Posts Tagged ‘Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints’

Mormon cover art sparks row for Catholic publisher

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

A Catholic publisher has apologized for using a Mormon image on the cover of two of its 2021 publications. Oregon Catholic Press said the use of the image of the Mormon figure of Moroni was a mistake. The company believed it to be a general image of an angel. The artist – a Catholic who Read more

Death metal drummer charged with setting two LDS churches ablaze

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

A death metal drummer has been charged with setting two Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints churches ablaze. Jacob Lowenstein, 28, who plays for metal band Igni, appeared from custody via an audio-visual link at Christchurch District Court today on two charges of arson – and one of unlawfully taking a vehicle. Read more

Another Latter-Day Saints buildings hit by suspicious fire

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

A fire in Greymouth on Wednesday morning was the second suspicious blaze at a Latter Day Saints church building in as many days. Firefighters were called about 2.15am to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Main South Rd, Greymouth, Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) spokesman Mau Barbara said. Read more Related Read more

Latter Day Saints to build a second temple in NZ

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints Church plans to build a temple in Auckland – its second one in New Zealand. President Russell Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the build during the church’s general conference in Utah in the United States. Continue reading Related Posts:Heaven doesn’t Read more

Latter-Day Saints Church bestows award on Caritas Samoa

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Caritas Samoa’s Project Manager Fuatino Muliagatele-Ah Wai says it is a privilege to receive an Honour Award from the Apia Samoa Central Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints (LDS). The award was one of a number made by the LDS  to organisations, church members and government ministries in recognition of Read more

Latter-day Saints donate food to Catholic charity in Tahiti

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) has given a donation of food to the Catholic Church in Tahiti. The food will be distributed to individuals and families who are going through difficult times. Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Read more

Why Jonah Lomu’s funeral is a private one

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Jonah Lomu became a Mormon, joining the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints in 2012. The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) forbids the broadcasting of a funeral service on the internet or “in any other way.” The LDS  announced details today for Tuesday’s funeral services for Jonah Lomu. Read more

Meet the Mormons – in a theatre near you

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

A feature length movie titled “Meet the Mormons” has been screening in theatres and other venues across Australia, New Zealand and several Pacific Island nations over the last few weeks. Theatres in Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Rotorua, Taupo, Tokoroa, Wellington, Nelson and Christchurch screened the movie which was produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Read more

Young Catholics and Mormons to meet political leaders

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Around forty young adult Catholics and Mormons (the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) from around the country will visit some of New Zealand’s political leaders at Parliament later this month. They will meet with Prime Minister John Key and a number of Members of Parliament on 25 June. The visit is being jointly Read more

Latter Day Saints on another planet?

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Kolob is a heavenly body mentioned in the Book of Abraham, a Mormon scripture. If the text is read literally Kolob is a planet geographically close to God or where Mormons go in the afterlife. In a post on the LDS Church’s official website, “Becoming Like God,” say that the Latter-day Saints’ doctrine of exaltation Read more