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First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles Congratulate U.S. President-Elect

First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles Congratulate U.S. President-Elect

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement Tuesday: We congratulate President-elect Donald Trump on his election as President of the United States. We invite Americans everywhere, whatever their political persuasion, to join us in praying for the president-elect, for …

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LDS Church Announces 2016 Christmas Campaign, ‘Light the World’

LDS Church Announces 2016 Christmas Campaign, 'Light the World'

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released an introductory video to their 2016 Christmas initiative, ‘Light the World.’ In conjunction with the video, the Church has announced a worldwide day of service on December 1, 2016. They encourage you to serve anyone you want in any way you want, as long as you strive to “be a …

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Open House and Dedication Dates Announced for Paris France Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the open house, cultural celebration and dedication dates for the Paris France Temple. The free public open house for the Paris France Temple will begin on Saturday, April 22, and go through Saturday, May 13, 2017, except for the Sundays of …

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Mormon Church Donates $200,000 to Jewish Refugee Resettlement Group

Mormon Church Donates $200,000 to Jewish Refugee Resettlement Group

Featured Image | HIAS/Rachel Nusbaum A report from The Times of Israel announces a pledge from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to help Jewish and other refugees. The $200,000 donation, which includes in-kind gifts of food and furniture, was given to HIAS, formerly known as the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, by Bishop Dean Davies. According to the article, HIAS …

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Elder Bednar Dedicates Star Valley Wyoming Temple

Elder Bednar Dedicates Star Valley Wyoming Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom An apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dedicated the 154th temple in the Cowboy State. Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, dedicated the Star Valley Wyoming Temple Sunday, October 30, 2016.   Elder Bednar, along with Elders Ulisses Soares, C. Scott Grow, Larry Y. …

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Mormon and Jewish Delegation Gather at Historic Jerusalem Site

Mormon and Jewish Delegation Gather at Historic Jerusalem Site

News Release from Mormon Newsroom A delegation of Latter-day Saint leaders and Jewish dignitaries from the United States gathered at a historic site in Jerusalem to mark the 175th anniversary of an early Mormon apostle’s journey to Jerusalem. On October 24, 1841, Elder Orson Hyde climbed the Mount of Olives under the direction of Joseph Smith, the founder of The …

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Mormon and Gay? The Church Just Launched a Website For You.

Mormon and Gay? The Church Just Launched a Website For You.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has launched a new website, mormonandgay.lds.org, dedicated to serving members with same-sex attraction and their families. Featuring firsthand accounts with members of the Church experiencing same-sex attraction, the website explores many difficult topics, such as coming out to your family and ward members and determining how (or if) you want to label …

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NEW Video Series By Mormon Leaders Radically Changes Discussion of Diversity in the Church

NEW: Watch Mormon Leaders Speak of Diversity, Love, Inclusion and More

News Release for Mormon Newsroom There should be no question that diversity, love, inclusion, hope and personal responsibility would describe a Christ-centered faith. In a new video series from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, five apostles and two general women leaders speak to the importance of these very topics. The value of a heterogeneous Church membership is …

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Fort Collins Colorado Temple Dedicated by President Uchtdorf

Fort Collins Colorado Temple Dedicated by President Uchtdorf

News Release from Mormon Newsroom President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Fort Collins Colorado Temple on Sunday, October 16, 2016, in three sessions. President Uchtdorf directed the completion of the temple with the traditional cornerstone ceremony. He placed mortar around the cornerstone and invited others …

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LDS Church Joins Interfaith Group Asking President Obama, US Government to Recognize Religious Liberty

LDS Church Joins Interfaith Group Asking President Obama, US Government to Recognize Religious Liberty

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The following letter has been sent to President Barack Obama, Sen. Orrin Hatch and House Speaker Paul Ryan in response to a report issued by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The letter is signed by a diverse group of faith leaders (including Presiding Bishop Gérald Caussé of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), representing tens …

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