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March 26, 2017

First Line News Articles for Sunday, March 26 2017

LDS News

Defending the Faith: Remembering the First Vision

Some years ago, two Latter-day Saint writers arrived separately at the conclusion that Joseph Smith’s First Vision probably occurred on Sunday, March 26, 1820. (See “Oh, How Lovely Was the Morning: Sun 26 Mar 1820?” ) In other words, this coming Sunday may mark the 197th anniversary of the commencement of the Restoration.

My view: Are the Mormons a ‘peculiar’ people?

Are the Mormons a “peculiar” people? The query is, of course, complicated by the several meanings and connotations of the word peculiar.

Contributions of women celebrated across the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic can surely be called a Mormon success story.

Better days await members in Brazil

Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles delivered a central message during his recent visit to Brazil: The Lord is in charge — and things will work out for the best.

Could an LDS temple be on the horizon for Pocatello?

Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have six temples that are less than a two-hour drive from Pocatello.

Elder Pieper meets with Mexican president

Elder Paul B. Pieper, General Authority Seventy, and other religious leaders here recently met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to discuss a variety of issues facing the country.