Calendar becomes new foe for Mormon temple's steeple
The LDS Church may be at a disadvantage in its
on-going dispute with neighbors of the new Boston Massachusetts Temple
because of timing concerns. The Church had hoped that the dispute over
the Temple's steeple could be resolved in time for it to be completed
before the building's dedication ceremonies, but court delays are making
that increasingly unlikely.
Mormon temple dedicated in Billings
The dedication follows a two-week open house attended by more than
68,000 people. They got a chance to see the 33,800-square-foot building
prior to its dedication and closure to the general public.
Perth Temple Groundbreaking
President Kenneth Johnson, First Councillor in the Australia New Zealand
Area Presidency presided and conducted the meeting. Approximately 700
members and invited guests were present at the service in the Dianella
Tribute to Agricol Lozano Herrera held in Mexico City
Yesterday, November 18 1999, at M»xico Temple Square, in the Aragon stake
building, a service was held to give tribute to brother Agricol Lozano
Herrera, The service was promoted by an organization of religions, a council
of religions in spanish "consejo inter-religioso de Mexico", and the service
was presided by the South Mexico Area Presidency.
Graham Disputes Abuse Remarks
State Senator Parley Hellewell, a member of the
LDS Church, has came under fire last week for comments he made
suggesting that women on welfare might encourage abuse to get welfare
benefits. His comments and those of fellow state senator Lorin Jones
were made during a meeting of the Workforce Services Legislative Interim
Committee last week. The comments have been attacked by advocates for
domestic abuse victims.
Sperry symposium: 'Power of the Book of Mormon'
Robert J. Matthews, the
former dean of Religious Education at BYU, offered the keynote
address Nov. 12th to a capacity audience at the Sidney B. Sperry
Symposium, the first of 20 offered in the two days of the event. He
spoke on the "Power of the Book of Mormon." He said, "It is a true
record and it is true doctrine and the truth has a certain power all
Preaching to the choir
Though there's nothing really unusual about Elders Mark Tonih
and Markus Kollmeyer, they are an unusual pair of missionaries. They are
such because their area consists of 9 of the 20 student stakes at BYU and
one normal ward in Provo. What a fishbowl life it is for them. They can't
get away with any infraction of the rules.
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