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Temple News & Updates – Week of July 31

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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Porn Magazine Drops Mormon-Themed Issue on the Doorsteps of Church Leaders

Porn Magazine Drops Mormon-Themed Issue on the Doorsteps of Church Leaders

“The Mormon war on porn is coming for you.” This subtitle is the least obscene part of the latest issue of Penthouse, a porn magazine angry at the state of Utah for their public declaration that pornography is a public health crisis and their belief that the Church is influencing legislation. The magazine specifically calls out Utah Governor Gary Herbert, …

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Gary Johnson Publishes Open Letter to Mormons, Utah About Religious Freedom

Gary Johnson Publishes Open Letter to Mormons, Utah About Religious Freedom

Gary Johnson, presidential candidate hopeful from the Libertarian Party, upset Mormons after he made comments to a reporter about religious freedom being a “black hole” that could lead to discrimination. Johnson also made a reference to Mormonism, stating, “Back to Mormonism. Why shouldn’t somebody be able to shoot somebody else because their freedom of religion says that God has spoken …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of July 24

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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Planned Parenthood Removes CTR Contraceptives After Criticism

Planned Parenthood Removes CTR Contraceptives After Criticism

This week, Planned Parenthood Action Council of Utah (PPAU) made headlines when they posted a picture of CTR-themed condoms on their Facebook page. They were designed specifically for an upcoming symposium in Salt Lake City. After backlash and the possible legal action of using a trademarked symbol, PPAU has removed the image and decided not to hand out the contraceptives. …

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President Uchtdorf Visits Refugee Sites in Greece, Encourages Compassion

President Uchtdorf Visits Refugee Sites in Greece, Encourages Compassion

“Last week I had the opportunity to visit several refugee sites in Greece. These sites are filled with fellow children of God who are in need of our help. As I visited with the people there, I was reminded of my own childhood experience,” wrote President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency for The Church of Jesus …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of July 17

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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A Mormon Was Asked to Open Day 3 of the Republican National Convention

A Mormon Was Asked to Open Day 3 of the Republican National Convention

Nathan Johnson, Second Counselor in the Kirtland Ohio Stake Presidency, was asked to give the invocation on Day 3 of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. You can watch the prayer and read the full text below. Our loving Father in Heaven, we thy children bow our heads and give thee thanks for this beloved nation, for its inspired …

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