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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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Mexico City Temple Is Rededicated by President Eyring

President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, rededicated the Mexico City Temple in two sessions Sunday, September 13, 2015, after closure for an extensive renovation. Both sessions were broadcast to meetinghouses throughout the temple district, enabling thousands of Latter-day Saints to participate. Assisting President Eyring was Elder Jeffrey …

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Step 12: Service – Erik’s Story about Drug Addiction Recovery

Step 12: Service - Erik’s Story about Drug Addiction Recovery

Here’s the final installment in Mormon Channel’s 12-part series about addiction recovery. It is based on the twelfth step of the addiction recovery program, which states: Step 12 – Service: Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, share this message with others and practice these principles in all you do. One night, Erik’s drug …

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Step 10: Daily Accountability – Adrienne’s Story about Cocaine Addiction Recovery

Step 10: Daily Accountability - Adrienne’s Story about Cocaine Addiction Recovery

Here’s the tenth installment in Mormon Channel’s 12-part series about addiction recovery. It is based on the tenth step of the addiction recovery program, which states: Step 10 – Daily Accountability: Continue to take personal inventory, and when you are wrong promptly admit it. Adrienne kept her cocaine addiction secret from everyone, including her husband. When her habit threatened the …

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