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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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BYU’s Bronco Mendenhall Hired as Coach for Virginia

BYU's Bronco Mendenhall Hired as Coach for Virginia

Virginia has hired Brigham Young’s Bronco Mendenhall as its new football coach, the school announced Friday. Mendenhall, 49, who replaces Mike London, was 99-42 in his 11 seasons as head coach at BYU to rank 12th in total wins among all FBS teams during that time. Mendenhall led the Cougars to two Mountain West championships (2006, ’07) and 10 bowl games …

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Provo City Center Temple Opens Marriage Reservations

Provo City Center Temple Opens Marriage Reservations

According to an announcement on the Provo City Center Temple’s Open House and Dedication Facebook page, reservations are now being taken for marriages and sealings. Here is the announcement as it was posted. The phone number for scheduling sealings and other live ordinances at the Provo City Center Temple is 801-343-2700. This number will be active starting tomorrow, Dec. 1, …

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LDS Player and Rugby’s First Global Superstar Remembered

LDS Player and Rugby's First Global Superstar Remembered

All Blacks greats have united to pay tribute to Jonah Lomu with a powerful haka as thousands of fans packed a memorial service at Eden Park, the spiritual home of New Zealand rugby. A grim-faced Buck Shelford led more than 20 former internationals in a Ka Mate haka while the legendary winger’s casket was carried into a hearse. Former team-mates …

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Enjoy the Spirit of Christmas with the Lights at Temple Square

Enjoy the Spirit of Christmas with the Lights at Temple Square

Braving cold temperatures in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, visitors to historic Temple Square felt the warmth of Christmas as millions of tiny lights were illuminated on Friday, November 27, 2015. “Nothing like the lights at Temple Square,” was heard by one visitor during the annual lighting. Enjoy these pictures from Mormon Newsroom!              

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