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Funeral Services Scheduled for President Boyd K. Packer

Funeral Services Scheduled for President Boyd K. Packer

Funeral services for President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Friday, July 10, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. MDT. The funeral will be open to the public ages 8 and older. President Packer died on July 3 …

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Interesting Episodes from the Lives of Latter-day Apostles

Interesting Episodes from the Lives of Latter-day Apostles

In researching and writing on the lives of our past latter-day apostles, there are a few things that have stood out to me. One is the development of the Church itself and how it is truly a living church (see D&C 1:30). Many of the policies and procedures that we take for granted today have evolved over the decades as …

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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Addresses All-Party Parliamentary Group in UK House of Lords

Elder Holland Addresses All-Party Parliamentary Group in UK House of Lords

With religious conflicts growing throughout the world, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, an apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, addressed the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Foreign Affairs in the House of Lords at the UK Parliament Wednesday, June 10, 2015, on how humanitarian aid can help. He followed Dr. Rowsch Shaways, deputy prime minister of Iraq, …

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How a New LDS Apostle is Chosen – FHE Lesson

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Scripture Luke 6:13 And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles; Hymn We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet, Hymn #19 1. We thank thee, O God, for a prophet To guide us in these latter days. We thank thee for sending the gospel To …

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Elder L. Tom Perry’s Cancer Worsens, Has Spread to His Lungs

Elder L. Tom Perry's Cancer Worsens, Has Spread to His Lungs

UPDATE: We are sad to report Elder Perry passed away today, May 30, at approximately 3PM in his home.  Originally reported by Mormon Newsroom Elder L. Tom Perry, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is suffering from terminal cancer, it was reported Friday. The Church announced last month that …

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Update on Elder Scott, Elder Perry’s Health

Church Issues Update on Health of Leaders

From Mormon Newsroom: Elder Richard G. Scott, 86, is resting at home recovering from his recent hospitalization for internal bleeding. An ulcer in the stomach was found and the bleeding was controlled without major surgery. Elder Scott, known for his gentle manner and devoted service, has experienced a fading memory incident to age, and is not fully able to participate in meetings …

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Elder Richard G. Scott Released From Hospital

Elder Richard G. Scott Released From Hospital

As reported by Mormon Newsroom: Elder Richard G. Scott, who was recently hospitalized with gastrointestinal bleeding, has been released from the hospital this afternoon and is recuperating at home.  Elder L. Tom Perry, who last week was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, remains at home where he is receiving General Authority visitors and conducting Church business.  The 92-year-old apostle continues to …

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Elder L. Tom Perry Hospitalized for Breathing Difficulties

Elder Perry Hospitalized for Breathing Difficulties

UPDATE: Elder Perry was released at approximately 8:30 PM MDT last night from the hospital and is resting at home. Originally reported by Deseret News:  Elder L. Tom Perry, 92, a member of the LDS Church’s Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, has been hospitalized after experiencing trouble breathing. “Elder L. Tom Perry is in the hospital for tests and observation following …

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