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Elder Cook visits members, missionaries in Central America

Elder Cook reported that the faithful Church members are receiving the blessings of the gospel.

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Tijuana-area youth celebrate new temple through song, dance

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President Dieter F. Uchtdorf counsels young cast members to 'Come Unto Christ.' Read more »

Dec. 13, 2015

'Festival of Lights' at Washington D.C. Temple

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For the past 38 years, Church and community members have gathered together to open the annual "Festival of Lights" outside the Washington D.C. Temple and visitors' center. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2015

Church News viewpoint: A season of wonder

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In our congregations at this time of year we sing of the wise men who, “with wondering awe,” saw and followed the star that signaled the birth of the Christ Child. Read more »

Dec. 11, 2015

Temple groundbreakings announced in DR Congo and Colombia

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The First Presidency announced on Dec. 9 the groundbreakings of the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple in Africa and the Barranquilla Colombia Temple in South America, which will be... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

Christmas in Los Angeles

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Framed by warm Pacific Ocean breezes and festively lighted palm trees, diplomats, dignitaries and interfaith leaders gathered with LDS Church public affairs officials for a trio of special events... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

Shining Moment: A memorable Christmas

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Rey Johnson shares a memory from caroling at the home of President J. Reuben Clark. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

Lecture covers 'Joseph Smith and the Recovery of Eternal Man'

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If men do not comprehend the character of God, they do not comprehend themselves, Robert L. Millet declared Dec. 3, at the annual Truman G. Madsen Lecture on Eternal Man. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

Church releases statement on religious freedom

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On Dec. 8, the Church released a statement on the importance of religious freedom for people of all religions, using statements made by the Prophet Joseph Smith. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

Upcoming Face to Face event to launch 2016 Mutual theme

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Youth worldwide are invited to participate in the Church’s next live Face to Face event with special guests Elder Ronald A. Rasband, Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson and Brother Stephen W. Owen on... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

Bishop Waddell tells story, 'A Christmas Eve I've never forgotten'

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Bishop Chris Waddell of the Presiding Bishopric shares the experience he and his family had as they spent Christmas Eve handing out blankets to people in need. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

Elder Andersen, Elder Renlund meet with LDS Church members in the Philippines

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Smiling faces. Optimistic attitudes. Devotion to family. Gospel faithfulness. These are just a few phrases Elder Neil A. Andersen, Elder Dale G. Renlund and Elder Richard J. Maynes used to... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

Live Nativity in Hyde Park

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Each evening until Dec. 21 members from the London England Hyde Park Stake are portraying a live Nativity scene outside the Hyde Park Chapel as part of the Church's worldwide initiative "A Savior... Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

Sister Durham's Christmas memory of an incomparable gift

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Sister Mary R. Durham of the Primary general presidency shares a special Christmas memory. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2015

First Presidency's Christmas Devotional photo gallery

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Tens of thousands of Latter-day Saints celebrated the beginning of the Christmas season Sunday evening, Dec. 6, through messages provided by Church leaders. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2015

Elder Clayton at the First Presidency's Christmas Devotional: 'Fear not'

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The heavenly charge given to shepherds abiding in a field to ‘Fear not,’ is one applied to us today, Elder L. Whitney Clayton of the Presidency of the Seventy taught during the First... Read more »

Dec. 6, 2015

Groundbreaking for Lisbon Portugal Temple

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More than five years after President Thomas S. Monson announced plans for a temple in Lisbon, Portugal, the ceremonial groundbreaking of the country’s first temple was held Dec. 5. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2015

LDS First Presidency Christmas message: 'May we seek, as did the Wise Men'

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As the Christmas season envelops us with all its glory, may we, as did the Wise Men, seek a bright, particular star to guide us to our Christmas opportunity in service to our fellowman," the First... Read more »

Dec. 5, 2015

'We can find peace': Elder Holland visits the Middle East

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In chapels, in homes and as individuals, “we can find peace,” said Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, speaking to Latter-day Saints in the Middle East during a recent visit. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2015

Promise, potential define LDS Church in India, Pakistan

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Elder Ronald A. Rasband was inspired by the devotion and capacity of Indian and Pakistani members. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2015

Families make Mesa temple Christmas lights an annual tradition

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In its 36th year, the Mesa Arizona Temple Christmas lights display is an annual tradition for many families. The lights are on 5-10 p.m. each evening through Thursday, Dec. 31. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

Elder Cook visits South America

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As part of a recent assignment, Elder Quentin L. Cook conducted a review of the Church’s South America South Area; held priesthood leadership conferences, member devotionals, and missionary... Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

New visitors' center directors

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Seven new visitors' center directors and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. With the exception of Dale and Brenda Bradford who began their service in October, they will begin... Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

Elder Wilson speaks to BYU Students: 'We too await the return of a King'

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Elder Larry Y. Wilson speaks to Brigham Young University students during a campus devotional on Dec. 1. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

Missionary moment

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Because of a woman she met as a missionary during the Christmas season of 1985, an LDS woman reflects on a year that is indelibly etched in her mind as a favorite of the Christmas season's memories. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

Brother Durrant's family gives Christmas memories instead of gifts

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My wife, Julie, and I ... asked our children ... if they could tell us what gifts they had received the previous Christmas. We weren’t too surprised when none of our children could remember... Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

Church News viewpoint: Lessons learned from the Nativity

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How do we "move in close" to be near the Savior at Christmastime and throughout the year? With busy schedules and long to-do lists, it takes deliberate action and focus. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

Christmas in Kenya: An unexpected opportunity to serve

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As in all majority Christian nations of Africa, Christmas in Kenya is a time of celebration, rejoicing and re-connecting with family. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

Milestones

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

Dec. 3, 2015

More than 71,000 visit Tijuana Mexico Temple open house

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Open house at Mexico's 13th temple allows members to build friendships, share beliefs. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

50 years of lights on Temple Square

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Crowds filled Temple Square the Friday after Thanksgiving for the moment the switch was flipped to turn on the Christmas lights for the first time this year, on Nov. 27. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

Centenarian

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

Dec. 3, 2015

Deaths

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

Dec. 3, 2015

Final months of Prophet's life covered in latest Joseph Smith Papers release

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The final year in the life of the Prophet Joseph Smith is documented in the latest release in the Joseph Smith Papers, published by the Church Historian’s Press. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2015

New stake presidents

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

Dec. 3, 2015

Prayer of rededication for Montreal Quebec Temple

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President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, rededicated the Montreal Quebec Temple on Nov. 22 as a sanctuary and a place of service. Read more »

Nov. 27, 2015

Elder Oaks gives special Thanksgiving devotional at MTC

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"Give thanks in all things," Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles counseled missionaries at the Provo Missionary Training Center on Thanksgiving Day. Read more »

Nov. 27, 2015

Relieving the suffering: Church continues to address the needs of refugees in Europe

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The Church is working with several "wonderful" partners to help address the needs of refugees in Europe, said Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

Family History moment: Miracles happen

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When it comes to genealogy, I have been greatly blessed. I know that miracles happen. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

Sunday School general president: Looking internally can help deepen gospel study

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Alma put our role as learners in its proper perspective: “the preacher was no better than the hearer, neither was the teacher any better than the learner; and thus they were all equal" (Alma... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

Church News viewpoint: Sacrificing for temple blessings

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Many have made remarkable sacrifices to be sealed to their families and claim the blessings of the Lord's temples. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

Diverse Norman Rockwell exhibition opens at BYU

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"American Chronicles" offers well-rounded glimpse into lifework of one of America's most beloved artists. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

Elder Ballard visits refugees in Europe

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Elder M. Russell Ballard and Elder Craig C. Christensen saw first-hand the dedication of volunteers who are helping refugees fleeing Syria and other nations. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

Sister Marriott and Sister Esplin visit Asia

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Sister Neill F. Marriott of the Young Women general presidency and Sister Cheryl A. Esplin of the Primary general presidency visited Hong Kong, Cambodia and Mongolia from Nov. 8-13. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

Elder Renlund to speak at Family Discovery Day

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Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Ruth Renlund, will lead the lineup for RootsTech Family Discovery Day on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Salt Palace... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

Elder Holland, Bishop Caussé discuss Joan of Arc in BYUtv docudrama

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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and Bishop Gérald R. Caussé, the LDS Church’s presiding bishop, talk about Joan of Arc in a new BYUtv docudrama. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

LDS First Presidency calls 8 new MTC presidents

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Eight new missionary training center presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in January. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

'A light on Capitol Hill': President Nelson dedicates new DC chapel

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President Russell M. Nelson dedicates new chapel located just blocks away from the nation's capitol building in Washington, D.C. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2015

Montreal temple rededication

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The newly renovated Montreal Quebec Temple stands as a tribute to the rich and diverse history of Montreal and the pioneering Latter-day Saints who built the Church in Quebec’s largest... Read more »

Nov. 22, 2015

Montreal temple youth cultural celebration: 'I Remember'

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“We are celebrating the rededication tomorrow of the beautiful Montreal Quebec Temple of God,” said President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, moments before... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2015

4 women witnesses to the Book of Mormon translation process

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Although their names aren’t included in the official list, four women can be added as additional witnesses of the physical reality and divine process Joseph Smith went through in the... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2015

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