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Brazilian Senate Honors Church and Its Members

News Story — 30 November 2007

At a time when The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the United States faces heightened interest from American media and public forums about its history, beliefs and practices, the Brazilian Senate has just held a special session to honor the 80-year presence of the Church in Brazil.

Temple Square Shines to Commemorate the Birth of Christ

News Story — 27 November 2007

During the Christmas season, 10 acres in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City will sparkle with millions of lights, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will sing for 100,000 people and a Christmas devotional will be broadcast throughout the world from the Conference Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — all to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

The New Face of Global Mormonism

News Story — 21 November 2007

An article by Washington Post London bureau Chief Mary Jordan explores the reasons behind the 10% annual growth rate of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nigeria. 

Lifting the Lives of Others on Thanksgiving

News Story — 21 November 2007

 This Thanksgiving when hundreds of homeless and needy people gather at the Salvation Army soup kitchen in Huntsville, Alabama, they will be treated to more than just a hot holiday meal.

Aspirations, Lobbying are Absent From Church Leadership Process

News Story — 19 November 2007

The simplicity of the succession to two of the highest offices in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was highlighted last month with the appointment of President Henry B. Eyring as a counselor in the First Presidency and the naming of Elder Quentin L. Cook as a new apostle.

Of Chapels and Temples: Explaining Mormon Worship Services

News Release — 15 November 2007

Recent research, supported by anecdotal evidence from a variety of sources, including conversations with prominent editorial boards, show that many people know little about what a Mormon worship service looks like. And unfortunately, many think they are not invited or welcome to attend church with the Latter-day Saints, where they could see for themselves how Mormon worship is focused on Jesus Christ.

Leaders Answer Questions on How Mormons Worship

News Story — 15 November 2007

Questions about how Mormons worship each Sunday have emerged as a significant issue among journalists curious about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

People in Need Helping Others in Need Latter-day Saints respond to Mexican flooding

News Story — 12 November 2007

Luis Camarillo’s voice breaks as he speaks of families who have lost everything and yet are finding ways to help others also impacted by Mexico’s devastating floods.

One Hundred Thousand Africans Find Joy in Continent-Wide “Mormon Helping Hands” Project

News Story — 9 November 2007

Every week, somewhere around the world, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participate in some form of humanitarian service — whether responding in times of disaster or preparing their communities in times of peace.

Publicizing Good Works

Commentary — 9 November 2007

While visiting Church headquarters in Salt Lake City a few months ago, a group of journalists from Haiti offered an interesting suggestion: They asked the Church to do a better job of publicizing its humanitarian efforts. Haiti is just one country among many to which the Church has given significant aid. Publicizing that aid, these journalists explained, helps raise awareness of the plight many in that country find themselves in and also inspires others to donate to worthwhile causes

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