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LDS Celebs React to Manchester Bombing, Offer Condolences

LDS Celebs React to Manchester Bombing, Offer Condolences

Since Monday night, the world has mourned with Manchester, England, as they face the devastating effects of a suicide bomber that has left 22 dead and 59 others injured. Popular LDS celebrities shared in mourning on social media. The Church also released an official statement. You can read it here.   I’m just stunned and sad for the tragedy at …

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Stolen 800-LB Statue of Joseph Smith & Brigham Young Found

Stolen 800-LB Statue of Joseph Smith & Brigham Young Found

Footage of an 800-pound bronze statue of LDS prophets Joseph Smith and Brigham Young being stolen made the rounds on social media Tuesday. The Salt Lake Police are happy to announce the thieves have been caught and the statue has been safely returned. The motive of the thieves or how exactly they got the statue onto the flatbed of their …

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LDS Church Expresses Condolences to Victims of Manchester Explosion

LDS Church Expressed Condolences to Victims of Manchester Explosion

Featured Image by Rex Features via Associated Press In an official statement published on mormonnewsroom.org.uk, Elder Patrick Kearon expressed condolences on behalf of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Kearon acts as the Europe Area President of the Church. He said: “Our hearts are filled with sorrow as we hear of the devastating violence in Manchester, where …

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Watch These LDS Triplets Open Their Mission Calls Together

Watch These LDS Triplets Open Their Mission Calls Together

Triplets Ewan, Cameron and Jared of Scotland have been preparing for their missions since their Primary days. Having seen their parents and older brother Frazer serve their missions in England the boys have looked forward to the day they would be old enough to put in their papers. That day came last month and their calls arrived in April. Without …

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LDS Mom in New Zealand Donates Over 20 Gallons of Breast Milk

LDS Mom in New Zealand Donates Over 20 Gallons of Breast Milk

LDS member and mother Laura Bates received recognition this month for her donation of 88 liters (approx. 23 gallons) of breast milk to a local hospital. The story was reported by 1 News. The 88 liters went to New Zealand’s only human milk bank; the donor milk is used to help sick babies, most premature, in the hospital.  

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 15 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. Excavation Progressing in Peru Excavation for the foundation of the Arequipa Peru Temple is well underway, following the site groundbreaking ceremony two …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 8 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.   Elder and Sister Christofferson Tour South America Elder D. Todd and Sister Kathy Christofferson took a 12-day trip to Colombia and …

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Elder David A. Bednar Reemphasizes His Conference Message About Being “Called to Serve”

In his April 2017 General Conference address, Elder David A. Bednar discussed the differences between being “called to serve” and “assigned to labor” when it comes to full-time LDS missionaries. Today, Elder Bednar followed up with some more thoughts about his message. In the month since I delivered my general conference address, several of you mentioned that at some point …

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