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Groundbreaking Announced for Arequipa Peru Temple

Groundbreaking Announced for Arequipa Peru Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the groundbreaking for the Arequipa Peru Temple will be held March 4, 2017. Elder Carlos A. Godoy, South America Northwest Area President, will preside at the groundbreaking services. Attendance at the site will be by invitation only. The groundbreaking ceremonies will …

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LDS Church Responds to BSA Policy Announcement

LDS Church Responds to BSA Policy Announcement

News Release from Mormon Newsroom In response to media inquiries about a recent Boy Scouts of America policy change, the following statement has been released: The Church is studying the announcement made yesterday by Boy Scouts of America. Boy Scouts has assured its religious chartering organizations that, as in the past, they will be able to organize their troops in …

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Canadian Mormon Leaders Issue Statement After Mosque Shooting

Canadian LDS Leaders Issue Statement After Mosque Shooting

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The following statement was released today by the Canadian leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: “We express our deep sorrow and condemnation for the tragic shooting of our brothers in worship at the Quebec City mosque last evening. Central to the doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints …

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President Eyring, Elder Holland To Host Live Chat With LDS Youth

President Eyring, Elder Holland To Host Live Chat With LDS Youth

President Henry B. Eyring, First Counselor in the First Presidency, and Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will host a live question and answer session on March 4, 2017, and all LDS youth are invited to tune in. They created a special video invitation:   President Eyring and Elder Holland will discuss the 2017 Mutual theme, …

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LDS Church Expresses Concern for those Fleeing Violence, War and Religious Persecution

LDS Church Expresses Concern for those Fleeing Violence, War and Religious Persecution

News Release from Mormon Newsroom In response to recent media inquiries, the following statement has been released: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is concerned about the temporal and spiritual welfare of all of God’s children across the earth, with special concern for those who are fleeing physical violence, war and religious persecution. The Church urges all people and …

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Dedication Dates Announced for Tucson, Meridian and Cedar City Temples

Dedication Dates Announced for Tucson, Meridian and Cedar City Temples

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the open house, cultural celebration and dedication dates for the Tucson Arizona, Meridian Idaho and Cedar City Utah Temples. Tucson Arizona Temple The free public open house for the Tucson Arizona Temple will begin on Saturday, June 3, and continue through Saturday, June 24, …

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More Flexibility Announced for Mormon Missionary Daily Schedules

More Flexibility Announced for Mormon Missionary Daily Schedules

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Changes are coming to the daily schedules of full-time missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The announcement was made Wednesday, January 25, 2017, following approval by the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Missionaries around the world, in counsel with their mission presidents, will be able to customize their …

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LDS Church Launches Brand New Media App

LDS Church Launches Brand New Media App

Some of the most powerful resources provided by the Church are in the form of pictures, videos, music, and more. Now, a brand new app allows you to utilize the Church’s vast media library like never before. Available today, you can download the app for free and use it for both personal and Church use. You can get it for both …

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Groundbreaking Announced for the Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple

Groundbreaking Announced for the Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the date for the groundbreaking of the Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple will be Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 10 a.m. The event will include Church leaders along with invited guests from the community. The groundbreaking marks the beginning of construction. …

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New LDS Church Mission Presidents Announced for 2017

New LDS Church Mission Presidents Announced for 2017

Post from Mormon Newsroom Blog New mission president assignments have been announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The 123 new presidents and their wives will assume their new positions in locations around the world in July 2017. The announcements were made this week by the Church’s First Presidency. The mission presidents serve for three years. The …

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