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(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Tyson Gene Haycock, left, and Michael Austin Davis, both 20, were killed in a car accident in New Mexico, where they had both been serving missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Davis is from Corrine, Utah, while Haycock is from Montana.

Two LDS missionaries killed in New Mexico crash, bringing total to 10 missionary fatalities this year

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | July 23, 2021, 9:24 p.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) M. Russell Ballard, right, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is honored at the Capitol, Thursday, July 22, 2021. Gov. Spencer Cox declared M. Russell Ballard Day in Utah.

Utah declares M. Russell Ballard Day in honor of Latter-day Saint apostle

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | July 22, 2021, 11:10 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)
A Days of '47 Parade float from 2010. Scholars are urging Utahns and Latter-day Saints to view Pioneer Day in a more expansive way, recognizing that these settlers ended up displacing Native Americans from their lands and introducing slavery to the region.

‘Mormon Land’: Historians discuss the problem with Pioneer Day and why we need to view it differently

By David Noyce | Peggy Fletcher Stack | July 22, 2021, 8:00 p.m.

(Illustration by Christopher Cherrington  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

Latest from Mormon Land: A new way to pay ‘tithing’ without giving a cent to the church

By David Noyce | July 22, 2021, 2:12 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) An employee worked on a display at the Rust Rare Coin in Salt Lake City in 2017. The owner of the shop, Gaylen Rust, has  been indicted on counts of money laundering. Court receivers are currently trying to claw back the funds he allegedly received improperly and later donated to Utah State University and the LDS Church.

How the LDS Church and Utah State University got tied up in an alleged Ponzi scheme and must now pay back millions

By Courtney Tanner | July 22, 2021, 2:22 p.m.

(Matt Rourke | The Associated) This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone.

Assistant Alaskan A.G. under investigation for allegedly posting bigoted #DezNat tweets

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | July 22, 2021, 4:26 p.m.

(Kim Raff | The New York Times) Sasha Piton, 33, at her home in Idaho Falls, Idaho, on July 3, 2021. Piton has called on The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to manufacture more breathable and comfortable temple garments for its members.

Among Latter-day Saint women, frank talk about sacred underclothes

By Ruth Graham | The New York Times | July 21, 2021, 5:16 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Bishop Oscar A. Solis of the Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City and Greek Orthodox Archbishop Elpidophoros of America tour the Cathedral of the Madeleine in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.

East meets West as Greek Orthodox archbishop visits Utah’s Roman Catholic leader

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | July 21, 2021, 11:44 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)
In this 2014 photograph, Lane Neaman, left, and Eric Watchman, perform at This Is the Place Heritage Park. Historians say Utahns should widen their view of Pioneer Day to recognize how the Mormon migration affected Native Americans, Black slaves and more.

Tribes were displaced, and slavery was brought here. So how should Utahns view Mormon Pioneer Day?

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | July 22, 2021, 10:47 a.m.

(Julius Motal | The Associated Press) Archbishop Elpidophoros stands at his throne on the altar inside the Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity during his enthronement ceremony as the new archbishop for America, Saturday June 22, 2019, in New York. He will be visiting Utah this week.

Nation’s top Greek Orthodox leader to meet with Catholic, LDS leaders in Utah

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | July 19, 2021, 7:23 p.m.

(FBI) Arizonan Nathan Wayne Entrekin, who was dressed as Captain Moroni during the Jan. 6 breaching of the U.S. Capitol, has been arrested by the FBI.

FBI arrests Arizona man who was dressed as Book of Mormon figure during insurrection at U.S. Capitol

By Scott D. Pierce | July 18, 2021, 3:20 p.m.

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Latter-day Saint volunteers check in dozens and dozens of immigrants at a Las Vegas Welcome Center in Las Vegas on April 27, 2021.

Commentary: Latter-day Saint outreach to immigrants grows, pushing members to examine GOP ties

By Tamarra Kemsley | Religion News Service | July 16, 2021, 2:43 a.m.

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A family sits reverently while a prayer is offered during a modified sacrament meeting in the Carrollton Ward in Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 2020. As Latter-day Saint worship services resume, more and more members are discussing which pandemic-era changes should stay and which should go.

‘Mormon Land’: Should post-pandemic Sunday services adopt a new normal?

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | David Noyce | July 15, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

(Illustration by Christopher Cherrington | Salt Lake Tribune)

Latest from Mormon Land: A new push to whack BYU’s beard ban. And is ‘pride’ a wicked word?

By David Noyce | July 16, 2021, 2:49 a.m.

(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)  José Maria Batalla, who has died after a nearly two-month battle with COVID-19, and Valeria Batalla. The couple led the Bolivia Cochabamba Mission.

Latter-day Saint mission president dies after battling COVID-19 for weeks

By Scott D. Pierce | David Noyce | July 13, 2021, 11:13 p.m.

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A view of the Church Office Building's plaza after the removal of a large fountain, Salt Lake City, June 2021. The Utah-based faith is reducing its water use to comply with state recommendations.

LDS Church cuts water use, says it’s heeding Utah guidelines for watering

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | July 12, 2021, 1:06 p.m.

(BYU-Hawaii) McKay Foyer is a central part of campus at BYU-Hawaii. The school will require students to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before they can attend classes for fall 2021.

One of BYU’s 3 locations will require students be vaccinated against COVID-19. Hint: It’s not Provo.

By Courtney Tanner | July 12, 2021, 2:53 p.m.

(Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune) Inside the chapel of St. Mark's Cathedral in 2003. The historic church in the heart of Salt Lake City is marking its 150th anniversary this September.

After 150 years, Utah’s second oldest church stands as a symbol of progressive Protestant influence in LDS Zion

By Bob Mims | Special to The Tribune | July 10, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  Salt Lake Tribune file photo)  The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square — shown here in 2019 — is planning its post-pandemic return to live performances, starting with the Sept. 19 broadcast of its long-running show "Music and the Spoken Word."

Tabernacle Choir will return to live performances in September

By Sean P. Means | July 9, 2021, 11:08 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Conferencegoers attend a pre-pandemic General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in fall 2019 in the Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City. A new survey shows the median age of U.S. Latter-day Saints has risen from 44 to 47 in the past seven years.

Old time religion? Median age of U.S. Latter-day Saints is rising. Muslims make up the youngest religious group.

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | July 9, 2021, 3:40 p.m.

(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
A young priesthood holder offers the sacrament to a family during a modified church service in the Carrollton Ward, Washington, D.C., Aug. 16, 2020. A law professor notes what rules the church could impose regarding vaccines and masks without violating federal health privacy laws.

Latest from Mormon Land: Why it’s OK for a bishop to ask if you’ve been vaccinated

By David Noyce | July 8, 2021, 2:30 p.m.

(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Emma Hale Smith, wife of church founder Joseph Smith.

‘Mormon Land’: Puncturing the mystery of Emma Smith, who loved church founder Joseph Smith but loathed polygamy

By David Noyce | Peggy Fletcher Stack | July 16, 2021, 12:59 p.m.

(John Zsiray | 5150photos.com via AP) Deserae Turner stands with Case Gehring as the Homecoming Court is announced during halftime of Green Canyon's football game in North Logan, Sept. 27, 2019.

Shooting survivor Deserae Turner serves Latter-day Saint mission

By Sarah Murphy | Fox 13 via AP | July 5, 2021, 4:51 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  The Family History Library will begin a phased reopening July 6 with limited hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Hours will expand from there, so check the Family History Library website for the most current visitor information.

Family History Library set to reopen with some changes

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | July 4, 2021, 2:35 p.m.

(Jehovah's Witnesses) Members of the Stakley family watch their faith's virtual convention in their home. Due to COVID-19, Jehovah's Witnesses are holding their annual convention virtually for the second year in a row.

Thousands of Utah Jehovah’s Witnesses to view global virtual convention. Here’s how it might impact future gatherings.

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | July 3, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
This scene from a Book of Mormon video depicts Lehi, his wife, Sariah, and their family as they sail to the promised land on the ship built by Nephi (Lehi's son) and his brothers (Laman, Lemuel and Sam). The split that occurs in Lehi's family is at the root of most the book's narrative and has led to difficulties for Native American Latter-day Saints as they try to navigate their tribal heritage and their faith.

Why Native Americans struggle to make their stories and traditions fit with the Book of Mormon

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | July 2, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)  A Relief Society choir sings at General Conference in fall 2017. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently sent out a survey to members on a range of women's issues.

Latest from Mormon Land: Church surveys members about women’s issues — from feminism to ordination to Heavenly Mother

By David Noyce | July 1, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP) A couple look at the Salt Lake Temple, April 6, 2019. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced this week that its lay leaders no longer can perform civil marriages between nonmembers.

Latter-day Saint leaders no longer can perform civil marriages between nonmembers

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | July 1, 2021, 2:04 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, during the announcement of new joint initiatives with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Monday, June 14, 2021.

‘Mormon Land’: NAACP president discusses the unlikely alliance with his new friend: the LDS Church

By The Salt Lake Tribune | June 30, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) St. Mark's Cathedral's Bishop Carolyn Tanner Irish delivered a pastoral letter on the war during Sunday's service on April 26, 2004, in Salt Lake City. Irish died Tuesday.

Carolyn Tanner Irish, who went from Mormonism to becoming the first woman to lead Utah’s Episcopal Diocese, dies

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | June 30, 2021, 2:11 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) James Huntsman's lawsuit against The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints alleges the Utah-based faith used tithing funds to build the City Creek Center shopping mall, shown here in November 2020, in downtown Salt Lake City.

James Huntsman will be deposed as tithing lawsuit against LDS Church proceeds

By Jack Ross | Special to The Tribune | Tony Semerad | June 29, 2021, 1:55 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Grant Frazier, David Clove, Martha Harris, Gracia Lee, and Isabella Olson are some of the people behind Prodigal Press, a new underground student newspaper at BYU, in Provo on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021.

These BYU students created an underground newspaper to report on issues they say are censored on campus

By Courtney Tanner | June 28, 2021, 1:16 p.m.

(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
A view of the Salt Lake Temple from the tunnel underneath North Temple street that will eventually connect the Conference Center parking lot to the temple, Salt Lake City, June 2021. A tithing lawsuit from James Huntsman against the Utah-based faith is set for its first court hearing Monday.

Here’s why James Huntsman may have filed his LDS tithing lawsuit in California

By Tony Semerad | June 28, 2021, 1:51 a.m.

(AP file photo) Ron Lafferty, left, and his brother, Dan, were shackled as they appeared in Washoe District court for an extradition hearing in 1984.

Infamous Lafferty murders will be an FX on Hulu series

By Scott D. Pierce | June 26, 2021, 5:26 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) David Archuleta performs at the inauguration of Gov. Spencer Cox, at Tuacahn Center for the Arts in Ivins on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.

David Archuleta tells ‘Nightline’ he questioned whether he wanted to keep on living

By Scott D. Pierce | June 28, 2021, 1:40 p.m.

(Steve Helber, The Associated Press) This 2016 photo shows a sign at a Marriott Hotel in Richmond, Va.  A real estate arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently bought a Marriott Residence Inn in Hawaii.

Latest from Mormon Land: Church buys Washington ranch and Hawaiian hotel for hundreds of millions

By David Noyce | June 25, 2021, 5:53 p.m.

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Elder Myers, a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, arrives at the Provo Missionary Training Center in Provo on June 23, 2021.

They’re back — Hundreds of Latter-day Saint missionaries arrive at Provo MTC for in-person training

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | June 24, 2021, 12:52 a.m.

(Demetrius Freeman | Special to The Tribune) Current and former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the LGBTQ+ community and supporters protest at Lincoln Square across from the LDS temple in Manhattan on Saturday, March 7, 2020. A recent survey shows more than a fifth of Gen Z Latter-day Saints identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or other.

‘Mormon Land’: What it means for the church that rising numbers of young members are queer

By The Salt Lake Tribune | June 26, 2021, 1:56 p.m.

(Jeremy Harmon  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Jana Riess speaks while recording the 100th episode of the "Mormon Land" podcast in 2019. The columnist notes that more that a fifth young Latter-day Saints report that they are lesbian, gay or bisexual.

Update — Jana Riess: There are more young lesbian, gay or bisexual Latter-day Saints than previously believed

By Jana Riess | Religion News Service | June 25, 2021, 5:01 p.m.

(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the governing First Presidency, speaks at General Conference about the U.S. Constitution on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021.

U.S. in a ‘perilous moment’ — Legal experts debate LDS leader Dallin Oaks’ talk on the Constitution

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | June 20, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Some of the past Twitter postings by #DezNat users, who claim they are defending The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from “apostates.” Some users have been deleting their social media accounts for fear of being publicly identified.

Some #DezNat troops, fearful of being publicly outed, are retreating from digital LDS war

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | June 19, 2021, 12:29 a.m.

(Gerald Herbert | The Associated Press) President Donald Trump walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Jan. 12, 2021, in Washington. A By Common Consent blogger says top Latter-day Saint leaders need to clearly denounce the 'big lie' that the 2020 election was stolen from Trump.

Latest from Mormon Land: Why the church should go big to knock down Trump’s ‘big lie’

By David Noyce | June 17, 2021, 2:00 p.m.

(Tribune file photo) Investigators examine Mormon forger Mark Hofmann's blown-up car in 1985.

‘Mormon Land’: Historians gather to discuss polygamy, race, Native Americans, the Hofmann bombings and church historic sites

By The Salt Lake Tribune | June 16, 2021, 8:42 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Amos C. Brown and LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson during the announcement of new joint initiatives with the NAACP in Salt Lake City on Monday, June 14, 2021.

‘Transformational partnership’ — LDS Church donating nearly $10M to help Black Americans

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | June 15, 2021, 2:27 p.m.

(Jeremy Harmon  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, speaks during an event on May 17, 2018, when LDS and NAACP leaders emphasized a need for greater civility and call for an end to prejudice. President Russell M. Nelson is at the left. The group plan to make another announcement Monday.

Reach out to the ‘invisible,’ NAACP leader urges Latter-day Saints on eve of big announcement with LDS Church

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | June 14, 2021, 3:24 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) David Archuleta performs at the inauguration of Gov. Spencer Cox, at Tuacahn Center for the Arts in Ivins on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. The former Murray resident announced he is a member of the LGBTQIA+ community on social media on Saturday, June 11, 2021.

‘American Idol’ star, returned LDS missionary David Archuleta comes out as LGBTQ online

By Sara Tabin | June 13, 2021, 9:46 p.m.

(Illustration by Christopher Cherrington  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)

LDS ‘excommunication’ is a term from the past, but the pain, shame and anger are still very much present

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | June 12, 2021, 2:28 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Justin and Amy Beagley spend time with their daughters Cora, 5, and Sedona, 2, near their home in Bluffdale on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. The young couple wanted to have kids shortly after they married in 2012 but worried about their finances, so they put it off a few years.

Utahns are having fewer kids. Why that may be a problem and what we should do about it.

By Matt Canham | June 11, 2021, 10:08 p.m.

(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) The North Visitors' Center on Salt Lake City's Temple Square, with the 11-foot replica of the Christus statue seen through the windows. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Thursday, June 10, 2021, that the center will be demolished and replaced by open gardens, as part of the renovation of Temple Square. The Christus statue will be relocated elsewhere in the square.

Another major change coming to LDS Temple Square: Gardens will replace North Visitors’ Center

By Sean P. Means | June 10, 2021, 4:50 p.m.

(Fernando Llano | The Associated Press) A migrant leans on a fence of the Gateway International Bridge that connects downtown Matamoros, Mexico, with Brownsville, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Migrants, including a Latter-day Saint couple, seeking asylum in the U.S. wait in Matamoros just across the Rio Grande from Texas.

Latest from Mormon Land: Latter-day Saint pair stuck at border; tale of two gravestones.

By David Noyce | June 11, 2021, 5:53 p.m.

(Image courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Church founder Joseph Smith.

‘Mormon Land’: Joseph Smith’s renegade, revolutionary campaign for president and why it still resonates today

By The Salt Lake Tribune | June 10, 2021, 3:00 p.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf   |  Tribune file photo) The Matheson Courthouse in 2016. The Utah Supreme Court has revived a religious freedom case against a Jehovah's Witnesses congregation in Roy linked to church discipline and an alleged rape of a teenager.

Religious freedom case over Utah church discipline matter is revived by state Supreme Court

By Mark Shenefelt | Standard-Examiner | June 9, 2021, 12:34 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) The sun rises on an empty plaza outside the Conference Center for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 3, 2021. The center is scheduled to reopen to the public on June 14, 2021. Other attractions, such as the Tabernacle and Assembly Hall, will open on July 6, 2021.

LDS Conference Center to reopen June 14, and other Temple Square attractions will follow

By Sean P. Means | June 8, 2021, 7:53 p.m.

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Church President Russell M. Nelson addresses the priesthood session of General Conference on Saturday, April 3, 2021. Starting in the fall, the Saturday evening priesthood and women's sessions will be discontinued.

There will be fewer LDS General Conference sessions, so will there be even fewer female speakers?

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | Scott D. Pierce | June 7, 2021, 11:01 p.m.

(Matt Rourke | The Associated Press) In this Aug. 2, 2018, file photo, a protester holds a Q sign at a campaign rally for Donald Trump in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. A survey shows Latter-day Saints rank with white evangelicals and Hispanic Protestants as the most likely to believe in the QAnon conspiracy theory.

QAnon? The ‘big lie’? What might it take to get Latter-day Saints to stop believing in them?

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | June 5, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) Low water levels at Bullfrog resort, on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Gov. Spencer Cox is urging Utahns to pray for rain.

Gov. Spencer Cox seeks heaven’s help — beyond the clouds — for drought relief, asks Utahns to pray for rain

By Bethany Rodgers | June 3, 2021, 9:12 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Robert Gehrke.

Does LDS faith drive fringe views? Not as much as you might think.

By Robert Gehrke | June 5, 2021, 12:09 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in the Rome Italy Temple Visitors' Center in 2019. A new blog explores what each apostle would be like if he became the church president.

Latest from Mormon Land: Imagining what each apostle would do as church president

By David Noyce | June 3, 2021, 2:30 p.m.

(Dario Lopez-Mills | AP) In this Nov. 5, 2020 file photo, Jacob Anthony Chansley, who also goes by the name Jake Angeli, a QAnon believer speaks to a crowd of President Donald Trump supporters outside of the Maricopa County Recorder's Office where votes in the general election were being counted, in Phoenix. A recent survey shows Latter-day Saints rank among the highest believers in the QAnon conspiracy theory.

‘Mormon Land’: Why so many Latter-day Saints — and others — fall for conspiracy theories like QAnon and the ‘big lie’

By The Salt Lake Tribune | June 2, 2021, 8:02 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)
The LDS Church Office Building, shown in 2017. A new scholarly work examine the legal legacy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a corporate entity.

LDS Corp. — The church’s long journey to stay on the right side of the law and its principles

By Tony Semerad | June 2, 2021, 12:55 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of the Religious Exemption Accountability Project) Pictured is Ashtin Markowski, a graduate of Brigham Young University, one of several plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging LGBTQ discrimination at religious colleges across the nation.

These 3 former BYU and BYU-Idaho students are suing over LGBTQ discrimination. This is what they experienced on campus.

By Courtney Tanner | May 30, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Latter-day Saint missionaries proselytize in person before the pandemic.

As pandemic eases, LDS missionaries and Jehovah’s Witnesses soon will be back — knocking on your door

By Bob Mims | Peggy Fletcher Stack | May 29, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Former Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, shown in 2018, has received the Canterbury Medal for his efforts to safeguard religious freedom.

Utah’s Orrin Hatch collects Canterbury Medal for his fights for religious liberty

By David Noyce | May 28, 2021, 11:12 p.m.

In a video message Jan. 7, 2021, then-President Donald Trump conceded to President-elect Joe Biden. But Trump still maintains that election fraud cost him reelection.

Latest from Mormon Land: Oh say, what is truth? Lots of Latter-day Saints believe Trump’s ‘big lie.’

By David Noyce | June 14, 2021, 11:55 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Robert Fletcher sits in his favorite chair at home in Salt Lake City on Monday, May 24, 2021. He turned 100 on May 27.

Peggy Fletcher Stack: Happy 100th to my physicist father, who remains a truth seeker in science and faith

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | May 27, 2021, 9:48 p.m.

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A religious studies professor says he understands why the Utah-based faith is emphasizing its full name but argues abandoning the "Mormon" term isn't the wisest strategy.

‘Mormon Land’: Religious scholar explains why the church should stick with the word ‘Mormon’

By The Salt Lake Tribune | May 26, 2021, 8:36 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) 
Rabbi Samuel Spector at Congregation Kol Ami in Salt Lake City on Thursday Oct. 3, 2019. Spector united with his Muslim friends in a joint statement condemning antisemitism and Islamophobia.

‘We are friends and we are neighbors’ — Utah’s Jewish, Muslim communities unite against antisemitism, Islamophobia

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | May 26, 2021, 6:52 p.m.

(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)  Sealing room in the Cedar City Temple. The LDS Church is ending the practice of "time-only" marriages in its temples.

Latter-day Saint leaders tinker — again — with temple marriages

By Peggy Fletcher Stack | May 25, 2021, 6:41 p.m.

(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) The interior courtyard of the Ghana Missionary Training Center in Accra. The Ghana MTC is one of three Latter-day Saint MTCs that will welcome back a limited number of missionaries for on-site training starting in late June.

3 Missionary Training Centers to reopen with limited numbers of LDS missionaries

By Kaitlyn Bancroft | May 25, 2021, 1:33 p.m.

(Zak Podmore | The Salt Lake Tribune) The former Bluff waste transfer station (right) was sold to the Hole in the Rock Foundation in 2018 to mitigate odors at the foundation's nearby private campground (left).

San Juan County’s 2018 sale of a landfill facility near Bluff to an LDS-linked nonprofit is under scrutiny again

By Zak Podmore | May 24, 2021, 1:24 p.m.