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Temple News & Updates | Week of 11 February 2018

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. Please Note: We report all information we are given. It is possible that progress has been made on other temples worldwide that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) …

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Mitt Romney Announces Run for United States Senate

Mitt Romney Announces Run for United States Senate

In a video announcement, former US presidential candidate and LDS member Mitt Romney announced his running for United States Senate for the state of Utah. “Utah has a lot to teach the politicians in Washington,” Romney said. “I’ve decided to run for United States Senate because I believe I can help bring Utah’s values and Utah’s lessons to Washington…Given all that America …

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LDS Teen Slain in Florida Shooting, Another Fights for Her Life

LDS Teen Slain in Florida Shooting, Another Fights for Her Life

LDS teen Alaina Petty tragically lost her life in the Florida school shooting that left at least 17 dead and another 14 injured. Early Thursday morning, Elder Stephen E. Thompson, the local Area Authority, first confirmed Alaina’s death to the public with the following statement, which has been released on social media: “Dear Brethren: a little after 1 a.m. this …

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LDS Church Issues Statement on Florida School Shooting

LDS Church Issues Statement on Florida School Shooting

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released this statement on the Florida school shooting: “Once again we find ourselves as a nation and as communities faced with a tragic loss of life and incomprehensible sorrow following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Among the many injured or killed were …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 4 February 2018

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. Please Note: We report all information we are given. It is possible that progress has been made on other temples worldwide that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 28 January 2018

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Grounds Coming Together in Chile Plants arrived on the Concepción Chile Temple grounds to fill in flower beds. Weed barriers were placed before the planting commenced …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 21 January 2018

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Renovation Announced for Hamilton Temple The First Presidency has announced that the Hamilton New Zealand Temple will close in July for an extensive renovation. Updates …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 14 January 2018

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Oklahoma City Progress Construction crews have begun structural framing for the new Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple tower. The temple does not have an official completion …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 7 January 2018

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   North Carolina Temple Closes Saturday 6 January 2018 was the last day of operation at the Raleigh North Carolina Temple before it closed for major …

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New York Times Obit Editor Responds to President Monson Controversy

New York Times Obit Editor Responds to President Monson Controversy

After strong reactions and an outcry on social media about their controversial obituary on President Thomas S. Monson, The New York Times is responding. William McDonald, the obituary editor at the publication, answered questions in a new piece compiled by Lara Takenaga. The article begins by highlighting some of the complaints posed by members of the Church, including the accusation …

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