friday for the first time in two years.
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The grounds of the Tokyo Japan Temple in Tokyo on Sunday, July 3, 2022 (Credit: The Church of Jesus...
Michael Houck

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints rededicates Tokyo Japan Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints rededicated its longest operating temple in Asia Sunday, after closing for about four years for renovations.
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Erin Cox

Faith leaders: Abortion conversation has changed, not religious stances

KSL's Erin Cox spoke one-on-one with some of Utah's most influential faith leaders about how their stances on abortion have not changed, but the conversations surrounding them have.
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Candice Madsen, KSL TV

Man behind Tabernacle Choir for 22 years retires

One of the great legends of The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square — Barry Anderson — is retiring.
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Josh Ellis

Church to reduce watering at temples, meetinghouses across West

Lawns and landscapes at some temples and meetinghouses of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints may be allowed to brown and become dormant as the Church reduces watering across the American West.
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Michael Houck, KSL TV

Missionary passes away in bicycle accident while in Mexico

A Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints missionary has passed away after a bicycle crash in Mexico City Friday.
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