Summarized by Kent Larsen
LDS Church Confirms Mormon News Report - Magazines Online Next Month
(Church Internet Site Expands, Improves)
LDS Church Press Release 23Jun00 N1
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH -- The LDS Church confirmed Friday Mormon News'
report that the Ensign, New Era and Friend are going on line. Mormon
News reported Tuesday that the magazines will be put on line 90 days
after publication, according to a letter to local leaders from Elder
Boyd K. Packer, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
The Church's press release, dated Friday, says that the magazines
will be put on its www.lds.org . and
will include the past 30 years of Church magazines, every issue since
the magazines were reorgnized into four magazines in 1971.
In addition, the website is being redesigned to make navigation
easier and to add a tour of LDS Church historical sites. The site
will also now include some multimedia resources, such as photos and