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Prophet calls for tolerance, kindness toward those who don't share LDS beliefs | Deseret News
Under an overcast sky dark with unfulfilled promises of rain all weekend, the 183rd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints closed Sunday afternoon with a plea from their prophet that church members follow the example of Jesus Christ to be “tolerant of, as well as kind and loving to those who do not share our beliefs and our standards.”
Mormon church makes myriad contributions to world » Ventura County Star
Under humanitarian service, the church serves those in need worldwide without regard to race, nationality or religion. It has distributed more than 340 million pounds of food, medicine, educational supplies and clothing in 178 countries, often in concert with other relief organizations.
Coming soon: A Mormon temple in Rome
Italy, known for its strong Catholic presence, is also home to nearly 25,000 Mormons. And just eight miles from the Vatican, a Mormon temple is being built—the first in the city, the first in Italy, and the first in the Mediterranean region.
Elder Holland Dedicates Abu Dhabi Stake Center in Middle East - Church News and Events
The Middle East Africa North Area encompasses 20 countries, with Morocco on the west and Afghanistan on the east. In this vast geographical region stands just one building constructed by the Church solely as a meetinghouse for its members. That building is the newly completed Abu Dhabi Stake Center in the United Arab Emirates, which Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve dedicated on February 22, 2013.
Elder Echo Hawk reflects on law career | Deseret News
On Jan. 25, Elder Larry Echo Hawk accepted the 2013 Distinguished Service Award. Elder Echo Hawk, now a general authority for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, previously served as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs in the U.S. Department of the Interior from 2009-12.
LDS Church Growth: Seven New Mission to be Created in Brazil
Church members in Brazil report that seven new missions will be organized in Brazil this summer in Curitiba South, Fortaleza East, Juiz de Fora, Piracicaba, Natal, Santos, and Sao Paulo West bringing the number of missions in Brazil to 34.