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Reid L. Neilson Named Assistant
Church Historian and Recorder

News Release — 23 January 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today appointed Reid L. Neilson as a new assistant Church historian and recorder. He will serve together with current assistant Church historian and recorder Richard E. Turley Jr.

Catholic Archbishop Delivers Message on Religious Freedom at Brigham Young University

News Story — 23 January 2015

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia shared a message on the importance of preserving religious freedom to students, faculty and administrators at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, on Friday, January 23, 2015.

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | Jan 23

Blog Post — 23 January 2015

MormonNewsroom.org features stories from its international Newsroom websites to share what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

Mormonism In the News: Getting It Right |
January 22, 2015

Blog Post — 22 January 2015

This "Getting It Right" includes a story from a food blog about the Church's welfare farms and a travel segment on Joseph Smith's birthplace. Local stations also cover the Indianapolis Indiana Temple which will open later this year.

Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words |
22 January 2015

Blog Post — 22 January 2015

This In Your Own Words features social media posts about Mormonism, the Washington D.C. temple model and Joseph Smith's Smithsonian recognition

The Humanitarian Impulse

Commentary — 21 January 2015

It is hard to count the ways religion benefits society as churches invigorate communities through local associations of support. People of faith contribute to society because of their obligation to God and conscience, not out of privilege, superiority or reward.

Summer 2015 Opening for New Temples

News Release — 16 January 2015

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the open house, cultural celebration and dedication dates for the Trujillo Peru and Indianapolis Indiana Temples.

Service Helps Inmates Look Beyond Themselves

Featured Story — 15 January 2015

Nearly 2,300 inmates in Utah, Idaho and Arizona voluntarily participate in the family history indexing program. Prisoners are invited to digitize images of old records which are compiled into FamilySearch's online searchable index.

Model of Washington D. C. Temple on Public Display

News Story — 10 January 2015

A model of the Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is now on display. The new temple exhibit opened to the public at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors’ Center on Saturday, January 10, 2015. 

New Mormon Missions, Mission Presidents Announced for 2015

Blog Post — 9 January 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the creation of 11 new missions and the mission president assignments for 2015.

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