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References to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
== References to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ==
In compliance to the [https://www.mormonnewsroom.org/style-guide Style Guide] released 5 March 2019 regarding the official name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, references such as, "LDS" and "Mormon" have been removed from the FamilySearch Research Wiki except in the following instances:<br>
*'''Historical References:'''Reference to Mormon when used in proper names such as the Mormon Battalion or when used as an adjective in such historical expressions as "Mormon Trail."*'''References to "Mormons":''' To clarify to the general public that “Mormon Church” is referring to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a parenthetical reference will be made. Example, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church).*'''Previously Named Sources:''' Reference to other websites, databases, collections and books that include LDS or Mormon in the URL or title of the book, collection, organization or company. For example, LDS Genealogy website; Journals, Diaries, Biographies, Autobiographies and Letters of Some Early Mormons and Others Who Knew Joseph Smith, Jr. and/or His Contemporaries and LDS Family History Suite 2.*'''Classes and Handouts:''' Any Wiki pages that are the name of a class presented in the past or a handout previously created before the announcement, will remain as is.*'''Article Redirects:''' To assist users locate previously named articles using "Mormon" or "LDS" in the title, redirects will be created and these previously named articles will remain.
*Any comments or questions should be directed to [mailto:wikisupport@familysearch.org wikisupport@familysearch.org]
 
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