Faith

NAACP, LDS church partnering on initiatives in East Coast

Mormons Black Priesthood Ban-2

The Mormon church is teaming up with the NAACP on a new education and employment program on the...

Faith

NAACP, LDS church partnering on initiatives in East Coast

Mormons Black Priesthood Ban-2

The Mormon church is teaming up with the NAACP on a new education and employment program on the East Coast, an outgrowth from the first official meeting between the groups in May.


Local

Ogden FamilySearch Library to host last open house at current building

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The library, located at 539 22th St., will have an open house from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 10-12. It will move next year to a building currently under construction at 321 E. 22nd St.


Local

LDS Church: 'We need to find a venue,' cancels Pioneer Days Devotional

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Traditionally, the event took place at the Dee Events Center at Weber State University sometime before the Lindquist Family Symphony Pops and Fireworks. This year, however, it’s not happening as organizers are taking a step back after a decline in attendance.


Faith

LDS Church leaders speak about suicide awareness in new videos

Elder Dale G. Renlund

The church released a total of eight videos, which included comments from Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Sister Carol F. McConkie, who served as the first counselor in the Young Women’s general presidency from April 2013 to April 2018.


National

Utah developer quits Vermont plans inspired by Mormon leader

Utopia in Vermont

A Utah businessman is abandoning plans for a massive development in four rural Vermont towns based on the papers of Mormon founder Joseph Smith


World

2 men guilty of polygamy given get house arrest in Canada

Canada Polygamy

A British Colombia Supreme Court judge has imposed conditional sentences on two men who belong to a breakaway Mormon sect after convicting them of polygamy, sparing them jail time

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