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13th BYU President Formally Installed

Kevin J Worthen was formally installed as the 13th president of Brigham Young University by President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and first vice chairman of the BYU Board of Trustees.

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Baptist Leader at BYU: Religious Freedom is Threatened

A Baptist leader spoke at Church-owned Brigham Young University this week about increasing threats to religious freedom.

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, the president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, said he believes Mormons and Baptists “may go to jail together.”

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Like Jabari Parker, Thousands of Mormon Youth Attend Seminary

This week’s Sports Illustrated cover story features Jabari Parker, a 17-year-old basketball player from Chicago who is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon).

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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.

Portable New Testament Available

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has taken another step to make the scriptures more accessible to Church members. The Church recently released a more portable stand-alone version of the New Testament in English.

Perpetual Education Fund Helping in Samoa

In December 2009, newsroom.lds.org reported that 40,000 people had benefitted from generous donations to the Perpetual Education Fund (PEF), administered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

President Henry B. Eyring Speaks at Dixie State College Convocation

The St. George Spectrum has a report on a speech given by President Henry B. Eyring at the Dixie State College convocation. The article notes that in his speech, President Eyring discussed the importance of getting an education:


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