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LDS Church Acquires Printer’s Manuscript of Book of Mormon

LDS Church Acquires Printer’s Manuscript of Book of Mormon

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, recently acquired the printer’s manuscript of the Book of Mormon from the Community of Christ in Independence, Missouri. Latter-day Saints revere the Book of Mormon as the keystone of their faith, a book of scripture that witnesses of Jesus Christ like …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 17 September 2017

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Palm Trees Planted in Africa Ten royal palm trees now line the walkway up to the main entrance of the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the …

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LDS Church Releases Statement After Mexico Earthquake

News Release from Mormon Newsroom September 19, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. MDT The Church issued the following statement in English and Spanish on the Mexico City earthquake: We are heartbroken to see the destruction and suffering that is occurring as a result of another serious earthquake in Mexico. At this time, it’s difficult to understand fully the impact, including to …

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President Eyring Offers Support in the Caribbean After Hurricane Irma

President Eyring Offers Support in the Caribbean After Hurricane Irma

News Release from Mormon Newsroom President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, visited with government officials and ministered to local Mormons and residents in the Caribbean Friday, September 15, 2017, in the wake of destructive Hurricane Irma, which battered the islands a week ago. Some of you have …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 10 September

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Progress in Chile Crews are making significant progress inside and outside of the Concepción Chile Temple. Stone cladding is nearing completion on the west side exterior …

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WATCH: Mormon Helping Hands after Hurricane Harvey

WATCH: Mormon Helping Hands after Hurricane Harvey

LDS member Kimber Crandall made a short film highlighting the service rendered by volunteers after Hurricane Harvey flooded parts of Texas. Of the film, Crandall said: Even more impressive than Harvey’s historic rainfall totals is the heart of Houstonians – who have come out in huge numbers over the past week to help those who flooded clean out their homes. …

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Faith Key to Rebounding from Refugee Status, Apostle Says

Faith Key to Rebounding from Refugee Status, Apostle Says

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Faith is a key ingredient that can and does help many in the world rebound from refugee status and contribute to society, a Mormon apostle said at Windsor Castle September 9, 2017. “People can live without a lot of things,” Elder Jeffrey R. Holland told a few dozen faith leaders, academics and government leaders at the Second …

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LDS Church Creates 100th Stake in Philippines

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints created the 100th stake (diocese) as a result of significant membership expansion and growth. The Philippines becomes only the fifth country in the world to have 100 or more stakes. The stake was created by Elder Neil L. Andersen, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, at a …

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LDS Church Issues Statement on Mexico Earthquake in English & Spanish

LDS Church Issues Statement on Mexico Earthquake in English & Spanish

The Church issued the following statement in English and Spanish on the Mexico earthquake, which occurred Thursday, September 7, 2017. The death toll has risen to 90 and thousands more are now homeless. With the rest of the world, we are deeply concerned about the many natural disasters that have occurred around the globe in recent weeks. Last night’s earthquake …

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Evie Clair’s Dad Dies of Cancer Thursday

Evie Clair's Dad Dies of Cancer Tuesday

In April 2016, Amos Abplanalp was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. Over the last year and a half, his courageous fight has gained national attention thanks to his daughter, Evie. Evie is a contestant on ABC’s hit reality show, America’s Got Talent. She’s made it to the finals and dedicated each of her performances to her father. Days after her …

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