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Temple News & Updates | Week of 19 June

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Foundation Walls Visible for Lisbon Portugal Temple Foundation piers are set in place to support the weight of the Lisbon Portugal …

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Controversial Testimonies and the Mormon Church Handbook

Controversial Testimonies and the Mormon Church Handbook

This week, a video depicting 12-year-old Savannah bearing her testimony during a church meeting for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints started going viral. In her testimony, Savannah reveals she is gay. Near the end of her prepared testimony, as she begins talking about how she believes God would want her to be happy with her future life …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 12 June

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Take a 3D Flight Over Lisbon Temple Site Artist Brian Olson created a 3D model of what the Lisbon Portugal Temple will …

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LDS Senator Jeff Flake Rushes to Scalise During Shooting, Speaks Out

LDS Senator Jeff Flake Rushes to Scalise During Shooting, Speaks Out

Featured Image | Getty LDS  Senator from Arizona Jeff Flake is receiving media attention after a shooter opened fire during a Republican congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others were wounded. Flake was on the field as the shooting began and went with Rep. Brad Wenstrup to Scalise’s side to apply pressure …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 5 June

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Progress in Durban South Africa Crews at the Durban South Africa Temple site have poured both the front wall and elevator …

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LDS Church Releases Statement After London Bridge Attack

LDS Church Releases Statement After London Bridge Attack

Featured Image | Toby Melville/Reuters  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement following the London Bridge attack. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by Saturday evening’s harrowing attack at London Bridge. We hope and pray that through the love and mercy of God, all those suffering will be comforted and strengthened in …

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Public Welcome to Tour New Provo Missionary Training Center Expansion

News Release by Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a public open house of the newly expanded Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Provo, Utah, July 31 through August 19, 2017, with additional tours available August 21-25 for registered BYU Education Week participants. Open house tickets will be available beginning Monday, …

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LDS Church to Return $150,000 in Tithing From Man Charged With Fraud

LDS Church to Return $150,000 in Tithing From Man Charged With Fraud

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will return $150,000 in tithing money which was donated by a man pleading guilty to fraud. Curtis DeYoung of Draper, Utah, pleaded guilty to stealing $25 million dollars from 5,400 victims through his pension services company and was sentenced to 10 years in prison last fall. He and his wife Michelle donated …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 29 May

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Bountiful Utah Temple Spire Dismantled The granite-faced spire and angel Moroni that have topped the Bountiful Utah Temple for over 20 years …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 22 May

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Cladding Begins Around Tower of Concepción Chile Temple The tower façade on the Concepción Chile Temple was set in place this week. The reinforced …

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