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(Jeremy Harmon  |  Tribune file photo) Scholar Patrick Mason speaks while recording the 100th episode of the "Mormon Land" podcast in 2019. The religious scholar has a new book titled "Restoration: God's Call to the 21st-Century World."

‘Mormon Land’: How the LDS Church can adapt and help ‘renovate the world’

By The Salt Lake Tribune | January 26, 2021, 8:58 p.m.

(John Locher | AP file photo) Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford, Dec. 14, 2018. Attorneys general from 19 other states had recently joined in support of the unusual request from Calvary Chapel Dayton Valley east of Reno. Ford had argued the justices should let the federal court in Reno sort out the details before taking the extraordinary step of wading into the case.

U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear Nevada church’s COVID-19 case

By Scott Sonner | The Associated Press | January 26, 2021, 5:41 p.m.

(File photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Top Latter-day Saint leaders, including church President Russell M. Nelson, seated in the middle on the front row, await for General Conference to start Oct. 3, 2020, from the Conference Center Theater in downtown Salt Lake City.

LDS Church’s General Conference will be virtual for the third straight time

By Scott D. Pierce | January 21, 2021, 5:13 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Church apostle M. Russell Ballard receives the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Salt Lake City.

Jana Riess: The big question — Will Latter-day Saints follow their prophet and get the COVID vaccine?

By Jana Riess | Religion News Service | January 20, 2021, 10:34 p.m.

(File photo illustration by Amy Lewis | The Salt Lake Tribune)

Latest from Mormon Land: God’s silent partner, new mission for ex-governor’s top aide, Russell Nelson’s place in history

By David Noyce | January 20, 2021, 9:28 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Ron Batzdorff | ABC) Ken Jennings is one of the "Jeopardy!" stars on "The Chase."

Yes, this ‘Jeopardy!’ king loves atlases, Legos, long novels and trivia, but who is the real Ken Jennings?

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | January 20, 2021, 10:57 p.m.

(Evan Vucci | AP)  President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden as they attend Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle during Inauguration Day ceremonies Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington.

Mormon Women for Ethical Government leader to take part in President-elect Joe Biden’s Inaugural Prayer Service

By Lee Davidson | January 21, 2021, 1:35 a.m.

(Image courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) An artist's rendering of the exterior of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' to-be-constructed Deseret Peak Utah Temple in Tooele.

After community pushback, LDS Church renames, relocates Tooele temple

By David Noyce | Tony Semerad | January 20, 2021, 12:32 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Church President Russell M. Nelson receives the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Salt Lake City.

President Russell Nelson, other top LDS leaders vaccinated against COVID

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | January 19, 2021, 10:02 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The 29th LDS Ward, at 1102 W. 400 North in Salt Lake City, on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.

Owner seeks to demolish historic LDS meetinghouse. West-siders aren’t thrilled.

By Tony Semerad | January 18, 2021, 2:46 p.m.

(John Minchillo, AP file photo) In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, Trump supporters try to break through a police barrier at the Capitol in Washington. The LDS Church is speaking out against the political violence.

LDS Church condemns ‘violence and lawless behavior,’ urges all to honor ‘democratic institutions’

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | January 18, 2021, 3:41 p.m.

(Christopher Millette | Erie Times-News via AP) An Arizona man is claiming he was sexually abused as a Boy Scout and that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints threatened ex-communication when he tried to report it 45 years ago.

Arizona man says LDS Church threatened expulsion for abuse report

By The Associated Press | January 14, 2021, 10:13 p.m.

(John Locher | AP file photo) In this Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 photo, former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid speaks with the media before a panel discussion in Las Vegas.

‘Mormon Land’: In wake of Capitol siege, retired Sen. Harry Reid says church needs to warn members about joining ‘fringe’ groups

By The Salt Lake Tribune | January 15, 2021, 9:50 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file). People who were camping on Rio Grande Street in Salt Lake City gather their belongings in December 2020. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently announced $3.3 million in donations to help shelter homeless Utahns.

This week in Mormon Land: Funding to help the homeless; prisoners get own district; women urge Trump’s removal

By David Noyce | January 14, 2021, 3:28 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP file photo) A silhoutte of the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Jan. 3, 2018. Membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has dropped for the third straight year in the  faith's home base of Salt Lake County.

Salt Lake County keeps losing Latter-day Saints, and there are multiple theories as to why

By Lee Davidson | January 14, 2021, 3:08 p.m.

(Jeremy Harmon | Tribune file photo) The Joseph Smith Memorial Building and Salt Lake Temple are seen in a long-exposure photograph from 2008. Top Latter-day Saint leaders have been meeting at time in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building while the iconic temple undergoes extensive renovation.

Joseph Smith Memorial Building now has a mini-temple of sorts so top LDS leaders can meet while iconic temple is closed

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | January 15, 2021, 3:58 p.m.