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Community Groups and Churches Join to Rebuild Prison Chapel

News Story — 31 July 2008

Members of a Huntsville Mormon congregation are joining with other churches and groups in the area to restore a chapel at the Wynne Unit, a local prison.

2,200 Mormon Youth Dance in Washington State’s Tacoma Dome

News Story — 31 July 2008

The Tacoma Dome, a venue that seats up to 23,000 people and is used for concerts, exhibitions and sporting events, hosted 2,200 Mormon youth last weekend. The young people performed three dance shows after seven months of rehearsals.

Temple Open House Guests See Beauty, Feel Hope

News Story — 30 July 2008

One of the more than 32,000 people who have visited the new Mormon temple in Panama City over the last three weeks, Luis Farias, says that his experience has allowed him “to renew hope.”

Benefits Trickle Down From Clean Water Project

News Story — 29 July 2008

For the children of the central African city of Luputa and nearby villages, an 18-mile-long pipe being laid near their homes means a lot more than access to clean water for their families.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Osmonds Celebrate Utah’s Pioneer Day

News Story — 28 July 2008

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square teamed up with the Osmond family on Friday and Saturday in the Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City to celebrate the anniversary of the first arrival of Mormon pioneers into the Salt Lake Valley 161 years ago.

Mexico City Temple Reopens After Renovation

News Story — 28 July 2008

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced on Saturday that a public open house prior to the rededication of the Mexico City Mexico Temple will take place in October and November.

Spirit of Mormon Pioneering Lives On

News Story — 23 July 2008

Out of curiosity, Andrew Zillale stopped an American couple on a street in Tanzania inquiring why they were in Africa. Little did he know then that this chance meeting with missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1993 would lead to him becoming a modern-day Mormon pioneer.

Free Access to Censuses Makes Family History Research Easier

News Story — 21 July 2008

FamilySearch announced today that it is joining forces with other major online historical records Web sites — including Ancestry.com and Findmypast.com — to make significant U.S., English and Welsh census record collections more freely available online.

Church Family History Records Lead to Groundbreaking Genetic Research

News Story — 18 July 2008

Utah is leading the world in genetic research because of the Utah Population Data Base (UPDB), a unique combination of state vital statistics, other medical profiles and genealogical records from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Why Is a Mormon Excommunicated?

Commentary — 16 July 2008

Periodically the news media gives extensive coverage to a high-profile case of a Mormon being excommunicated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. While excommunication is rare — and in the LDS tradition is different from what you might expect — by Elder M. Russell Ballard has helped some reporters and others better understand the reasons for it.  We encourage journalists, bloggers and others who write about excommunication, or other Church discipline, to read to better understand why the Church sometimes takes this action.

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