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Missionary Passes Away in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Missionary Passes Away in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the following statement from spokesman Daniel Woodruff on the passing of a missionary in Central Africa: We are saddened to share news of the passing of a young missionary. Elder Hermann Keredjim Mwanken, age 21, passed away Monday after a brief illness. He had been serving in the Democratic Republic of the …

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Missionary Serving in British Columbia Passes Away

Missionary Serving in British Columbia Passes Away

A missionary serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has passed away. The following statement is from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff: We are saddened to share news of the passing of Elder Bryant Keck, a young missionary in the Canada Vancouver Mission who was involved in a serious crash late last week. Elder Keck, age 19, is from …

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Mission President Dies of Stroke in Philippines

Mission President Dies of Stroke in Philippines

President Bradley Wayne Kirk, a recently called mission president for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, passed away early Wednesday morning. The Church released the following statement, sharing their condolences to the Kirk family and the people President Kirk served with. It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Bradley Wayne Kirk, president of the …

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President Russell M. Nelson’s Daughter Dies of Cancer

President Russell M. Nelson's Daughter Dies of Cancer

The following statement is provided by spokesperson Irene Caso regarding the passing of the daughter of Church President Russell M. Nelson.   “With sadness, we share the news of the passing of Wendy Nelson Maxfield, a daughter of President Russell M. Nelson and Dantzel White Nelson. Wendy died peacefully at her home Friday afternoon, January 11, 2019, at age 67 …

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Elder Von G. Keetch Dies Unexpectedly at Age 57

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement on January 26, 2018, to announce the death of one of its leaders: “We are deeply saddened to share with you that Elder Von G. Keetch, General Authority Seventy, died this evening following a brief and sudden illness. Elder Keetch has been serving as a General Authority Seventy …

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President Thomas S. Monson Dies at Age 90

President Thomas S Monson Dies

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints mourn tonight the passing of beloved Prophet, President Thomas S. Monson.  He died January 2, 2018, at 10:01p.m. surrounded by his family at home at age 90 from causes incident to age. The following biography is courtesy of LDS.org. Thomas Spencer Monson was born on August 21, 1927, the first son …

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Here’s How to Watch Elder Robert D. Hales’ Funeral LIVE

Elder Robert D. Hales Hospitalized, Will Not Participate in General Conference

The funeral services of Elder Robert D. Hales will be held today in the Tabernacle on Temple Square. Those wishing to attend in person may do so; the funeral will be open tot he public ages 8 and older. The funeral will also be broadcast live through multiple mediums: via MormonNewsroom.org, LDS.org (English, Spanish, and Portuguese), KSL TV 5.2, the KSL TV app, BYUtv, BYUtv …

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LDS Missionary Dies in Wisconsin

LDS Missionary Dies in Wisconsin

UPDATE: The McCauley family has released the following statement: “Our family is so very sad at the passing of our dear son. We have been so pleased with his service as a missionary and for his love and dedication to Jesus Christ. While this loss is devastating, we take faith in what we know about the Gospel of Jesus Christ and …

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BYU-I Student Passes Away Unexpectedly in Apartment, Investigation Started

BYU-I Student Passes Away Unexpectedly in Apartment, Investigation Started

Featured Image | EastIdahoNews.com Christine Wright, a 20-year-old student at Brigham Young University-Idaho was found dead in her apartment late Tuesday night. According to Rexburg Police Captain Randy Lewis, Wright had no known medical issues and no foul play is suspected. They also do not suspect it was suicide. A roommate found Wright unresponsive on her bathroom floor and administered …

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LDS Artist James C. Christensen Dies of Cancer

LDS Artist James C. Christensen Dies of Cancer

Featured Image by Jaren Wilkey, BYU & James C. Christensen Despite a vast repertoire of fantastical images, members of The Church of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will likely be most familiar with James C. Christensen’s portrayal of the widow’s mite. As many mourn Christensen’s death, which occurred on Sunday, January 8, 2017, it is worth taking a closer …

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