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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Barranquilla Colombia Temple!

Here's Your First Look Inside the Barranquilla Colombia Temple!

The public is invited to tour the newly completed Barranquilla Colombia Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Church’s second temple in Colombia, the first having been completed in Bogota in 1999. The Church’s First Presidency announced that the public open house will begin on Saturday, November 3, and run every day except Sundays through Saturday, …

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Church Offers Statement of Support for the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

Church Offers Statement of Support for the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

On October 27, 2018, a gunman opened fire during a Jewish service at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, leaving eleven dead and an entire community shattered. In response to the hate crime, The Church of Jesus Christ has released the following statement: We express our deepest grief and solidarity with our Jewish friends around the world after the heinous …

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Church Discourages Pageants, Hill Cumorah Pageant, Others Respond

UPDATE: Church Announces the Fate of All Pageants

Over the weekend, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement regarding local celebrations sponsored by the Church across the country. The statement reads: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is growing across the earth. As this occurs, local Church leaders and members are encouraged to focus on gospel learning in their homes and to …

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President Nelson Dedicates Concepción Chile Temple

President Nelson Dedicates Concepción Chile Temple

Amidst a morning of low clouds and occasional peeks of sunshine, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dedicated the Concepción Chile Temple on Sunday, October 28, 2018. President Nelson, Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Presiding Bishop Gérald Caussé; Elder Larry Y. Wilson, executive director of the Temple …

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Church Launches New Website for Abuse Victims Focused on Hope & Healing

Church Launches New Website for Abuse Victims Focused on Hope & Healing

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints condemns any form of abuse and has increased its effort in recent months to create resources to help abuse victims. A new website containing an abundance of resources launched Thursday as a part of that effort. The website is available at https://www.lds.org/get-help/abuse To launch the website, Relief Society President Jean B. Bingham wrote …

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President Nelson, Elder Stevenson Reach Paraguay on South America Tour

President Nelson, Elder Stevenson Reach Paraguay on South America Tour

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offered advice to strengthen families as he visited Asunción, Paraguay, Monday, October 22, 2018. This is the third destination in his five-country South America ministry tour, which will culminate with the dedication of the Concepción Chile Temple on Sunday, October 28. Traveling with President Nelson on the …

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President Russell M. Nelson Stops in Bolivia on Global Tour

President Russell M. Nelson Stops in Bolivia on Global Tour

“You’ve come great distances to be here tonight, and so have we,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a stop in El Alto, Bolivia, Sunday, October 21, 2018, the second country on his five-country South America ministry tour. President Nelson spoke in English and Spanish at a devotional at the Polideportivo …

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President Oaks, Other Leaders Visit Hurricane Survivors

President Oaks, Other Leaders Visit Hurricane Survivors

Senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spent the weekend visiting and comforting victims of recent hurricanes on the east coast of the United States. President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency, and his wife, Kristen, led the delegation on visits to North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida, the areas hardest hit by …

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President Nelson Launches South America Ministry Tour in Peru

President Nelson Launches South America Ministry Tour in Peru

The president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began his five-country South America ministry tour with a visit to Lima, Peru, Saturday, October 20, 2018. Thousands of Peruvian Latter-day Saints greeted President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Wendy, along with Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Lesa, at …

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Why Is Newsroom Still MormonNewsroom.org?

Why Is Newsroom Still MormonNewsroom.org?

When President Russell M. Nelson announced the need to correct usage of the full name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he concluded with this clarification: “Additional information about this important matter will be made available in the coming months.” Less than two months later, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir changed its name to the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square. Other …

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