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Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple Places Angel Moroni Statue

Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple Places Angel Moroni Statue

Originally published on Mormon Newsroom.  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints placed an angel Moroni statue atop the highest spire of its temple in downtown Philadelphia on December 30, 2015. This is a major milestone in the construction of the first Mormon temple in Pennsylvania. “Mormons in our area have been watching for this visible highlight of the …

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Provo City Center Temple Open House Tickets Now Available

Provo City Center Temple Open House Tickets Now Available

Reservations for the Provo City Center Temple public open house will be available to the general public beginning Monday, January 4, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. online at tickets.lds.org and by phone at 855-537-2000. The free open house starts on Friday, January 15, and will go through Saturday, March 5, 2016. It will run every day except for the Sundays of …

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‘A Savior Is Born’ Video Ranked in Top 10 Holiday Campaigns

‘A Savior Is Born’ Video Ranked in Top 10 Holiday Campaigns

According to Mormon Newsroom’s official blog, the Church official A Savior is Born Christmas campaign was ranked in the top ten holiday campaigns for 2015. It said: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Christmas campaign, “A Savior Is Born,” was ranked ninth most viewed by Advertising Age in the top holiday campaigns for 2015. “Perhaps the least expected …

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New Mormon Message Shows Christ’s Birth From Joseph’s Eyes

A new Mormon Message shares the first experience of the Christmas spirit by showing us a bit of Christ’s life from the perspective of Joseph of Nazareth. The description for the video reads: What would it have been like to raise Jesus Christ? Joseph was a humble carpenter when God gave him the responsibility of being Christ’s father. While traveling …

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Here’s a Special Look at the Church’s Christmas Concert

Here's a Special Look at the Church's Christmas Concert

The combination of a Broadway singer and actress, one of Britain’s best-loved actors, four members of the Metropolitan Opera, and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square and Bells on Temple Square made for an “extraordinary moment.” British actor Martin Jarvis used those words to describe his experience after performing in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on …

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Check Out These New Photos of the Paris France Temple

Check Out These New Photos of the Paris France Temple

Currently undergoing construction, the Paris France Temple has completed three walls of the exterior and has started on the fourth. These photos posted by the official Mormon Newsroom for France show how construction is going. The temple is located in Le Chesnay, a suburb of Paris and was announced on July 15, 2011. It is scheduled to be completed in late 2016 or …

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Angel Moroni Tops the Hartford Connecticut Temple

Angel Moroni Tops the Hartford Connecticut Temple

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom.  Latter-day Saints in Connecticut are watching closely the construction progress of that state’s first Mormon temple. A significant milestone of the progress is in the placement of the angel Moroni on the top of the temple’s lone spire. That moment occurred the morning of Friday, December 11, 2015. Some of the construction personnel working on …

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Groundbreakings Announced for Temples in Africa, South America

Groundbreakings Announced for Temples in Africa, South America

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom.  The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced that temple groundbreakings will occur on two continents in February, in Africa and South America. Ceremonies of turning over shovels of dirt to signal the beginning of construction will be held for the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple and …

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Church Not Neutral When It Comes to Religious Freedom, Statement Says

Church Not Neutral When It Comes to Religious Freedom, Statement Says

According to a statement released today by Mormon Newsroom, the Church’s position is one of support of religious freedom for all religions. Read the full statement below. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is neutral in regard to party politics and election campaigns. However, it is not neutral in relation to religious freedom. The following statements by Joseph …

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