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Newsweek Spotlights the Church and its Members

"They've conquered Broadway, talk radio, the U.S. Senate - and they may win the White House. Why Mitt Romney and 6 million Mormons have the secret to success." Thus begins this week's Newsweek cover story, entitled 'Mormons Rock!'

The news magazine seeks to identify where The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members fit in today's social and faith landscapes. Read the articles online here.

Journalists occasionally try to describe Mormonism and its members. While some of these attempts hit the mark or come close, the best way to understand the beliefs and experiences of Latter-day Saints is to go direct to the source - to members of the Church themselves.

To read the Church's official positions on theological questions such as "Is there a God?" "Does He know me?" and "What is the purpose of life?" go to

Another official Latter-day Saint website,, features real Mormons talking about life's biggest questions and how they found answers to them.

The Church's official website for New Zealand and the Pacific Islands is


Style Guide Note:When reporting about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, please use the complete name of the Church in the first reference. For more information on the use of the name of the Church, go to our online Style Guide.