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President Uchtdorf Celebrates Aviation with Harrison Ford, Gail Halvorsen

President Uchtdorf Celebrates Aviation with Harrison Ford, Gail Halvorsen

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency, was able to join fellow aviation lovers recently at an event for Living Legends of Aviation. Officially an award, President Uchtdorf has been designated a Living Legend of Aviation. According to the official website for the group, “the ‘Living Legends of Aviation’ are admirable people of remarkable accomplishment in aviation, …

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Special Haka for LDS Couple’s Wedding Makes Bride Cry, Goes Viral

Special Haka for LDS Couple's Wedding Goes Viral

LDS members Aaliyah and Benjamin Armstrong enjoyed a powerful and moving Maori haka at their wedding reception in New Zealand this month. Little did they know the rest of the world would soon enjoy the moment as well. With more than 3 million views and counting, the video, uploaded onto a I’m Proud to Be Tongan Facebook page, shows the …

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Here’s What Donald Trump Had to Say About Mormons

Here's What Donald Trump Had to Say About Mormons

LDS New York Times reporter McKay Coppins recently wrote an opinion article about Donald Trump and religion that has been gaining some traction. Within the article, Coppins mentioned an interview he had with the presidential candidate back in 2014—one where a discussion about Mitt Romney inevitably turned to talk about Mormons. In sharing what he thought about Mormons, Trump gave some …

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LDS Church Honors National Religious Freedom Day

LDS Church Honors National Religious Freedom Day

Support Religious Freedom is an educational Facebook page run by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The goal of the page is to provide news and information about religious freedom. To honor Religious Freedom Day, celebrated in America on January 16, the page shared a new video explaining why religious freedom is so important and should be protected. …

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Prince Andrew, Royal Family Thank Mormon Helping Hands Volunteers

Prince Andrew, Royal Family Thank Mormon Helping Hands Volunteers

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom.  HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York, met with Mormon Helping Hands volunteers in York (January 7) as part of a gathering of community workers and emergency service personnel following the serious flooding to hit the historic city in recent weeks. The Prince praised the efforts of Mormon volunteers and other local groups and underlined the …

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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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