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Coverage and News Media Resources From the 188th Semiannual General Conference

Five conference sessions were held October 6–7, 2018. This page is a repository of links to news and announcements from general conference weekend.

Rice for the Elderly for Mid-Autumn Festival

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President Nelson Stresses Importance of Jesus Christ in Church Name: “It Is His Church”

Nearly two months after his brief statement about the name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson spoke at length on the importance of the Church’s full name.

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The World Report

The October 2018 edition of "The World Report."

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Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes

At the end of the 188th Semiannual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build 12 new temples.

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Church Announces New Balance between Gospel Instruction in the Home and Church

Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opened the faith’s 188th Semiannual General Conference by announcing a “new balance and connection between gospel instruction in the home and in the Church.” It is part of an effort “to strengthen families and individuals through a

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World-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir Changes Its Name

The world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir is changing its name to “The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.”

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New Activities for Children and Youth to Strengthen Faith in Christ

New information has been released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on plans announced in May for new worldwide resources for girls and boys, young women, and young men.

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Sister Barbara Ballard Passes Away in Salt Lake City

Barbara Bowen Ballard, wife of President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died on October 1, 2018. 

Interfaith Celebration of the 69th PRC National Day in Hong Kong