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LDS Prophet Visits the Holy Land, Leaves Early Due to Tension

LDS Prophet Visits the Holy Land, Leaves Early Due to Tension

“The reason why prophets are needed is because Heavenly Father wants His children to have the opportunity to come home to Him,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as he continued his global ministry tour in Jerusalem, Saturday, April 14, 2018. “God has always dealt with His children on the earth through …

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President Nelson Begins Global Ministry Tour in the UK

President Nelson Begins Global Ministry Tour in the UK

“We’re bringing the love of the Lord to the people, and they will learn to love each other,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as he began his global ministry tour in London, England, Thursday, April 12, 2018. “You read the paper and see how angry people are with one another. The …

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LDS Church to Celebrate Revelation on the Priesthood

LDS Church to Celebrate Revelation on the Priesthood

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a celebration will be held in Salt Lake City marking the 40th anniversary of the 1978 revelation on the priesthood. Forty years ago, President Spencer W. Kimball announced that the blessings of the priesthood would be extended to all of God’s …

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New Temple Garment Styles Announced, More Discontinued

New Temple Garment Styles Announced, More Discontinued

In February 2018, new Women’s Stretch Cotton garments were introduced. This week, the church announced they were expanding the line. Throughout 2018, the following garment styles will be available in the new stretch cotton line: Maternity Nursing Midcalf These new styles will replace the Cotton-Poly garments of these same styles. The Cotton-Poly garments will remain available until the new versions …

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April 2018 General Conference Talks Available in Text, Video

April 2018 General Conference Talks Available in Text, Video

All sessions of the 188th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are now available online in both text and video format. You can access all of the talks here on LDS.org.  In May, the talks will also be issued in the Ensign and Liahona magazines. A historic conference, you will not be able to …

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Seven Temples Announced as April 2018 General Conference Closes

Seven Temples Announced as April 2018 General Conference Closes

As the final session of the Church’s 188th annual general conference came to a close, Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced plans to build seven new temples. These temples will be in the following locations: Salta, Argentina; Bengaluru, India; Managua Nicaragua; Cagayan de Oro, Philippines; Layton, Utah; Richmond, Virginia; and a major …

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‘Ministering’ to Replace Home and Visiting Teaching

‘Ministering’ to Replace Home and Visiting Teaching

President Russell M. Nelson announced Sunday afternoon that the Church’s home and visiting teaching programs will be replaced by a coordinated, more personalized approach known as “ministering.” “For months, we have been seeking a better way to minister to the spiritual and temporal needs of our people in the Savior’s way,” President Nelson said. “We have made the decision to …

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Changes Announced to LDS Church’s Adult Priesthood Quorums

Changes Announced to LDS Church’s Adult Priesthood Quorums

President Russell M. Nelson announced two significant organizational changes Saturday night designed to help everyday Latter-day Saints in congregations throughout the world minister more like Jesus Christ. “Tonight we announce a significant restructuring of our Melchizedek Priesthood quorums to accomplish the work of the Lord more effectively,” President Nelson said during the general priesthood session in the Conference Center on …

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New Young Women Presidency Announced at April 2018 General Conference

New Young Women Presidency Announced at April 2018 General Conference

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new Young Women general presidency and a new first counselor in the Primary general presidency during the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Annual General Conference. President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency announced that Bonnie H. Cordon will serve as general president of the …

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Two New Apostles Announced, Solemn Assembly Held at General Conference

Two New Apostles Announced, Solemn Assembly Held at General Conference

President Russell M. Nelson was sustained Saturday as prophet, seer, revelator and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a solemn assembly of Church members worldwide on March 31, 2018. Dallin H. Oaks was sustained as first counselor and Henry B. Eyring as second counselor in the First Presidency — the Church’s highest governing body. The …

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