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Wall Street Journal: Pop Star David Archuleta to Benefit From Serving Mission

An op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal Friday highlighted American Idol pop star David Archuleta’s announcement that he plans to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Survey Lists President Monson Among Most Admired in the World

Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is listed among the most admired people in the world according to a Gallup/USA Today poll.

Prof. Michael McConnell on Religious Freedom

Last month the Deseret News ran an opinion piece titled, “Is religion special?” by Michael W. McConnell, a Stanford Law Professor and former judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.

'On Faith' Forum: The Meaning Behind the Nativity
Latter-day Saint Worship: Keeping the Spirit of Christmas Throughout the Year

Every year, Latter-day Saints gather with family and friends and recall the tender scene of “the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger” (Luke 2:12).

'On Faith' Forum: 'Pure Religion' in Wake of Utah Wind Storm

A 1 December wind storm with gusts of more than 100 miles per hour caught many northern Utah residents by surprise. Michael Otterson, Public Affairs managing director of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon), tells what it was like to be a part of the storm cleanup in a Christian community the following Sunday.

Church Dispels Rumors Regarding Tennessee Canning Facility

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has received a number of inquiries about an alleged visit by federal officials to a Church canning facility in Tennessee seeking information about those who use the facility. The Church has investigated these claims and there is no basis for the rumors.

Actors Share Nativity Experiences With Life of Jesus Christ Bible Videos

What would it be like to witness firsthand the events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ? Actors who took part in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' (Mormon) Life of Jesus Christ Bible Videos project had this opportunity, if only in a vicarious way.

Newsroom Now on Google+

Newsroom launched a new Google+ page today to provide another way for journalists, bloggers and others to follow the site. The Newsroom has had a presence on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube for some time now. The Newsroom profile on Google+ is intended to serve those who are using that social media site.

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