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Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Newsweek Spotlights the LDS Church

The cover story in this week’s Newsweek magazine spotlights The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), which has its world headquarters in Salt Lake City. This year marks the 200th birthday of Church Founder Joseph Smith. The article explores Smith’s life, and the growing religion he founded.

The Mormon Temple Square in Salt Lake City is one of the most popular tourist spots in Utah. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir gives free public performances at Temple Square.

You can read the Newsweek article here.

Here is an article about the article.

Special events will be held at Church Headquarters this fall and winter to commemorate Smith's birthday. They will be open to the general public. Watch the Church website for details.

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