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Saying goodbye to LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson

January 11, 2018

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a viewing for President Thomas S. Monson on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.

Monson died Monday, Jan. 2, 2018, after serving as the church’s leader for nearly 10 years. A funeral for Monson will be at the LDS Church Conference Center Friday, Jan. 12 at noon.

Monson became a church bishop at the age of 22 and also became the youngest church apostle ever in 1963 at the age of 36. He served as a counselor for three church presidents before taking the role of president for the church.

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Remembering LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson

January 3, 2018

Thomas S. Monson, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints president died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at home with his family.

During his time with the LDS Church, Monson served as a counselor in the First Presidency of the Church, was a first counselor to former LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley, as a second counselor to Howard W. Hunter and Ezra Taft Benson, and was sustained to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on Oct. 4, 1964.

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Inside the new Cedar City LDS Temple

October 23, 2017

Visitors will have several weeks to go inside the Cedar City temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for a guided tour of the main rooms, including the baptistry, an instruction room, a sealing room, the celestial room and the bride’s room. Tours begin Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Tickets are available at templeopenhouse.lds.org.