Jason Swensen
Jason Swensen is a reporter for the Church News and a frequent contributor to the Deseret News. Prior to joining the Church News staff. Swensen covered police and crime, ethnic affairs and city government for the Deseret News. A proud graduate of the University of Utah and lifelong Ute fan, Swensen has filed Church News and Deseret News stories from several Latin American countries, Europe and the South Pacific. He enjoys chronicling the growth of the LDS Church in Mexico, Central and South America.

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Every member of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and other Church leaders participated in the 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents, addressing the theme "Teach Repentance and Baptize Co...
The right to freely associate is, like many religious freedoms, under attack, declares Elder D. Todd Christofferson.
Elder Ronald A. Rasband's recent trip to South America included trips to cities in Ecuador severely impacted by earthquake.
Elder S. Mark Palmer and his wife, Sister Jacqueline Palmer, rely on the Lord to help balance life's many demands, opportunities.
Church and national Scout leaders break ground for the future site of the Thomas S. Monson Leadership Excellence Complex in southern West Virginia.
Future facility will be a leadership training ground for thousands at West Virginia's sprawling Summit Bechtel Reserve.
Key Mormon historical sites are easily visited just a short distance from Church headquarters.
Two veteran LDS Scout leaders selected to key national Scouting posts.
Italy's first General Authority, Elder Massimo De Feo, continues to see the Lord's hand at work in his life.
The world truly is "a campus" for many performers, athletes at the Church-owned school.