Religion

96 and counting: Calvin Newby draws closer to goal of visiting 100 temples

Calvin Newby, a retired military veteran from Idaho, was diagnosed with liposarcoma, a rare cancer of the connective tissues, in 2010 at the age of 53. Because of this, he decided to speed up his efforts to finish his lifelong goal of visiting and doing ordinances in 100 different temples.

Church's donation to Red Cross represents the church well, students say

BYU-Hawaii students said they thought donating $1.8 million of the proceeds of the film “Meet the Mormons” to the American Red Cross shows the world who the people of the LDS Church really are.

LDS Family Services partners with adoption.com

To ease the process of adoption, LDS Family Services has partnered with Adoption.com, one of the world’s largest online adoption agencies, says lds.org. LDS Family Services has agreed to pay the fees from adoption.com for members who meet the qualifying criteria.

LDS Church calls for balance in gay and religious rights

BYU-Hawaii students said the LDS Church’s press release concerning its position on religious and gay rights on Jan. 27 was a good reminder about loving others despite differences.

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