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At ‘Be One’ Celebration, a Call for Optimism and Overcoming Prejudice

At ‘Be One’ Celebration, a Call for Optimism and Overcoming Prejudice

“Only the comprehension of the true Fatherhood of God can bring full appreciation of the true brotherhood of men and the true sisterhood of women,” said President Russell M. Nelson at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ 40th anniversary celebration of the revelation on the priesthood. “That understanding inspires us with passionate desire to build bridges of cooperation …

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General Young Women, Primary Leaders Minister in The Caribbean

General Young Women, Primary Leaders Minister in The Caribbean

Members of the Young Women and Primary general presidencies of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints visited and met with members in six countries of the Caribbean in May during an official 10-day visit. They were welcomed by Elder Jose L. Alonso of the Seventy, who is also the first counselor in the Caribbean Area Presidency and Elder …

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LDS Church Releases FAQs Regarding Finances

LDS Church Releases FAQs Regarding Their Finances

After Presiding Bishop Gérald Caussé shared his thoughts on financial self-reliance in an LDS.org article, the Church released a number of frequently asked questions regarding the finances of the Church to provide both context and understanding to these monetary matters. The questions include how tithing funds are used, why the Church does not publish financial information, if the Church pays …

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President Eyring Rededicates Jordan River Utah Temple

President Eyring Rededicated Jordan River Utah Temple

President Henry B. Eyring, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, rededicated the Jordan River Utah Temple May 20, 2018. During the two-year closure, the temple’s interior was extensively renovated. New furniture, carpet, decorative paint motifs, artwork and art glass were added, and the mechanical, electrical and plumbing elements were updated to …

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First Presidency and NAACP Leaders Call for Greater Civility, Racial Harmony

First Presidency and NAACP Leaders Call for Greater Civility, Racial Harmony

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the national leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) are calling for greater civility and racial harmony. Senior Church leaders and the NAACP released a joint statement Thursday morning following a meeting in the Administration Building on Temple Square in Salt Lake City. “Today, in unity …

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First Presidency to Give Live Video Statement Alongside NAACP

First Presidency to Give Live Video Statement Alongside NAACP

On Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 9:15 a.m. MDT, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will join with leaders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to share a live video message on social media. You can sign up through your personal Facebook account to be reminded when the group …

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10 Pressing Questions Answered About Church’s Youth Program Change

10 Pressing Questions Answered About Church's Youth Program Change

The following FAQ addresses a new initiative from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for its children and youth development. Why is the Church changing its children and youth programs? Over the past several years, the Church has been conducting an extensive review of all existing children and youth activities and personal development programs. As a global church with millions …

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LDS Church Announces New Worldwide Initiative for Children and Youth

LDS Church Announces New Worldwide Initiative for Children and Youth

The children and youth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints worldwide are precious. They represent the future, and ministering to their needs is a significant focus for the Church. For years, Church leaders have been preparing a new initiative to teach and provide leadership and development opportunities to all children and youth, to support families and to strengthen …

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Elder Uchtdorf Discusses Future Russia Temple

Elder Uchtdorf Discusses Future Russia Temple

During a recent visit to Eastern Europe, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encouraged members in Russia to prepare their hearts for a new temple. President Russell M. Nelson recently announced that a new temple will be built in a major Russian city yet to be …

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