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Temple News & Updates – Week of October 9

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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The Truth Behind That Viral President Benson Quote

The Truth Behind That Viral President Benson Quote

Whether you are a citizen of the United States or not, you’ve likely heard about the upcoming presidential election. If you’re a Mormon, you’ve likely seen iterations of this quote from President Ezra Taft Benson. Where did this quote come from? Did President Benson really say it? If he didn’t, did he say anything about politics? Earliest Citation Comes From …

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Polynesian Cultural Center

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Polynesian Cultural Center

Located on the beautiful Hawaiian island of O’ahu, the Polynesian Cultural Center is a hidden treasure with deep ties to the Latter-day Saint community. Owned and operated by the Church, it features eight villages, one for each of the Polynesian islands, where native performers showcase traditional arts, crafts, and activities. As the Polynesian Cultural Center celebrates its 53rd birthday today, we …

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3 Truths The Restoration Teaches Us About Christopher Columbus

3 Truths The Restoration Teaches Us About Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus is one of the most controversial historical figures. Whereas academia has demonized him, the leaders of the Church have defended him as instrumental in the hands of God. Though we do not justify all of his actions, two important things to remember about Columbus is: We can not judge someone in the 1400’s by 2000’s standards as we …

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Deseret News Officially Calls for Donald Trump to Drop Out of Presidential Race

Deseret News Officially Calls for Donald Trump to Drop Out of Presidential Race

Featured Image Evan Vucci, Associated Press In an unprecedented move, Deseret News, a news organization owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, published an editorial Saturday calling for Donald Trump to resign his candidacy for President of the United States. “For 80 years, the Deseret News has not entered into the troubled waters of presidential endorsement. We …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of October 2

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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Calling All LDS Members Who Have A Serious Health Condition

Calling All LDS Members Who Have A Serious Health Condition

If you’ve experienced a serious health condition, we could use your help! *Click here to volunteer to be video interviewed about your health condition. *Click here to volunteer to take an online survey about your health condition. We’re trying to create an immense database of video interviews with several people who’ve experienced each health condition (physical, mental, etc.). The idea …

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5 Incredible Role Models for LDS Young Women

5 Incredible Role Models for LDS Young Women

A famous musician once said, “I’m not a role model. I’m a role villain.” While many of our young people’s role models might never say this, we perhaps wonder if they realize the great influence they have on the rising generation. As a parent, one is prone to worry who their children look up to and admire. Who do you want …

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LDS Church Responds to Leaked Videos of 12 Apostles in Private Meetings

LDS Church Responds to Leaked Videos of 12 Apostles in Private Meetings

From an official release through Deseret News, Church spokesman Eric Hawkins has commented on the recent leak of videos showing private meetings of members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. The videos show members of the Twelve being briefed on world issues from government and educational leaders. Hawkins said: “Most of these videos appear to be from briefings received …

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