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Mrs. May Manuo Lopesi and boys
Mrs. May Manuo Lopesi and her Lopesi boys posing for a family photo after church yesterday morning at the Aua LDS Chapel. [courtesy photo]
Reginald Wayne Shute
Reginald Wayne Shute, a former President of the Apia Samoa Temple in Pesega was laid to rest on Good Friday in Utah. He was 86. Mr. Shute's passing was announced in a statement from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in numerous capacities for the Church in the Pacific...
Knee replacement patients standing
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — It was a day of “Thanksgiving” on Tuesday, when LBJ Medical Center held a ceremony to celebrate the 100th successful total knee replacement surgery — a surgery that has been available at the hospital since late last year, led by Elder Dr. John Edwards, who has been...
M. Russell Ballard
NEW YORK (AP) — A high-ranking leader with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Friday the church severed its century-long tie with the Boy Scouts of America because the organization made changes that pushed it away from the church. “The reality there is we didn’t really leave them...
In this Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, a man walks past the Salt Lake Temple, a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at Temple Square
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Parents of Mormon missionaries will be able to hear their children’s voices a lot more often under new rules announced Friday that allow the proselytizing youngsters to call home every week instead of only twice a year. The move is aimed at encouraging families to be more...
People arrive for the twice-annual conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormons will start spending less time at church each Sunday — two hours instead of three — after a change announced Saturday aimed at making worship more manageable for members around the globe. The switch, which takes effect in January, is a significant one for Mormons, who...