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LDS Church closes Temple Sq., different downtown points of interest, due to coronavirus

Editor’s be aware • The Salt Lake Tribune is offering readers free entry to essential native tales in regards to the coronavirus throughout this time of heightened concern. See extra protection here. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints introduced Friday that it might shut Temple Sq., together with its libraries, museum and different customer points of interest in downtown Salt Lake Metropolis, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The closures took impact at 5 p.m. Friday, in keeping with a news release, and can final “till additional discover.”…

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LDS Church suspends all worship companies worldwide as a consequence of coronavirus

Editor’s notice • The Salt Lake Tribune is offering readers free entry to crucial native tales in regards to the coronavirus throughout this time of heightened concern. See extra protection here. To assist fight the coronavirus pandemic, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is suspending public gatherings of church members worldwide “till additional discover,” the Utah-based religion stated in an announcement Thursday. Meaning canceling all Sunday companies and midweek actions for greater than 30,000 congregations throughout the globe, not simply within the religion’s Beehive State headquarters. The sweeping…

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LDS Church discloses the $37.eight billion inventory portfolio of its greatest funding fund

For the primary time, the LDS Church’s greatest funding fund has disclosed its Wall Road holdings, revealing $37.eight billion in shares and mutual funds. The federal submitting could also be one of the best reply ever to how The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has invested the surplus tithing paid by its 16 million members. The detailed record included 1,659 shares and mutual funds, together with family names like Amazon, Chevron and Walmart, that the fund held for the quarter ending Dec. 31. The SEC submitting is normal…

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Reside updates: Rally by LGBTQ college students at BYU and allies underway at LDS Church headquarters

Replace, 3:43 p.m. • The marchers are on the transfer. A bullhorn-wielding organizer gave them their directions: “Please don’t run. Please don’t interact any counter-protesters.” They had been additionally instructed to stroll single-file, and never block visitors on the sidewalk. Replace, 3:38 p.m. • The Tribune’s Paighten Harkins introduces us to a pupil named India: India is a BYU senior who says she made the journey to SLC for immediately’s demonstration to characterize of us who could not. She desires LGBTQ college students to be allowed so far and present…

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Coronavirus analysis closes Churston Ferrers church for deep clear

Picture copyright Google Picture caption St Mary’s Church can be “briefly” closed for deep cleansing, the Church of England mentioned A church in Devon has been closed for a deep clear after a parishioner was identified with coronavirus, the Church of England introduced. The individual examined optimistic for the virus after attending a Holy Communion service at St Mary’s Church in Churston Ferrers on Sunday. A close-by college also shut earlier this week after a pupil examined optimistic for the virus. The church was briefly shut on the recommendation of…

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