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LDS.org Instructs Members on How to React When Pokémon Go Players Show Up at Church Buildings

LDS.org Instructs Members on How to React When Pokémon Go Players Show Up at Church Buildings

Thanks to LDS SMILE for letting us know about this story! A new article on LDS.org is helping members understand how to handle the attention Pokémon Go is bringing to official Church buildings, including meetinghouses, visitors’ centers, historic sites, and temples. “Regardless of the reason that brings visitors to Church facilities, we need to remember that the way we react to …

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LDS Missionaries to Be Called “Volunteers” in Russia With New Law

LDS Missionaries to Be Called "Volunteers" in Russia After Law Changes

Earlier this month, President Vladimir Putin approved new laws designed to reduce terrorism in Russia. The new laws also placed tighter restrictions on the proselyting work of religious parties and the members of those religions themselves. Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement affirming that the Church “will honor, sustain and obey the law. …

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sings to Enthusiastic Audiences in Europe

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sings to Enthusiastic Audiences in Europe

News Release by Mormon Newsroom More than 300 members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and 65 members of the Orchestra at Temple Square wrap up a seven-city summer tour in western Europe, with 90-minute live performances that were scheduled from June 29 through July 13, 2016. The music ranged from classical choral to American folk and gospel music to well-known …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of July 10

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 hear about. So, we …

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Stunning Piece from Cambodian Artist Featured in 10th International LDS Art Competition

Stunning Piece from Cambodian Artist Featured in 10th International LDS Art Competition

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Cambodian artist Sopheap Nhem is a featured artist in the 10th International Art Competition hosted by the Church’s history department. The purposes of the international art competitions are, first, to discover and showcase the breadth of Latter-day Saint artists, and second, to help develop the Church History Museum art collection. Nhem has titled her work, ‘Early …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of July 3

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 hear about. So, we …

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New Mormon Message Highlights Young Single Adults Serving Refugees

New Mormon Message Highlights Young Single Adults Serving Refugees

One group of young single adults from Phoenix, Arizona followed the counsel of the First Presidency and sought out a way to help refugees in their community. Their story is now the subject of a new Mormon Message. The members join with The Welcome America Project to provide basic household items to local refugee families in their community. They were able …

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LDS Youth Build Temple Replica on Pioneer Trek

Many hours of planning, a three-mile trek, and a large group of dedicated youth and adults resulted in a beautiful replica of the Payson Utah Temple. No praying or worshiping took place inside this temple replica, but the Spanish Fork youth involved learned just what it might take to build a temple, and how important it is to attend the temple. …

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Lawsuit States LDS Singles & Other Christian Dating Websites Must Serve LGBQT Community

Lawsuit States LDS Singles & Other Christian Dating Websites Must Serve LGBQT Community

In 2013, two gay men filed lawsuits against Spark Networks Inc., a company that owns multiple dating sites, including LDSSingles.com, ChristianMingle.com, and JDate.com. The lawsuit stated that the niche dating sites were violating California’s anti-discrimination laws by requiring new users to specify if they were a man seeking a woman or a woman seeking a man. The lawsuit was recently …

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