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Utah Gubernatorial Candidates Make Headlines for Unique Political Ads

Utah Gubernatorial Candidates Make Headlines for Unique Political Ads

Utah gubernatorial candidates GOP Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox and Democratic nominee Chris Peterson made national headlines with a series of unique political ads calling for civility and respect in politics. The most popular of the three ads, titled “We Approve,” features Cox and Peterson giving a call to “stand united” in the pursuit of a better way to campaign. At …

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Sister Missionary Dies in Switzerland Hiking Accident

Sister Missionary Dies in Switzerland Hiking Accident

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, a young sister missionary passed away in Switzerland. Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff released the following statement: We are deeply saddened to share news of the passing of a young missionary serving in Switzerland. Sister Annabelle Nielsen, age 20, of Highland, Utah, passed away Tuesday following a hiking accident. She and five other missionaries were hiking …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 11 October 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Site Preparation for the Moses …

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First Presidency Encourages Latter-day Saints in the United States to Vote

First Presidency Encourages Latter-day Saints in the United States to Vote

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following letter in English and Spanish on October 6, 2020, to Church members in the United States in advance of that nation’s upcoming election on November 3, 2020. Citizens of the United States have the privilege and duty of electing office holders and influencing public policy. Participation in the political …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 4 October 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Progress on the Yigo Guam …

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Church Releases October 2020 World Report Ahead of General Conference

Early this morning, the Church released their World Report for October 2020. Typically, these exciting and inspirational stories are released during the sessions of Conference. However, this year the Church has decided to release them to the public ahead of time. Click the link here to see the full report. With General Conference just a few days away, faithful Saints …

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Sister Missionary Stabbed By Intruder Shares Miracles & Recovery

Sister Missionary Stabbed By Intruder Shares Miracles & Recovery

On August 16, 2020, two sister missionaries serving in Houston, Texas were stabbed by an intruder. Now, Sister Lauren Willardson is sharing her story of that night and the miracles she’s witnessed since. Sister Willardson recounted that a man broke into the apartment she and her companion shared as missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 27 September 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Video Update on the Salt …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 20 September 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Salta Argentina Temple Groundbreaking Further …

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Mormon Isn’t Our Name. Why Are Some Still Using It?

Mormon Isn't Our Name Why Are Some Still Using It

In October 2018, President Russell M. Nelson formally announced a new emphasis on using the correct name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This included an updated style guide as well as the endorsement by the Associated Press style guide for most of the Church’s recommendations. So, why do most major news organizations refuse to honor the …

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