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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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First Presidency of LDS Church Issues Letter Encouraging Political Participation, Voting in US

First Presidency Issues Letter Encouraging Political Participation, Voting in US

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The following letter was issued by the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on October 5, 2016, to be read to Church congregations throughout the United States: Dear Brothers and Sisters: Political Participation, Voting, and the Political Neutrality of the Church As citizens we have the privilege and duty of …

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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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