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In this Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007 picture, Thomas S. Monson, the First Counselor of the Mormon church, laughs while waiting for the start of the 177th semi-annual general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake C
Thomas S. Monson will serve the rest of his life as the president and prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Saints.
Americans’ level of religious tolerance may be tested in the coming months as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, seeks to do what no Mormon has done — win nomination and then election to the presidency of the United States.
SALT LAKE CITY — For the first time in the event's 183-year history, a woman led a prayer Saturday at the semiannual gathering of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Stan Way, a Latter-day Saint from Jasper, Ala., had just finished dinner out with some Mormon missionaries when he noticed a car slowing as it approached.
Being excommunicated for apostasy by the Mormon church is one thing, but Lyndon Lamborn is livid that his stake president has ordered bishops in eight Mesa wards to take the rare step of announcing disciplinary action against him to church members today.
SALT LAKE CITY - Top leaders of the Mormon Church are appealing to Gov. Janet Napolitano for help in revitalizing downtown Mesa, in order to protect the value of the city's oldest worship site.
September 25, 2004
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Monday that it reached a historic milestone in its ministry outreach — sending out its millionth missionary.
September 26, 2004
SALT LAKE CITY - The quip illustrated the subtext of Gov. Janet Napolitano’s trip to meet with top leaders of the Mormon Church.
A dramatic increase in public and media interest in the Mormon Church has compelled church leaders to carry out a multipronged effort to better inform the public about the church and to dispel misconceptions.
Luis Cruz grew up in the Catholic tradition that his parents taught him in Chiapas, Mexico. But when he came to Phoenix more than three years ago, he developed a spiritual void that the Catholic Church was unable to fill.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Five years ago, as Republicans were getting to know Mitt Romney, a Gallup poll showed 30 percent of GOP voters expressly saying they wouldn't vote for a Mormon for president.
SALT LAKE CITY — Mormons should cling to their faith and church teachings in order to weather the problems and temptations they face daily in a tumultuous world, the church's president said at the close of a two-day church conference Sunday.
SALT LAKE CITY - A radio program that first went on the air before the start of the Great Depression is being inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters' Hall of Fame, a second national honor for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
Valley Mormons will gather today in stake centers or in front of TVs at homes for satellite and cable TV coverage of the 11 a.m. funeral services of their beloved president and prophet, Gordon B. Hinckley.
Gov. Janet Napolitano has clashed often with powerful Mormon lawmakers during her first two years in office, but admits she doesn’t know much about the faith that motivates them.
September 21, 2004
If Southern Baptists gather for a seminar on what Mormons believe, the odds are good that one of the teachers will be a former member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints plans to build two new temples in Arizona, one of them in Gilbert, officials said.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints plans to build two new temples in Arizona, one of them in Gilbert, officials said. That would double the number of temples in the East Valley, as Mesa’s temple celebrated the 80th anniversary of its dedication last fall.
An early morning fire Monday destroyed the Mesa Arizona Lehi Stake building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1430 N. Grand St.
SALT LAKE CITY — Tens of thousands of the Mormon faithful are descending on Utah's largest city for their church's semi-annual general conference to hear gospel-centered talks about faith, family and mission work from senior church leaders.
WOLFEBORO, N.H. — Republican Mitt Romney, the first Mormon presidential nominee of a major political party, sat in the Wolfeboro Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Sunday as, one by one, members of his congregation credited him for bringing the faith more into the public eye.