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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Falling bombs and a failing revolution forced 9-year-old Mehrsa Baradaran’s family to flee Iran in 1986. They became refugees. Her mother had been a political prisoner in anti-American Iran, but they weren’t sure the United States would accept them. After all, […]

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This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. RootsTech 2017 has arrived! Over the next 4 days (February 8–11), thousands of enthusiastic family storytellers and historians will converge on the Salt Palace in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah to learn about collecting, preserving, and sharing family stories. But the […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is studying Monday’s announcement by the Boy Scouts of America to allow transgender boys into the BSA’s boys-only programs. The LDS Church’s statement reads: “The Church is studying the announcement made yesterday by […]

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here.   Every year the RootsTech conference features fascinating and knowledgeable keynote speakers, and this year is no different. What will make this year better than ever is that, for the first time ever, keynote speakers from all RootsTech sessions, including Wednesday’s […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. The problem with writing a personal history is that once started, it’s easy to keep thinking of more things that need to be included. Having just mentally added a new category that I will title “Friends,” I am becoming convinced that […]

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This post is brought to you by the Mormon Interpreter (A Journal of Mormon Scripture). View the original post here. This is a Scripture Roundtable from The Interpreter Foundation, in which we discuss Doctrine & Covenants Gospel Doctrine Lesson #8 Continue reading → Recently Posted #LIghtTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast from New York City Tuesday […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Canadian leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the a statement of sorrow and condemnation Monday after Sunday’s shooting in a Quebec City mosque that killed six people. “We express our deep sorrow and condemnation for the […]

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These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “How could it ever be possible that we of all people would not be excited about attending our Church worship services? Or get tired of reading the holy scriptures? I suppose this could […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. One of the hallmarks of President Gordon B. Hinckley’s time as president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was building temples. In 1953, President David O. McKay assigned him to pioneer a way for members who speak foreign […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. SALT LAKE CITY — It meant his 7-year-old daughter would be up late Saturday night, but Mormon dad Brian Hill saw a teaching moment for little Eden when officials detained 18 refugees at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport on orders from President Donald […]

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This post is brought to you by the Mormon Newsroom. View the original post here. SALT LAKE CITY | Tuesday, 31 January 2017 | Recently Posted #LIghtTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast from New York City Tuesday to feature Piano Guys, David Archuleta and others … #LightTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast from New York City Tuesday […]

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This post is brought to you by the Mormon Newsroom. View the original post here. SALT LAKE CITY | Tuesday, 31 January 2017 | President Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Tuesday that Dr. Bruce C. Kusch will become the 13th president of LDS […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will broadcast its eighth live Face to Face event on March 4, 2017, but for the first time it will feature a member of the First Presidency. President Henry B. Eyring and Elder […]

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This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. Since February is Black History Month, it’s a great time to look at some of the resources available to trace African-American ancestors—and, if you have African-American ancestors, it’s a great time to get started finding them! Particularly as you work through […]

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These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “While the blessings we ask for and receive through prayer are undeniably magnificent, the greatest blessing and benefit is not the physical or spiritual blessings that may come as answers to our prayers […]

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This post is brought to you by the Maxwell Institute. View the original post here. It is my pleasure to announce the publication of On This Day: The Armenian Church Synaxarion; March by Edward G. Mathews Jr. This is the third in a proposed twelve volume series that offers a complete English translation of an […]

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These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “To know Heavenly Father and to understand our relationship to Him as our Father and our God is to find meaning in this life and hope in the life to come.” —M. Russell […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. “IN THE HANDS OF THE GADIANTONS,” by Cameron S. Staley, Covenant Communications, ebook $6.99, 281 pages (f) The Book of Mormon contains the writings of the Nephite people from the time Lehi and his left Jerusalem until the death of Moroni. […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Voltaire (born François-Marie d’Arouet) was, perhaps, the most influential social and political thinker among the French philosophes in the years leading up to the American and French revolutions. As a young man, he was in exile in England for two and […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. SALT LAKE CITY — Amid the controversy swirling around President Trump’s executive order banning refugees from seven Muslim countries, the LDS Church issued a statement late Saturday night urging solutions that relieve refugee suffering. “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. SALT LAKE CITY — Amid the controversy swirling around President Trump’s executive order banning refugees from seven Muslim countries, the LDS Church issued a statement late Saturday night urging solutions that relieve refugee suffering. “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Editor’s note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast. This will be given Jan. 29, 2017 Every now and then, a simple act of love reminds us all what it really […]

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These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “Pray even when you have no desire to pray. Sometimes, like a child, you may misbehave and feel you cannot approach your Father with a problem. That is when you most need to […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Bells on Temple Square is currently accepting audition applications for male handbell ringers. Applications will be accepted through Feb. 14. Candidates for Bells on Temple Square must meet the following criteria: male between the ages of 20-45, live within 100 miles […]