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LDS Man Administers Priesthood Blessing to Car Crash Victim

LDS Man Administers Priesthood Blessing to Car Crash Victim

Seconds after a horrible car crash occurred in Ogden, Utah, Danny Paniagua felt he needed to pull over and help. What happened next has quickly gone viral. On Monday, Paniagua posted a photo of the crash along with his account of giving Jessica Bingham a priesthood blessing after her SUV rolled over six times down I-15 and she was thrown in …

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LDS Temple News & Updates – Week of Feb 7

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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Church Urges “Cautious Approach” on Medical Marijuana Issue in Utah

Church Urges “Cautious Approach” on Medical Marijuana Issue in Utah

Released by Mormon Newsroom On February 5, 2016, the Church released a statement concerning two bills in the Utah State Legislature concerning medical marijuana. Today, the Church provided another statement, found below, going into more detail about the Church’s stance. Church Statement Issued Friday, February 12, 2016 While we are not in a position to evaluate specific medical claims, the Church …

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Mormon Newsroom Article Introduces Ontario Man to Future Wife

Mormon Newsroom Article Introduces Ontario Man to Future Wife

Released by Mormon Newsroom Canada. A 2013 Mormon Newsroom article led two Ontario natives and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, separated by thousands of miles, to meet each other and marry. A few months before serving an 18-month voluntary mission for the Church in Missouri, Ariana Limas was asked to provide Mormon Newsroom with a …

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Everything You Need to Know About David Sneddon, His Disappearance, and the New Call to Find Him

David Sneddon is your typical Latter-day Saint. The youngest of eleven children, David grew up in Nebraska and enjoyed musicals, sports, and backpacking. He earned his Eagle Scout, attended Brigham Young University, and served as a full-time missionary in South Korea where he learned to speak Korean fluently.  In the summer of 2004 he studied abroad in China at Beijing’s …

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Why Mormons Do Not Participate In Ash Wednesday And Lent

Why Mormons Do Not Believe In Ash Wednesday And Lent

My uncle is Catholic and I have many Catholic friends and co-workers. A common question I get asked is, “Do Mormons believe in and observe Ash Wednesday and Lent?” The short answer is, we don’t. The reasoning behind it is very important. But first, what is Ash Wednesday and Lent? Ash Wednesday Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent. It …

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Sister Missionary Killed in Pennsylvania Car Accident

Sister Sadie D. Wells of Kaysville, Utah was killed when a school bus carrying 32 students crashed into the car she was riding in on Tuesday afternoon. Sister Wells was in the front passenger seat when the school bus ran a stop sign and hit the 2014 Chevy Cruze carrying four sister missionaries. “Our hearts and prayers go out to …

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All LDS Missionaries In Taiwan Safe After Earthquake

All LDS Missionaries In Taiwan Safe After Earthquake

(Photo courtesy of DesertNews.com) President Kurt Blickenstaff, mission president of the Taiwan Taichung Mission, reported all missionaries serving in Taiwan are safe after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the country on Saturday. Church spokesman Dale Jones issued this statement, published in Deseret News: “The Church extends our love and concern for the people of Taiwan impacted by this major earthquake. …

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Church Opposes Senator’s Medical Marijuana Bill

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirmed Friday night that it has “expressed opposition” to a Utah state legislative bill that would legalize access to the entirety of the marijuana plant for those suffering from a limited number of medical conditions. Church officials are worried about the “unintended consequences” of Senate Bill 73, a …

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