Recent Articles by Tad Walch
Published: Friday, June 26, 2015 10:30 am MDT
The LDS Church's doctrine that marriage is between a man and a woman will not change despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Friday. "Marriage between a man and a woman (is) a central part of our doctrine," th...
LDS Church, FamilySearch launch project to index Freedmen’s Bureau records of 4 million former slaves
Published: Saturday, June 20, 2015 3:02 pm MDT
At Friday's press conference, the LDS Church's Elder D. Todd Christofferson makes the major announcement on the effort to digitize 1.5 million handwritten records. He also expressed mourning for the recent Sout...
LDS environmental stewardship statement, recent talk share similarities with Pope Francis' encyclical
Published: Friday, June 19, 2015 9:58 am MDT
LDS Church leaders have made strong statements of their own about the environment over the past two years, some strikingly similar to comments by Pope Francis in his 184-page papal encyclical issued Thursday.
Published: Thursday, June 11, 2015 8:24 pm MDT
Two days after the LDS Church announced it will dedicate the Provo City Center Temple in March 2016, it announced it will rededicate the Suva Fiji Temple in February. In all, seven temples now are scheduled for...
Published: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 4:49 pm MDT
In a historic speech in the House of Lords, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said the LDS Church believes humanitarian aid can help reduce damage caused by the growing number of rel...
Published: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 5:39 pm MDT
The LDS Church will host a seven-week open house for the Provo City Center Temple from mid-January to early March. The temple, which replaces the burned-out, historic Provo Tabernacle, will be dedicated in Marc...
Published: Friday, June 5, 2015 5:38 pm MDT
LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson and Elder M. Russell Ballard and Elder Dallin H. Oaks joined Lee T. Perry in honoring Elder L. Tom Perry at the late church leader's funeral Friday on Temple Square.
Published: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 4:21 pm MDT
The funeral for Elder L. Tom Perry, who was the LDS Church's oldest living apostle before his death Saturday, will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Temple Square.
Published: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 8:05 pm MDT
As demonstrators clash with soldiers after Burundi's president announced his decision to run for a constitutionally questionable third term, the LDS Church moved missionaries out of the country within the missi...
Published: Sunday, May 31, 2015 3:42 pm MDT
Elder L. Tom Perry died Saturday after the anaplastic thyroid cancer diagnosed last month spread like "a wildfire" to his lungs and beyond, his son said Sunday. Lee Perry said his father's legacy will be his ex...