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LDS Mission President in Mexico Shot During Robbery

LDS Mission President in Mexico Shot During Robbery

An Orem man serving as an LDS mission president in Mexico is recovering after he was shot in the legs Monday during an armed robbery at a Subway restaurant in the city of Juchitan de Zaragoza. President Lynn Richard Madsen, 55, leader of the Mexico Oaxaca Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is under medical care, …

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Vandals Damage Fort Collins Colorado Temple Construction Site

Vandals Damage Fort Collins Colorado Temple Construction Site

According to the Coloradoan, unknown suspects vandalized the Fort Collins Colorado Temple construction site in the early hours of August 23, 2015. Police discovered the damage at approximately 3 a.m., which includes damage of the exterior structure of the temple as well as damage to construction materials. Police are not releasing any further information about the damage at this time. …

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Elder Neil L. Andersen Speaks at BYU Education Week

Elder Neil L. Andersen Speaks at BYU Education Week

Elder L. Tom Perry was originally scheduled to be the keynote speaker at BYU’s Education Week. Elder Neil L. Andersen stood with quiet compassion as his replacement, after Elder Perry passed away on May 30, 2015. “I’m honored to stand in his place. In the past 90 days, we have witnessed as President Russell M. Nelson likes to say, the …

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Bat Infestation Forces 600 Sister Missionaries Out of MTC

Bat Infestation Forces 600 Sister Missionaries Out of MTC

Young Mormons encounter many challenges at Provo’s Missionary Training Center: being away from home, having a stranger suddenly become a 24-7 companion, perhaps learning a new language. But a bat? Well, one of the creepy web-winged mammals recently awakened a “sister missionary,” and now she and her roommates are undergoing “appropriate preventative treatment for rabies,” LDS Church spokesman Eric Hawkins …

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Primary Songs, Prayers Strengthened Victims of Boating Accident

Primary Songs, Prayers Strengthened Victims of Boating Accident

By Kylie Ravsten of LDS.net Tiffany Stoker, 14, and Tylinn Tilley, 13, survived a tragic boat accident on Bear Lake in Northern Utah on Monday that killed four. In total, nine girls, four mothers and one father made the trip, but some of them decided to stay on shore for the last run of the day. It was while on that last …

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Elder L. Tom Perry Dies at Age 92

Elder L. Tom Perry Dies at Age 92

Elder L. Tom Perry of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died today at about 3:00 p.m. at his home. He was 92 years old. Elder Perry was ordained an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in April 1974, after serving as an assistant to the Twelve …

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Released: Never Before Seen Letter on Doubt By Hugh B. Brown

Released Today: Never Before Seen Letter on Doubt By Hugh B. Brown

Hugh B. Brown served as an apostle, and later, as a member of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Before that, he worked for a short time as a professor of religion at Brigham Young University. While there, he received a letter from a close friend who was experiencing what is now commonly called …

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Shoot-out Begins at Arizona LDS Stake Center, Pregnant Woman Injured

Shoot-out Begins at an Arizona LDS Stake Center, Pregnant Woman Injured

An Arizona man is dead and two others injured — including a pregnant woman — after he began shooting at a LDS stake center in Eagar, Arizona, and later at his residence, officials say. According to Richard Guinn of the Apache County Sheriff’s Office, the shooter, identified as Eric Robinson, 40, of Eagar, began firing at the stake center, which …

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Church Announces 4-Hour Block & New Curriculum

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – Just days before the 186th Annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Church announced exciting changes coming to Sunday meetings for more than 15 million members. Early Wednesday morning, Elder Escuelo Domingo of the Sunday School Meeting Schedule Board announced that the regular Sunday block schedule would see some …

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