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8 Latter-day Saint Authors Who Topped the Bestseller Lists

8 Latter-day Saint Authors Who Topped the Bestseller Lists

Latter-day Saints have found great success in media, including movies, music, art, and especially literature. If you are looking for an entertaining, uplifting, or enlightening read, anything from high fantasy to self-help, check out our list of best-selling Latter-day Saint authors! Brandon Mull Brandon Mull is the New York Times bestselling author of the Fablehaven, Dragonwatch, Beyonders, The Candy Shop …

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Two Arrested After Shootout in Idaho Falls Temple Parking Lot

Two Arrested After Shootout in Idaho Falls Temple Parking Lot

Two men have been arrested after reportedly shooting at one another during an altercation that took place outside the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. According to news outlets, 28-year-old Austin Kuck went to confront 23-year-old Frederick Free because he believed Free had taken part in a recent break-in at his home. The …

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Latter-day Saint Meetinghouse in Ukraine Used as Refugee Station

Latter-day Saint Meetinghouse in Ukraine Used as Refugee Station

Kym Reichart and Raphaela Hasse of Schwabmünchen, Germany, have delivered relief supplies to a chapel in Lviv, Ukraine, many times in the past two months. The parish hall of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lviv serves not only as a collection point but, according to Reichart, a place where people “can draw strength before they continue …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of May 1

Temple News & Updates | Week of May 1

Latter-day Saint temples continue to be built around the world as the gospel of Jesus Christ rolls forth. Here’s a quick look at temple news and updates from this last week. Ground Broken For The Farmington New Mexico Temple On Saturday, April 30, Elder Anthony D. Perkins of the Quorum of the Seventy presided over the groundbreaking ceremony for the …

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12 Beautiful Photos of the Mothers of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

12 Beautiful Photos of the Mother's of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

It’s easy to think of the members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles as always having been venerable, wise, and to be honest, kind of old. But the truth is they were boys once too and they all had loving mothers. In honor of Mother’s Day, we have twelve pictures of the Twelve Apostles’ wonderful mothers. Mercedes Carecho Suarez …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Yigo Guam Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Yigo Guam Temple

The Yigo Guam Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opens its doors to the public beginning this week. The media toured the temple today, May 2, 2022. The new temple is in northeastern Guam, a U.S. territory located in the western Pacific Ocean. This is Guam’s first temple. The public open house will be held Wednesday, …

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California Man Arrested After Vandalizing Roof of Latter-day Saint Chapel

California Man Arrested After Vandalizing Roof of Latter-day Saint Chapel

A man was arrested in Modesto, California, after climbing onto the roof of a Latter-day Saint chapel and causing intentional damage. The man ripped off multiple stucco roof tiles and threw them. He told police officers he was having a “frustrating time” and surrendered peacefully after officers gave him some soda and cigarettes. The damage is estimated to be minimal …

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Popular Latter-day Saint Podcaster & Scholar Laura Hales Dies of Cancer

Popular Latter-day Saint Podcaster & Scholar Laura Hales Dies of Cancer

Laura Harris Hales, a scholar and founder of the popular Latter-day Saints Perspectives Podcast, passed away on April 13, 2022, from pancreatic cancer. She was 54 and her death was noted by an obituary in the New York Times. A faithful Latter-day Saint, she was also the author of multiple books about Church history and presented regularly at scholarly meetings. …

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First Presidency Releases Statement on Death of Utah Senator Orrin G. Hatch

First Presidency Church of Jesus Christ Orrin G Hatch

Senator Orrin G. Hatch, the longest-serving United States Senator and a champion of right-wing causes, died Saturday at the age of 88. The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joins with all those who are mourning the passing of Orrin G. Hatch. Throughout …

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