Posts Tagged ‘flds’

Mormon News, June 20–24

In the News FREEDMEN’S BUREAU PROJECT COMPLETED Last year the LDS Church began indexing the records of the Freedmen’s Bureau, and this week they announced the task was completed. The Freedmen’s Bureau was established by Congress in 1865 to...

Mormon News, May 9–13

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The Salt Lake Tribune continued its reporting on rape and sexual assault in LDS Church-owned schools this week, but shifted to look at how past LDS teachings might lead to victim blaming. The old mantra “better dead clean than...

Mormon News, September 14–18

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For all that has been written about the infamous Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857, no one knew where the victims were buried. Now researcher Everett Bassett says he has found two burial sites far from the monuments meant to...

Mormon News, July 6–10

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Elder Boyd K. Packer, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, passed away last weekend at age 90. His funeral was Friday in the Salt Lake Tabernacle, which was filled to capacity. In news media reports of his...