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Religious freedom essential for free, prosperous society, Elder Oaks says

Elder Oaks affirmed that the teachings and free practice of religion are essential to a prosperous society.

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Sister Linda K. Burton writes about emotional and mental welfare: 'Keep an eternal perspective'

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May we resist the urge to look horizontally for validation and seek the Lord instead in our quest to be emotionally and mentally resilient to meet life’s challenges and changes. Read more »

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Sing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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This Easter the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is inviting singers all across the world to join them in the largest virtual "Hallelujah" chorus ever, by recording a video of themselves singing, uploading... Read more »

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RootsTech vignettes

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In only a few years, RootsTech has grown to be one of the biggest family history conferences around the world and brings thousands of people together to learn about improvements to the industry. Read more »

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RootsTech 2016: Close friends Wendy Watson Nelson and Sheri Dew discuss family history

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Close friends — Wendy Nelson and Sheri Dew — share the stage for the Family History Discussion for Family Discovery Day at RootsTech 2016. Read more »

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir: Tickets on sale for European concerts

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Tickets are on sale for the 2016 Mormon Tabernacle Choir European tour that will feature concerts in seven cities. Read more »

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RootsTech 2016: Taysom Hill, Britain Covey come together for Family Discovery Day

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Players from Utah's rival football teams come together during Family Discovery Day. Read more »

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Sister missionary dies in car accident

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Sister Sadie Danielle Wells, 20, of Kaysville, Utah, who had been serving as a missionary in the Pennsylvania Pittsburg Mission since May 2015, died in an automobile accident on Feb. 9. Read more »

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New stake presidents

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Notices of new and reorganized stakes throughout the world. Read more »

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New mission presidents

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Eight new mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July. Read more »

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Passport of prayer

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“Prayer is the passport to spiritual power,” declared President Spencer W. Kimball in his address during the Sunday morning session of the April 1973 general conference. Read more »

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Church News Viewpoint: 'A brightness of hope'

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In a world often bereft of hope, a "brightness of hope" in Christ will yield priceless rewards. Read more »

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Milestones

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Notices of members who are celebrating 70 years of marriage or more. Read more »

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Centenarians

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Notices of members celebrating 100 years or more. Read more »

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Deaths

Notices of deaths of members who served in a general Church capacity. Read more »

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Religious freedom essential for free, prosperous society

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Elder Dallin H. Oaks affirms that the teachings and free practice of religion are essential to a free and prosperous society. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

Learning from generations

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Sister Rosemary M. Wixom, Primary general president, and Brother Stephen W. Owen, Young Men general president, spoke during the Family Session at RootsTech on Feb. 6. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

Priesthood keys facilitate work of salvation on both sides of the veil, Church leaders teach at RootsTech

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Several new resources were introduced to priesthood leaders at a special session of RootsTech to facilitate the work of salvation for the living and the dead, combining instruction from the... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

Elder Renlund at RootsTech 2016 Family Discovery Day: Combine family history with temple blessings

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"The real power comes when we combine family history with the blessings of the temple," Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said at the 2016 RootsTech Family Discovery Day. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

Elder Cook visits Central America and reports missionaries are safe, members strengthening homes

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After returning from a trip to the Church’s Central America Area, Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles reported that the faithful Church members there are receiving the... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

California pioneer history exemplified in art competition

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The California Pioneer Spirit in Art competition and exhibit brings together artists from all over California to share their faith through art. The exhibit will be displayed at the Folsom History... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

Elder Marcus B. Nash at BYU campus devotional: 'Guided safely home'

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The plan of salvation is like a personal GPS, that by faith, will unerringly guide all safely home to their Father in Heaven, Elder Marcus B. Nash of the Seventy taught during a campus devotional... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

Patriarchal blessings available online

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Church members can now view their own patriarchal blessings online and request the patriarchal blessings of deceased direct-line ancestors by virtue of one of two new tools the Church announced... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

The Book of Mormon: 'The Keystone of Your Faith'

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Declaring the Book of Mormon to be “like an exquisite banquet table," Elder Neil L. Andersen addressed thousands of young adults in Logan, Utah, Sunday evening, Jan. 31. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

Restaurants du Coeur: LDS Charities is assisting work in Lebanon to preserve dignity

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Restaurants du Cœur exists because the economic crisis in Lebanon makes it difficult for all people, especially the elderly, to have warm meals for lunch. LDS Charities and members of the... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

Church News Viewpoint on Sabbath worship: 'You can’t close my heart'

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Most of us will never be faced with a challenge similar to that faced by the Ghanian Latter-day Saints — who lost their ability to worship together on the Sabbath day. But we can increase our... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

Death

Notices of deaths of members who have served in a general Church capacity. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

Missionary moments: Sharing goodness

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Church members of all ages have responded to the call of an apostle. Through social media, many have participated by posting messages of faith, pictures that promote peace and uplifting videos that... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

Centenarians

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Notices of members celebrating 100 years or more. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

New mission presidents called to Chile, Kansas and other missions around the world

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Eight new mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

New stake presidents

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Notices of new and reorganized stakes throughout the world. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf and Gail Halvorsen: Fellow aviators' lives intersect

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When he was 8, Dieter F. Uchtdorf looked up at planes in the Berlin airlift. Years later, he learned that a fellow Latter-day Saint, Gail Halvorsen, the renowned Candy Bomber, was one of the... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

Elder Christofferson: Church emerging across Pacific Area

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Elder D. Todd's Christofferson's recent travels to three countries in the Pacific Area offered the apostle a glimpse of three stages of Church development: beginning, emerging and established. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

RootsTech 2016: Elder Snow announces new online missionary database

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Elder Steven E. Snow, General Authority Seventy and Church Historian and Recorder, announced a new online missionary database at RootsTech Conference on Feb. 4. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

Influential teacher: Lessons learned from Tom Holmoe

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"I have particularly been inspired by Tom Holmoe and the lessons that he has taught me as he strives to love and serve like the Savior," wrote Aleisha Rose, BYU'S women's assistant soccer coach. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

Young Church-service missionaries invite others to come to Christ

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Sister Sariah Yiqun Baker, 23, who just completed a year of service at Welfare Square, discusses the blessings of participating in the Young Church-Service Missionary Program. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

8 new mission presidents called

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Eight new mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

RootsTech: 5 reasons to watch Family Discovery Day 2016

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The 2016 Rootstech Family Discovery Day is Feb. 6, 2016. Watch the live stream on LDS.org for inspirational stories and insightful tips for strengthening your family connections and discovering... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

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RootsTech 2016 Family Discovery Day

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If you and your family have been interested in learning more about family history, you can find inspiration and instructions for getting started during the 2016 Family Discovery Day, which will be... Read more »

Jan. 29, 2016

BYU exhibition: God's children 'converse' through the humanities

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BYU's College of Humanities exhibition celebrates 50 years of promoting the human "conversation." Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

Provo City Center Temple windows reflect pioneer heritage

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The new Provo City Center Temple pays affectionate homage to the Provo Tabernacle – the burned-out pioneer-era structure from which it emerged – and in nowise is this more clearly... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

BYU study: Service important for teens

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Research out of Brigham Young University shows benefits for teens that serve others, especially strangers. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

A temple trip from Robinson Crusoe Island

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Family from remote Pacific island realizes temple dreams in Santiago, Chile. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

Suva Fiji Temple open house: 'Windows of heaven are open again'

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As the public open house for the renovated Suva Fiji Temple began, President Vito Mitchell Qaqa described the sentiment of Latter-day Saints in the Pacific island nation: “It feels like the... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

New items in the Church History Library’s 'Foundations of Faith' exhibit

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The Church History Library has recently placed several new items on display in its “Foundations of Faith” exhibit — an ancient papyrus, a record of the first general conference,... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

New stake presidents

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Notices of new and reorganized stakes throughout the Church. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

Primary legacy

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Primary leaders today carry on a legacy of service started in 1878, when Aurelia Spencer Rogers began the Church's first Primary. The five living former general presidents and the current general... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

Deaths

Notices of deaths of members who have served in a general Church capacity. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

Centenarians

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Notices of members celebrating 100 years or more. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

Milestones

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Notices of members celebrating 70 years of marriage or more. Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

Church News Viewpoint: 'What wilt thou have me to do?'

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No matter the circumstance, all can change through the Atonement of Jesus Christ as they repent and choose to follow Christ. As it was with Paul, it isn’t as much where a person has been but... Read more »

Jan. 28, 2016

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