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Lawsuit Filed Against President Nelson’s Daughter, Church Responds

Lawsuit Filed Against President Nelson's Daughter, Church Responds

A federal lawsuit has been filed against Brenda and Richard Miles, daughter and son-in-law of President Russell M. Nelson, president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The lawsuit has brought 30-year-old allegations against the couple to the surface, allegations that were rejected by multiple law enforcement investigations at the time. The lawsuit, filed by six …

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Founder of Protect LDS Children Excommunicated

Founder of Protect LDS Children Excommunicated

Featured Image | AP Photo/Rick Bowmer A former bishop and Texas businessman has been excommunicated from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after a formal disciplinary hearing with his local Church leaders. Sam Young, who founded Protect LDS Children as a campaign to end all one-on-one interviews between Latter-day Saint youth and adult leaders, appeared before his leaders earlier …

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Woman Confronts Alleged Attacker During Church Meeting

Woman Confronts ex-MTC President in Fast & Testimony Meeting Over Sexual Assault Claims

On September 3, 2018, a woman suing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints disrupted a fast and testimony meeting to confront the former MTC president she claims sexually attacked her thirty years ago. McKenna Denson visited the ward of Joseph Bishop, who served as the president of the Mission Training Center in 1984 while Denson was serving as …

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Anti-Latter-day Saint Reference Scrubbed from Spider-Man Comic

Anti-Latter-day Saint Reference Scrubbed from Spider-Man Comic

An anti-Latter-day Saint reference has been removed from the latest issue of the Amazing Spider-Man comic book. Ryan Ottley, an artist for Marvel Entertainment, originally included a visual reference to the CES Letter, an online document by former member Jeremy Runnells that criticizes the faith.     Marvel investigated and decided to remove the reference. They released the following statement to The Hollywood Reporter: …

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California Mormons See Miracles Among the Ashes

California Mormons See Miracles Among the Ashes

The question of which of your possessions you would save at a moment’s notice is a hypothetical that frequently arises in social settings. But for the members of the Church in the Redding California Stake this past week, the question became all too real as a wildfire, dubbed the “Carr Fire” tore through their community destroying at least 20 homes …

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The Church’s Official Rule on Firearms in Meetinghouses

The Church's Official Rule on Firearms in Meetinghouses

In the wake of the recent tragedy where one ward member entered an LDS meetinghouse and murdered another, many members have asked questions about the Church’s policy on firearms. The official handbook of the Church states: Churches are dedicated for the worship of God and as havens from the cares and concerns of the world. The carrying of lethal weapons, …

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Gunman Kills 1, Injures Another During LDS Sacrament Meeting

Gunman Kills 1, Injuries Another During LDS Sacrament Meeting

The Fallon Third Ward in Fallon, Nevada experienced a tragedy Sunday when a 48-year-old male, and member of the congregation, entered the chapel and shot a man at close range. The man,  Charles “Bert” E. Miller died; another male was shot in the leg. Miller was 61-years-old and had served for a number of years as the gunman’s home teacher. “We …

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Body of Missing RM Elizabeth Salgado Found

Body of Missing RM Elizabeth Salgado Found

UPDATE, May 24, 2018, 10 am MDT: A press conference has been held. Watch it below. On April 16, 2015, Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado, a 26-year-old Provo student from Mexico, was walking the two miles home from her language class in the middle of the afternoon. Some of her classmates saw her walking home. After that, Elizabeth seemed to vanished into …

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LDS Videographer Combines Testimony & Stunning Views of Thailand

LDS Videographer Combines Testimony & Stunning Views of Thailand

LDS videographer Parker Walbeck describers his biggest three passions as his faith, his family, and his work. In a new video released this week, Walbeck set out to combine all three. It features stunning views of Thailand and a special script, written by Walbeck’s wife, Lexi. You can watch the entire video below.   You can see more of Walbeck’s work …

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Jewish Leaders Tour Church Welfare Operations and Mormon Temple

Jewish Leaders Tour Church Welfare Operations and Mormon Temple

For Saba Soomekh, a Jewish leader from California, seeing firsthand The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ welfare and temple operations is a way of practicing what she preaches to her university religious studies students. To help them deepen their understanding of other faiths, she asks students to visit mosques, synagogues and other worship spaces. “People just want to …

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