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President Nelson Discusses Possible Announcement of Apostles

President Nelson Discusses Possible Announcement of Apostles

“Every day is historic in this Church.” So declared President Russell M. Nelson when a visitor to his office commented about the history-making event of having three vacancies in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles as the 185th Semiannual General Conference convenes and the likelihood that the empty chairs among the Brethren would be filled during one of its sessions. …

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PHOTO GALLERY + RECAP: Elder Richard G. Scott’s Funeral

PHOTO GALLERY + RECAP: Elder Richard G. Scott's Funeral

On September 28, 2015, family, friend, and Church leaders gathered to celebrate and remember the life of Elder Richard Gordon Scott. Elder Scott passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, due to incidents of old age. He is preceded in death by his wife Jeanene and two of their children. President Henry B. Eyring conducted the funeral, while the Mormon …

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Church Responds to Inquiries About Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness FHE

In recent weeks, members of the Church who are colloquially referred to as “Doomsday Preppers” have been in the headlines for their belief that the catastrophic events will soon occur. Many cite Julie Rowe, an LDS woman who shared her near-death experience and visions of the last days in a popular book, as one source for the speculation. The Church …

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This Cool Chart Shows Key Facts About LDS Apostles

Threestory Studio describes itself as an “information design shop” dedicated to present truth and information in an engaging, visual way. In light of the recent vacancies in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, the team created this handy infographic detailing the age and seniority of the living LDS apostles, as well as where President Boyd  K. Packer, Elder L. Tom …

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Elder Christofferson Speaks at World Meeting of Families

Elder Christofferson Speaks at World Meeting of Families

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom God has a plan for each of His children. Marriage and family is a central part of that plan. “Our high priority on family life is based on our conviction that God created the family—and ordained family life—for His purposes. Hence the conviction that the duties of parents and families, and the principles we will …

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Funeral Services Scheduled on Temple Square for Elder Scott

Funeral Services Scheduled on Temple Square for Elder Scott

Funeral services for Elder Richard G. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Monday, September 28, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. MDT. The funeral will be open to the public ages 8 and older. Elder Scott died from causes incident to age on …

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Elder Richard G. Scott Dies at Age 86

Elder Richard G. Scott Dies at Age 86

Elder Richard G. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died Tuesday at 1:45 MDT from causes incident to age, while surrounded by his family at his home in Salt Lake City. He was 86. Elder Scott was sustained as an apostle on October 1, 1988. He was called as a member of the …

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President Nelson Dedicates Priesthood Restoration Site

President Nelson Dedicates Priesthood Restoration Site

Originally reported by Mormon Newsroom. Renovation and dedication are complete for the Priesthood Restoration Site—an area to which The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ascribes tremendous spiritual and historic significance. Russell M. Nelson, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, formally dedicated the site Saturday, September 19, 2015, in Oakland Township (formerly known as Harmony). Some of …

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Elder Rasband Calls for “Religious Freedom and Fairness for All”

Elder Rasband Calls for "Religious Freedom and Fairness for All"

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom. Speaking to students at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, Tuesday, September 15, 2015, Ronald A. Rasband of the Presidency of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said, “Our society has become so blind by its quest to redress wrongful discrimination against one class of people that it is now …

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Church Publishes New Edition of Portuguese Bible

Church Publishes New Edition of Portuguese Bible

After five years in the making, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a new edition of the Holy Bible in Portuguese that is now available online (AsEscrituras.lds.org). Printed copies of the Portuguese Bible are being published for worldwide distribution beginning in March 2016. It is also available in the Gospel Library mobile application. Nearly 1.4 million members of …

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