November 13, 2019
How the US military embraced America’s religious diversity (Navy Times)
(November 13, 2019)
In 1919, Lee Levinger buried four soldiers in France. The responsibility to preside over a funeral was not unusual for military chaplains. But during World War I, most Americans would have been surprised to learn that a rabbi led a service for four Christian soldiers.
Learn more about your ‘homeland’ with FamilySearch blog country pages (Church News)
(November 13, 2019)
Maybe you know the seven generations of your family that go back to a small town in Italy. Or maybe the only thing you know about your heritage is that you have an Italian last name.
With the new blog country heritage pages, FamilySearch wants to reach people wherever they are and provide fun, engaging experiences while learning more about where they came from.
November 12, 2019
November 11, 2019
November 7, 2019
First Presidency Welcomes Leader of Muslim World League (Church Newsroom)
(November 7, 2019)
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met Tuesday morning with His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Abdulkarim Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League (MWL) and president of the International Organization for Muslim Scholars, based in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
November 6, 2019
Church Statement on Tragedy in Mexico (Church Newsroom)
(November 6, 2019)
We are heartbroken to hear of the tragedy that has touched these families in Mexico. Though it is our understanding that they are not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, our love, prayers and sympathies are with them as they mourn and remember their loved ones.
November 5, 2019
UPDATE: Mormon Church calls attack "terrible and tragic," but says victims were not church members (CNN)
(November 5, 2019)
The Mormons killed near the US-Mexico border appear to be members of a fundamentalist sect that is separate from the mainstream Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
CNN reached out to LDS-Church spokesperson. Here's what he said:
“This does sound like a terrible and tragic thing. Unfortunately, I don’t have any information, as from what I can tell, these were members of a polygamist sect, and not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints."