In memory of President Packer, we've gathered 24 quotes that he has shared over the years.
Mormon musician Alex Boyé appeared on the 10th season of NBC’s hit variety show “America’s Got Talent” on Tuesday night, impressing all four judges and advancing to the... Read more »
A prayerful procession led by some 60 Episcopal bishops traveled through downtown Salt Lake City Sunday morning calling for an end to the 'unholy trinity' of poverty, racism and gun violence. Read more »
Here are 30 quotes from leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that provide powerful messages in fewer than 10 words. Read more »
The dean of Washington National Cathedral has called for two stained-glass windows featuring Confederate flags to be taken down from the Gothic edifice, in yet another instance of institutions... Read more »
The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina, was elected the Episcopal Church's 27th presiding bishop and primate Saturday afternoon during the church's 78th convention in... Read more »
Four new temple presidents and matrons have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service later this year. Read more »
Clergy on all sides of the debate over same-sex marriage ponder their next moves after the Supreme Court of the United States declared a national right to such unions. Read more »
The religious landscape of the Middle East is much more complex than many outsiders realize. Along with Judaism, Christianity and, in most areas, overwhelmingly dominant Islam, there are numerous... Read more »
My son and I had a relationship based on a certain set of assumptions. And now those assumptions are no longer valid, so we had to reconfigure our relationship based on new realities and... Read more »
State leaders don't see a conflict between Friday's Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage across the country and the religious freedom and anti-discrimination bills Utah lawmakers... Read more »
Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have joined the online conversation to "share goodness" by posting personal messages and photos to social media. Read more »
As the Vatican continues to work on policies to combat clergy sex abuse, a pontifical university hosted a conference on how the Catholic Church can better address the current crisis and released... Read more »
photo by Joshua Paul, a Malaysian religious student walks in the National Mosque during Islam's holiest month of Ramadan. During Ramadan, which is intended to be a monthlong spiritual cleansing and... Read more »
Marriage and divorce is different around the world. In the Philippines, divorce is illegal, forcing partners to stay married even when they don't want to be. Read more »
Sister Nirmala — the successor to Mother Teresa and the superior general of the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata, India — died Monday at the age of 81. Read more »
Defending the Faith: 'From Darkness unto Light' takes a fresh look at recovery, publication of the Book of Mormon
An interesting new book by two Latter-day Saint historians takes a fresh — and testimony-strengthening — look at the recovery and publication of the Book of Mormon. Read more »
The Christian conference circuit has special appeal to women. Jews and Muslims alike have dinners and parties organized around their holiday calendar. Read more »
At the risk of sounding like a party pooper, let me say that in the last five years I have probably wrung my hands over the end of the world, hmmm, for three seconds. Personally, I chose to worry... Read more »
Pope Francis said Wednesday that there are times when it is “morally necessary” for couples to separate, as part of the pontiff’s broader reflection on how to protect children... Read more »
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Wednesday becomes the latest Republican to throw his hat into the presidential ring — and in this case, “last” may also mean “least.” Read more »
Having agreed to consider removing the Confederate flag from South Carolina's Statehouse, lawmakers are now saying goodbye to a beloved black colleague whose slaying in a mass church shooting has... Read more »
From Gaza, to Belgrade, to the U.S., Muslims all over the world don't have to try to feel with the poor for Ramadan — they are poor. Read more »
This Christian group won the right to uphold its faith standards at state universities in California
An evangelical Christian organization has won the right to uphold its faith standards for leadership positions and retain official status at state universities in California. Read more »
In late December 1846, the Mormon Battalion continued westward in southern Arizona to an ancient archaeological site now known as Painted Rock Petroglyph Site, with hundreds of petroglyphs. Read more »
The latest book by Tad R. Callister draws upon his previous publications and contributes new insights as he addresses another doctrinal topic: The structure of The Church of Jesus Christ of... Read more »
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President Boyd K. Packer, champion of families, master teacher, resolute defender of LDS doctrine, dies at 90
President Boyd K. Packer, 90, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for 45 years died Friday. His passing represents the... Read more »
President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and next in line to be president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at 2 p.m. Friday. He was 90.... Read more »
A question-and-answer video released Thursday on MormonNewsroom.org encourages members to improve Sabbath day observance. Read more »
The Mormon Newsroom posted a blog Thursday announcing that missionaries in certain countries are no longer required to purchase a suit coat. Read more »
Nellie Leighton is 96 years old, legally blind and was shot in the head in a shooting at the Family History Library in 1999. But she returned to the work, is still at it 16 years later and hopes to... Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a video of leaders addressing questions and encouraging members to strive for greater Sabbath day observance. Read more »
Kate Kelly has stepped down from the leadership board of Ordain Women, a group seeking women's ordination to the LDS priesthood, and an organization she founded. Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has donated to the Utah Pride Center's efforts to provide breakfasts for homeless youths, the center announced Wednesday. Read more »
Salt Lake Bees third baseman Kaleb Cowart doesn't just sign autographs for fans, he gives them a spiritual booster shot. Beneath his name he always jots the reference Philippians 4:13: "I can do... Read more »
Following the announcement of a new temple in Port-au-Prince, two early Haitian converts reflect on the growth of the LDS Church in that Caribbean nation. Read more »
First Presidency sends letter with counsel for members after Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is sending a letter for local leaders to share with members, offering counsel and background material following the Supreme... Read more »
Timeline of events in President Packer's life Read more »
Episcopal Church becomes third Protestant denomination to adopt rituals for same-sex marriage ceremonies
The Episcopal Church, during its convention in Salt Lake City, voted Wednesday afternoon to adopt rituals for same-sex marriage ceremonies, making it the third mainline Protestant denomination in... Read more »
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... Read more »
FamilySearch International announced Wednesday that president and chief executive officer Dennis Brimhall is retiring and Stephen T. Rockwood has been selected to take his place starting Oct. 1. Read more »
"Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?" asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program "That's Life". Read more »
President Boyd K. Packer regarded his role in the creation of the LDS edition of the scriptures with deep reverence. He believed it would improve the church's scriptural literacy for generations... Read more »
The Council of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a letter Tuesday on the topic of the Supreme Court same-sex... Read more »
That’s the kind of thing that happens when you allow Satan to steal your motherhood. No, it’s not the mistakes. It’s not the forgetfulness. It is what happens on the inside that... Read more »
Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: From 'America's Got Talent' to a baby bassinet, the lesson is: 'Never give up'
Now that I am a mother to four, I have used that advice almost every day to help get me through from sunup to sundown. We always tell our boys, “Herberts don’t quit!” Read more »
Utah senators are calling on other lawmakers to preserve current federal law and support proposed legislation to protect religious liberties for individuals and institutions in light of a U.S.... Read more »
A video posted Wednesday by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir introduces one of its biggest fans, a man with developmental challenges whose life was changed by music. Read more »
It's easy to romanticize other times, when (we imagine) things were simpler and clearer. But this is our time. And the good old days weren't all that different, anyway. Read more »
Trust in American institutions is at historic lows. As Gallup reported in their “Confidence in Institutions” report, Americans simply don’t trust newspapers, public schools or... Read more »
Where were the members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and what were their feelings and reactions, when they learned of the deaths of Joseph and Hyrum Smith? Read more »
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