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Beautiful Rendering Released for Pocatello Idaho Temple

Beautiful Rendering Released for Pocatello Idaho Temple

An artist rendering of the Pocatello Idaho Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was released today, Thursday, September 6, 2018. The rendering features a three-story temple with a center spire. The temple will be located east of Satterfield Drive and Butte Street in Pocatello in a new subdivision known as Crestview Estates – Division 2. This will …

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Woman Confronts Alleged Attacker During Church Meeting

Woman Confronts ex-MTC President in Fast & Testimony Meeting Over Sexual Assault Claims

On September 3, 2018, a woman suing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints disrupted a fast and testimony meeting to confront the former MTC president she claims sexually attacked her thirty years ago. McKenna Denson visited the ward of Joseph Bishop, who served as the president of the Mission Training Center in 1984 while Denson was serving as …

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Anti-Latter-day Saint Reference Scrubbed from Spider-Man Comic

Anti-Latter-day Saint Reference Scrubbed from Spider-Man Comic

An anti-Latter-day Saint reference has been removed from the latest issue of the Amazing Spider-Man comic book. Ryan Ottley, an artist for Marvel Entertainment, originally included a visual reference to the CES Letter, an online document by former member Jeremy Runnells that criticizes the faith.     Marvel investigated and decided to remove the reference. They released the following statement to The Hollywood Reporter: …

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California Mormons See Miracles Among the Ashes

California Mormons See Miracles Among the Ashes

The question of which of your possessions you would save at a moment’s notice is a hypothetical that frequently arises in social settings. But for the members of the Church in the Redding California Stake this past week, the question became all too real as a wildfire, dubbed the “Carr Fire” tore through their community destroying at least 20 homes …

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10 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About Mormons

10 Things Most Americans Don't Know About Mormons

Mormonism. Just the word often evokes strong emotions. But often, it also carries a lot of misconceptions. As a Mormon who lived in the “Buckle” of the Bible Belt, I had a lot of people admit: “I don’t know anything about Mormons.” So here are 10 things most Americans don’t know about Mormons! 1st. There Is No Such Thing As …

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Elder Rasband Throws Ceremonial Pitch in Los Angeles

Elder Rasband Throws Ceremonial Pitch in Los Angeles

Elder Ronald A. Rasband, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Los Angeles Angels major league baseball game Friday night, July 27, 2018. Elder Rasband and his wife, Melanie, gathered with three generations of family beneath the “Angels Wall of Fame” …

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LDS Birth Mom’s Emotional Video Message to Son Goes Viral

LDS Birth Mom's Emotional Video Message to Son Goes Viral

An emotional video LDS birth mom Hannah Mongie shot in 2016 is going viral again.   The video is a nine-minute message to her son, Taggart, made in the last hour she spent with him before she officially gave him to his new adoptive parents, Brad and Emily Marsh. “This is for you Tagg,” Mongie says through tears. “I made …

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Why Did the Church Limit Their Scripture Cover Colors?

Why Did the Church Limit Their Scripture Cover Colors?

In 2013, a new edition of the standard works (Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine & Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price) was released by the Church. The new editions featured: Improved font and typeface for clearer reading Corrections in the study aids Formatting standardization Small spelling and grammar changes For many, one unwelcome change was the reduction in colors the …

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The Church’s Official Rule on Firearms in Meetinghouses

The Church's Official Rule on Firearms in Meetinghouses

In the wake of the recent tragedy where one ward member entered an LDS meetinghouse and murdered another, many members have asked questions about the Church’s policy on firearms. The official handbook of the Church states: Churches are dedicated for the worship of God and as havens from the cares and concerns of the world. The carrying of lethal weapons, …

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