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Mormon-Made Quilts Reach the Needy in Ukraine

Thousands of quilts made by Mormons were recently delivered to those in need in southeastern Ukraine and the Republic of Crimea with the help of International Relief & Development, Inc.

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Capturing the Spiritual in Public Religious Discussion

Efforts to dissect, analyze and understand the Mormon faith meet with varied success. Religion — including the cultures, peoples, histories, practices and beliefs that come with it — is complex and multifaceted.

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What Drives Mormon Humanitarian Work?

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints try to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ on a daily basis. One of those teachings is doing just what the Savior did when He was on the earth, and that was to help people in need.

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Latter-day Saints in Brazil Participate in Volunteer Fair

Latter-day Saints and their neighbors in São Paulo were invited to participate in a fair in December 2012 with several volunteer organizations.

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Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | January 22

Deseret News: Mormons are politically diverse
 

Service With a Smile

Latter-day Saint volunteer service missionaries Elder Roger Roth and his wife, Julie, are bringing dental care to families displaced from their homes since last month's Cyclone Evan.

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Church Participates With Volunteers of America

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has provided a $200,000 challenge grant to the Volunteers of America's Adult Detoxification Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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A Day to Honor Religious Freedom

More than two centuries ago, Thomas Jefferson drafted the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom. On 16 January 1786, the Virginia General Assembly passed the bill, laying the groundwork for the First Amendment of the United States Bill of Rights that establishes the protection of religious freedom.

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Mormons Respond to Typhoon Pablo With Relief Supplies, Service

Since Typhoon Pablo slammed into the southern Philippines on 4 December 2012, killing more than 1,000 people and displacing hundreds of thousands more, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has responded with relief supplies and volunteer service.

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President Uchtdorf: Seeking Truth Leads to Increased Understanding of Others

The connection between seeking truth and increased understanding of others was one of the messages shared Sunday night by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at a worldwide Church Educational System (CES) broadcast.

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