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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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In a Game of Total Victory We All Lose

Fairness for all is achieved when religious freedom and nondiscrimination protections are balanced

It has two full months since The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called publicly for legislators to pass laws that safeguard religious freedoms while also extending protections in housing and employment for LGBT people. After intense negotiations the Utah State legislature passed groundbreaking legislation.

 
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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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