The genealogical database, called FamilySearch, posted a statement in April on its website updating the progress of the expansion plan first announced in The statement said several systems must be redesigned to make possible the submissions. Officials expect that work to be done by , the statement said. Opposing gay marriage The Utah-based religion of 16 million worldwide members has held firm to its opposition of gay marriage and homosexual activity while trying to foster an empathetic stance toward LGBTQ people.
The church received harsh criticism from LGBTQ groups in when it banned baptisms for children living with gay parents and instituted a requirement that those children disavow homosexual relationships before being allowed to serve a mission.
The changes were designed to avoid putting children in a tug-of-war between their parents and church teachings, leaders said. The website is used to do family tree searches and for church members to record baptisms of the dead. The Mormon church is the only major religion that baptizes the dead, and the ritual has contributed to struggles by the faith to combat the mischaracterization of its beliefs.
The proxy baptisms do not automatically convert dead people to Mormonism. Under church teachings, the rituals provide the deceased a choice in the afterlife to accept or reject the offer of baptism.
Like many other students relocated to Las Vegas from countries around the world, Rosy had a challenging high school experience, from learning English to adjusting to American customs and taking care of her family. On top of that, she wants to go to school to become a nurse so she can take care of her mother, who suffers from diabetes. The annual Refugee Recognition Ceremony celebrates the enormous lengths these young adults go through to create a new life for themselves.
He just turned 76 on June McCartney grew to international fame with the Beatles and went on to become a wildly successful solo musician. In , McCartney landed the No. Th album is expected to be released before he headlines the Austin City Limits Music fest in October. The auction's viewing room at Planet Hollywood is open to the public 11 a. Jaime Prosser gives update of officer-involved shooting Metro Capt. A robbery suspect was shot and killed. The burglars fled and were seen heading north through the property.
Las Vegas police quickly set up a perimeter and launched an extensive search of the area, but the suspects were able to escape. It was unclear if the burglars got away with anything of value. Several items, under the watchful eyes of the police, were seen on the ground near the home's main driveway. Neither Newton, nor his wife, were injured. The Newtons were not available for comment. Police Officers Turn Off Body Cameras In four separate body camera videos from the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting released Wednesday, officers in a strike team are instructed to turn their body cameras off and comply with the request.
How long will North Korea's denuclearization take? Brig Lawson, the senior director of business partnerships, said the money was for promotional events and did not disclose that it was for gift cards. Lawson also instructed Southwest employees to submit invoices without mentioning the purchases were for the cards. The convention authority is publicly funded. But before that, it was known as a pirate island.
Record numbers of women are running for political office all over the country - including Nevada. Mom tries to get to son shot at Route 91 A woman stuck on the interstate during the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting on Oct. Las Vegas caller reports people shot on Oct. Brig Lawson, the senior director of business partnerships, was responsible for buying and distributing the cards. Siblings separated in the foster care system get a day together St.
Jude's Ranch for Children and Cowabunga Bay Cares program partnered to bring 75 siblings together for the day to play on the water slides and in the pools at the Henderson water park. All using county funds. Police refused to comment but Mitchell's attorney said he did nothing wrong. Vegas Golden Knights fans shows his colors for community Vegas Golden Knights superfan Lynn Groesbeck has wrapped his new truck with Knights logos and images.
He loves how the Golden Knights are bringing community back to Las Vegas. People stop him on the street to take photos and share his support.