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LDS Artist James C. Christensen Dies of Cancer

LDS Artist James C. Christensen Dies of Cancer

Featured Image by Jaren Wilkey, BYU & James C. Christensen Despite a vast repertoire of fantastical images, members of The Church of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will likely be most familiar with James C. Christensen’s portrayal of the widow’s mite. As many mourn Christensen’s death, which occurred on Sunday, January 8, 2017, it is worth taking a closer …

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All the New LDS Temples Dedicated in 2016

All the New LDS Temples Dedicated in 2016

Featured Image by Scott Jarvie (jarviedigital.com) Some of the most exciting events for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 2016 were the dedications of multiple new temples. Six new temples were opened for the first time, while another four were rededicated after extensive renovations. Here’s a closer look at these temples and the special stories …

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LaVell Edwards, Legendary BYU Football Coach, Dies at Age 86

LaVell Edwards, Legendary BYU Football Coach, Dies at Age 86

Featured Image by Elliott Miller for The Daily Universe LaVell Edwards, head football coach for Brigham Young University from 1972 to 2000, died Thursday. According to the Herald Extra, Patti Edwards reported her husband broke his hip on Christmas Eve which contributed to his death. He was 86. Reuben LaVell Edwards was born October 11, 1940 in Orem, Utah. He …

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Restore Your Faith in 2016 With These Inspiring LDS News Stories

Mormon Missionaries in Ohio Partake in Three-Day ‘Feast of the Poor’

You’ve seen the internet memes and countdowns anticipating the end of 2016. From multiple celebrity deaths, a bitter presidential election in the United States, and terrorist attacks around the world, many want the year to be over. However, there were multiple inspiring news stories we shouldn’t forget about. Here are just a few from the LDS community. Click on the …

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LDS Missionaries Take to the Street to Ask: “What is Christmas to You?”

LDS Missionaries Take to the Street to Ask: "What is Christmas to You?"

Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in Arlington, Virginia recently took to the streets to ask local residents what Christmas means to them. They recorded the experience and shared it on social media. You can watch the entire video below. These same missionaries also created a Thanksgiving video earlier this year where they asked people …

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Sing at US Presidential Inauguration

Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Sing at US Presidential Inauguration

News Release from Mormon Newsroom At the request of the U. S. Presidential Inauguration Committee, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has accepted an invitation to sing at the swearing-in ceremony during the presidential inauguration at the U.S. Capitol next month in Washington, D.C. The inauguration ceremony for President-elect Donald J. Trump and Vice President-elect Michael R. Pence is scheduled for January …

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Stuart Edge, LDS Missionaries Spend a Day Serving New York City

Stuart Edge, LDS Missionaries Spend a Day Serving New York City

As part of the Church’s Christmas initiative to #LIGHTtheWORLD, LDS YouTube star and comedian Stuart Edge joined with LDS missionaries to serve the people of New York City. They served in Central Park and also offered free gift wrapping and hot chocolate to those passing by. You can watch the heartwarming live videos below. Central Park New York City Service …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of December 12

Temples News & Updates – Week of December 12

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced, during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never …

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Donald Trump Passes on Mitt Romney for Secretary of State

The New York Times Writes: The Case for Mitt Romney

Featured Image Drew Angerer/Getty Images North America On Monday night, President-elect Donald Trump confirmed he will not be choosing former LDS presidential nominee Mitt Romney for secretary of state. According to two sources, Trump called Romney to give him the news after a long vetting process. Romney took to social media to share his thoughts: “It was an honor to have …

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