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Church Leader Speaks About Joseph Smith during Missouri Legal Gathering

Emeritus General Authority and general counsel for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder Lance B. Wickman, was on the Kansas City campus of the University of Missouri earlier this month to speak at a gathering of the Liberty Missouri Stake of the Church and the Alexander W. Doniphan Community Services and Leadership Foundation on 14 February 2014.

Mormon Apostle Celebrates Anniversaries of Church History Sites

Apostle Elder M. Russell Ballard recently spoke at events in Kirtland, Ohio, and Liberty Jail in Missouri. Both sites have special significance in the Church’s early history.

Elder Ballard Liberty Jail
New British Pageant Takes Center Stage

A cast and crew of more than 300 volunteers are bringing early Mormon history in England to life in a first-of-its-kind musical production. The British Pageant, "Truth Will Prevail," tells the story of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the British Isles.

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Donate Wisconsin Historical Marker

As part of its upcoming tour, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will stop in Black River Falls, Wisconsin, on 19 June to honor the history of Mormon loggers in the area. Choir members donated the funds to erect a commemorative historical marker.

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London’s Historic Hyde Park Chapel Inspires Hearts

The historic Hyde Park Chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) in London, England, has been remodeled and rededicated as a chapel for worship services and as a visitors’ center.

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Patheos Post Says It’s Time to “Revise Stereotypes”

Drawing on the anecdotes of Mark Twain, the intellect of Jorge Luis Borges and the wit of funnyman Conan O’Brien, the Church’s director of media relations, Michael Purdy, has written a column on Patheos.com.

“On Faith” Blog: “A Time of Healing” for Mormons, Missourians

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, along with other state leaders, dignitaries and leaders in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, were in one of the Kansas City Missouri Temple sealing rooms two weeks ago during the temple’s open house. Before the tour ended, Governor Nixon addressed those gathered, and three times in his remarks he said the temple’s opening symbolizes “a time of healing.”

Writer Notes "Sincerity" at Mormon Pageant

Boston, Massachusetts Episcopal priest Danielle Elizabeth Tumminio and her husband ventured recently to Palmyra, New York for a chance to see the Hill Cumorah pageant.

Historical Treasures on Display During Conference Weekend

Unique historical artifacts from the archives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be on display to the public during general conference weekend. The Church History Library will host a “Treasures of the Collection” open house on Friday, April 1, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 2, from noon to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Church Celebrates Milestone in Slovenia

March marks the 20-year anniversary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Slovenia. TV Slovenia aired a story this month highlighting the Church's two-decade-long presence in the south central European country on its program Duhovni utrip (Spiritual beat).

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