Mormon Minute: Weekly LDS News Recap for April 10, 2015

1147’s Mormon Minute recaps LDS news that happened during the week in the Mormon world. This week, we talk about: President Barack Obama’s visit with leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ, President Monson’s announcement of three new temples, where to read, watch and listen to talks from April’s General Conference sessions, and Lindsey Stirling’s latest music video.

0:04 – President Obama Meets with Church Leaders

President Barack Obama met with President Henry B. Eyring, Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Elder L. Tom Perry and D. Todd Christofferson during his recent trip to Utah. During their twenty minute meeting, they discussed Utah’s anti-discrimination bill, the need for strong families in society, and immigration.

0:21 – Three Temples Announced

After two years of the Church focusing on completing the construction of previously announced temples, President Monson announced three new temples to be built for members in Bangkok, Thailand, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, and Port au Prince, Haiti. This brings the number of announced temples not yet under construction to 15, and total number of operating temples to 144.

0:59 – General Conference Talks Online

The text and recordings of all the talks given at last week’s General Conference sessions are now available online at They will be available on the mobile app and in other languages within the next few days.

1:13 – “Into the Woods” Lindsey Stirling Music Video

And Lindsey Stirling has partnered up with Disney on a music video that compiles songs from the musical “Into the Woods.”

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Whitney studied Communications with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism at BYU. She also served as Miss Utah 2009 and spent her year promoting Children's Miracle Network, fundraising for anti-bullying/suicide prevention programs, and speaking to mutual groups.