Articles of News/Week of April 10th

By April 10, 2017Articles

Mormon church says it’s donated $42M to help homeless

Mormon church officials say they’re committed to helping address homelessness and that the religion has donated $42 million in cash and materials over the last decade to eight Utah organizations.

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Mormon church ships tons of food to flood-plagued Peru

The LDS Church has donated 32 tons of food to aid hundreds of thousands of Peruvians left destitute by torrential spring rains and flooding in the northern region of Piura.

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Veyo LDS bishop dies in head-on collision

A man identified as the bishop of a Veyo ward in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died Saturday in a head-on collision.

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Film sheds light on Ordain Women movement in LDS church

The documentary “Where We Stand” follows a stay-at-home mom who became an advocate for the Ordain Women movement.

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Utah Mormon running for president of Kenya

Amram Musungu walked dozens of miles every day to attend school in Hamuyundi, Kenya. He slept on banana leaves on the floor of his village hut. And he didn’t own a pair of shoes until he was 15 years old.

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Saratoga Springs preps for new LDS temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ announcement of a new temple in Saratoga Springs was accompanied by an audible cheer in the LDS Conference Center last weekend, and Utah County’s been abuzz ever since.

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Planned LDS temple expected to boost Pocatello’s economy

Jan Rogers was working in economic development in southern Idaho when The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced its plans to build a temple in Twin Falls.

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