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Relief Society General Presidency Shares Insights at BYU Women’s Conference

Relief Society General Presidency Shares Insights at BYU Women’s Conference

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “As those who know me well are aware, my story is quite ordinary,” said Sister Jean B. Bingham, general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Sister Bingham and her counselors, Sister Sharon Eubank and Sister I. Reyna Aburto, were together on the Brigham Young University campus in …

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President Eyring Tells Graduates to Focus on ‘Happiness That Lasts’

President Eyring Tells Graduates to Focus on ‘Happiness That Lasts’

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Pursuing formal education, lifelong learning and increased capacity to accomplish things are all important aspects of the good life, but none is more satisfying and eternally relevant than helping and lifting others. That was President Henry B. Eyring’s message to Utah Valley University’s (UVU) 2017 graduating class of more than 5,000 students on Thursday, May …

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Trump’s Executive Order Won’t Change LDS Church’s Stance on Political Neutrality

Trump's Executive Order Won't Change LDS Church's Stance on Political Neutrality

Featured Image | Evan Vucci, Associated Press On Thursday, May 4, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that eased political restrictions on churches. It coincided with the National Day of Prayer. According to Deseret News, The order does not change any existing laws but allows faith leaders “to more freely endorse political candidates from the pulpit” as well as …

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Young Adults: Join Elder Kim B. Clark for May 7 Worldwide Devotional

Young Adults: Join Elder Kim B. Clark for May 7 Worldwide Devotional

On Sunday, May 7, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. MDT, Elder Kim B. Clark will address young adults in a worldwide devotional. Elder Clark is a member of the Seventy and also serves as the Commissioner of the Church Educational System. Watch his personal invitation below, where he discusses some of his goals for the devotional and how young adults can …

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LDS Church Implements New Worldwide Communication System

LDS Church Implements New Worldwide Communication System

As announced through LDS.org, the Church is implementing a new worldwide system to improve communications between the General Authorities of the Church and stake and ward leaders. In the past, official letters from the First Presidency, the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and the Presiding Bishopric were sent through the traditional mail system. Members of the Church may recognize these …

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First Look Inside Renovated Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Latter-day Saints in southeastern Idaho are ready to host thousands of visitors to the newly renovated Idaho Falls Idaho Temple. Following more than two years of extensive interior renovation, a public open house is scheduled to begin at the historic temple, located on the picturesque banks of the Snake River. The temple closed in March …

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New Mormon Relief Society President Speaks at the UN

New Mormon Relief Society President Speaks at the UN

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Sister Jean B. Bingham, the new general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at the United Nations in New York City Thursday on the Church’s humanitarian efforts during a faith-based “Focus on Faith” panel discussion. The annual briefing was sponsored by the U.N. Department of Public …

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Four Mormon Temples Will Close for Renovation

Four Mormon Temples Will Close for Renovation

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the closure of four temples later this year for extensive renovation. The Tokyo Japan, Oklahoma City Oklahoma and Memphis Tennessee Temples will close in October 2017, and the Asunción Paraguay Temple will close in November 2017. Renovations help maintain functionality, efficiency …

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How to Use the Church’s #PrinceOfPeace Videos During Holy Week

How to Use the Church’s #PrinceOfPeace Videos During Holy Week

At the core of this year’s Easter campaign by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are eight principles that can lead to peace in Jesus Christ. These eight principles of peace are: Faith God’s Word Compassion Gratitude Prayer Forgiveness Repentance Hope These principles are designed to help you have an enriching Holy Week leading up to Easter Sunday. …

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Here’s the First Look Inside the Paris France Temple

Here's the First Look Inside the Paris France Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “Members of the Church in France have been looking forward to a temple to be built for years,” said Bishop Gérald Caussé, Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, about the Church’s newly-completed Paris France Temple that will open later this month for free public tours. “It’s an answer to prayers,” …

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