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Old 02 July 2007, 03:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Mosherette View Post
Aha yes thought so - what we call the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints is the Mormons.
That's the official name of the organization. "Mormons" is a nickname. Most Mormons call themselves LDS.

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(Who are the Latter Day Saints and why are they different from the... er, Former Day Saints?)
The Latter Day Saints are the followers of Joseph Smith and their descendants/successors; Former Day Saints would be the saints of the Bible, the apostles, etc.
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