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Online Tithing Coming Soon?…

Read the original story posted on Mormon Life Hacker. A friend told me that the Church is piloting a new LDS.org-based online payment site in their stake. This source heard it announced in church, then logged into his LDS.org account to check it out. He/she captured the below screenshot and graciously passed it on to me. It should make it easy to …

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Church Officials Denounce Sex Abuse in Scouting

Church Officials Denounce Sex Abuse in Scouting

Originally reported by Scott Zamost and Kyra Phillips, CNN The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which is the largest sponsor of Boy Scout troops in the United States, says the church has strong measures in place to prevent the sexual abuse of scouts, as claims have been made it hasn’t done enough. In the first interview about allegations …

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2015 Dedication Dates Announced for Two Mexico Temples

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The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the open house, celebration and dedication dates for the Mexico City Mexico and Tijuana Mexico Temples. Mexico City Mexico Temple A free public open house for the Mexico City Mexico Temple will begin on Friday, August 14, and go through Saturday, September 5, 2015, and run …

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Church Announces New Adoption Policy

Church Announces New Adoption Policy

LDS Family Services announced a groundbreaking new deal with the world’s largest adoption website, Adoption.com. The details affect every LDS family that is considering adoption. Last June, LDS Family Services made a big change: they announced they would no longer be working as an adoption agency. In the press releases attendant the change, LDS Family Services promised that there would …

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Utah Cartoonist Creates LDS Missionary Comics for Late Son

Utah man creates LDS missionary cartoon strip for late son

Local cartoonist Bill Fortune recently launched a website featuring his original cartoon strip about LDS missionaries. Fortune began drawing the cartoons in 1988 when his late son Doug was serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Tampa, Florida. “He would write home about his experiences,” Fortune said. “So I developed a cartoon, and I …

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Church Opens First Interactive Family Discover Center

Church Opens First Interactive Family Discovery Center in Salt Lake City

Family history experts are making learning about our ancestors more fun for families, especially youth. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opened its first Family Discovery Center on Temple Square on February 11, 2015. The opening coincides with RootsTech 2015, a family history and technology conference that runs February 12–14 at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City. …

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“Today, We Do Have Something to Say.” – LDS Church Reaffirms Religious Rights in News Conference

LDS Church News Conference

RECAP: The conference was held by Elders D. Todd Christofferson, Dallin H. Oaks, and Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and Sister Neill F. Marriott, Second Counselor in the Young Women General Presidencey. While Elder Christofferson affirmed that not doctrine or policy change was “apparent,” the news conference was meant to suggest a way forward. He …

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LDS Seminary Class Challenge Reaches Youths Around the World

LDS seminary class challenge reaches youths around the world By Jennifer Autry, KSL.com Contributor January 25th, 2015 @ 9:02am MONROE, Ga. — Seminary teacher Rachel Murphy’s armor of God challenge started with just one LDS seminary class, but now, it has unified seminary students in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world. Last October, Murphy read …

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11 New Mormon Missions Officially Announced

11 New Mormon Missions Announced

Early in December, leaked reports from missionaries and their families foreshadowed the creation of multiple new LDS missions. Today, the Church has official announced the creation of 11 new missions, as well as the 2015 mission president assignments. The new missions are both completely new missions and consolidated missions. The new missions created are: -Utah Logan (New) -Utah Salt Lake …

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Church Responds to Questions Regarding Upcoming TLC Program

My Husband's Not Gay TLC

The Church released an official statement today regarding the much talked about reality TV show coming this month to TLC: A new program on the TLC cable channel to air later this month, titled “My Husband’s Not Gay,” has generated significant news media coverage this week. Several journalists have asked the Church questions about the program because it features three …

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