Category: Proclamation

First Presidency Message of October 1942 0

First Presidency Message of October 1942

James R. Clark, Messages of the First Presidency, Vol.6, pp.170-185; Improvement Era 45:686-87, 757-59, 762-65; 767, November 1942; Liahona, the Elders’ Journal 40:194-203, October 13, 1942. Read by President J. Reuben Clark, Jr., at...

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Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions

Note: The following is a declaration signed during the 19th century.  This declaration is in direct opposition to the words of the Presidents of the Church (past and present) and the Scriptures.  Please see...

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Proclamation

From the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles April 6, 1980 (Ensign, May 1980, 52) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized 150 years ago today. On this...

Proclamation of the Twelve 0

Proclamation of the Twelve

by the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles 6 April 1845 (Messages of the First Presidency, 1:252) PROCLAMATION of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. To all the King’s...

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Proclamation to the Saints Scattered Abroad

The First Presidency of the Church 15 January 1841 (Documentary History of the Church, 4:267-273 ) This document, signed by Joseph Smith, Sidney Rigdon, and Hyrum Smith, reviews the progress of the Church in...

Covenants of New England 0

Covenants of New England

The Salem Covenant of 1629 We Covenant with the Lord and one with another; and doe bynd our selves in the presence of God, to walke together in all his waies, according as he...

The Solemn League and Covenant 0

The Solemn League and Covenant

The Solemn League and Covenant. [Taken by the House of Commons, September 25, 1643. Rushworth, t. 478. See Great Civil War, i. 229-236.] A solemn league and covenant for Reformation and Defence of Religion, the...

General Order Respecting the Observance of the Sabbath 0

General Order Respecting the Observance of the Sabbath

At the height of the Civil War in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued this General Order regarding the observance of the Sabbath in the military. In his General Order, President Lincoln quoted from two separate General Orders (February...

President David O. McKay, Statement on position of the Church on Communism, 1966 0

President David O. McKay, Statement on position of the Church on Communism, 1966

Statement concerning the position of the Church on Communism, made by President David O. McKay at the general priesthood session of the 136th Annual Conference of the Church held in the Salt Lake Tabernacle,...