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Mormon Church leaders describe it as a shared, simultaneous revelation from God. The moment happened 25 years ago, as the church’s top leaders — the three-man First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles — gathered inside the faith’s Salt Lake City Temple.
On Sunday at the Mormon stake near Alma School Road and University Drive in Mesa, five Hispanic boys dressed like missionaries in white shirts and ties fan out through the pews, bearing silver trays of bread chunks and water cups.
February 26, 2005
It’s been almost 27 years since the Mormon Church lifted its ban that had kept black males from the church’s priesthood.
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
SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City bookseller Deseret Book says it will publish the official biography of Mormon church President Thomas S. Monson in September.
Deseret Book President and CEO Sheri Dew announced the book's release on Thursday. The 608-page volume goes on sale Sept. 27.
Award-winning author and screenwriter Heidi S. Swinton wrote the book, which is titled, "To the Rescue: The Biography of Thomas S. Monson."
The 82-year-old Monson is the 16th president of Utah-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Head of the 13.5-million member faith since 2008.
Deseret Book is a church-owned publishing company.
SALT LAKE CITY - The 95-year-old president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints underwent surgery at a Salt Lake City hospital to remove a cancerous portion of his colon, church officials said.
SALT LAKE CITY — Mormon church President Thomas S. Monson urged his faith's followers to embrace the power of prayer and to reach out to people in need.
AN EPIC LIFE: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints President-Prophet David O. McKay is depicted in a 2002 painting by artist Arnold Friberg.
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.
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.
Gordon B. Hinckley, who served as the 15th president and prophet of the Mormon Church, died Sunday at the age of 97 in Salt Lake City.
To this day, no Mormon has served longer in the First Presidency and the Council of the Twelve Apostles than David Oman McKay the ninth of 15 presidents and prophets of the 12.3 million member church.
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 - There is no hint of a Mormon presence in the high-rise where the Beijing LDS branches meet.
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.
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
The commentary of Robert Parker ("LDS church on wrong side of gay marriage," June 29) has several false statements and innuendos needing correction. Parker's views definitely are not representative of active members in good standing of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The sting from hearing it was an arson-caused fire that reduced their church to rubble last November is still there. But when about 1,500 members of three wards attend Easter services Sunday at three scattered sites, their stake president says they’ll look beyond that loss without bitterness.
Gordon B. Hinckley, the 97-year-old president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, waves as he is driven during the Days of '47 parade Tuesday, July 24, 2007, in Salt Lake City.
C.E. "Pep" Cooney, the longtime president and general manager of KPNX-TV (Channel 12) in Phoenix, died Wednesday at the age of 70.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church will lower its minimum age requirements for missionaries from 19 to 18 for men and from 21 to 19 for women, the faith's president announced Saturday.
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The Mormon church’s emphasis on precise order when choosing a deceased church president and prophet’s successor leaves Thomas Monson as the most likely choice for its next leader.