Category: Faith

Kuwait Grants Official Recognition to Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Some might be surprised to learn of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ presence in the Middle East, given the social and political realities in the area. But the Church is actually thriving in a number of these areas, led primarily by expatriate and immigrant workers. Such is the case in the small Persian Gulf nation of Kuwait, which just granted the Church official recognition. Prior to the Church’s recognition, seven other Christian churches were officially recognized: the Roman Catholic Church, the Coptic Orthodox Church, the National Evangelical Church Kuwait (Protestant), the Armenian Orthodox Church, the Greek Orthodox Church, the...

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Church to Produce Fewer Styles of Printed Scriptures

In an attempt to “simplify” the process of printing scriptures, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a reduction in the available styles or varieties of the sacred works. An article by THE Church News explains that starting in December, the presses will cool off, and fourteen styles will be discontinued in English, which will result in the reduction of six of those styles in Spanish and one in Portuguese, Japanese, and Korean. Changing “styles” means removing colors from the lineup, reducing the number of available sizes, and removing some features. For example, compact-sized scriptures are...

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