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LDS Church Approves Online Tithes & Charitable Donations

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has approved an electronic method for members in the United States to pay tithing and submit other charitable donations. The Online Donations system will allow members in the United States an additional method to submit their contributions to the Church. Historically, donation envelopes and contributions were given to priesthood leaders in each ward and branch. …

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Elder Richard G. Scott Released From Hospital

Elder Richard G. Scott Released From Hospital

As reported by Mormon Newsroom: Elder Richard G. Scott, who was recently hospitalized with gastrointestinal bleeding, has been released from the hospital this afternoon and is recuperating at home.  Elder L. Tom Perry, who last week was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, remains at home where he is receiving General Authority visitors and conducting Church business.  The 92-year-old apostle continues to …

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Ground Broken for Star Valley Wyoming Temple

Ground Broken for Star Valley Wyoming Temple

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined with community leaders in Star Valley, Wyoming, on Saturday, April 25, 2015, to break ground for the first temple in Wyoming. Elder Craig C. Christensen of the Presidency of the Seventy presided at the ceremony. He was joined by Elder Kent F. Richards of the Seventy and executive director …

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Church Leaders Approve Creation of Central Eurasian Mission

Church Leaders Approve Creation of Central Eurasian Mission

Deseret News is reporting the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles have approved a new mission, the Central Eurasian Mission, to be officially created on July 1, 2015. The mission will take areas from both the Russia Novosibirsk and Bulgaria Sofia missions and will consist of five branches. The Central Eurasian Mission will serve Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, …

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Elder Perry to Be Treated for Cancer, Elder Scott Hospitalized

Elder L. Tom Perry to Be Treated for Cancer, Elder Scott Hospitalized

Reported by Mormon Newsroom: Elder L. Tom Perry will begin radiation treatment this morning after being diagnosed with cancer in the thyroid gland. Elder Perry is the second most senior apostle in terms of length of service in the Quorum of the Twelve, and the oldest living apostle. Elder Richard G. Scott, age 86, was hospitalized last evening due to …

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Elder L. Tom Perry Hospitalized for Breathing Difficulties

Elder Perry Hospitalized for Breathing Difficulties

UPDATE: Elder Perry was released at approximately 8:30 PM MDT last night from the hospital and is resting at home. Originally reported by Deseret News:  Elder L. Tom Perry, 92, a member of the LDS Church’s Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, has been hospitalized after experiencing trouble breathing. “Elder L. Tom Perry is in the hospital for tests and observation following …

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Download the New Mutual 2015 Theme Song Here

Download the New Mutual 2015 Theme Song Here

The Church has released a new music video to highlight the 2015 mutual theme of “Remember what you are worth.” “Fragile” depicts both a young man and young woman who struggle with their identity and face  bullying. The description of the video reads “We must be kind to others, and when we ourselves are hurt we must turn to Jesus …

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New Brief Seeks to Explain Why The Church Supports LGBQT Rights, But Not Same-Sex Marriage

New Brief Seeks to Explain Why The Church Supports LGBQT Rights, But Not Same-Sex Marriage

A diverse coalition of faith communities, including The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court to lend its voice on the coming same-sex marriage case. This article explains why the Church has joined the brief. Originally published on Mormon Newsroom.  The United States Supreme Court will soon hear arguments …

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