LDS Church News
Leaders shared their views on religious freedom during the press conference, held in the Conference Center.
The Church has been dedicated to helping the poor and needy since the time of Joseph Smith. But this 1985 effort to help African famine victims — during which Church members participated in a... Read more »
The deadliest typhoon on record in the Philippines, Typhoon Haiyan destroyed more than 1.1 million homes and left more than some 10,000 dead, injured 28,000 and displaced 4.1 million. Read more »
Elder Per G. Malm of the Seventy addressed couples attending the 2015 Seminar for New MTC Presidents and Visitors’ Center Directors. His topic was “the role of the Spirit in... Read more »
Ascertaining the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon is a revelatory and spiritual experience, Elder Brent H. Nielson of the Seventy told couples attending the 2015 Seminar for New MTC Presidents... Read more »
For missionaries to teach repentance, they must know of the principle themselves, Elder Don R. Clarke of the Seventy said to couples attending the 2015 Seminar for New MTC Presidents and... Read more »
A model of the Washington D.C. Temple is now on display at the temple's visitors' center. The model provides visitors a glimpse of the temple’s interior and a way to learn about the purpose... Read more »
First Presidency announces dedication, open house dates for new temples in Peru, Indianapolis Read more »
In early Church history, images of Church members, events and landscapes were captured using available technology. A number of these priceless images still exist today, but are in desperate need of... Read more »
Second installment of reports from the 2015 Seminar for New MTC Presidents and Visitors' Center Directors on Jan. 13-15. Read more »
Students and community members gathered for the 'Walk of Life' across Brigham Young University campus in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Read more »
For the last 10 years, Fern Nichols has led visitors on tours of the Church Office Building in Salt Lake City. She is one of the oldest — and shortest — missionaries serving on Temple... Read more »
A 20-year-old LDS missionary from Pasco, Wash., died Jan. 16 in Mexico during a ward soccer activity. Read more »
Reid Moon has spent the better part of the last quarter century tracking down rare books from around the globe, amassing an impressive collection of old Bibles, important historical books and... Read more »
Notices of the deaths of members of the Church who have served in a general Church capacity. Read more »
Notices of members of the Church who have been married 70 years or more. Read more »
Notices of members of the Church who have turned 100 years or more. Read more »
Government and media leaders recognize Church for half-century of humanitarian service in Andean nation. Read more »
A new mission has been created in central Wyoming that takes in the Church’s Mormon Handcart Historical Site, the First Presidency has announced. Read more »
Missionaries of the Church are called to bring joy into the lives of all who will follow the Lord, Elder Russell M. Nelson affirmed Jan. 13 at a devotional in the Provo Missionary Training Center. Read more »
In Ghana — a nation of 25 million people designated as the most religious country in the world by the Pew Educational Trust in Philadelphia — the holiday tradition of Christmas caroling... Read more »
Eight mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July. Read more »
Nationwide "Helping Hands" project allows local members to serve their neighbors in variety of ways. Read more »
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30 years after winning the 1984 National Football Championship, former Brigham Young University football players gather for a reunion. Read more »
Elder Holland and Elder Dallin H. Oaks, both of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and Sister Neill Marriott of the Young Women general presidency shared their views on religious freedom during the... Read more »
Clark G. Gilbert, currently the CEO of Deseret News and Deseret Digital Media and an executive vice president of Deseret Management Corporation, will become the next president of BYU-Idaho. Read more »
Elder Russell M. Nelson speaks to Brigham Young University-Idaho students during a campus devotional on Jan. 27. Read more »
Tens of thousands of Latter-day Saints in northern Peru finalize preparations for temple in Trujillo. Read more »
Thanks to the change in missionary ages, young men and women must begin earlier than ever before to prepare for full-time missionary service. Read more »
Family home evening, one of the most prominent institutions of Latter-day Saint teachings and culture, is now a century-old tradition in the Church. But in addition to that centennial, there is... Read more »
Ephraim Hanks is a well-known Mormon pioneer that settled in the Salt Lake Valley and was sent out by President Brigham Young to rescue the Martin Handcart Company on the plains of Wyoming in 1856. Read more »
FamilySearch.org launched its online app gallery on Jan. 13 to help patrons more easily find partner applications or services to enhance their family history efforts. Read more »
Notices of members of the Church celebrating 70 years of marriage or more. Read more »
Church leaders called for legislation across the United States that protects vital religious freedoms during a press conference on Jan. 27 in the Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City. Read more »
Quotes from each Church president about family home evening going back 100 years. Read more »
The Church working with collection of trusted partners to deliver relief aid to African nations affected by Ebola virus. Read more »
Members of various faiths gathered together for a Multi-faith New Years’ Eve Service in Reno, Nevada. Hosted by the Reno Buddhist Center, clergy representing congregations including... Read more »
Individual blessings can be had when the Lord's people exercise cooperation and unity. Read more »
Opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature on Monday, Jan. 26, commenced with prayers from two prominent Church members. Read more »
Beginning in 2015, children and parents may notice these helpful new features in the Friend magazine. Read more »
Timeline illustrating the importance of freedom of religion to the Church. Read more »
On the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature, an LDS apostle offered a blessing over lawmakers for the session. Read more »
New exhibition at BYU's Museum of Art uses paintings and sculptures from the past five centuries to celebrate Christ's "words and deeds." Read more »
Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles speaks to young adults in Logan, Utah, on Jan. 25. Read more »
Eight new mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July. Read more »
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