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LDS Church Issues Statement on Impact of Hurricane Matthew

LDS Church Issues Statement on Impact of Hurricane Matthew

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement Wednesday on the impact of Hurricane Matthew: Hurricane Matthew, a potentially catastrophic storm, has affected many parts of the Caribbean, including Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic and the Bahamas. Significant loss of life and severe damage to property has occurred, especially in Haiti. …

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President Eyring Dedicates Thomas S. Monson Scouting Lodge

President Eyring Dedicates Thomas S. Monson Lodge

News Release from Mormon Newsroom A new lodge for Boy Scouts has been named after President Thomas S. Monson, the 16th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and longtime Scouter. President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, dedicated the concrete facility, located on the north slope of Utah’s Uinta Mountains at the Hinckley …

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First Look Inside the Hartford Connecticut 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 Connecticut, the Constitution State. The Hartford Connecticut Temple will be open for a free public open house from Friday, September 30 to Saturday, October 22, 2016, excluding October 1 and Sundays. The public can make reservations at templeopenhouse.lds.org. …

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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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