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Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | 5 September

MormonNewsroom.org pulls stories from its international Newsroom websites to share what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

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Reports Show Alcohol’s Destructive Influence Worldwide

Deseret News editorial notes success of Utah alcohol laws

Deseret News editorial about the importance of curbing alcohol abuse cites recent reports from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) that show the destructive influence of excessive alcohol consumption in the United States and around the world.

Fatherhood: A Divine Responsibility to Revere

Father's Day will be celebrated this Sunday, 15 June 2014, in the United States and some other countries. Watch a video that teaches that fatherhood is a divine responsibility to be cherished.

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | 7 March

MormonNewsroom.org pulls stories from its international Newsroom websites to show what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

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Associated Press Describes Mormon Practice of Food Storage

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Washington Post Points to Mormon Values of Community Building

In a Washington Post opinion piece about social mobility in the United States, columnist Fareed Zakaria says “cities with strong families, civic support groups and a community-service orientation do well on social and economic mobility.” He notes that this is “why Salt Lake City — dominated by Mormons — has mobility levels that compare with” countries in northern Europe that “do better at moving poor people up the ladder than the United States does."

 

 

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"On Faith" Column: Scouts Policy Should Be Seen for What It Is: A Reaffirmation of Core Values

Writing in the Washington Post "On Faith" column this week, Michael Otterson, managing director of Public Affairs for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, explained how the Church viewed the Boy Scouts of America decision.

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Mormon Actions Driven by Foundational Beliefs, Student Tells New York Times Magazine

Describing the excellent work that has come from BYU’s computer-animation program, New York Times Magazine reporter Jon Mooallem points out some of the reasons behind that great work, including the moral lives BYU students seek to lead. One comment toward the end of the article deserves amplification. Morgan Strong, a senior in the program, tells Mooallem that “a really strong message” of Mormonism “is that everyone’s a child of God — that they’re a sacred individual."

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Students Give Book of Mormon Presentation at Yale Divinity School

Two members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) gave a presentation on the Book of Mormon to the Yale Divinity School in January.

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Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | March 19

Mormonnewsroom.org pulls stories from the international Newsroom websites to show what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

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