World Briefs

    “World Briefs,” Liahona, July 2011, 79

    World Briefs

    Teachings of the Living Prophets Update Released

    The Church Educational System has released a new full-color manual, Teachings of the Living Prophets. The new manual emphasizes the importance of modern prophets, describes the role of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and explains succession in the First Presidency.

    The manual can be purchased at store.lds.org or at distribution centers throughout the United States. The manual is currently available in English and Spanish and is being translated into other languages.

    Church Hosts Interfaith Tribute

    An interfaith musical tribute featuring song, dance, scripture, and prayers from a variety of religious traditions took place on Sunday, February 20, 2011, at the Tabernacle on Temple Square.

    A number of events at local synagogues, chapels, Hindu temples, and other locations preceded Sunday’s concert and showcased the traditions of Utah’s religious community.

    The Interfaith Music Tribute originated during the 2002 Olympic Games and takes place each February.

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