Deseret News best of 2012: Top LDS-related events
Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign, unequaled media exposure and a historic missionary announcement were among the list of noteworthy Latter-day Saint-related events of 2012.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was in the spotlight all year long. In addition to the extended “Mormon Moment” of press coverage, the church continued to grow and increase efforts to spread the gospel through the Internet and social media, offered humanitarian aid, and built temples around the globe. A trio of young Mormon athletes emerged in their respective sports. The church also sought to build better understanding among Latter-day Saints in regard to same-sex attraction.
Here is a list recapping the LDS-related events of 2012.
- Hundreds search for missing Provo woman who...
- New mission presidents
- Jerry Earl Johnston: Euphemisms can't capture...
- More than 2,500 confirmed dead in Nepal...
- LDS Church to create Central Eurasian Mission...
- Ground broken for Star Valley Wyoming Temple
- BYU offense looking to move the ball, put up...
- Utah Jazz: Derrick Favors continues to make...
- Q-and-A with Elder Oaks: Protecting... 107
- Brad Rock: BYU's window is closing; big... 90
- Mitt Romney Sundance film gives... 66
- Defending the Faith: Warfare and the... 64
- Dick Harmon: Holmoe's outward interest... 63
- Utah GOP leaders going forward with new... 60
- Richard Davis: A historic moment for... 60
- Jay Evensen: U.S. silence troubling... 59