Category: Columns

Original articles and such.

Guidelines for a Moral Society

I was recently discussing the current political environment and the issues created by government “solutions”. I mentioned to him that with all the experience I’ve had in politics, and because of my religious beliefs, I have come to the conclusion…

Religious Freedom Being Threatened

Today is U.S.A. Constitution Day. As we remember the freedoms that this country allowed, especially Religious freedom, we can thank the Bill of Rights for helping protect our beliefs, even when they were unpopular. However today, social and political thought…

São Paulo Brazil Temple

Announcement:  1 March 1975
Groundbreaking and Site Dedication:  20 March 1976 by James E. Faust
Public Open House:  September 1978
Dedication:  30 October–2 November 1978 by Spencer W. Kimball
Public Open House:  17 January–14 February 2004
Rededication:  22 February 2004 by Gordon B. Hinckley

Provo, Utah Temple

Announcement:  14 August 1967
Site Dedication:  15 September 1969 by Joseph Fielding Smith
Groundbreaking:  15 September 1969 by Hugh B. Brown
Public Open House:  10–29 January 1972
Dedication:  9 February 1972 by Joseph Fielding Smith (read by Harold B. Lee)