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LDS Senator Jeff Flake Rushes to Scalise During Shooting, Speaks Out

LDS Senator Jeff Flake Rushes to Scalise During Shooting, Speaks Out

Featured Image | Getty LDS  Senator from Arizona Jeff Flake is receiving media attention after a shooter opened fire during a Republican congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others were wounded. Flake was on the field as the shooting began and went with Rep. Brad Wenstrup to Scalise’s side to apply pressure …

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Stolen 800-LB Statue of Joseph Smith & Brigham Young Found

Stolen 800-LB Statue of Joseph Smith & Brigham Young Found

Footage of an 800-pound bronze statue of LDS prophets Joseph Smith and Brigham Young being stolen made the rounds on social media Tuesday. The Salt Lake Police are happy to announce the thieves have been caught and the statue has been safely returned. The motive of the thieves or how exactly they got the statue onto the flatbed of their …

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Restore Your Faith in 2016 With These Inspiring LDS News Stories

Mormon Missionaries in Ohio Partake in Three-Day ‘Feast of the Poor’

You’ve seen the internet memes and countdowns anticipating the end of 2016. From multiple celebrity deaths, a bitter presidential election in the United States, and terrorist attacks around the world, many want the year to be over. However, there were multiple inspiring news stories we shouldn’t forget about. Here are just a few from the LDS community. Click on the …

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Australian LDS Foster Parents Featured in Heartwarming Video

Australian LDS Foster Parents Featured in Heartwarming Video

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Austrailia Foster parents Glenn and Jan Smith of Adelaide are featured in a recent video by Families SA about the joy they find in being foster carers to children with special needs. Glenn is not only a caring foster parent, but also the bishop of the Fulham Gardens congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of …

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10 Amazing LDS Women Influencing the Church for Good

“LDS women are incredible!” This is a statement from Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and it is definitely true. Just take a look at this list of ten amazing LDS women who are impacting the Church and the world in powerful ways. Al Fox Carraway Al Fox Carraway, also known as the Tattooed Mormon, …

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LDS Church Members Relate Emotional Flood Experiences in Louisiana

LDS Church Members Relate Emotional Flood Experiences in Lousiana

News Release from Mormon Newsroom More than 6,500 volunteers to date from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are assisting with relief efforts in parts of Louisiana damaged by recent record flooding. At least 5,000 additional volunteers are expected to participate this weekend.   Heavy rains of up to 30 inches in a two-day period in mid-August caused …

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Paraglider Crashes into LDS Chapel and Dies Sunday Morning

Photo courtesy of Deseret News A tragic accident rocked one LDS congregation in Draper this past Sunday morning. Just five minutes before the meetings were about to begin, Jim H. Petersen, a 57-year-old man from Bluffdale, crashed into the roof of the building. He was operating a fan-powered glider and died at the scene, according to Deseret News. The building was …

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Video Shows Heartbreaking Damage to LDS Louisiana Stake Center

Video Shows Heartbreaking Damage to LDS Louisiana Stake Center

Since last Friday, the state of Louisiana has been ravaged by a historic flood that has left at least 13 dead and tens of thousands displaced. LDS member Jonathan Baughman uploaded the following video to Facebook showing the extensive damage to the Denham Springs Stake Center. You can see the water line in many of the photos. Yesterday, photos began …

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