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Mormon Leaders Visit Fire Evacuees in Northern California

Mormon Leaders Visit Fire Evacuees in Northern California

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were in Northern California over the weekend to comfort those recently impacted by the deadliest wildfires in California state history. Elder Carl B. Cook of the Seventy and Elder Paul H. Watkins, an Area Seventy, traveled to the Napa Valley Saturday, October 14, to visit with local Church leaders and residents. They …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 8 October 2017

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.   Preparing for the Steeple Base of the Arequipa Peru Temple At the site of the Arequipa Peru Temple, crews are installing a vapor barrier along …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 1 October 2017

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.   20th Operating Temple of the Church Set to Be Rededicated The Jordan River Utah Temple, which was dedicated in 1981 as the 20th operating temple, …

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LDS Church Release Update on Hurricane Irma & Maria Relief

LDS Church Release Update on Hurricane Irma & Maria Relief

News Release from Mormon Newsroom  Latter-day Saint leaders recently traveled to Puerto Rico to offer hope and comfort residents of the island following two recent hurricanes that struck the Caribbean. Elder Walter F. González, Caribbean Area President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, as well as Elder Julio C. Acosta, an Area Seventy, visited Puerto …

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LDS Church Expresses Deepest Condolences After Las Vegas Shooting

LDS Church Expresses Deepest Condolences After Las Vegas Shooting

On Sunday night, at least 58 people were killed and more than 515 were injured when a shooter opened fire from the 32 floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas onto concert-goers outside. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Monday in response to the shooting: To all of those affected by the horrific …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 24 September

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.   Overall Updates in Chile At the Concepción Chile Temple crews installed exterior floodlighting, lighting the tower this past week. The angel Moroni statue is on site …

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Latter-day Saints Provide Famine Relief in Africa, Middle East

Latter-day Saints Provide Famine Relief in Africa, Middle East

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Mormons are providing an additional $11 million in assistance for victims of famine in eight countries in Africa and the Middle East. The humanitarian effort was recently approved by the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to provide assistance to troubled parts of the world experiencing drought, civil conflict, disease and other …

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LDS Church Acquires Printer’s Manuscript of Book of Mormon

LDS Church Acquires Printer’s Manuscript of Book of Mormon

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, recently acquired the printer’s manuscript of the Book of Mormon from the Community of Christ in Independence, Missouri. Latter-day Saints revere the Book of Mormon as the keystone of their faith, a book of scripture that witnesses of Jesus Christ like …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 17 September 2017

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.   Palm Trees Planted in Africa Ten royal palm trees now line the walkway up to the main entrance of the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the …

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LDS Church Releases Statement After Mexico Earthquake

News Release from Mormon Newsroom September 19, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. MDT The Church issued the following statement in English and Spanish on the Mexico City earthquake: We are heartbroken to see the destruction and suffering that is occurring as a result of another serious earthquake in Mexico. At this time, it’s difficult to understand fully the impact, including to …

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