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2 hrs ago | Deseret News

After a century of violence, maybe kindness should be on the table

Fadwa Sarrawi of Palestine, right, acknowledges Or Badihi of Israel, left. Many of us have ancestors who gave us an emotional claim to those who are suffering around the world, and therefore an obligation to their memory.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Religion

6 hrs ago | Philly.com

'Book of Mormon' a mocking hug

'An atheist's love letter to religion." That's how Matt Stone, one of the show's creators, described The Book of Mormon , now at the Forrest Theatre for the next six weeks.

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Related Topix: Religion, Animated TV, South Park, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Matt Stone, Theater, The Book of Mormon

Thu Jul 31, 2014

ReporterHerald.com

Latter-day Saints church members do volunteer work

Volunteers from local congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spread sand on a playground at Respite Care in Fort Collins.

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Related Topix: Religion, Fort Collins, CO, Loveland, CO, Berthoud, CO

LongmontFYI

Lyons, Longmont students impacted by flood coping at Camp Noah

Eric Hanson, dressed as Noah, reads a chapter out of "The Story of Ruby Bridges" by Robert Coles during Camp Noah Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lyons.

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Related Topix: Longmont, CO, Lyons, CO, Religion, Family, Kids

Covington Reporter

Nobody is 'beyond saving' | Part two of 'Biking with the Mormons'

Editor's note: This piece is part two in a series, "Biking with the Mormons." If you missed the first article, you can find it here .

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Naperville Sun

Faith: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints July 31

The church The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1320 Ridgeland Ave., Naperville, on the north side of 95th Street between Plainfield Naperville and Book roads.

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Related Topix: Religion, Naperville, IL, Brigham Young University

Deseret News

LDS Church continues to grow in Cambodia

Elder Kory Stevens, left, served an LDS mission in Cambodia from 2008-2010. He now teaches Cambodian at the Missionary Training Center in Provo and attends BYU.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Religion, 9,

Deseret News

Tips for living: Author provides a guide to 'Choosing Your Eternal Companion.'

In 1995, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a document called "The Family: A Proclamation to the World."

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By Common Consent

Review: Joseph M. Spencer, For Zion: A Mormon Theology of Hope

Did the law of consecration become effectively suspended or temporarily replaced by the law of tithing when the early Latter-day Saints couldn't make it work out? Joseph M. Spencer answers no in For Zion: A Mormon Theology of Hope .

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Morning Call

Hit musical 'Book of Mormon' opens in Philly

"The Book of Mormon," the irreverent Tony-winning musical comedy from Trey Parker and Matt Stone , the creators of the "South Park" TV series, may be "vulgar and shocking" but it also leaves audiences with an unexpected uplifting message, says K.J. Hippensteel, who plays the perennially chirpy Elder Price, one of two naive Mormon missionaries who ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Theater, The Book of Mormon, Matt Stone, Salt Lake City, UT, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

Book of Mormon's Matt Doyle to Return to 54 Below Next Month

Matt Doyle will follow up his sold-out 54 Below debut engagement in May with two additional shows on Friday, August 15 and Saturday, August 16 at 8pm.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Book of Mormon, Theater, Life, Food, Dining

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Warren Jeffs' Mansion Becomes Bed and Breakfast

While polygamist leader Warren Jeffs spends his days in a prison cell, his sprawling compound has been turned into a bed and breakfast.

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Related Topix: FLDS, Religion, Hildale, UT

Religion News Service

R-rated content in a PG Mormon life

I recently finished reading The Goldfinch, a novel that's a bit difficult to explain.

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Crooks and Liars

A Closely Knit Mormon-Controlled City Gives Insight Into A Romney Administration

Mormons take care of each other, often at the expense of those not part of their "faith."

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Related Topix: Religion, Boulder City, NV, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sundance Film Festival, Las Vegas, NV

Deseret News

Picturing history: Mormon Handcart Historic Site

Seen here is the Mormon Handcart Historic Site where the handcart pioneers, along with several companies of wagons, camped under extreme conditions.

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Related Topix: Religion, Iowa City, IA

Deseret News

Chinese group provides home for new LDS converts

Members of the Chinese group of the Pullman YSA 1st Ward participate in a Book of Mormon Institute class taught by the missionaries, Elder Tony Hsieh and Elder Ree Lu.

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Related Topix: Religion, Pullman, WA, Washington State University

Boise Weekly

New Heights for MC, New Market for Boise

Thousands of Boiseans leapt to their feet in ovations for no fewer than 24 performances of Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz at the Morrison Center in April and May. Those performances helped push the Morrison Center to 69,248 ticket sales for the period of Jan. 1-June 30, which nudged the theater into one of the top 50 theater venues ... (more)

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Deseret News

Project to restore Manti Tabernacle underway

"You know you can't drive on Main Street and see this beautiful building without thinking of the pioneers," said Scott Hintze, an stake president for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Manti.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Kane Republican

Author to speak on Thomas L. Kane's link with Mormons

Photo by Ted Lutz - This statue of General Thomas L. Kane-- founder of Kane-- stands outside the Kane Memorial Chapel on Chestnut Street.

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Oakland Post

Bay Area Native Featured in Broadway Production of "Motown: The Musical" Show Opens August 15th

Growing up in San Francisco, Rodney Jackson knew that he wanted to dedicate his life to his passion and love for theatre.

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Related Topix: Carnegie Mellon University, Religion, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Michael Jackson, Soul, The Temptations

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