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Elder D. Todd Christofferson speaks on defending the 'freedom to associate'

The right to freely associate is, like many religious freedoms, under attack, declares Elder D. Todd Christofferson.

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Church News viewpoint: Thanks be to God

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As we strive to communicate with our Heavenly Father, do we take the opportunity as expressed by King Benjamin in Mosiah 2:20-21 to render “all thanks and praise” to “that God who... Read more »

May 19, 2016

Laie Temple Visitors' Center experiences increase of more than 100 visitors per day

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The sacred words of a temple's dedicatory prayer have become the vision and purpose of LDS missionaries serving at one of the world's most picturesque locations. Read more »

May 19, 2016

'Will You Engage in the Wrestle?' Sheri Dew speaks at BYU-Idaho devotional

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Sheri Dew, CEO of the Deseret Book Company, spoke about asking righteous questions and searching for true answers during a devotional to students at BYU-Idaho on May 17. Read more »

May 19, 2016

'Speak up and speak out': Sister Carol F. McConkie speaks during BYU Women's Conference

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During her address at BYU Women's Conference on April 29, Sister Carol F. McConkie of the Young Women general presidency encourages women to "speak up and speak out." Read more »

May 19, 2016

Centenarians

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

May 19, 2016

Milestones

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

May 19, 2016

Family History Moment: Each a 'real person'

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Family History Moments feature about Trish Homer, who has indexed more than a million names despite suffering from muscular dystrophy. Read more »

May 19, 2016

New stake presidents

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

May 19, 2016

Elder Joaquin Esteban Costa: 'The Lord knows the details of your life'

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"The gospel has blessed our lives, and the lives of our children. We just try to live simple gospel principles and what the Book of Mormon teaches,” said Elder Joaquin E. Costa, a new General... Read more »

May 19, 2016

New temple presidents

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Six new temple presidents and matrons have been called by the First Presidency. Read more »

May 19, 2016

Sister Neill F. Marriott: 'Come now, and let us reason together'

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"Whether we are members of a Young Women class presidency or a family, following the Lord’s pattern of counseling brings the Spirit and greater inspiration to our responsibilities," teaches... Read more »

May 19, 2016

Elizabeth Smart speaks at BYU-Hawaii devotional: 'Choices we make that define who we are'

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“Every single one of us has a story. We have challenges, we have mountains to move, we all have our struggles. But at the end of the day, it is the choices that we make that define who we... Read more »

May 19, 2016

Sister Linda S. Reeves: 7 lessons on seeking revelation

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In her remarks to women gathered in the Marriott Center on April 29 as part of BYU Women’s Conference, Sister Linda S. Reeves, second counselor in the Relief Society general presidency, gave... Read more »

May 19, 2016

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 »

May 19, 2016

Deaths

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

May 19, 2016

President Uchtdorf creates first stake in Czech Republic

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President Dieter F. Uchtdorf created the Prague Czech Republic Stake — the first stake in the country — on Sunday, May 15. Read more »

May 17, 2016

New temple presidents

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The First Presidency has called the following six new temple presidents and matrons. Read more »

May 14, 2016

President Uchtdorf visits Brussels and Paris, calls members 'incredible'

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During a time when refugees are pouring into Europe and despite devastating terrorist attacks in their countries earlier this year, Latter-day Saints in Belgium and France are “joyful and... Read more »

May 14, 2016

Young men leader counsels: 'Do smart things with your smartphone'

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Brother M. Joseph Brough of the Young Men general presidency gives advice on how to use a smartphone to uplift others. Read more »

May 12, 2016

BYU history professor keynotes Golden Spike commemoration

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Fred E. Woods, professor of Church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University, was the keynote speaker at this year's commemoration of the driving of the Golden Spike, which completed the... Read more »

May 12, 2016

Elder Valeri Vladimir Cordón: A strong gospel foundation

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A strong gospel foundation instilled at home saw Valeri Vladimir Cordón through life's challenges, beginning at age 15 when he went away from home to attend school. Today he is among the... Read more »

May 12, 2016

Latest Joseph Smith Papers release covers Zion's Camp, other events of 1834-35

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The latest Joseph Smith Papers book was announced May 9 at a "bloggers' event" at the Church History Library. The new book includes 93 documents pertaining to Zion's Camp and other events in LDS... Read more »

May 12, 2016

Sister Carole M. Stephens speaks to BYU Women's Conference attendees

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Sister Carole M. Stephens, first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency, encouraged women to follow the markers that will lead them to safety on their path through mortal life. Read more »

May 12, 2016

BYU exhibition celebrates centuries of Christ-themed art

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Artwork featured in exhibition allows artists and viewers to connect as believers across six centuries. Read more »

May 12, 2016

New stake presidents

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

May 12, 2016

BYU president Kevin J Worthen speaks at BYU's Women's Conference on giving and receiving counsel

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BYU president, Kevin J Worthen, spoke during the recent BYU Women's Conference on April 28 on the topic of giving and receiving counsel Read more »

May 12, 2016

Temple moment: 1,900 miles to the temple

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In 1965, a young family traveled more than 1,900 miles in a Volkswagen Bus to attend the Mesa Arizona Temple to be sealed. Read more »

May 12, 2016

Church News viewpoint: The mark of the disciple

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Attaining discipleship is a lifelong endeavor that blesses others and leads one back to Heavenly Father. Read more »

May 12, 2016

Centenarians

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

May 12, 2016

Milestones

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

May 12, 2016

The Orchestra at Temple Square and the Temple Square Choral premiere 'The Prodigal'

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The Orchestra at Temple Square and the Temple Square Choral presented their spring concert on April 29 and 30 in the Salt Lake Tabernacle. Read more »

May 12, 2016

New mission presidents called to Brazil, Argentina, other missions

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

May 12, 2016

3 former mission presidents among deaths of members who served in a general Church capacity

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

May 12, 2016

'In His Time': Bishop Gérald Caussé speaks to BYU-Idaho students

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“Time is an essential element of our earthly existence as human beings,” said Bishop Gérald Caussé, Presiding Bishop of the Church, during a Brigham Young University-Idaho... Read more »

May 11, 2016

BYU teams compete for three national titles

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Church-owned school vies for national championships in three sports on the same day; falls short. Read more »

May 9, 2016

Construction 'officially' begins for new BYU Engineering Building

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Construction “officially” started on a new engineering building on the Brigham Young University campus after members of the BYU community and donors to the university met on campus... Read more »

May 9, 2016

Former Senator Bob Bennett dies at age 82

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Bob Bennett, who served as a U.S. Senator for 18 years, died on May 4, 2016 at the age of 82. Read more »

May 9, 2016

'#HisDay' initiative encourages all to strengthen their faith

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In an effort to “remind the world what the Lord’s day is all about,” a new invitation from the Church encourages members to share their photos and thoughts as they honor the... Read more »

May 9, 2016

Members rejoice at announcement of new temples

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The happy news that temples would be built in Lima, Peru; Belem, Brazil; Quito, Ecuador; and Harare, Zimbabwe, prompted cheers and grateful tears for folks living in the new temple districts... Read more »

May 6, 2016

Elder Weatherford T. Clayton: Loving the Lord and His people

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Elder Weatherford T. Clayton, sustained as a General Authority Seventy on April 2, is grateful for the opportunities in the gospel the Lord has given him and his wife, Lisa. Read more »

May 5, 2016

From bell-ringers to blessing providers: The changing role of Sunday School presidencies

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The first counselor in Sunday School general presidency reflects on the changing role of Sunday School presidencies in the Church. Read more »

May 5, 2016

Church marks National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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Child abuse prevention advocates met with Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women general president, in the Relief Society Building in Salt Lake City Thursday, April 28, to mark National Child Abuse... Read more »

May 5, 2016

Elder Haleck and ‘BYU Living Legends’ meet with U.S. ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa

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Elder O. Vincent Haleck, a General Authority Seventy and first counselor in the Church's Pacific Area presidency, met with Mark Gilbert, Ambassador of the United States of America to New Zealand... Read more »

May 5, 2016

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 »

May 5, 2016

Milestones

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

May 5, 2016

'These are all my sisters' — LDS women share unity during BYU Women's Conference

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Women share a sense of sisterhood and unity as they gather for BYU's 40th Annual Women's Conference April 28-29 in Provo, Utah. Read more »

May 5, 2016

Centenarians

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

May 5, 2016

'One in Charity' Service at BYU Women's Conference

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Thousands of service projects were completed at this year's Women's Conference. Read more »

May 5, 2016

Family History Moment: Behind a wall

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A metal box had been sitting inside an old oven that had been covered up by a wall for quite some time. Inside the box was a small book containing the genealogy of the Braithwaite ancestors that... Read more »

May 5, 2016

New stake presidents

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

May 5, 2016

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