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Trump’s Executive Order Won’t Change LDS Church’s Stance on Political Neutrality

Trump's Executive Order Won't Change LDS Church's Stance on Political Neutrality

Featured Image | Evan Vucci, Associated Press On Thursday, May 4, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that eased political restrictions on churches. It coincided with the National Day of Prayer. According to Deseret News, The order does not change any existing laws but allows faith leaders “to more freely endorse political candidates from the pulpit” as well as …

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Young Adults: Join Elder Kim B. Clark for May 7 Worldwide Devotional

Young Adults: Join Elder Kim B. Clark for May 7 Worldwide Devotional

On Sunday, May 7, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. MDT, Elder Kim B. Clark will address young adults in a worldwide devotional. Elder Clark is a member of the Seventy and also serves as the Commissioner of the Church Educational System. Watch his personal invitation below, where he discusses some of his goals for the devotional and how young adults can …

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LDS Church Implements New Worldwide Communication System

LDS Church Implements New Worldwide Communication System

As announced through LDS.org, the Church is implementing a new worldwide system to improve communications between the General Authorities of the Church and stake and ward leaders. In the past, official letters from the First Presidency, the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and the Presiding Bishopric were sent through the traditional mail system. Members of the Church may recognize these …

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First Look Inside Renovated Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Latter-day Saints in southeastern Idaho are ready to host thousands of visitors to the newly renovated Idaho Falls Idaho Temple. Following more than two years of extensive interior renovation, a public open house is scheduled to begin at the historic temple, located on the picturesque banks of the Snake River. The temple closed in March …

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New Mormon Relief Society President Speaks at the UN

New Mormon Relief Society President Speaks at the UN

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Sister Jean B. Bingham, the new general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at the United Nations in New York City Thursday on the Church’s humanitarian efforts during a faith-based “Focus on Faith” panel discussion. The annual briefing was sponsored by the U.N. Department of Public …

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Four Mormon Temples Will Close for Renovation

Four Mormon Temples Will Close for Renovation

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the closure of four temples later this year for extensive renovation. The Tokyo Japan, Oklahoma City Oklahoma and Memphis Tennessee Temples will close in October 2017, and the Asunción Paraguay Temple will close in November 2017. Renovations help maintain functionality, efficiency …

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How to Use the Church’s #PrinceOfPeace Videos During Holy Week

How to Use the Church’s #PrinceOfPeace Videos During Holy Week

At the core of this year’s Easter campaign by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are eight principles that can lead to peace in Jesus Christ. These eight principles of peace are: Faith God’s Word Compassion Gratitude Prayer Forgiveness Repentance Hope These principles are designed to help you have an enriching Holy Week leading up to Easter Sunday. …

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Here’s the First Look Inside the Paris France Temple

Here's the First Look Inside the Paris France Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “Members of the Church in France have been looking forward to a temple to be built for years,” said Bishop Gérald Caussé, Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, about the Church’s newly-completed Paris France Temple that will open later this month for free public tours. “It’s an answer to prayers,” …

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LDS First Presidency Releases Statement About Serving the Homeless

LDS First Presidency Releases Statement About Serving the Homeless

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has authorized the release of the following statement: Homelessness is a tragic condition that afflicts individuals and even families in many places, including Utah. The causes are varied, and solutions are often difficult, but whether homelessness stems from conflict, poverty, mental illness, addiction …

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President Thomas S. Monson Released from Hospital

President Thomas S. Monson Released from Hospital

Featured Image | Bloomberg via Getty Images Church spokesperson Eric Hawkins announced Thursday morning that President Thomas S. Monson, 16th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was doing well after a short stay in the hospital and was released Wednesday night. Hawkins said: “President Monson was released from the hospital last evening, and plans to resume …

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