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Here’s the First Look Inside the Star Valley Wyoming Temple

Here's the First Look Inside the Star Valley Wyoming Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The public is invited to tour the first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wyoming. The Star Valley Wyoming Temple will be open for a free public open house from Friday, September 23 to Saturday, October 8, 2016, excluding Sundays. The public can make reservations at templeopenhouse.lds.org. The temple, located …

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Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple Is Dedicated by President Henry B. Eyring

Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple Is Dedicated by President Henry B. Eyring

News Release from Mormon Newsroom President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, dedicated Pennsylvania’s first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ 152nd on Sunday, September 18, 2016. “It has a feeling in it unlike any temple I’ve ever been in terms of its beauty and the spaciousness, and just the feeling of the …

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Sister Burton, Sister Marriott Minister to Members in Caribbean and US

Sister Burton, Sister Marriott Minister to Members in Caribbean and US

News Release from Mormon Newsroom As the women leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prepare for the upcoming general women’s session of general conference, there’s no doubt that the needs of Mormon women from around the world will be on their minds. Sister Neill F. Marriott, second counselor in the Young Women general presidency, traveled to …

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Elder Dallin H. Oaks Encourages LDS Members to Engage in Constructive Religious Freedom Debates

Elder Dallin H. Oaks Encourages LDS Members to Engage in Constructive Religious Freedom Debates

News Release from Mormon Newsroom At a religious freedom conference for Latter-day Saints in the Dallas and Fort Worth areas, Elder Dallin H. Oaks encouraged members to get involved “in a constructive way in the vital contest for religious freedom.” Emphasizing messages he has shared previously, he counseled local Mormons to seek a cease-fire in the culture wars and to …

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Never-Before-Published Documents Feature the Little-Known LDS Council of Fifty

Never-Before-Published Documents Feature the Little-Known LDS Council of Fifty

News Release from Mormon Newsroom A new volume of never-before-published documents offers a candid view on how early Mormon leaders handled the temporal affairs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Joseph Smith Papers feature the minutes from the Council of Fifty meetings held in Nauvoo, Illinois, in the 1840s. The book is being released on September …

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LDS Church Expands Suicide Prevention Resources

LDS Church Expands Suicide Prevention Resources

News Release from Mormon Newsroom A person dies by suicide somewhere in the world every 40 seconds, and more than 800,000 people die by suicide every year, according to the World Health Organization. It’s a grievous issue that impacts people from all walks of life. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has expanded its suicide prevention resources for …

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Mormon Leaders Visit Flood-Ravaged Louisiana

Mormon Leaders Visit Flood-Ravaged Louisiana

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Leaders from of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints traveled from Utah to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, over the Labor Day weekend to minister to flood victims and inspect the damage caused by recent record rains. This, as a new wave of more than 5,000 volunteers helped clean up damaged homes in the wake …

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Gospel Topic Page on Suicide Updated by LDS Church

Gospel Topic Page on Suicide Updated by LDS Church

Just in time for the arrival of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, the LDS Church has updated their official gospel topics page on suicide. The new page has multiple new resources as well as an updated plea to become educated about suicide and how to recognize suicidal tendencies. “Suicide is a global public health issue that can often be prevented. While it …

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LDS Church Reassigns Some Volunteers Called to Russian Missions

Church Reassigns Some Volunteers Called to Russian Missions

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement today about the reassignments of some of its volunteers called to Russia: The Church has reassigned 30 volunteers in the Provo Missionary Training Center (MTC) who were originally called to serve in Russia. These volunteers were reassigned to serve in different missions in Russia …

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