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Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | September 25

Today we feature stories that correctly claim that the Church does not discipline its members for having questions or for expressing a political view.

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Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | September 21

Today’s “Getting It Right” features a video from PBS that includes comments that Mormons believe in Christ, the Bible and modern revelation; a brief primer on Mormon beliefs from the Los Angeles Times, and a story from WWLTV in Louisiana about 1,000 Mormons who volunteered to gut homes after Hurricane Isaac.

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Catholic Bishop Urges Interfaith Dialogue During Speech at Mormon Institute of Religion

Speaking yesterday at an interfaith gathering at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Institute of Religion at Utah Valley University, the Most Reverend John C. Wester, Catholic Bishop of Salt Lake City, said Mormons and Catholics share the “mutual desire to stand shoulder-to-shoulder as we give witness to Jesus Christ as His disciples.”

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Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | September 14

Today we feature a Salt Lake Tribune article about one man’s journey out of and back in to the Church, two articles (one from the Boston Globe) about Mormon missionaries, a commentary from The Independent (UK) about the Church’s social media presence and a piece from Colorado’s Craig Daily Press that clears up common misconceptions about Mormons.

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Church Apostle Says Life’s Real Tests Come When Facing Challenges

Today’s challenges in life sometimes cause people to forget their Christian upbringing, explained Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon).

Mormon Newsroom Provides Answers to Questions about Mormonism

Whether you are a journalist, a blogger, a leader in another church, staff to a member of Congress or simply an interested observer, MormonNewsroom.org is a valuable — and official — resource providing news stories, commentary and insights about issues of public interest in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Mormon Helping Hands Clean Up From Hurricane Isaac

Within days after Hurricane Isaac hit the Gulf Coast near New Orleans, hundreds of Mormon Helping Hands volunteers were in the impacted areas cleaning up.

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Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | September 5

Today we feature several articles that note the Church’s longstanding political neutrality statement, a commentary from a local Church leader that corrects Mormon myths, an article from the Palm-Beach Post that correctly describes a variety of aspects of Mormonism and a column in American Thinker that refutes the claim that Mormons are “secretive.” 

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