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The Salt Lake Temple is shown during opening session of the two-day Mormon church conference Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Salt Lake City. More than 100,000 Latter-day Saints are expected in Salt Lake City this weekend for the church's biannual general conference. Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints give carefully crafted speeches aimed at providing members with guidance and inspiration in five sessions that span Saturday and Sunday. They also make announcements about church statistics, new temples or initiatives. In addition to those filling up the 21,000-seat conference center during the sessions, thousands more listen or watch around the world in 95 languages on television, radio, satellite and Internet broadcasts. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Mormon leader outlines opposition to gay marriage

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A top Mormon leader reiterated the church’s opposition to gay marriage Saturday during the church’s biannual general conference. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ stance on homosexuality has […]

04/05/2014

Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir look on during the opening session of the two-day Mormon church conference Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Mormon leader: Essential to have women at home

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – The president of the Mormon church announced Saturday that its worldwide membership has hit 15 million – a three-fold increase over the last three decades – as the Utah-based faith […]

10/05/2013

Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a train derailment in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/ El correo Gallego/Antonio Hernandez)

Mormon missionary describes surviving train wreck

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A young Mormon missionary from Utah who was among the survivors of a deadly Spain train crash has been discharged from the hospital. Speaking by phone from La Coruna, Spain, […]

07/25/2013

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Mormons to use technology in missionary work

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The common image of Mormon missionaries has long been two young men wearing white shirts and ties walking through neighborhoods, knocking door-to-door. But in a few years, that image may […]

06/24/2013

Ann Romney says electing a Mormon a good signal

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Ann Romney says the election of her husband, a Mormon, would signal “that prejudices are left behind” just as the election of President Barack Obama sent that signal. The wife of […]

09/26/2012

Mormonism Q & A: the basics

By Rachel Zoll, AP Religion Writer The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was founded in 1830 in upstate New York and has since become one of the fastest-growing religious traditions in the world. […]

08/30/2012

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