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Protest of Mormon LGBT Policy Draws Hundreds
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several hundred people with roots in the Mormon faith gathered in Salt Lake City on Saturday to renounce the church's new policies targeting gays and their children in the latest illustration of the fervor the rule changes have caused.
Mormon Church Artifacts on Display in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is putting some of the faith's most treasured artifacts on display for the first time in a new exhibit that opens to the public this week in Salt Lake City.
LDS Missionary Application Boom
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Church officials say they've seen a more than five-fold jump in applications after lowering the eligibility age for becoming a Mormon missionary. New numbers released this week show The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-...
LDS Missionary Age Lowered
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon church president Thomas S. Monson says that the faith will lower its minimum age requirement for missionaries from 19 to 18 for men and from 21 to 19 for women. Monson made the announcement Saturday at the faith's 182nd Semiannual General Conference in Salt La…
Fire/Water Damage Salt Lake City LDS Conference Center
(AP)  Parts of the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City have been damaged after a small fire triggered a deluge from a sprinkler system. Salt Lake City Fire Department officials say the sprinklers had already doused the flames when crews responded about 8:15 p.m. Monday. But the system had d…
LDS Church to Build Another Temple in Idaho
Idaho will soon have another LDS temple.  Church officials say a new Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints temple will be built just outside of meridian. The church announced last spring that it would build its second Treasure Valley temple but hadn’t disclosed the site un…