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Caregivers Taught Latest Wheelchair-handling Skills

Basic Wheelchair Handling Skills Training Provided by LDS Charities

LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is partnering with MAARDEC (Mobility Aid and Appliances Research and Development Centre) in providing trainings to wheelchair services providers and caregivers.

 
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Church Aids Latter-day Saints Affected by Ebola Outbreak

SIERRA LEONE – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, through its humanitarian arm, LDS Charities, sent food and other emergency supplies to more than 2,500 Latter-day Saint families in Sierra Leone during a recent state of emergency – necessitated by the Ebola-virus outbreak, which has claimed the lives of 500 citizens, including two members of the Church.

 
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Latter-day Saints Worship at Home during Ebola Lock Down

Confined to their homes during a three-day, government-mandated lock down, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint in Sierra Leone conducted Sunday worship services in their homes.

 
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Church Joins Global Faith Leaders at Vatican Summit on Marriage
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Church Joins Global Faith Leaders at Vatican Summit on Marriage

This week’s gathering of global religious leaders at the Vatican to discuss the importance of marriage fuses two key beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: the importance of marriage between man and woman, and the importance of interfaith cooperation in common causes for good.

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Pope Francis Addresses Faith Leaders Gathered at Vatican to Discuss Marriage
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Pope Francis Addresses Faith Leaders Gathered at Vatican to Discuss Marriage

Opening the historic meeting of religious leaders gathered at the Vatican to discuss the importance of marriage, Pope Francis said, "For most of us, the family provides the principal place where we can aspire to greatness as we strive to realize our full capacity for virtue and charity."

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Historic Vatican Summit on Strengthening Marriage Concludes
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Historic Vatican Summit on Strengthening Marriage Concludes

The historic summit that brought together a diverse group of global faith leaders concluded Wednesday. About 30 faith leaders from around the world participated during the event, including President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Caregivers Taught Latest Wheelchair-handling Skills

Caregivers Taught Latest Wheelchair-handling Skills

LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is partnering with MAARDEC (Mobility Aid and Appliances Research and Development Centre) in providing trainings to wheelchair services providers and caregivers.

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Church Aids Latter-day Saints Affected by Ebola Outbreak

Church Aids Latter-day Saints Affected by Ebola Outbreak

SIERRA LEONE – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, through its humanitarian arm, LDS Charities, sent food and other emergency supplies to more than 2,500 Latter-day Saint families in Sierra Leone during a recent state of emergency – necessitated by the Ebola-virus outbreak, which has claimed the lives of 500 citizens, including two members of the Church.

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