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November 06, 2021 12:00 PM MDT
We love the way Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf devotes his life to family, service, and the Savior. Celebrate this beloved Apostle's 81st birthday with these fun photo highlights from his remarkable life.
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October 18, 2021 08:00 AM MDT
Get inspired for your ward trunk-or-treat, from flashy and flamboyant to simple and sophisticated.
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By  LDS Living
October 02, 2021 08:38 AM MDT
This story was originally published by LDS Living in October 2018 and has been updated to celebrate Elder Soares's birthday.
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By  LDS Living
September 09, 2021 01:36 PM MDT
This story was originally published by LDS Living in January 2018 and has been updated to celebrate President Nelson’s birthday.
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By  LDS Living
June 15, 2021 11:00 AM MDT
This story originally ran on LDS Living in June 2018 and has been updated in celebration of Elder Bednar's birthday.
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By  LDS Living
February 06, 2021 12:00 PM MST
This story was originally published in February 2018 and has been updated in honor of Elder Rasband's birthday.
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By  LDS Living
January 24, 2021 01:15 PM MST
This story was originally published in January 2018 and has been updated in honor of Elder Christofferson's birthday.
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By  Emily Abel
June 18, 2020 01:26 PM MDT
When the Iron Curtain fell, missionaries and churches began to flood into eastern Europe. And although she was only a teenager, Eva Koleva Timothy from Bulgaria was ready to welcome them in.
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By  LDS Living
December 26, 2019 09:24 AM MST
This article originally ran on LDS Living in June 2014 and has been updated to reflect the current First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
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By  LDS Living
September 12, 2019 02:22 PM MDT
“The temple speaks for itself,” Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf told volunteers trained for the Frankfurt Germany Temple open house.
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August 06, 2019 01:00 PM MDT
Additional details and renderings showing the planned renovation of the Hong Kong China Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been released.
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August 06, 2019 12:59 PM MDT
The Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is complete, and the public is invited to visit the sacred edifice to experience its beauty and receive information on how Latter-day Saints and the community are blessed by having the temple. The Church’s first temple in Haiti is located at Route de Freres Delmas 10, Port‐au‐Prince.
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June 18, 2019 12:51 PM MDT
As houses of the Lord, Latter-day Saint temples often stand as beacons of peace and beauty.
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April 23, 2019 02:07 PM MDT
The public is invited to visit the newly completed Fortaleza Brazil Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The free tours begin April 27 and go through May 18, 2019, except for Sundays, April 28, May 5 and 12.
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By  LDS Living
April 08, 2019 05:39 PM MDT
Take a moment to reflect on all the touching and uplifting experiences we shared this conference weekend with these spectacular photos from the Deseret NewsandChurch News.
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March 27, 2019 07:25 PM MDT
Springtime is a time of beauty but also a time of renewal and of new life. What better way to celebrate the coming light and warmth of summer than reflecting on the places where we can feel Christ's light and spirit and where we can remember the covenants that will bring us eternal life in the world to come? Here are a few stunning pictures of temples in springtime.
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February 15, 2019 10:06 PM MST
“The sacred ordinances performed in this holy temple will unite families for eternity," President Russell M. Nelson said of the Rome Italy Temple. "God loves all His children equally and has provided a way for them to be linked in love, generation to generation. We are thrilled to be able to dedicate a temple in this city replete with historical importance throughout the ages.”
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January 21, 2019 09:51 AM MST
On Sunday, January 20, 2019, the world witnessed a rare event as the sun, moon, and earth all aligned to create a spectacular blood moon, known also as a lunar eclipse. But what made this event even more unique was that this eclipse was also a wolf and supermoon, making this celestial event a rare super blood wolf moon.
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January 14, 2019 12:41 PM MST
Public tours begin this month for the Rome Italy Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Italy, the Church’s 162nd operating temple in the world.
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December 04, 2018 02:00 PM MST
Gingerbread houses are a favorite Christmas tradition, but some talented confectioners have taken them to a whole new level! Check out some of our favorite gingerbread temple creations from over the years.
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By  LDS Living
November 14, 2018 05:08 PM MST
We've seen a few Latter-day Saint lego creations—like a 13,500 Lego-block Bountiful temple and a nine-years-in-the-making Salt Lake temple, complete with wedding groups crowding the stairs.
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November 12, 2018 04:00 PM MST
Tami Schellenberg remembers first reading about Tim Ballard in an LDS Living article as she and her husband drove from Houston to Austin, Texas, for a job interview. That night, she found her mind turning with how she could help rescue children from sex slavery.
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November 02, 2018 04:23 PM MDT
It's an exciting time of the year when the air becomes tinged with cold and that tangy-sweet smell of apples and leaves. Fall is a time when opposites come together to create a beautiful harmony. It's a time of dimming days and bright holidays. It's a time of crisp nights and heartwarming memories. It's a time when the world falls into slumber with one last burst of vivid color.
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October 31, 2018 12:38 PM MDT
From Chile to India and Canada to Kenya, President Russell M. Nelson has spent this past year traveling the world, sharing God's love by teaching and reaching the one. His revelation, uplifting messages, and kindness have been endless as he has sought the will of the Lord, showing us all what it means to be a true disciple of Christ. From meetings with the NAACP, presidents, and Church members on a Major League Baseball field, see some of the ways President Nelson has demonstrated how he is the Lord's prophet on the earth today.
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October 30, 2018 02:53 PM MDT
The public is invited to tour the newly completed Barranquilla Colombia Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Church’s second temple in Colombia, the first having been completed in Bogota in 1999.
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By  LDS Living
October 08, 2018 07:00 PM MDT
Nothing quite captures the emotions, excitement, and feel of general conference like a perfectly timed photograph. The Deseret News and Church News recently created beautiful photo galleries and talk summaries for each session of general conference. (They also created a unique resource to help membersreview conference by themes. How cool is that?)
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September 15, 2018 02:58 PM MDT
Here are a few photos that prove beautiful things can come out of stormy skies.
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August 06, 2018 12:24 PM MDT
During its eight years of construction, the Rome Italy Temple has undergone many extraordinary changes, from the placement of statues of Christ and His twelve apostlesin the temple visitors' center to the recent removal of scaffolding along the temple's exterior. This spring, the First Presidency announced that the Rome Italy Temple will be dedicated Sunday, March 10 through Sunday, March 17, 2019, with an open house to be held January 28 through February 16.
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July 21, 2018 01:01 PM MDT
If you need a brief escape, take some time to view these stunning pictures of temple gardens that will help you feel a bit of the serenity of the Lord's holy House and the wonderment of God's beautiful creations.
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June 06, 2018 03:53 PM MDT
“He’s one of those people that I really look up to and respect and admire and love and want to follow his footsteps,” Dahl said about his grandfather. “In a way, symbolically, I was following in his footsteps right then in this way.”
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By  LDS Living
April 02, 2018 03:00 PM MDT
Because words cannot capture the myriad of emotions we experienced this Easter and conference weekend, we wanted to share these stunning pictures from the Conference Center and Temple Square.
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March 27, 2018 02:29 PM MDT
LDS photographer Dustin Bitter has started taking pictures of "the temple in a way like never before with this series of images designed to illustrate the temple from a celestial perspective," Bitter writes on his website.
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March 12, 2018 02:23 PM MDT
“Everything about the temple and the renovations of temples is to make certain that the experience the patron has is the best experience possible,” Bishop Dean M. Davies, first counselor in the Presiding Bishopric, told Mormon Newsroom. “They can come into the temple; it's clean and it’s organized and it’s sacred and spiritual.”
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March 01, 2018 05:51 PM MST
The Rome Italy Temple has undergone many visible and significant changes in its construction process, which has taken seven and a half years. Late last year, more scaffolding was removed from the temple as landscaping continued to progress.
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January 03, 2018 05:33 AM MST
We will miss our beloved prophet dearly, who passed away on Tuesday, January 2.
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By  LDS Living
October 23, 2017 02:12 PM MDT
Drawing upon the rich colors and textures of southern Utah, the Cedar City Utah Temple features native flowers, art glass, and juniper berries as well as African mahogany and sapele woodwork. (Learn more about the design of the temple here.)
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October 13, 2017 01:16 PM MDT
You may have heard of storm chasers, but have you heard of temple chasers? A group of four LDS photographers got together to spread the word about the Meridian Idaho Temple Open House, which will receive guests October 21–November 11.
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By  LDS Living
October 03, 2017 05:00 PM MDT
Pictures capture emotion and feeling beyond what words can describe. Here are some photos from this general conference that encapsulate the feelings we felt and capture touching moments from this past weekend.
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August 22, 2017 11:54 AM MDT
The eclipse that passed over Idaho on August 21 blotted out the sun and darkened the sky so thoroughly, stars began to shine and the lights of the Rexburg Idaho Temple turned on for just a matter of minutes. What a beautiful reminder that regardless of the calamity or darkness in the world, the temple is always a beacon and source of light. Check out these stunning photos and video of the eclipse:
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August 12, 2017 02:00 PM MDT
A house of the Lord is always a beautiful sight, but add to it the brilliant colors of a new dawn or the close of a day, and you have something breathtaking. Check out these remarkable pictures of temples at sunrise and sunset.
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By  LDS Living
July 26, 2017 04:43 PM MDT
Mormon Newsroom recently released photos and videos that give an inside look at the newly expanded Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Provo, Utah. With the open house set to begin on July 31 through August 19, 2017, you can get tickets to tour the new MTC at mtcopenhouse.lds.org.
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By  LDS Living
June 02, 2017 01:10 PM MDT
Thanks to Mormon Life Hacker for making us aware of this story.
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May 15, 2017 06:59 PM MDT
Elizabeth Smart posted a picture of her family on Instagram for Mother's Day, sharing the first full family photo since having her second child, James, in April.
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April 12, 2017 04:56 PM MDT
It's not often that a couple can relive the excitement of their wedding day, especially after 50 years of marriage.
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By  LDS Living
April 07, 2017 03:37 PM MDT
On April 7, the Church released official photos inside the Paris France Temple. From sealing rooms to the celestial room, take a first look inside this beautiful temple of God.
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By  LDS Living
April 04, 2017 09:03 AM MDT
We shared many inspiring moments and wonderful memories this conference, we wanted to reflect back on just a few of our favorites with these incredible pictures from general conference.
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February 20, 2017 05:01 PM MST
As the prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for over a decade, President Gordon B. Hinckley traveled much of the world and left an impact on millions both inside and outside of the Church. From receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom to seeing 100 dedicated temples placed on the earth, he left a beautiful testimony and legacy that we can all learn from.
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February 02, 2017 10:00 PM MST
For the past decade, several photographs have been circulating online, each one believed to be a photograph of Joseph Smith. Let’s take a look at some of them:
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January 14, 2017 03:30 PM MST
With the dedication of the Paris France Temple on May 21, 2017, and the open house beginning on April 22, we are excited for this first temple of the Lord to be dedicated in France.
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December 03, 2016 04:10 PM MST
It doesn't take much to make a temple stunning—its inherent physical and spiritual light literally make it glow with radiance.
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November 30, 2016 06:01 PM MST
What an incredible treasure in our Church's history!
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November 18, 2016 08:49 PM MST
Twelve years of work. Over 60,000 pieces of hand-crafted and hand-painted glass. Eighty panes 10 feet high and 200 feet in length.
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November 16, 2016 03:40 PM MST
From baptisms to mission calls to weddings, Mormons have plenty of reasons to celebrate. Check out these creative special-occasion cakes you have to see to believe!
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November 15, 2016 10:06 PM MST
When Thomas S. Monson was called to the Quorum of the Twelve in October of 1963, one of the first assignments he was given was to supervise the work of the gospel in the Polynesian area. He came to know and love the members in Polynesia, even giving his October 1966 conference talk on "God's Gifts to Polynesia's People."
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November 09, 2016 05:17 PM MST
Recently, a photojournalist followed around an LDS family with quadruplets showcasing all the best and the worst that comes with having four toddlers, including trick-or-treating, family prayers, and attending church. Here's just a glimpse of the beautiful moments and stories she discovered:
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October 26, 2016 02:10 PM MDT
As a sophomore in high school, Taylor Yardley snapped a photo that would change his future.
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By  LDS Living
October 05, 2016 03:00 PM MDT
After the great deluge in the book of Genesis, the Lord made a covenant with Noah that He would never again flood the earth. As a symbol of this promise, the Lord pointed to the rainbow. “This is the token of the covenant,” He said, “and I will remember.”
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By  LDS Living
October 03, 2016 03:00 PM MDT
To help keep those spiritual and uplifting feelings that linger after general conference, here are 20 beautiful photos that perfectly highlight every session.
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September 27, 2016 01:32 PM MDT
The Constitution State will see an exciting event this weekend as the open house for the first temple in Connecticut begins September 30 and will run through October 22, with the dedication scheduled for November 20. (For reservations, visit templeopenhouse.lds.org.)
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September 21, 2016 04:50 PM MDT
It was Logan, Utah, 1981.
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