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Faith Matters to NBA Champions’ General Manager

News Story — 25 June 2008

The fairy tale season for Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics ended last week in the best possible way — a drubbing of the Los Angeles Lakers to win the NBA championship, Boston’s 17th overall, ending a 20-plus-year championship drought.

Ground Broken for Brazil’s Sixth Temple

News Story — 23 June 2008

Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints broke ground on Friday at the site of what will be the faith’s sixth temple in the country. The ceremony was attended by community leaders, media representatives and Church members.

Conservation Group Hails Church for Downtown Salt Lake City Facelift

News Story — 23 June 2008

A new report highlighting environmentally friendly projects by U.S. faith-based organizations praises The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for its City Creek Center initiative in downtown Salt Lake City.

Young Mormons Bring Relief to Elderly Cut Off by Hong Kong Floods

News Story — 19 June 2008

Eighty volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints worked with others in the community to bring fresh bread and bottled water to residents of the village of Tai O after recent flooding and mudslides.

Missionaries Fill Sandbags as Mississippi Rises

News Story — 19 June 2008

Over 130 missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are saying thank-you to the people of Quincy, Illinois, by filling sandbags to protect the city that once protected Mormon pioneers.

Mormons Aid Flood Victims in Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin

News Story — 17 June 2008

Hundreds of volunteers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints adorned in yellow “Mormon Helping Hands” T-shirts spent this past weekend rendering aid to flood victims throughout southern Indiana. 

United States Celebrates Father’s Day

Commentary — 13 June 2008

Belief in the eternal nature of family ties leads many Latter-day Saints to approach relationships with long-term optimism and dedication.

Strength of Latter-day Saint Congregations Celebrated

News Story — 6 June 2008

Those not familiar with terms frequently used by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints may be confused by some of them. For example, a common phrase is “I’m going to the stake center.” Without more information, that may sound like someone is going to a restaurant. A Latter-day Saint stake, however, is a group of local congregations (called wards and branches) in a geographical area.

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