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News Organization Says the ‘GOP Needs More Mormons’

News Organization Says the 'GOP Needs More Mormons'

A news organization, The Week, recently published an article discussing the power members of the Church have had on the 2016 presidential election and why they think more people should vote like the Mormons. With Donald Trump’s massive loss in Utah on Tuesday (with 85 percent of precincts reporting, the GOP’s national frontrunner has a meager 14 percent of the …

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Official Statements from Injured LDS Missionaries in Brussels Released

Official Statements from Injured LDS Missionaries in Brussels Released

New Release from Mormon Newsroom In response to the high volume of media requests, the Church is providing statements from the families of three of the missionaries affected by the explosions Tuesday in Belgium. Wells Family Statement: We are grateful that our son, Elder Mason Wells, survived the attack and is receiving quality medical care. We have spoken to him …

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Injured LDS Missionary Has Now Faced Three Terrorist Attacks

Injured LDS Missionary Has Now Experienced Three Terrorist Attacks

For many, the idea of living through a terrorist attack seems anything but helpful. But for Elder Mason Wells, 19, his experiences may have made a big difference as he faced yesterday’s horrific bombings in Brussels. During the Boston Marathon Bombing of 2013, Wells and his father had been a block away from the finish line where the bombs detonated, killing three …

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LDS Mission President in Paris France Speaks Out in Online Interview

LDS Mission President in Paris France Speaks Out in Online Interview

President Frederic J. Babin of the France Paris Mission, which covers the area of Belgium where the attacks earlier today took place, gave an online interview regarding the missionaries injured in the Brussels airport attack. “They’re doing ok,” President Babin said, seeming to fight through both exhaustion and emotion to speak. “We would like to thank all those who have been …

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Three Mormon Missionaries Injured in Belgium Explosion

Three Mormon Missionaries Injured in Belgium Explosion

News Release from Mormon Newsroom | Photo by Pavel Ohal UPDATE 10:12 PM MDT: The mission president for the Paris France Mission has shared a short online video expressing how the missionaries are doing and their thoughts to Belgium. Watch it here. UPDATE 12:32 PM MDT: The Empey family has released a short statement on Facebook.   UPDATE: 12:00 PM MDT: The Church …

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Donald Trump on Mitt Romney: ‘Are You Sure He’s a Mormon?’

Donald Trump on Mitt Romney: 'Are You Sure He's a Mormon?'

AP Photo / John Locher Donald Trump spoke at a rally in Salt Lake City on Friday, where he said he loved Mormons but blasted Mitt Romney. “Do I love the Mormons?” Trump asked as cheers erupted from the crowd. “I have many friends that live in Salt Lake City — and by the way, Mitt Romney is not one …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of March 13

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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How to Watch the Provo City Center Temple Cultural Celebration Live Online

How to Watch the Provo City Center Temple Cultural Celebration Live Online

The Provo City Center Temple Cultural Celebration, “To Give Unto Them Beauty for Ashes,” is sure to be a spectacular experience. Held on March 19, 2016 at 7:00pm Mountain Daylight Time, the cultural celebration performed by the youth of Provo will precede the temple dedication on March 20. It will depict the history of the Tabernacle, its transformation into a …

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

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

Elder Bill Wydner was an efficient bagger and he wasn’t afraid to tease his fellow missionaries as he lapped them. “I think I should sit this one out, I’m two or three laps ahead of you,” he joked. Wydner and the other Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints missionaries donated nonperishable food items to End 68 Hours of Hunger …

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How Mormons Can Relate to Saint Patrick of Ireland

How Mormons Can Relate to Saint Patrick of Ireland

On March 17, many cultures around the world remember and celebrate Saint Patrick, a fifth-century missionary and primary patron saint of Ireland. While members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints don’t honor saints the way some of their Christian counterparts do, there are still lessons to be learned from our Christian past. Here are just a few …

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