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Man Visiting LDS Temple Missionaries in London Killed in Westminster Attack

Man Visiting LDS Temple Missionaries in London Killed in Westminster Attack

Kurt and Melissa Cochran, a Utah couple celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with a European vacation, were in London this week visiting Melissa’s parents, who are serving as temple missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. When a man ran a vehicle into a crowd of pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge in what is being speculated as …

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Lobbyist Group Asks Trump Administration to Investigate LDS Church

Leaders from two lobbyist groups, the Secular Coalition for America and Rights Equal Rights, have requested the Secretary of State and Attorney General investigate how The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints obtains visas for missionaries serving overseas. Originally reported by the Deseret News, the groups allege LDS senator Gordon Smith and Church Seventy Ralph Hardy Jr. may have received …

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Al Fox Carraway Shares How She Overcomes Hate on the Internet

Al Fox Carraway Shares How She Overcomes Hate on the Internet

In a new video by Stiry, LDS motivator and author Al Fox Carraway shares how she overcame hatred on the internet. As a blogger and influencer, Carraway has a large social media following and has received thousands of vicious comments and messages over the years, including messages suggesting she kill herself. Watch the video to learn what she did to …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 13 March 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. Elder Neil L. Andersen Visits Haiti Update: Elder Andersen, of the Quorum of the Twelve, visited Port-au-Prince Haiti over the weekend. He presided …

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BYU-I Student Passes Away Unexpectedly in Apartment, Investigation Started

BYU-I Student Passes Away Unexpectedly in Apartment, Investigation Started

Featured Image | EastIdahoNews.com Christine Wright, a 20-year-old student at Brigham Young University-Idaho was found dead in her apartment late Tuesday night. According to Rexburg Police Captain Randy Lewis, Wright had no known medical issues and no foul play is suspected. They also do not suspect it was suicide. A roommate found Wright unresponsive on her bathroom floor and administered …

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LDS Missionary in Brazil Fights Off Armed Robber

LDS Missionary in Brazil Fights Off Armed Robber

Two LDS missionaries serving in Manaus, Brazil faced a terrifying situation this week and the entire thing was caught on a surveillance camera. Originally uploaded on Facebook, the video shows the missionaries being robbed at gunpoint and one of the missionaries fighting back. While the missionaries are walking down the street, two men on a motorbike approach. One of the …

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LDS Missionary Gives Adorable & Shocked Reaction to a Huge Surprise

LDS Missionary Gives Adorable & Shocked Reaction to a Huge Surprise

Thanks to LDS S.M.I.L.E. for alerting us to this story!  There’s nothing quite as exhausting or as exhilarating as returning home from serving a full-time mission. However, Sister Allie Beckett recently learned just how crazy an experience it can be, thanks to her sister, Mindy Adamson. In a video posted by Mindy on her Facebook page, which now has over …

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7 Beautifully Unique LDS Chapels (and the Stories Behind Them)

7 Beautifully Unique LDS Chapels (and the Stories Behind Them)

This list was originally published by Jonathan Kland on LDSLiving.com. Below is an excerpt.  Columbus Branch Chapel The members of the Columbus Ohio Branch purchased a house and lot in March of 1929 with the intent of building a new meetinghouse. By July, the lot was cleared and the construction of the chapel began, but they had very few provisions …

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