Throwback Thursday: LDS bride who planned wedding in five days

It is not uncommon for Utah couples to have shorter engagements than the rest of the nation, although they aren’t normally a mere five days long. The Knot, a wedding-focused website, reported that Utah couples are engaged for an average of 10.5 months, compared with the rest of the nation’s couples who are engaged for […]

See 3 of the latest photos of the Mormon temple in Rome as it nears completion

ROME, Italy — Work on the Rome Italy Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is nearing completion, almost one decade after the late President Thomas S. Monson declared plans to build the iconic temple on Oct. 4, 2008. The three-story, 40,000-square-foot premises sits on a 15-acre complex, that further contains a […]

Mormon Kenyans jubilantly await President Nelson, hope social call helps reduce persecution

NAIROBI, Kenya — Warning: Everything in the next paragraph is phony. For baptism, Mormons immerse people in blood. They sacrifice children to the devil. They conduct church services naked. Kenyan journalists have begun to debunk those fabrications over the past year, including one facts published Sunday. But an completion to what one bishop characterized as […]

2 concerts added to Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s 2018 Classic Coast Tour

SALT LAKE CITY — Two cities have been added to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square’s 2018 Classic Coast Tour. Concerts have been added in Los Angeles on June 20 and Berkeley, California, on June 23. The tour is from June 18 to July 3 and includes stops in California, Washington and […]

Music and the Spoken Word: Taming the wild monkey

Editor’s note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday concurrently the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast. This will be provided April 15, 2018. Thousands of years ago, Gautama Buddha progressed to known as a wise teacher with keen insights into human nature. He often compared the mind to a wild monkey: jumping from […]