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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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Mormon-Led Non-Profit Offers Hope for Refugees and Utah Valley

Mormon-Led Non-Profit Offers Hope for Refugees and Utah Valley

Earlier this month, LDS Daily got to visit the Refugee Action Network to help #LIGHTtheWORLD by serving refugees at a special Christmas concert. While we were there, we got to learn a lot about the good they do in their community. Below is a special write-up about RAN and how you can be inspired to help. OREM,UT— Many people living …

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Elder Christofferson Offers Prayer in U.S. Senate

Elder Christofferson Offers Prayer in U.S. Senate

Posted by Brooke Buys for MormonNewsroom.org Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offered the morning prayer in the United States Senate. Customarily every Senate session begins with prayer, dating back to the Senate’s beginnings in the late 1700s. Usually, the Senate chaplain offers the prayer, but …

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The History of the Christmas Lights on Temple Square

The History of the Christmas Lights on Temple Square

Christmastime at Temple Square really is the most magical time of year! As Temple Square is dressed in its Christmas best, covered with millions of sparkling lights, beautiful nativities and hopefully fluffy snow, a December visit is the perfect way to capture the Christmas spirit. And while the lights are a real crowd pleaser, do you know how long ago …

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The New York Times Writes: The Case for Mitt Romney

The New York Times Writes: The Case for Mitt Romney

Featured Image Drew Angerer/Getty Images North America Frank Bruni, an op-ed columnist for The New York Times, released a piece Tuesday titled “The Case for Mitt Romney.” In it, Bruni shares his opinion about why President-elect Donald Trump should choose former presidential nominee and LDS member Mitt Romney as his Secretary of State. “With Trump’s cabinet and staff picks so far, …

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Mormons in Tennessee Assemble Kits for Wildfire Victims

Mormons in Tennessee Assemble Kits for Wildfire Victims

Led by Hailey Harrison, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and community members in Knoxville, Tennessee worked hard this week to assemble hygiene kits for their fellow residents displaced by the savage wildfires in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park which have left seven dead and plagued Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge for more than a week. …

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Time-Lapse Video: Christmas Lights Brighten Temple Square

Time-Lapse Video: Christmas Lights Brighten Temple Square

Video by Mormon Newsroom Millions of Christmas lights on Temple Square were turned on Friday, November 25, 2016, ushering in the celebratory season of remembering Jesus Christ’s birth. Temple Square grounds staff turn on the lights each year the day after Thanksgiving. This year the lights will stay illuminated every morning and evening between now and January 3, 2017.

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