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Generations Connect Through Personal Histories and Life Stories

“In all of us,” wrote Alex Haley, author of the popular novel Roots (based on his own family history), “there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage — to know who we are and where we have come from.” The participation of FamilySearch in an event called "Back to Our Past", in Dublin, is a living proof of that urge to know about our ancestors.

 
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First Presidency Expresses Condolences at Passing of Nelson Mandela

First Presidency Expresses Condolences at Passing of Nelson Mandela

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement today in regards to the passing of Nelson Mandela:

"With the rest of the world, we mourn the passing of revered statesman Nelson Mandela. His courage, kindness and extraordinary moral leadership have been an example to all people. We express our love and sympathies to his family and the people of South Africa as they remember his extraordinary life".

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Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: Church Providing Relief Supplies to Those in Need

Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines: Church Providing Relief Supplies to Those in Need

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is providing shelter, food, water and other basic supplies to evacuees and displaced families. It is estimated that more than 700,000 people have lost their homes.

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Change in Europe Area Presidency

Change in Europe Area Presidency

Elder Timothy J. Dyches joins the Europe Area Presidency as the second counselor to Elder José A. Teixeira, President of the Europe Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Truth Will Prevail! UK Mormons Honour British Heritage in The British Pageant

Truth Will Prevail! UK Mormons Honour British Heritage in The British Pageant

Over 300 volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of all ages and backgrounds will perform in this live musical production that tells the story of their British heritage and deep roots in Christianity.

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“I’m a Mormon” Integrated Media Campaign launches in UK and Ireland in response to increased interest in faith

“I’m a Mormon” Integrated Media Campaign launches in UK and Ireland in response to increased interest in faith

“There is a great amount of interest in Mormons right now in the UK and Ireland,” said Church leader Elder Clifford Herbertson. “People are asking the question, ‘Who are the Mormons?’ and when people are asking questions, we want to be here to provide them with the answers of how and why we follow Jesus Christ.”

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