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Temple News & Updates – Week of June 26

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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Mitt Romney’s Family Want Him to Run for President

Mitt Romney's Family Want Him to Run for President

Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, told CBS News’ John Dickerson his family is still encouraging him to enter the 2016 race. “I got an email from one of my sons yesterday, saying ‘You gotta get in, Dad! You gotta get in!” Romney told the “Face the Nation” moderator at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado. However, Romney stressed he …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of June 19

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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LDS Missionaries in Laos Dance to Celebrate Water Handover Ceremony

A video was posted by the United Latter-day Saints Facebook page this week showing a group of LDS missionaries dancing at a water handover ceremony in Laos. The event was held in conjunction with LDS Charities. In Laos, missionaries are restricted from wearing name tags in public and proselyting. Missionaries focus on doing service and working with the Church’s charity …

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LDS Missionary Killed in Car Accident in Venezuela

Elder Argenis Villarroel, a missionary serving in Venezuela died Wednesday as the result of a traffic accident while riding in a taxi Wednesday afternoon. “We are very sad to share the news of the death of one of our missionaries, Elder Argenis Jesus Gonzalez Villarroel, age 24, who died in an auto accident this afternoon,” said Eric Hawkins, spokesman for …

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BYU Professor Releases New Research About Dangers of Disney Princess Culture

BYU Professor Releases New Research About Dangers of Disney Princess Culture

BYU family life professor Sarah M. Coyne has released new research detailing how “Disney Princess culture” can lead to potentially damaging stereotypes if not checked. Printed in Childhood Development and reported on in Science Daily, the research states that while the behaviors learned from Disney Princess isn’t inherently bad, but a problematic long-term impact is possible if children and their …

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LDS Pioneer Trek Turns Deadly in Oklahoma Heat

LDS Pioneer Trek Turns Deadly in Oklahoma Heat

Meaghan Lee Querry Blair, a 29-year-old mother of two, died Monday after suffering a heat stroke while serving as a “ma” on an LDS pioneer trek in Oklahoma. On a statement from social media, Blair’s father said: It is with heavy heart and sorrow that we share the passing of Meaghan Lee Blair. Meg was the wife of her beloved …

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10 Great Resources on IWasaStranger.LDS.org

10 Great Resources on IWasaStranger.LDS.org

World Refugee Day is held yearly on June 20 and it is a day set aside to help raise awareness for the different struggles facing refugees around the world. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has recently made an effort to support the plight of refugees around the world, encouraging members to become involved. One of the most …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of June 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 hear about. So, we …

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Ground Broken on Scouting Complex Named After President Monson

Ground Broken on Scouting Complex Named After President Monson

“The need for strong, capable leadership is critical today, both in Scouting and in the world generally,” said President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in a video greeting recorded for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Thomas S. Monson Leadership Excellence Complex in Glen Jean, West Virginia. The event was held Wednesday, June …

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