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Five new LDS temples announced at General Conference

Five new LDS temples announced at General Conference - The Daily Universe

President Thomas S. Monson announced at the Sunday morning session of General Conference that five new temples will be built.

New Relief Society General Presidency, General Authority Seventies announced

New Relief Society General Presidency, General Authority Seventies announced - The Daily Universe

The First Presidency of the LDS Church announced a new Relief Society General Presidency, a reorganized Primary General Presidency and six new General Authority Seventies during the Saturday afternoon session of the 187th Annual General Conference.

14th annual Book of Mormon conference features BYU professors

14th annual Book of Mormon conference features BYU professors - The Daily Universe

BYU professors and Book of Mormon scholars Taylor Halverson and Matt Roper spoke at the 14th annual Book of Mormon Conference on Saturday.

Virtual Scriptures Group creates interactive map of Book of Mormon

Virtual Scriptures Group creates interactive map of Book of Mormon - The Daily Universe

A team of BYU faculty worked together to create an interactive map of geographical points from the Book of Mormon.

LDS Church updates purpose of Relief Society

LDS Church updates purpose of Relief Society - The Daily Universe

LDS General Relief Society President Sister Linda K. Burton announced updates to the Relief Society's purpose yesterday afternoon in a Facebook post.

Facebook reconnects convert with missionaries 20 years after baptism

Facebook reconnects convert with missionaries 20 years after baptism - The Daily Universe

Vladimir Bevziuk journeyed to France early in 1995 in search of work. He hoped to improve the quality of life for his wife and 6-month-old daughter in Ukraine. In the end, he did, but spiritually rather than financially.

Cultural judgments involving missionaries persist

Cultural judgments involving missionaries persist - The Daily Universe

LDS children grow up attending Primary classes and singing the words: "I hope they call me on a mission when I have grown a foot or two."

It's all about perception: stigma against stateside missions

Stateside missionaries face inferiority stigma - The Daily Universe

Sixty-five percent of BYU students served missions as of fall 2016, and nearly 30 percent of the active LDS missions in the world are in the United States. However, the perceived mission enthusiasm around the BYU campus and within the LDS community seems to lessen when it comes to stateside missions.

Mormon cultural snap judgments affect church members

Mormon cultural snap judgments affect church members - The Daily Universe

"Stop it" was the cry heard throughout the world in the April 2012 General Conference. President Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the First Presidency in his talk encouraged church members to stop gossiping and ridiculing, and replace judgmental thoughts with love.

Church announces change in missionary schedules

Church announces change in missionary schedules - The Daily Universe

Changes are coming to the daily schedules of full-time missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Sierra Leone Mormon missionaries injured in car accident

Sierra Leone Mormon missionaries injured in car accident - The Daily Universe

Four LDS Church missionaries serving in the Sierra Leone Freetown Mission and a church member were injured in a car accident on Wednesday, August 24, announced LDS Church spokesman Eric Hawkins on Saturday. The group was traveling in a mission van when they attempted to pass a truck on the highway and were struck by […]

Jamesthemormon and David Archuleta release new single

Jamesthemormon and David Archuleta release new single - The Daily Universe

Jamesthemormon and David Archulette released their new single "Workin" on August 8. The song has already made an appearance on the iTunes Hip Hop charts, and the artists are calling out to their fans to take the single to number one.

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Photo gallery: New Mormon temple rises in Ben Franklin’s Philadelphia, pays homage to nation’s Founders

Photo Gallery for Photo gallery: New Mormon temple rises in Ben Franklin’s Philadelphia, pays homage to nation’s Founders

A closeup of the amazing sculpture at the new Provo City Center Temple | LDS Temple Pics

Provo City Center Temple Sculpture Closeup - LDS Temple Pictures

A closeup of the amazing sculpture at the new Provo City Center Utah Temple.

LDS church pulls missionaries out of Turkey

LDS church pulls missionaries out of Turkey - The Daily Universe

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has pulled its 15 missionaries out of Turkey, citing concern about unstable conditions there.

Church Statement on Volunteers in Turkey

Church Statement on Volunteers in Turkey - The Daily Universe

News release from Mormon Newsroom: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement today about volunteers in Turkey: The Church has transferred 15 young volunteers serving in Turkey to Germany, where they will continue their service among the Turkish-speaking population of Berlin. We anticipate these volunteers will return when conditions in Turkey […]