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Ground Broken for Star Valley Wyoming Temple

A landmark, a sacred place for years to come

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined with community leaders in Star Valley, Wyoming, on Saturday, April 25, 2015, to break ground for the first temple in Wyoming. Elder Craig C. Christensen of the Presidency of the Seventy presided at the ceremony. He was joined by Elder Kent F. Richards of the Seventy and executive director of the Church’s Temple Department. Several community and civic leaders also attended.

 
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President Uchtdorf Speaks at Religious Symposium at USC

John A. Widtsoe Symposium and Chair Established on California Campus

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Harriett, joined religious scholars and leaders of other faiths at the inaugural John A. Widtsoe Symposium at the University of Southern California.

 
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In Argentina, Apostle Says Religious Freedom Is Everyone's Concern

The religious and irreligious should stand together to defend matters of conscience

A leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints told the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI) today that religious freedom is not just the concern of religious persons.

 
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Mormons Practice 100 Years of Family Home Evening

The Santiago family and millions of other members of the Church adjust schedules and outside demands to abide by the 100-year-old continuing counsel to hold a regular family home evening. A weekly family meeting, now encouraged on Monday evenings, is practiced throughout the population of the worldwide Church and hearkens back to initial guidance from Church leaders a century ago.

 
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Major Earthquake Strikes Nepal

Major Earthquake Strikes Nepal

"Our thoughts and prayers are with all those in Nepal impacted by Saturday’s earthquake and particularly those who have lost loved ones," Church spokesman Eric Hawkins said today.

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Elder L. Tom Perry to Receive Treatment for Cancer, Elder Richard G. Scott Hospitalized 

Elder L. Tom Perry to Receive Treatment for Cancer, Elder Richard G. Scott Hospitalized 

Elder L. Tom Perry will begin radiation treatment this morning after being diagnosed with cancer in the thyroid gland. Elder Richard G. Scott, age 86, was hospitalized last evening due to gastrointestinal bleeding.

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President Uchtdorf Speaks at Religious Symposium at USC

President Uchtdorf Speaks at Religious Symposium at USC

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Harriett, joined religious scholars and leaders of other faiths at the inaugural John A. Widtsoe Symposium at the University of Southern California.

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In An Open Letter, Faith Leaders Reaffirm Commitment To Marriage And Religious Freedom

In An Open Letter, Faith Leaders Reaffirm Commitment To Marriage And Religious Freedom

More than 30 religious leaders in the United States have reaffirmed their shared commitment to marriage and religious freedom in an open letter.

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In Argentina, Apostle Says Religious Freedom Is Everyone's Concern

In Argentina, Apostle Says Religious Freedom Is Everyone's Concern

A leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints told the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI) today that religious freedom is not just the concern of religious persons.

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