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Intruder with Weapon Shot & Killed at Brazil Missionary Training Center

Intruder with Weapon Shot & Killed at Brazil Missionary Training Center

After news reports of an intruder at the Brazil Missionary Training Center for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were released, the following statement was issued by Nei Garcia, Brazil Area Director of Public Affairs: Early Wednesday morning, an individual armed with a knife entered the missionary training center in São Paulo, Brazil. Security guards were able to …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 2 February 2020

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. Reflection Pool Filled at the …

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Church Releases Statement Regarding Missionaries & Coronavirus

How to Survive the Missionary Training Center

As news of the coronavirus affecting mainland China continues to make headlines, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a statement regarding the health and safety of its missionaries. The statement was given by Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff. The statement reads: While the Church does not conduct missionary work in mainland China, there are more than 67,000 …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 26 January 2020

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. Groundbreaking Announced for Layton Utah, …

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Elder Stevenson Attends Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Event

Elder Stevenson Attends Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Event

Elder Gary E. Stevenson joined the Salt Lake City branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Monday to celebrate the work of civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr. In his keynote luncheon address at the Little America Hotel, the apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints asked “that we fulfill the …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 19 January 2020

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. County Approval of the Richmond …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 12 January 2020

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. An Explosive Start to Construction …

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Latter-day Saints Provide Assistance Following Puerto Rico Earthquakes

Latter-day Saints Provide Assistance Following Puerto Rico Earthquakes

Latter-day Saints in Puerto Rico are providing support to their neighbors after earthquakes hit the country, including a major 6.4-magnitude temblor that struck the island early Tuesday morning. The national director of communication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Puerto Rico, Herminio Gómez, reported that all Church members and missionaries are safe. Latter-day Saint leaders are …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 5 January 2020

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. Salt Lake Temple Closes for …

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Pacific Area Presidency Announces Fast as Fires Devastate Australia

Pacific Area Presidency Announces Fast as Fires Devastate Australia

Since Australia’s fire season began in September 2019, the country has been devastated by massive blazes caused by drought, heat, wind, and dry lightning. More than 14 million acres have burned, resulting in the loss of over 1,400 homes and 17 tragic deaths. In response to the situation, the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day …

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