Saturday, November 3, 2012

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  • What would a Mormon White House look like?

    Randall Balmer, an award-winning historian, author and chair of the Department of Religion at Dartmouth College, speculated that the Romneys - like plenty of Mormons - might display artwork featuring a depiction of Jesus and a photograph of LDS Church ...

  • 5 Questions Romney Never Answered About Mormonism -- And Why He Should

    How have your early experiences within the Mormon Church--particularly your two-year proselytizing mission to France and your service as Bishop and Stake President--shaped your character and your worldview?

  • LDS Church releases statement about Hurricane Sandy

    Prior to the storm, local leaders were in contact with church members to encourage necessary preparations. Mission presidents are taking precautions to protect the safety and well-being of missionaries," said Scott Trotter, a spokesman for the LDS Church.

  • LDS Church's Mormon Tabernacle Choir launches YouTube channel

    LDS Church's Mormon Tabernacle Choir launches YouTube channel. Print; Font [+] [-]. 2 Comments ». By R. Scott Lloyd, Church News staff writer.

  • Romney speaks candidly about his Mormon faith

    Only at the Republican National Convention was his religion highlighted. While Romney's faith has not been a major focus of the campaign, Americans are curious about a religion many know little about.

  • The Case of the Mormon Historian

    The Mormon church is organized into congregations called wards; a group of these is called a stake. The men at his door were the local stake president and his two counselors, the men responsible for overseeing all the congregations in the area.

  • Probe Mitt Romney's Affiliation With the Mormon Church -- It's Not Too Late ...

    After three presidential debates and countless opportunities since the primary season, there has not been substantive examination by the press corps, of Governor Mitt Romney's deep affiliation with the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ...

  • Germany awards top honor to one of its own: a high Mormon leader

    On Oct. 30, the Federal Republic of Germany awarded Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor to LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson, the "Medal of Distinguished Service.

  • What It's Like To Be A Mormon Democrat In Idaho

    I was raised Mormon. I served a mission for the church and remained active into my mid-twenties. Then about a decade ago I left. I bear no animosity toward the LDS church or its members. Second, this is not a story about which political party Mormons ...

  • FamilySearch makes genealogical records available to all

    The LDS church is helping to make sure people have access to as many records as possible, all from the comfort of their own homes.

  • Out of Africa: Visions of a 30% jump in Mormon missionaries

    Since then, the LDS Church has received about 4,000 new applications for missionary service a week, making it nearly 12,000 since the change, Martinich says in an email.

  • Liberal Mormons: A Minority Within A Minority

    GEORGE, Utah (RNS) U.S. Mormons overwhelmingly share the party affiliation of Republican presidential nominee and fellow Mormon Mitt Romney, but there are liberal-leaning members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who are finding their ...

  • Mormon blogger, facing excommunication, resigns from church

    The LDS church declined to comment on Twede's situation, spokesman Scott Trotter said, but added that "church leaders are always saddened when an individual, whether through his or her actions or personal choices, decides to leave the church.

  • 500 LDS missionaries helping neighbors in Sandy's wake

    NEW YORK CITY - Some 500 full-time missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took to the flooded streets and wind-blown neighborhoods still reeling from the effects of superstorm Sandy Wednesday to assess the status of LDS ...

  • Pro-Kremlin youth group protests Mormon missionaries

    Elena Nechiporova, director for the Mormon Church's East Europe area's public affairs department, told RIA Novosti that the allegations that the Mormon missionaries are foreign agents is baseless.

  • City surpluses property before planned sale to LDS Church

    During its regular meeting the Provo Municipal Council gave Mayor John Curtis the authority to dispose of the property in preparation for it to be purchased by the LDS Church. The property is approximately 0.119 acres of the street that is adjacent to ...

  • New book explores Mexico Colonies and their 1912 exodus

    Among members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, there are probably quite a few people who don't know much more about the brief history of Mormon colonization in Mexico than Martin Andersen did a couple of years ago. "I'd heard of the ...

  • CNN religion blogger attacks Christian Conservatives for supporting Romney

    Have LDS Church members repudiated the Book of Mormon as "another testament of Jesus Christ" or their view that the Bible is the word of God only "as far as it is correctly translated"?

  • Mormons see Romney as their 'John F Kennedy'

    Despite ruling the roost in Utah, the Mormon church, often referred to as the Church of Latter-day Saints (LDS), refrains from shouting their endorsement for Romney from rooftops.


    (St. George, UT) - Anthony W. Ivins was one of the first pioneers to come to St. George where he reared his family until receiving a mission call from the LDS Church to serve in Mexico, which caused the family to move. Anthony W. Ivins spent 34 of his ...

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