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September 23, 2021

First Line News Articles for Thursday, September 23 2021

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Latter-day Saint who taught missionary lessons in Japan now patrolling the Air Force backfield on the gridiron

There’s no obvious connection between sacking your rival’s quarterback during a nationally televised college football game and humbly sharing the gospel’s message with a missionary investigator in Japan.

Sites, renderings released for new Latter-day Saint temples in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Guatemala

The site locations of four Latter-day Saint temples coming to Latin America were announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Thursday in a news release.

BYU students no longer required to live in BYU-contracted housing as of Fall 2022

Single, undergraduate BYU students will no longer be required to live in BYU on-campus or off-campus contracted housing after their first two semesters, BYU announced Thursday. The change is effective Fall 2022.

Work begins below Salt Lake Temple for 3 new underground floors, massive seismic-strengthening pipes

During September, construction workers with the Temple Square renovation have started a major seismic strengthening process, continued excavation for three new underground floors and installed two trusses on the Salt Lake Temple roof.

Power of gathering evident in Europe as Elder Bednar leads meetings with leaders, members, missionaries in Germany and Italy

With his recent Sept. 3-12 travel to the Europe Area, Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles became the first senior leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to travel in person on an international assignment since last year’s COVID-19 onslaught.

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