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Mormon President Monson to Miss Conference
Mormon President Thomas S. Monson won't attend this weekend's church conference due to his ailing health. Church spokesman Eric Hawkins confirmed Thursday that the 90-year-old Monson will miss the twice-yearly conference
LDS Missionary Age Lowered
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon church president Thomas S. Monson says that the faith will lower its minimum age requirement for missionaries from 19 to 18 for men and from 21 to 19 for women. Monson made the announcement Saturday at the faith's 182nd Semiannual General Conference in Salt La…
Fire/Water Damage Salt Lake City LDS Conference Center
(AP)  Parts of the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City have been damaged after a small fire triggered a deluge from a sprinkler system. Salt Lake City Fire Department officials say the sprinklers had already doused the flames when crews responded about 8:15 p.m. Monday. But the system had d…