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Mitt Romney “harangued” at Church to Run For President

Despite losing presidential bids in 2012 and 2008, Mitt Romney is still getting asked to run for president in 2016 according to an article published by the Washington Post. Despite strong encouragement from friends, ward members, and even a current presidential candidate, Mitt still says he’s not interested. In the article, Mitt stated, “I go to church, I get harangued at …

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News Outlets Making Connections Between Mormonism and Oregon Protesters

News Outlets Making Connections Between Mormonism and Oregon Protesters

(Header photo courtesy of koin.com) UPDATE 1/4/15 @12:31PM –  In response to news media inquiries, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement Monday, January 4: While the disagreement occurring in Oregon about the use of federal lands is not a Church matter, Church leaders strongly condemn the armed seizure of the facility and are deeply troubled by …

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Vox Releases Video: Why Mormons Identify with Syrian Refugees

Vox Releases Video: Why Mormons Identify with Syrian Refugees

Vox is a news website with the goal of explaining the news to the masses; yesterday the site released a new video discussing Mormons and the recent refugee crisis. The video notes the peculiarity of Utah governor Gary Herbert refusing to denounce Syrian refugees after the majority of GOP governors in other states did. It gives a brief history of …

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LDSDaily’s Top 10 LDS Articles of 2015

LDSDaily's Top 10 LDS Articles of 2015

Before 2016 rolls around, take a look back on LDSDaily’s top news stories and articles of 2015! 1. Church Announces 4-Hour Block & New Curriculum Our April Fool’s Joke introducing a new Sunday schedule went viral this year with almost a half million views in a single day. Read it here.   2.  What Is The Funniest Moment From General …

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New Zealand Missionaries Create, Perform New LDS Haka

New Zealand Missionaries Create, Perform New LDS Haka

A New Zealand news program, Te Karere, has released a new segment featuring over 200 LDS missionaries from the New Zealand Hamilton Mission learning a new haka. Created especially for their mission, the idea was first inspired by a Tahitian missionary. President Charles Rudd, mission president, explained  in the segment, “We had some former missionaries that had completed their missions …

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Man Runs To 12 Temples for Charity

Wan Ho Kou of Herriman will circle the Payson Temple on Dec. 26, completing his final leg of a 200-mile run connecting the 12 temples belonging to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Logan to Payson. It is something he is doing to help a 4-year-old boy named Ben. It was a few months ago when Kou …

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Filipino Missionaries Receive the Gift of Christmas

Thanks to a charitable act of a group of missionary moms, every full-time missionary serving in the Philippines will receive a Christmas package full of love this year. From white shirts and blouses, to neckties, deodorant, scriptures, and scripture cases. These items that you and I might take for granted, these missionaries might never otherwise have received if it weren’t …

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Eagle Scout Creates Beautiful History of Provo Tabernacle

Eagle Scout Creates Beautiful History of Provo Tabernacle for Project

Dalton McIntire, an Eagle Scout from Provo, Utah, has created a touching tribute of the Provo Tabernacle, which was destroyed by a devastating fire in December 2010; the video was created by McIntire for his Eagle Scout Project. In the video, Provo residents share their favorite memories of the Provo Tabernacle and their experiences as they watched it burn. They …

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Muslim Shares Experience of Visit to LDS Church

A Muslim man, Ali Kadri shared his experience on Facebook of his visit to a LDS church on Saturday. A member of a ward in Brisbane Australia invited a group of local Muslims to their Christmas party and a tour of their church building. “They displayed amazing manners in taking the multi faith groups on a tour of the church.” According …

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President Uchtdorf Dedicates Tijuana Mexico Temple

SALT LAKE CITY —  President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Tijuana Mexico Temple on Sunday, December 13, 2015. During the traditional cornerstone ceremony signifying that the temple is complete, President Uchtdorf called on the assistance of Church leaders and local Latter-day Saints to help him place …

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