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President Thomas S. Monson Will Not Attend October 2017 General Conference

This Thanksgiving Story from President Monson Will Warm Your Heart

After news reports stating Elder Robert D. Hales would be missing the October 2017 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the church also confirmed President Thomas S. Monson would also not be attending. No official statement was provided with the news, which was confirmed by Deseret News. Instead, church officials reiterated the statement from May …

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Watch a Crowd Sing President Monson Happy Birthday

Watch a Crowd Sing President Monson Happy Birthday

Popular LDS author and speaker Al Fox Carraway shared this video today outside the official Church office buildings in Salt Lake City, Utah. A crowd gathered to watch the Great American solar eclipse when President Thomas S. Monson appeared at his apartment window to wave. The crowd sang “Happy Birthday” in honor of President Monson’s 90th birthday. President Monson was …

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President Monson to Celebrate 90th Birthday

President Monson to Celebrate 90th Birthday

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will celebrate his 90th birthday Monday, August 21, 2017. A “quiet family affair” will be held in Salt Lake City to celebrate his birthday, according to his daughter, Sister Ann M. Dibb. Family members will gather for lemon cake, ice cream and …

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President Monson to No Longer Attend Meetings, LDS Church Announces

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Tuesday, May 23: Because of limitations incident to his age, President Monson is no longer attending meetings at the Church offices on a regular basis. He communicates and confers with his counselors on matters as needed. President Monson is grateful that the work …

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President Thomas S. Monson Released from Hospital

President Thomas S. Monson Released from Hospital

Featured Image | Bloomberg via Getty Images Church spokesperson Eric Hawkins announced Thursday morning that President Thomas S. Monson, 16th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was doing well after a short stay in the hospital and was released Wednesday night. Hawkins said: “President Monson was released from the hospital last evening, and plans to resume …

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LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson Hospitalized

LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson Hospitalized

Lead Image | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News Update 4:33 pm MDT, April 5, 2017: “LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson continued to rest and recover in the hospital late Wednesday afternoon, despite unfounded rumors that he had died. Eric Hawkins, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said the church was aware of the rumors, but Hawkins …

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President Eyring Dedicates Thomas S. Monson Scouting Lodge

President Eyring Dedicates Thomas S. Monson Lodge

News Release from Mormon Newsroom A new lodge for Boy Scouts has been named after President Thomas S. Monson, the 16th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and longtime Scouter. President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, dedicated the concrete facility, located on the north slope of Utah’s Uinta Mountains at the Hinckley …

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89 President Monson Quotes to Celebrate His 89th Birthday

89 President Monson Quotes to Celebrate His 89th Birthday

To celebrate President Thomas S. Monson’s eighty-ninth birthday, here are 89 quotes from his more than 50 years of Church service! 1: May we ever choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong. – Choices, April 2016 2: One of God’s greatest gifts to us is the joy of trying again, for no failure ever need be final. – The …

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Ground Broken on Scouting Complex Named After President Monson

Ground Broken on Scouting Complex Named After President Monson

“The need for strong, capable leadership is critical today, both in Scouting and in the world generally,” said President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in a video greeting recorded for a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Thomas S. Monson Leadership Excellence Complex in Glen Jean, West Virginia. The event was held Wednesday, June …

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Child Draws Angels Near President Monson During Conference

Child Draws Angels Near President Monson During Conference

Wile the news of three apostles being sustained during General Conference seemed to be the big news, two other visitors have been garnering a great deal of attention recently on social media. Who you ask? Two angels, that is. Towards the end of President Monson’s final address he appeared to have difficulty standing, and at one point was leaning on the …

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