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Construction begins for a new temple in Africa

Elder Andersen addressed Church and community members during the groundbreaking ceremony.

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Single adult conference in the Middle East: 'We are one'

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Two months after participating in a single adult conference for Latter-day Saints living in the Middle East, Katie Shaler still feels the impact of gathering with others who share her beliefs. Read more »

Jan. 10, 2016

From plates to posts: Online Book of Mormon resource launched

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Book of Mormon Central, a website devoted to collected research and scholarship on the Book of Mormon, was made public at bookofmormoncentral.org on Jan. 1. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

Sister Linda S. Reeves: The importance of keeping promises

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Early in her life, reading about Horton’s determination to keep his promise helped Sister Linda Reeves "to recognize the importance of keeping my commitments and promises, no matter what the... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

Philadelphia temple reaches significant construction milestone

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The Church placed an angel Moroni statue atop the highest spire of its temple in downtown Philadelphia on Dec. 30. This is a major milestone in the construction of the first Mormon temple in... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

Church assisting in aftermath of weather disaster in Midwest, South

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Members counted among the thousands impacted by series of tornadoes, storms and floods. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

Deaths

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

Jan. 7, 2016

Online exhibit shows Provo City Center Temple interior photos, documents site as center of worship

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New online exhibit at history.lds.org details the legacy of Latter-day Saint worship on the site of the Provo City Center Temple, constructed in the burned shell of the historic Provo Tabernacle. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

Milestones

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

Jan. 7, 2016

Centenarians

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

Jan. 7, 2016

Bishop Dean M. Davies: Meet the new first counselor in the Presiding Bishopric

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Bishop Dean M. Davies, who was named first counselor in the Presiding Bishopric on Oct. 9 after serving three and a half years as second counselor, reflects on his calling and his Church service. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

Bishop W. Christopher Waddell: Meet the new second counselor in the Presiding Bishopric

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Bishop W. Christopher Waddell was named the second counselor in the Presiding Bishopric on Oct. 9, 2015. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

Elder Ballard speaks at 60th anniversary commemoration of Church's first single adult stake

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The first student stake in the Church was organized 60 years ago starting a movement leading to 1,313 young single adult units in the Church globally today. Elder M. Russell Ballard spoke at the... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

Conference moment: Loyal support

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President Ezra Taft Benson shared a story about witnessing LDS missionaries preaching and praying. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

Church News viewpoint: Yielding our hearts

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Learning to trust in God, learning to submit our will, can be “hard doctrine.” It may require continued rededication until we learn through experience, “all things work together... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

Bishop Gérald Caussé: Meet the new presiding bishop of the LDS Church

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Bishop Gérald Caussé is the third Presiding Bishop born outside the United States and the first for whom English is a second language. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

New stake presidents

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

Jan. 7, 2016

LDS Church announces 3 new missions, 2016 mission president assignments

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced 168 new mission president assignments, effective July 2016. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

Sunday School general presidency discusses Book of Mormon

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Annual interview with the Sunday School general presidency regarding the gospel doctrine course of study in the new year, this time being the Book of Mormon. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

Winter attractions abound at Church headquarters

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The holidays may be over, but Temple Square remains a popular winter destination. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

LDS and Catholic Community Services provide steak dinner

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President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, and his wife, Sister Harriet Uchtdrof, were among those those who volunteered to feed the homeless of Salt Lake City on... Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

FamilySearch 2015 in review

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FamilySearch International, the largest genealogy organization in the world, has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Following are... Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

Priceless

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A story about a faithful woman who believed in the immortality of the soul in World War I. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

Church News viewpoint: Taking the time

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We must be vigilant to not be distracted by the things of the world. We must retain a spiritual focus by taking the time to concentrate on spiritual matters. We must be able to recognize the hand... Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

LDS volunteers, community help refugees

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Hundreds of Latter-day Saint volunteers joined with community members to serve some 600 refugee families in the Salt Lake Valley on Dec. 24. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

Youth leaders speak about 2016 Mutual theme

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The 2016 Mutual theme is an invitation to the youth of the Church to “act upon what they know,” said the Church’s Young Men and Young Women general leaders. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

Death

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

Dec. 30, 2015

2016 Mutual theme resources help youth 'Press forward'

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Resources for the 2016 Mutual theme, “press forward with a steadfastness in Christ,” are now available on youth.lds.org. New this year are additional helps for tying the theme to what... Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

President Hunter's teachings in latest 'Teachings' manual and course for Relief Society, priesthood

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President Howard W. Hunter is the latest president of the Church whose teachings will be studied in the "Teachings of Presidents of the Church" series in Relief Society and priesthood quorums and... Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

2015 Year in Review

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Looking back on 2015 for the Church includes milestones such as new and rededicated temples, contributions in humanitarian aid, growth in the Church and other major events. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

Milestones

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

Dec. 30, 2015

Centenarians

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

Dec. 30, 2015

New temple president

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A new temple president has been called to preside over the Orlando Florida Temple. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

New LDS stakes created; new presidents called around the world

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

Dec. 30, 2015

Sabbath observance: General Authorities discuss 'increasing faith in God, Jesus Christ'

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The purpose of the Church’s recent emphasis on Sabbath Observance is to help Latter-day Saints living in an age of doubt and fear increase faith in their Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus... Read more »

Dec. 26, 2015

Shining Moment: A Sabbath learning experience

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Shining Moments for special issue on Sabbath obserance Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

Sabbath observance: Honor His day with worship, rest

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An insight from Judaism brings a new perspective on the blessings of Sabbath observance. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

Church News viewpoint: 'Unspotted from the world'

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This year, as apostles and prophets have renewed the emphasis on keeping the Sabbath Day holy, may we heed their counsel and admonition, thereby more perfectly keeping ourselves “unspotted... Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

Sabbath observance: Families can learn to make the Sabbath 'a delight'

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The words “delight” and “cheerful” suggest to me that the Lord views Sabbath observance as a path toward spiritual joy and pleasure and that He desires for us to approach... Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

Sabbath observance: Making the sacrament personal

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Ultimately, the sacrament is a time for reflection, for remembering, said Clyde J. Williams, assistant director of the Church's Correlation Department. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

Unspotted from the World: The injunction and blessing of keeping the Sabbath Day holy

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As we partake of this kind of rest on the Sabbath, we open ourselves to another type of rest, God’s rest, that consists of “entering into the knowledge and love of God," said Robert L.... Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

President Uchtdorf forges friendships in Tijuana

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President Dieter F. Uchtdorf meets with key civic, religious leaders in border city. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

Young Men leader visits Pacific Island nations

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Brother Stephen Owen observes the blessings found in priesthood quorums and seminary classes. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

'A Savior Is Born' makes Holiday media campaign lists

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The Church's Christmas video, "A Savior Is Born," made a list of top media campaigns this season. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

Milestones

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

Dec. 23, 2015

New stake presidents

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

Dec. 23, 2015

Church offers emergency food storage education to members and neighbors alike

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Local Church experts in food storage and preparedness sponsor seminars for members and the community with access to the Church's recently developed Home Storage Center. Up to 50% are friends from... Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

Deaths

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

Dec. 23, 2015

Centenarians

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

Dec. 23, 2015

Tabernacle Choir, orchestra concert features Laura Osnes, Martin Jarvis

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Broadway star Laura Osnes, veteran British actor Martin Jarvis and four soloists from the New York Metropolitan Opera appeared at the annual Christmas concert of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2015

Elder Cook encourages BYU-I graduates to seek 'the good life'

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Expressing gratitude and living the gospel of Jesus Christ are essential to living “the good life,” Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles told graduates during... Read more »

Dec. 19, 2015

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