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Why Is Newsroom Still MormonNewsroom.org?

Why Is Newsroom Still MormonNewsroom.org?

When President Russell M. Nelson announced the need to correct usage of the full name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he concluded with this clarification: “Additional information about this important matter will be made available in the coming months.” Less than two months later, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir changed its name to the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square. Other …

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President and Sister Nelson Prepare for South America Tour

President and Sister Nelson Prepare for South America Tour

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Wendy, along with Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Lesa, will embark on a ministry tour to South America, culminating with the dedication of the Concepción Chile Temple, in October. The senior leaders of the global …

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Beautiful Funeral Services Held for Sister Barbara Ballard

Beautiful Funeral Services Held for Sister Barbara Ballard

Funeral services were held Monday, October 8, 2018, in Salt Lake City for Sister Barbara Bowen Ballard, wife of President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Sister Ballard died at home at the age of 86, Monday, October 1, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s and other health …

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12 New Temples Announced, Others to Be Renovated

Five New LDS Temples Announced in General Conference

At the end of the 188th Semiannual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build 12 new temples. In addition to this being the largest number of temples ever announced on the same day, the news brings the total number of Latter-day Saint temples operating, announced or under construction …

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President Nelson Stresses Importance of Jesus Christ in Church Name: “It Is His Church”

President Nelson Stresses Importance of Jesus Christ in Church Name: “It Is His Church”

Nearly two months after his brief statement about the name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson spoke at length on the importance of the Church’s full name. Speaking at the Sunday morning session of the October 2018 general conference, he quoted the 1838 scripture, given in the voice of Jesus Christ, that spells out the …

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Church Officially Announces 2-Hour Church Schedule

Church Officially Announces 2-Hour Church Schedule

Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opened the faith’s 188th Semiannual General Conference by announcing a “new balance between and connection gospel instruction in the home and in the Church.” It is part of an effort “to strengthen families and individuals through a home-centered and Church-supported plan to learn doctrine, strengthen faith, and foster greater personal worship,” …

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir Officially Changes Its Name

The world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir is changing its name to “The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.” The name modification follows an August 2018 statement by President Russell M. Nelson requesting the use of the full name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the choir’s sponsoring organization. “A new name for the Tabernacle Choir will represent a change after so …

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A Philadelphia Story: How the Church Invests in Communities

A Philadelphia Story: How the Church Invests in Communities

Birthplace of the Constitution, home of Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and other precious relics of Americana — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has long been a bastion of freedom and democracy. In keeping with the ideals of liberty and love that so embody this city, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently built a temple in the City of Brotherly …

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