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Payson family releases statement after son dies on LDS mission

The parents of a Payson teen who died while serving an LDS mission in Wisconsin said "... we we know that we will be with him again" following his death, overnight Friday, from unknown causes.

Trump to relax rules on political activity for religious institutions

White House officials said President Donald Trump on Thursday will sign an executive order to ease the enforcement of rules prohibiting tax-exempt religious institutions from politics.

Former Utah Catholic Diocese Bishop George Niederauer dead at age 80

The Catholic Diocese of Utah announced Tuesday that its former bishop, George H. Niederauer, has passed away in a California nursing home.

Pope Francis preaches unity, tolerance and non-violence at Cairo Mass

Pope Francis preached a message promoting unity, tolerance and non-violence during a mass at a stadium in Egypt on Saturday.

Pope arrives in Egypt to show solidarity with Coptic Christians

Pope Francis arrived in Egypt on Friday for a two-day trip aimed at healing a Muslim-Christian divide and showing support for Egypt's Coptic Christian minority.