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Temple News & Updates | Week of 22 December 2019

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. Construction Milestone Reached at the …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 15 December 2019

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. Orem Utah Temple Site Announced …

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FamilySearch Now Lets You Document Same-Sex Family Relationships

FamilySearch Now Lets You Document Same-Sex Family Relationships

FamilySearch is one of the world’s largest collections of genealogical data, drawn from civil, ecclesiastical and other sources to be assessed for their genealogical value by each researcher. As announced in a news release, FamilySearch Family Tree now provides the ability for users to document same-sex family relationships. Consistent with the doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day …

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The Church of Jesus Christ Supports the Federal Fairness for All Act

The Church of Jesus Christ Supports the Federal Fairness for All Act

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed support Friday for the federal Fairness for All Act introduced at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., this morning by nine members of Congress from seven states. The Church joins a broad coalition of bill supporters, including the Seventh-day Adventist Church, the 1st Amendment Partnership, the American Unity Fund, the Council for Christian Colleges …

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Primary General President Speaks at the UN in Geneva

Primary General President Speaks at the UN in Geneva

Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary general president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, addressed an international audience at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. “I am so delighted to be in attendance representing the Primary, one of the largest children’s organizations in the world, and speaking [on] behalf of Latter-day Saint Charities,” said Sister Jones, who joined …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 8 December 2019

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. Annual Lighting of The Manila …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 24 November 2019

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. Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple Rededicated …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 17 November 2019

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. Public Open House Begins For …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 10 November 2019

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. Rededication Held For the Asunción …

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Church Offers Condolences After Mexico Massacre

Church Offers Condolences After Mexico Massacre

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a short statement in response to the massacre of nine women and children in northern Mexico, strongly believed to be perpetrated by drug cartels. Church spokesman Eric Hawkins said, “We are heartbroken to hear of the tragedy that has touched these families in Mexico. Though it is our understanding that …

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