| Salon Looks At Religion, Mormon Missionaries|
|The online magazine Salon launched a series of
articles yesterday on religion in the US, and started its coverage by
looking at LDS missionaries serving in Prague. The result is an entertaining
look at missionary work in a foreign country and at the potential for
religion in the US.
| Uruguay Temple Dedication Postponed, Two Brazil Temple Dedications Set For December|
|A series of general strikes in Uruguay has
led the LDS Church to postpone the open house and dedication of the
new Montevideo Uruguay Temple, the LDS Church announced today. The
strike has led to construction delays that will keep the Temple from
being completed on time. The Church also announced the open house and
dedication dates for the two new Brazilian temples, in Recife and in
| Green Trial Leads To Review Of Polygamy Prosecution|
|The upcoming prosecution of polygamist Tom Green has
led to a review of polygamy prosecution in an Arizona Republic
article picked up through the Associated Press. At stake in the trial
is not just Green's freedom, but also the attitude of prosecutors to
the crime and maybe even the legal status of polygamy.
| Sons Of American Revolution Give Hinckley Award|
|LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley was awarded
the Gold Good Citizenship Award by the National Society of the Sons of the
American Revolution (NSSAR) on Friday. The award is given to about six
recipients each year in recognition of service to the community.
| Pres. Hinckley Given Another Award|
|For the second time in a week, LDS Church
President Gordon B. Hinckley has been honored. This time, He has been
given the Outstanding Leadership Award from the Coalition for Utah
Families, for his "untiring efforts to strengthen families." The
award was presented Tuesday morning at the 2000 Governor's Awards
ceremony at the Utah state Capitol.
| Lyman Wight's Texas Colony Remembered|
|Historian A.C. Greene remembers the Texas colony
established by Apostle Lyman Wight in the late 1840s in an article in
yesterday's Dallas Morning News. The article gives a brief sketch of the
various locations of the colony in Texas.
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