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The Death of a Prophet: Thomas S. Monson

Jan. 2, marked the end of an era for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The president of our church, Thomas S. Monson, the man millions of Mormons consider to be a prophet of God, passed away due to health issues incidental to his age.

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Positive changes to LDS missionary work reflects changing world

Last October, President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced that instead of waiting until they were 19, young men could serve missions at 18, so long as they had finished high school. For young women, the change was even more significant: 19 instead of 21. This opened the floodgates as the number of missionaries currently serving has surged from 52,000 to 70,000 over the past eight months, and is anticipated to reach almost 100,000 by the end of this year.

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LDS General Conference to take place this weekend

Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be gathering together around the world this weekend, starting Saturday, for the 182nd Semiannual General Conference of the Church.

Speakers will include the president of the church and members of the church leadership including the quorum of the 12.

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