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Annual General Conference Reaches Global Audience

Sessions of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be broadcast live from the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, beginning on Saturday, March 28, 2015. General conferences are conducted by the Church each spring and fall. Spring meetings are called annual conferences and those in fall, semiannual.The first general conference was held in 1830, the year the Church was organized.

 
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Unity in Diversity

Can a church be unified and diverse at the same time? In a global world like ours, where people exchange ideas and culture easier than ever, the better question may be “How can a church survive without unity and diversity?” Far from a contradiction, the two complement each other, like sides of a coin. The face of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is changing. Today that face reflects every race and culture and has more color, more diversity, than ever before.

 
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Unity in Diversity

Unity in Diversity

Can a church be unified and diverse at the same time? In a global world like ours, where people exchange ideas and culture easier than ever, the better question may be “How can a church survive without unity and diversity?” Far from a contradiction, the two complement each other.

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Women of the Church Honored in March

Women of the Church Honored in March

Women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are being highlighted on Church websites and social media channels in March as part of National Women’s History Month.

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Brookings Institution Panels Discuss Religious Freedom and Nondiscrimination

Brookings Institution Panels Discuss Religious Freedom and Nondiscrimination

The Brookings Institution and the Deseret News hosted a forum on Monday, March 16, 2015, in Washington, D.C. to discuss religious liberty and anti-discrimination protections for the LGBT community. 

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Cyclone Pam Update
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Cyclone Pam Update

25 March: The Church is sending by ferry 600 food boxes from Port Vila to Tanna today, along with 100 tents, water, rice and flour.

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Late 2015 Opening for New Temples

Late 2015 Opening for New Temples

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the open house, celebration and dedication dates for the Mexico City Mexico and Tijuana Mexico Temples.

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