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Angel Moroni Statue Tops Rome Temple

Angel Moroni Statue Tops Rome Temple

News Release for Mormon Newsroom The Rome Italy Temple, currently under construction, received an angel Moroni statue Saturday, a sign that the temple is progressing toward completion. Commonly placed on temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, this 13-foot statue of an ancient Book of Mormon prophet symbolizes the spreading of the gospel of Jesus Christ. “Today …

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There’s Going to Be a Kirtland Session of EFY!

There's Going to Be a Kirtland Session of EFY!

Especially For Youth (EFY) is a summer youth program for LDS teens ages 14-18 across the United States and around the world. Teens spend the week learning about Jesus Christ, building friendships, and growing testimonies. Every year, special sessions have been held in important historical sites for the Church, such as Palmyra, New York, and Nauvoo, Illinois. This year, a special overnight …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 20 March 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. Meridian Temple Monument Sign Update: The monument sign for the Meridian Idaho Temple was put into place on the temple ground this week. …

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Man Visiting LDS Temple Missionaries in London Killed in Westminster Attack

Man Visiting LDS Temple Missionaries in London Killed in Westminster Attack

Kurt and Melissa Cochran, a Utah couple celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with a European vacation, were in London this week visiting Melissa’s parents, who are serving as temple missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. When a man ran a vehicle into a crowd of pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge in what is being speculated as …

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Lobbyist Group Asks Trump Administration to Investigate LDS Church

Leaders from two lobbyist groups, the Secular Coalition for America and Rights Equal Rights, have requested the Secretary of State and Attorney General investigate how The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints obtains visas for missionaries serving overseas. Originally reported by the Deseret News, the groups allege LDS senator Gordon Smith and Church Seventy Ralph Hardy Jr. may have received …

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Al Fox Carraway Shares How She Overcomes Hate on the Internet

Al Fox Carraway Shares How She Overcomes Hate on the Internet

In a new video by Stiry, LDS motivator and author Al Fox Carraway shares how she overcame hatred on the internet. As a blogger and influencer, Carraway has a large social media following and has received thousands of vicious comments and messages over the years, including messages suggesting she kill herself. Watch the video to learn what she did to …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 13 March 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. Elder Neil L. Andersen Visits Haiti Update: Elder Andersen, of the Quorum of the Twelve, visited Port-au-Prince Haiti over the weekend. He presided …

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BYU-I Student Passes Away Unexpectedly in Apartment, Investigation Started

BYU-I Student Passes Away Unexpectedly in Apartment, Investigation Started

Featured Image | EastIdahoNews.com Christine Wright, a 20-year-old student at Brigham Young University-Idaho was found dead in her apartment late Tuesday night. According to Rexburg Police Captain Randy Lewis, Wright had no known medical issues and no foul play is suspected. They also do not suspect it was suicide. A roommate found Wright unresponsive on her bathroom floor and administered …

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