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Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | April 24

Today's Getting It Right includes stories about the importance of interfaith relationships for Mormons and weekly community service for Mormon missionaries.

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10th Anniversary of 2002 Winter Olympics Remembered

Like many other Utahns, we recall fondly the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Clearly the games were a community effort made possible in large part by the thousands of volunteers that lent their time and talents to welcome the many visitors and athletes to our state. It was a thrill to help support these efforts and those of the organizing committee to make the games a success.

October 2011 World Report

The October 2011 edition of The World Report, a semiannual report of news events around the world pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon), is now available.

Mormons Invited to Submit General Conference Videos

In an effort to capture a glimpse of how Latter-day Saints experience general conferences, the Church’s Media Services Department encourages Church members to submit videos of their October 2011 conference experience by 1 November 2011.

“On Faith” Blog: Mormons and General Conference

With another general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints just days away, Church Public Affairs managing director Michael Otterson this week uses the Washington Post “On Faith” space to discuss this worldwide event that originates from Salt Lake City.

General Conference Wordles Reflect the Centrality of Christ, Family for Latter-day Saints

For those wondering what is most important to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon), the Church’s general conference is a good starting point.

Latter-day Saints Across the Globe Watch, Listen to General Conference

Tens of thousands attended the Church’s annual General Conference in Salt Lake City this weekend, but millions more watched and listened worldwide. They gathered in chapels and around computer screens, television sets and radios to listen in.

Watch General Conference Live

A live stream of general conference is available below or see the official general conference broadcast page here.

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.

Elder Richard G. Scott Speaks on Technology’s Role in Genealogy

Over 3,000 people are attending the first annual RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City this weekend. The goal of RootsTech is to foster innovation in the world of genealogy technology. In conjunction with the conference, Elder Richard G. Scott of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles spoke to Church members and leaders who are involved in family history work. 

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