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References to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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== References to the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ==
In compliance to the [ 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*'''Historical References:'''Reference to The term "Mormon " will remain when used in proper names such as the Mormon Battalion or when used as an adjective in such historical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 the "MormonsMormon Church":''' 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 5 March 2019 announcement, will remain as is.*'''Article Redirects:''' To assist users locate previously named articles using Articles containing "Mormon" or "LDS" in the title, redirects will be created and these redirected to correctly titled Wiki Articles. This will assist users in locating previously named articles will remainvisited pages.
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