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What Three Words Describe the Faith of a Latter-day Saint (Mormon)?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ main Facebook page, which has more than 513,000 fans, recently posed the question, “What three words describe your faith as a Latter-day Saint?”

Mormons Invited to Submit General Conference Videos

In an effort to capture a glimpse of how Latter-day Saints experience general conferences, the Church’s Media Services Department encourages Church members to submit videos of their October 2011 conference experience by 1 November 2011.

“On Faith” Blog: Mormons and General Conference

With another general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints just days away, Church Public Affairs managing director Michael Otterson this week uses the Washington Post “On Faith” space to discuss this worldwide event that originates from Salt Lake City.

All Smiles at Operation Smile Breakfast

The Utah Chapter of Operation Smile recently recognized The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for the 75th anniversary of its welfare program and gave thanks for the faith’s support. The praise came at the organization’s fund-raising breakfast in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 20 September 2011.

Faith Keeps Texas Families Close in Spite of Fires

Austin, Texas, television station YNN interviewed members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently concerning their plight with the devastating and destructive fires. The reporter indicated that victims are pulling together because of their faith and the close bond with family.

“On Faith” Blog: "From the Bible to the Book of Mormon"

In the Washington Post "On Faith" blog this week, Church Public Affairs managing director, Michael Otterson puts to rest some common misconceptions about the Book of Mormon.

Tom Brokaw on 9/11, America and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Revered network news anchor Tom Brokaw joined the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on Music and the Spoken Word for a special tribute on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Brokaw gives his thoughts about 9/11, the ten years that have passed since that tragic day, and what it meant to work with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Mormon Helping Hands Paint, Garden and Clean in the UK

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donned their familiar Mormon Helping Hands yellow vests to do some volunteering throughout the United Kingdom recently.

Astute Reporting Reveals Then Corrects Misconceptions

In a Los Angeles Times piece by Robin Abcarian covering how evangelicals may vote in the next election, the reporter, to the benefit of her readers, does not let comments from a less-than-informed source stand as fact. Journalists have the difficult task of reporting on what people think or believe about a situation, which can be instructive, while also informing readers about what the actual facts are.

Informed Reading in This "Mormon Moment"

GetReligion.com, a respected blog that critiques and discusses reporting on religion, today covered the importance of inquiry and attribution in religion journalism. Terry Mattingly points to a blog post in a publication called Religion Dispatches that “demonstrates what happens when this process breaks down or, worse, is ignored.”

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