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Deseret News
Sherry Young: The trip of a lifetime to the Holy LandMuslims, Jews and Christians all have ancient roots here, and all want understa
Sherry Young: The trip of a lifetime to the Holy Land
Deseret News / Posted 4 hours ago
Muslims, Jews and Christians all have ancient roots here, and all want understanding and political power. The late LDS Church President Howard W. Hunter said, “We do not need to apologize nor mitigate any of the prophecies concerning the... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Threats prompt lockdown in Dietrich, mom speaks outwas not arrested and does not face any charges, the mother said. After the sch
Threats prompt lockdown in Dietrich, mom speaks out
KTVB Boise / Posted 7 hours ago
was not arrested and does not face any charges, the mother said. After the school was cleared, students were bussed to an LDS church in Dietrich, where their parents could pick them up. This is a developing story. We will have a full interview... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Man arrested on suspicion of vandalizing LDS church in Laytonthe area of 590 W. Antelope Drive, according to authorities. Police say the of
Man arrested on suspicion of vandalizing LDS church in Layton
FOX 13 Utah / Posted yesterday
the area of 590 W. Antelope Drive, according to authorities. Police say the officer noticed a car in the parking lot of an LDS church and found the driver’s door open with no one around the vehicle. When he went to check on the building, police... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
LDS Church silence on liquor licenses does not equal approval, DABC commissioner saysan applicant showing an “unmet need” for alcohol. Even Stevens’ restaurant in L
LDS Church silence on liquor licenses does not equal approval, DABC commissioner says
FOX 13 Utah / Posted yesterday
an applicant showing an “unmet need” for alcohol. Even Stevens’ restaurant in Logan is located across the street from the LDS Church’s tabernacle. La Frontera’s new St. George restaurant is 384 feet from a Mormon chapel. The LDS Church has been... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Primary election guide: Assembly District 40 Republican candidatesnot just unfunded mandates. Occupation: Contract Attorney, Former Small Busine
Primary election guide: Assembly District 40 Republican candidates
Nevada Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
not just unfunded mandates. Occupation: Contract Attorney, Former Small Business Owner Record of Service: 2 years – LDS Church Mission – Brazil; 2 years – Intern with state legislature Education: Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude – BYU Law School... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Video captures Angel Moroni atop LDS temple being struck by lightningbe a lightning rod. The majority of the modern LDS temples are topped with an 8
Video captures Angel Moroni atop LDS temple being struck by lightning
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 2 days ago
be a lightning rod. The majority of the modern LDS temples are topped with an 800-pound Moroni statue. According to a 2009 LDS church publication, the statues have copper rods running through to catch electricity. An LDS church spokesperson would... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Federal judge delays FLDS food stamp fraud trial until Octoberjudge has agreed to delay the upcoming food stamp fraud trial of members and le
Federal judge delays FLDS food stamp fraud trial until October
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 2 days ago
judge has agreed to delay the upcoming food stamp fraud trial of members and leaders of the polygamous Fundamentalist LDS Church. Citing massive amounts of evidence the federal government has gathered but still hasn’t handed over to defense... Read more
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Deseret News
When lightning strikes, an Angel Moroni statue does what he's built to dowas destroyed by arson in 1848, a year after the Mormons left to move west to U
When lightning strikes, an Angel Moroni statue does what he's built to do
Deseret News / Posted 2 days ago
was destroyed by arson in 1848, a year after the Mormons left to move west to Utah, and tornado-level winds in 1850. LDS Church President Wilford Woodruff asked Dallin sculptor Cyrus Dallin to create something for the temple's central spire.... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Angel Moroni statue atop LDS Church’s Bountiful Temple struck by lightningBOUNTIFUL, Utah — A golden statue of an angel that sits atop an LDS Church temp
Angel Moroni statue atop LDS Church’s Bountiful Temple struck by lightning
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 3 days ago
BOUNTIFUL, Utah — A golden statue of an angel that sits atop an LDS Church temple in Bountiful was struck by lightning this weekend. Eric Hawkins, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, confirmed the damage visible in... Read more
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Deseret News
Mormon Mentions: Lindsey Stirling records with Celine Deon; Alex Boye song hits No. 2 on Billboard chartactivities. These activities included a reality show and a concert in Croatia.
Mormon Mentions: Lindsey Stirling records with Celine Deon; Alex Boye song hits No. 2 on Billboard chart
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
activities. These activities included a reality show and a concert in Croatia. In addition, social media accounts for LDS Church leaders featured inspiring stories and counsel. Jimmy Osmond, a member of the famous Osmond family music group,... Read more
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Deseret News
Lightning damages Angel Moroni statue atop Bountiful TempleBOUNTIFUL — A lightning strike damaged the Angel Moroni statue atop the Bountif
Lightning damages Angel Moroni statue atop Bountiful Temple
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
BOUNTIFUL — A lightning strike damaged the Angel Moroni statue atop the Bountiful Temple on Sunday afternoon. LDS Church spokesman Eric Hawkins confirmed that lightning struck the statue but did not the know the extent of the damage. Photos emailed... Read more
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Deseret News
Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: The 'bathroom issue' and others affecting Utah electionsarsenal. This too is unfortunate as transgender Utahns deserve better. The good
Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: The 'bathroom issue' and others affecting Utah elections
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
arsenal. This too is unfortunate as transgender Utahns deserve better. The good news is that the rational response from the LDS Church and many state leaders will diminish much of the harmful rhetoric. Webb: This directive is outrageous in many... Read more
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Deseret News
Religious freedom is good for business, Elder Christofferson says, so all have a stake in itto better economic and business outcomes, Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Q
Religious freedom is good for business, Elder Christofferson says, so all have a stake in it
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
to better economic and business outcomes, Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the LDS Church said Friday. "Where religious freedom is respected and protected, society overall is more stable, safer and more... Read more
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The Advocate
37,500 loaves and counting: ‘The Bread Man’ feeds hungry Mormon missionaries, visitors, membersthe past 32 years. He sorts through the cooling loaves and selects the best on
37,500 loaves and counting: ‘The Bread Man’ feeds hungry Mormon missionaries, visitors, members
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
the past 32 years. He sorts through the cooling loaves and selects the best one for sacrament at Sunday’s service at the LDS Church and Temple on Highland Road. Then he sorts through five loaves baked earlier that day and gives one each to... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
LDS Church to allow women missionaries to wear pants in areas prone to mosquito-borne diseasesnow be allowed to wear pants in countries where there is a risk of mosquito-bor
LDS Church to allow women missionaries to wear pants in areas prone to mosquito-borne diseases
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 5 days ago
now be allowed to wear pants in countries where there is a risk of mosquito-borne diseases. In a statement Friday, the LDS Church said it was following recommendations by governmental agencies across the globe. The policy change, allowing women... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Pine-Strawberry get ready for summer seasonon the Pine Canyon Trail from its intersection with the Bearfoot Trail. For th
Pine-Strawberry get ready for summer season
Payson Roundup / Posted 5 days ago
on the Pine Canyon Trail from its intersection with the Bearfoot Trail. For that work, volunteers should meet at the Pine LDS church parking lot and carpool to the location. The other workday, June 18, the volunteers will work on a new section of... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Sheriff’s office seeks those responsible for recent graffiti in Macomb, Good Hopethe first incident involved someone spray-painting anti-religious drawings and
Sheriff’s office seeks those responsible for recent graffiti in Macomb, Good Hope
McDonough County Voice / Posted 5 days ago
the first incident involved someone spray-painting anti-religious drawings and wordings on the north side of the LDS church at 2000 Adams St. in Macomb. The incident is believed to have occurred after 7 p.m. on May 16. The second incident... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Is the FLDS Church building a new temple in South Dakota?Dakota -- A barbed wire fence stretches through the forest in the Black Hills,
Is the FLDS Church building a new temple in South Dakota?
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 days ago
Dakota -- A barbed wire fence stretches through the forest in the Black Hills, drawing a line between the Fundamentalist LDS Church and the outside world. In the pine trees, large cabins can be seen with the word "Zion" printed above the doors.... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
LDS Church adds guidelines on hats, sunglasses to missionary dress codedress code, which recently got an update designed to protect proselytizers from
LDS Church adds guidelines on hats, sunglasses to missionary dress code
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 days ago
dress code, which recently got an update designed to protect proselytizers from the sun. The new guidelines from the LDS Church now allow missionaries to wear certain varieties of sunglasses and hats. The guidelines say sunglasses may be... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bob Bennett apologized to Muslims for Donald Trump in final dayshad called for at least consideration of a total ban on Muslim immigration. The
Bob Bennett apologized to Muslims for Donald Trump in final days
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
had called for at least consideration of a total ban on Muslim immigration. The proposal even prompted the institutional LDS Church — an influential force among Republican social conservatives — to issue a formal statement defending religious... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
The Smart Fileshive of activity, involving, in part, a network of workers acquired through an
The Smart Files
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
hive of activity, involving, in part, a network of workers acquired through an employment program administered through the LDS Church. This is how Ricci met Ed, and, the police reports show, the two men appeared to get along well. As partial... Read more
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Deseret News
Uncle, nephew launch necktie company geared toward returned LDS missionariesThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and introduced the Lopez family
Uncle, nephew launch necktie company geared toward returned LDS missionaries
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and introduced the Lopez family to the gospel. The Lopez family joined the LDS Church in 1989. “The LDS Church changed everything in our lives,” Antonio Lopez said. “My parents have always been... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Feds ask for delay in FLDS food stamp trialLAKE CITY — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to delay the upcoming trial
Feds ask for delay in FLDS food stamp trial
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 9 days ago
LAKE CITY — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to delay the upcoming trial of 11 members of the Fundamentalist LDS Church on food stamp fraud-related charges. In a motion filed Monday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Utah revealed it... Read more
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Deseret News
Archuleta, Cardall perform in Slovenia, visit LDS missionaries in Croatiain times of illness,” according to a Deseret News article. Archuleta and Carda
Archuleta, Cardall perform in Slovenia, visit LDS missionaries in Croatia
Deseret News / Posted 9 days ago
in times of illness,” according to a Deseret News article. Archuleta and Cardall also had opportunities to visit with LDS Church missionaries serving in the area, tour the Pediatric Children’s Hospital, and present additional... Read more
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Deseret News
David Archuleta, Paul Cardall perform at humanitarian concert in Sloveniaof the Adriatic North Mission in partnership with St. James Catholic Church, to
David Archuleta, Paul Cardall perform at humanitarian concert in Slovenia
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
of the Adriatic North Mission in partnership with St. James Catholic Church, to benefit the Slovenian Heart Foundation. While in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Archuleta and Cardall toured the Pediatric Children's Hospital and met with LDS Church missionari... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS Church History Museum hosts ‘Freetown’ filmmakers May 19Garrett Batty and screenwriter Melissa Leilani Larson will speak on “Inspiratio
LDS Church History Museum hosts ‘Freetown’ filmmakers May 19
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
Garrett Batty and screenwriter Melissa Leilani Larson will speak on “Inspirational Drama: Salvation in Microcosm” at the LDS Church History Museum on Thursday, May 19, at 7 p.m. The 2015 movie is based on the true story of missionaries who... Read more
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Deseret News
Former senator Bob Bennett remembered as 'servant leader'bar of the great Jehovah, the Eternal Judge of both quick and dead. Amen.” Pre
Former senator Bob Bennett remembered as 'servant leader'
Deseret News / Posted 11 days ago
bar of the great Jehovah, the Eternal Judge of both quick and dead. Amen.” President Eyring also read a letter from LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson, who offered condolences to the Bennett family. President Monson called Bennett an... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Utahns pay respects as former Senator Bob Bennett laid to restafter suffering from pancreatic cancer and a stroke. Saturday, family members h
Utahns pay respects as former Senator Bob Bennett laid to rest
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 11 days ago
after suffering from pancreatic cancer and a stroke. Saturday, family members helped lay him to rest after services at an LDS Church in Utah. "I have lost a great friend," said former Utah Governor Mike Leavitt. "Bob Bennett will go into history... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
The Phoenix area's most endangered historic buildingsshe said she hopes the buyer will be open to preserving the structure. The pote
The Phoenix area's most endangered historic buildings
The Arizona Republic / Posted 12 days ago
she said she hopes the buyer will be open to preserving the structure. The potential buyer is not known. The former LDS church at the southwestern corner of Earll Drive and Civic Center Plaza is among Scottsdale's oldest churches but lacks... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Hygiene kits to help out homeless teensof deodorant and toothbrushes. The items cab be dropped off at the assembly lo
Hygiene kits to help out homeless teens
KIVI Boise / Posted 12 days ago
of deodorant and toothbrushes. The items cab be dropped off at the assembly location Saturday morning. Just head to the LDS church at 2650 S. Five Mile Rd. in Boise. Detwiler also needs some more volunteers. Anyone who is interested, show up... Read more
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Deseret News
Mormon Mentions: Elder Bednar pays tribute to mother and wife; David Archuleta, Chelsie Hightower, Jimmer Fredette post photos honoring mothersphotos and thoughts on social media in recognition of the mothers in their live
Mormon Mentions: Elder Bednar pays tribute to mother and wife; David Archuleta, Chelsie Hightower, Jimmer Fredette post photos honoring mothers
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
photos and thoughts on social media in recognition of the mothers in their lives. Social media posts shared on the pages of LDS Church leaders and by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were no exception. Former “American... Read more
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Deseret News
By the numbers: Student-athlete graduates from Utah's three FBS schoolshere for reasons more than just playing basketball. I was able to receive a gre
By the numbers: Student-athlete graduates from Utah's three FBS schools
Deseret News / Posted 12 days ago
here for reasons more than just playing basketball. I was able to receive a great education in addition to finding the (LDS) Church.” Of the 94 BYU student-athlete graduates, 24 students had a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Track and field... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Great participation in special benefiton the Pine Canyon Trail from its intersection with the Bearfoot Trail. For th
Great participation in special benefit
Payson Roundup / Posted 12 days ago
on the Pine Canyon Trail from its intersection with the Bearfoot Trail. For that work, volunteers should meet at the Pine LDS church parking lot and carpool to the location. The other workday, June 18, the volunteers will work on a new section of... Read more
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Deseret News
Erroneous reports tie LDS Church to Panama PapersSALT LAKE CITY — Contrary to erroneous blog reports, the LDS Church does not ow
Erroneous reports tie LDS Church to Panama Papers
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Contrary to erroneous blog reports, the LDS Church does not own any of the companies listed in the Panama Papers leak of organizations that used offshore shell corporations to evade taxes. Deseret Investment Inc. and Bonneville... Read more
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Deseret News
David Archuleta, Paul Cardall to perform humanitarian concerts in the Adriatic North Missionwith the full-time missionaries on how to best use social media to spread the w
David Archuleta, Paul Cardall to perform humanitarian concerts in the Adriatic North Mission
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
with the full-time missionaries on how to best use social media to spread the word about the concert, the artists and the LDS Church's humanitarian work across the mission, which includes five countries — Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, and... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Suspect sought after vehicle burglarized while victim attended funeralHEIGHTS, Utah — Authorities are searching for a suspect after a purse was stole
Suspect sought after vehicle burglarized while victim attended funeral
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 13 days ago
HEIGHTS, Utah — Authorities are searching for a suspect after a purse was stolen from a vehicle that was parked at an LDS Church while the victim attended a funeral Saturday. According to Cottonwood Heights City, the theft occurred at 2301... Read more
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The Maui News
LDS church is not a homophobic institutionon the subject and can easily paint a picture of religious institutions being j
LDS church is not a homophobic institution
The Maui News / Posted 13 days ago
on the subject and can easily paint a picture of religious institutions being judgmental and discriminatory, including the LDS church. Most religious denominations have guidelines that they admonish their members to live by, but in the LDS church,... Read more
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Deseret News
Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Being respectful even when we disagreethat said 93 percent of Republican delegates are members of The Church of Jesus
Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Being respectful even when we disagree
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
that said 93 percent of Republican delegates are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As an LDS Church member myself, I know that we believe in treating others as children of God, with love and respect. But I was... Read more
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Deseret News
Laulu-Pututau, Kurtz to help fill void at receiver for BYUonly six passes for 112 yards last season but turned in a solid spring. Quarte
Laulu-Pututau, Kurtz to help fill void at receiver for BYU
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
only six passes for 112 yards last season but turned in a solid spring. Quarterback Tanner Mangum, who served in the same LDS Church mission with Laulu-Pututau, has been impressed with him. “Moroni’s awesome. Not only was he an amazing missionary... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
FLDS members will argue religious right to hand over food stamps in fraud caseSALT LAKE CITY — In a new court filing, lawyers for Fundamentalist LDS Church b
FLDS members will argue religious right to hand over food stamps in fraud case
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 14 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — In a new court filing, lawyers for Fundamentalist LDS Church bishop Lyle Jeffs and others charged in a massive welfare fraud scheme indicate they will push forward with claims of a religious right to hand over food stamps to the... Read more
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Deseret News
From high school stars to a baseball legend, Governor's State of Sport Awards honor Utah's bestcan I say,” he said, stopping to regain his composure. “I’ve had a couple of gr
From high school stars to a baseball legend, Governor's State of Sport Awards honor Utah's best
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
can I say,” he said, stopping to regain his composure. “I’ve had a couple of great anchors — my family and the (LDS) church.” He congratulated the other athletes honored at Tuesday night’s banquet, which was headlined by U.S. Olympic... Read more
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Deseret News
LDS composer shares story of hope in 'The Prodigal Son' musical to be performed at the Conference Center TheaterStake performed "The Prodigal Son" in 2013. It was so well received that Mabey
LDS composer shares story of hope in 'The Prodigal Son' musical to be performed at the Conference Center Theater
Deseret News / Posted 14 days ago
Stake performed "The Prodigal Son" in 2013. It was so well received that Mabey suggested sending the script and score to LDS Church headquarters. Mabey found the music particularly powerful. “There are a couple of pieces that just leave you... Read more
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Boise Weekly
From the Far Marginscan marry a woman now. The hate or self loathing that killed Steven Nelson or
From the Far Margins
Boise Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
can marry a woman now. The hate or self loathing that killed Steven Nelson or the bullied teen in eastern Idaho is one the LDS church is feeding every year that it delays in supporting a bill to actually include gay and transgender people in... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Latest volume of ‘The Joseph Smith Papers’ released93 documents, including minutes of meetings and correspondence relating to majo
Latest volume of ‘The Joseph Smith Papers’ released
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 15 days ago
93 documents, including minutes of meetings and correspondence relating to major events in the early history of the LDS church. The 668-page volume provides insight into the construction of the temple in Kirtland, Ohio; the publication of... Read more
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Deseret News
Twila Van Leer: The buddy system works for indexersProject that provides the names of African-American slaves emancipated followin
Twila Van Leer: The buddy system works for indexers
Deseret News / Posted 15 days ago
Project that provides the names of African-American slaves emancipated following the Civil War. Even young people in the LDS Church (all of whom know more about computers than I'll ever learn) are jumping onto the indexing wagon. Many indexers... Read more
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Deseret News
Runnin' Utes will be a blend of experience and new faces next seasonforward David Collette (Utah State). In addition, sophomore guard Parker Van D
Runnin' Utes will be a blend of experience and new faces next season
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
forward David Collette (Utah State). In addition, sophomore guard Parker Van Dyke is back in the program after serving an LDS Church mission in Alabama. EXTRA STUFF: Walk-on forward Austin Montgomery has transferred to Dixie State. Beau Rydalch,... Read more
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Deseret News
Michael Otterson, retiring managing director of LDS Public Affairs, called to serve as president of the London England TempleTemple. Otterson, a native of Liverpool, England, was one of eight temple presi
Michael Otterson, retiring managing director of LDS Public Affairs, called to serve as president of the London England Temple
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
Temple. Otterson, a native of Liverpool, England, was one of eight temple presidents whose names were released in an LDS Church News article last week. His wife, Catherine Berry Otterson, will serve as temple matron. A convert to The Church... Read more
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News.com.au
Cult forced teen to marry cousinsettled part of a multi-million dollar lawsuit she levelled against polygamist
Cult forced teen to marry cousin
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
settled part of a multi-million dollar lawsuit she levelled against polygamist leader Warren Jeffs and his Fundamentalist LDS Church in the US. Elissa Wall reached a $US2.75 million ($3.7 million) settlement with the United Effort Plan Trust,... Read more
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Perth Now
Woman forced to wed cousin gets $3.7msettled part of a multi-million dollar lawsuit she levelled against polygamist
Woman forced to wed cousin gets $3.7m
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
settled part of a multi-million dollar lawsuit she levelled against polygamist leader Warren Jeffs and his Fundamentalist LDS Church in the US. Elissa Wall reached a $US2.75 million ($3.7 million) settlement with the United Effort Plan Trust,... Read more
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Perth Now
Cult forced teen to marry cousinsettled part of a multi-million dollar lawsuit she levelled against polygamist
Cult forced teen to marry cousin
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
settled part of a multi-million dollar lawsuit she levelled against polygamist leader Warren Jeffs and his Fundamentalist LDS Church in the US. Elissa Wall reached a $US2.75 million ($3.7 million) settlement with the United Effort Plan Trust,... Read more
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