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LDS Church, FamilySearch launch project to index Freedmen’s Bureau records of 4 million former slaves

At Friday's press conference, the LDS Church's Elder D. Todd Christofferson makes the major announcement on the effort to digitize 1.5 million handwritten records. He... Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Watch: LDS Church makes historic announcement about Civil War-era records

Watch a recording of the press conference, which was held in Los Angeles on Friday, June 19. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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LDS environmental stewardship statement, recent talk share similarities with Pope Francis' encyclical

LDS Church leaders have made strong statements of their own about the environment over the past two years, some strikingly similar to comments by Pope Francis in his... Read more »

June 19, 2015

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The law of the fast is a way of life

The command to fast is not something we are to do once a month for a 24-hour period of time, often accompanied by a financial donation. As stated in Isaiah 58, it is a... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Book review: 'Psalms of Nauvoo' poetry collection adds artistic understanding to early LDS Church history

Many early members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints turned to poetry to express their experiences as they grappled with mass exodus, suffering and... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Ex-BYU player Damarcus Harrison enjoys workout with Utah Jazz

Harrison played for BYU as a freshman before transferring to Clemson because of a scholarship issue. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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