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Elder Soares Encourages Respect and Love for Those With Whom We Disagree

Elder Soares Encourages Respect and Love for Those With Whom We Disagree

A global pandemic. Faltering economies. General unrest. A fear of being “canceled” for speaking one’s mind. Much of the modern world is in the midst of one or more of these crises. Each tests the fabric of society. How does one safely navigate through the nettles of such sharp differences without losing hope? Elder Ulisses Soares, an Apostle of The …

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President Oaks Speaks on Racism, Anxiety, & Other Latter-day Troubles

President Oaks Speaks on Racism, Anxiety, & Other Latter-day Troubles

In this day of increased anxiety, how does one find peace? Furthermore, how should one understand the United States’ history of racism through contemporary eyes? President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints counseled students at Brigham Young University (BYU) on these topics during a campus-wide devotional address on October 27, …

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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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