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Latter-day Saint boys can enter priesthood before they turn 12 under new rules for youths

Sean P. Means By Sean P. Means , david noyce 2d ago

Kristin Chenoweth promises a great performance with the Tabernacle Choir — despite Utah’s altitude and bad air

Scott D. Pierce By Scott D. Pierce 4d ago

Online petition alleges ‘Deadpool’ poster is ‘religious discrimination’ against Latter-day Saints

Scott D. Pierce By Scott D. Pierce 4d ago

Utahn accused of stealing historic Latter-day Saint photos and texts faces more felonies in thefts from BYU library

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle December 3

Two days before the election, recording shows, top church lobbyist urged Latter-day Saints to ‘follow the prophet’ on medical cannabis vote

Bethany Rodgers By Bethany Rodgers December 2

Kristin Chenoweth says she won’t back out of Tabernacle Choir concerts — or away from her LGBTQ activism

Scott D. Pierce By Scott D. Pierce November 30

Most Mormons voted Republican in the midterms — but their Trump approval rating continues to decline, study finds

By Hannah Fingerhut and Brady McCombs | The Associated Press November 29

‘The next Mark Hofmann’? Some of the historic Mormon documents Utahn sold were stolen from universities, court papers say; others were just fakes.

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle November 27

Utahns move more than most Americans. Why? Think Latter-day Saint missions and a young populace.

Lee Davidson By Lee Davidson November 27

19-year-old on his LDS mission for less than a week collapses, dies at South Africa MTC

Scott D. Pierce By Scott D. Pierce November 27

Jay Osmond makes claim that a 14th-century Scottish king is one of his family’s ancestors

Sean P. Means By Sean P. Means November 23

Away from home for Thanksgiving, LDS missionaries-in-training at MTC prepare meals for those in need in Utah

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood November 22

Come January, there will be the fewest number of Mormons in Congress in nearly 30 years

Thomas Burr By Thomas Burr November 19

An 11-year-old girl had her hijab pulled off at school. This Utah group is now asking districts to update their bullying policies.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner November 15

Medical marijuana backers threaten to sue over LDS Church involvement in compromise bill to replace Prop 2

Bethany Rodgers By Bethany Rodgers November 15

What the two ‘Mormon’ senators tell us about the LDS battle over sexuality

By Benjamin Park | For The Tribune November 14

LDS Church developer plans to build a 28-story office tower in downtown Salt Lake City

Tony Semerad By Tony Semerad November 12

NCAA comes down on BYU over Nick Emery benefits, vacates wins, puts the basketball team on probation

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle November 9

Foundation behind MormonLeaks urges Utah lawmakers to remove ‘clergy exemption’ from child abuse reporting laws

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack November 7

Utahns approve medical marijuana as LDS Church, a Prop 2 foe, reaffirms backing for legislative approach

Bethany Rodgers By Bethany Rodgers November 6

Controversial campaign tactics take a religious turn on the eve of Election Day in Utah

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood November 5

Did you keep up with the news this week? Test your knowledge here.

Sara Weber By Sara Weber November 2

Salt Lake City congregation of slain student Lauren McCluskey sings, prays and asks for ‘double portion' of God’s peace

Kathy Stephenson By Kathy Stephenson October 28

After Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, Utah rabbi wonders how to protect his congregation and prays ‘that the world will regain its sanity’

Paighten Harkins By Paighten Harkins October 27