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LDS Church Taking Safety Measures to Protect Missionaries from Zika Virus Outbreak

by Deseret News | January 29, 2016 | Mormon Life

A mosquito-borne virus, the Zika virus, is spreading rapidly through Southern and Central America, and now ...

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First Presidency Announces Groundbreaking for 2nd Temple in Colombia

by LDS Church News | December 14, 2015 | From the Church Mormon Life

With 17 temples currently operating in South America, two under construction, and another two announced in ...

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152 Missionaries Transferred Out of Venezuela

by Mormon Newsroom | March 17, 2014 | Official Church Info

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued the following updated statement on the status of...

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Apostles Visit South America, Discover Surprise Gospel Contact with Chilean Pres.

by LDS Church News | December 2, 2013 | Official Church Info

A recent apostolic trip to the southern nations of South America demonstrated the growing ties between the ...

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LDS Missionary Who Died of Illness in Peru Was Happy to Serve in Birthplace

by Deseret News | September 17, 2013 | Everything Else

A 20-year-old LDS missionary from Peru who contracted a fatal illness and died in July had been excited to ...

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Elder Cook Visits Venezuela and Peru (+ photo gallery)

by Deseret News | September 12, 2013 | Everything Else

Elder Cook and Elder Callister visited Venezuela, located on the northern coast of South America, on Aug. 1...

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The Smithsonian, the Book of Mormon, and an Urban Legend

by Keepapitchinin | September 12, 2013 | Everything Else

"Your inquiry of  [date]  concerning the Smithsonian Institution’s alleged use of the Book of Mor...

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LDS Church booming in Peru

by Standard-Examiner | July 9, 2013 | Everything Else

The Mormon church footprint in Peru continues to grow. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints rece...

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Church members lose homes but all are safe after flooding in Argentina

by News.lds.org | April 23, 2013 | Official Church Info

Many Church members lost their homes in La Plata, Argentina, during the early hours of Tuesday, April 2, wh...

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Mormon family's 'sticker project' in Argentina creates spreads holiday cheer

by Deseret News | January 13, 2013 | Everything Else

It started as an effort for Sharee Wolfley and her family to spread some holiday cheer in the form of shari...