LDS Church News
President Uchtdorf dedicated a major new addition to the Church-affiliated Polynesian Cultural Center.
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints volunteered for the Los Angeles 2015 Special Olympics World Games, serving people with disabilities on an unprecedented scale July 21... Read more »
A spiritual threat is influencing some Church members, a speaker at the FairMormon Conference observed Aug. 7. Read more »
As Latter-day Saints we still honor the Savior's example and partake of the sacrament each week during sacrament meeting. Read more »
The First Presidency announced, on Aug. 7, the closure of the Jordan River Utah Temple in the Salt Lake Valley. The temple will be closed from Feb. 15, 2016, through the latter part of 2017 to... Read more »
The Public Affairs Department of the Church does not have its own agenda independent from the leaders of the Church, despite assumptions to the contrary expressed by critics on the Internet, the... Read more »
Some 1,600 Latter-day Saints and community members gathered Saturday, Aug. 8, on a hilltop overlooking Cedar City, Utah, for the groundbreaking of what will be the 17th temple in Utah. Read more »
We can realize peace and guidance when we place full trust in Jesus Christ. Read more »
Notices of new and reorganized stakes throughout the world. Read more »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the Tucson Arizona Temple and Concepcion Chile Temple groundbreakings. Read more »
With a custom-built handcart and the love and service of fellow Latter-day Saints, Daniel Andersen was able to experience the Platte City Missouri Stake's Youth Conference and Handcart Trek,... Read more »
"Press forward with a steadfastness in Christ," is the Mutual theme for 2016, Church leaders announced. Read more »
The Media Library on LDS.org now has interactive transcripts available for all captioned videos on the site. Read more »
While going through an antique desk stored in an attic, a woman in Georgia discovered a “secret drawer” which contained a number of black-and-white pictures. Read more »
Born and raised in Weber County, Utah, Jan Zogmaister has always wanted to be a mother. Sister Zogmeister was recently honored as Utah's Mother of the Year by American Mothers Inc. Read more »
For the 18th straight year, BYU has been named as the top "stone-cold sober" school by The Princeton Review, based on a survey of 136,000 students at 380 colleges. Read more »
LDS FamilySearch has recently purchased access to 4 million freed slave records from the Freedmen's Bureau. Indexing of these records will begin in cooperation with African American communities... Read more »
Ancestors from Mexico to Argentina can often be discovered by searching civil registration archives. Read more »
Notices of members who are celebrating 70 years of marriage or more. Read more »
FamilySearch is seeking to change the very landscape of genealogy, said Robert Kehrer, senior product manager for FamilySearch.org’s search experience, at the BYU Conference on Family History... Read more »
A keynote speaker at the BYU Family History and Genealogy Conference presented several strategies for using current and emerging technology in doing family history. Read more »
The Lord has often used mountains as a sacred place to teach His servants sacred things and reveal unto them His works and His will for His beloved children. ... Temples are the mountain of the... Read more »
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President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated a major new addition to the Church-affiliated Polynesian... Read more »
In helping Latter-day Saints young and old to deal with criticisms against the Church and the doubts criticisms might cause, there is no substitute for the guidance of the Holy Ghost, Ed J. Pinegar... Read more »
In the wake of the release Aug. 4 of latest Joseph Smith Papers volume – the one containing the printer’s manuscript of the Book of Mormon – the two volume editors gave insights... Read more »
In his class titled “You’re Not Alone: Come to the House of the Lord,” during BYU Campus Education Week on Aug. 21, Brad Wilcox shared the “Five S’s” of the temple. Read more »
Two parables written by Elder James E. Talmage illustrate how to lead and persuade others to righteousness. Read more »
Elder Keith K. Hilbig, who served around the world for more than a decade as a General Authority, died Saturday, Aug. 22. He was 73. Read more »
The Indianapolis Indiana Temple is the 148th operating temple worldwide and the first in Indiana. The temple will serve approximately 30,000 Latter-day Saints in Indiana and eastern Illinois. Read more »
The Church News has been asked to express gratitude on behalf of President Thomas S. Monson for the many cards, letters and other greetings sent to him on his 88th birthday, which was Aug. 21. Read more »
Brother Stephen Owen, Young Men general president, marks historic events with youth, members in Japan. Read more »
The Indianapolis Indiana Temple, which was dedicated in three session on Aug. 23, will now become part of the rich fabric of Indiana. Read more »
The Church announced Wednesday morning, Aug. 26, that it will continue its affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America. Read more »
'Hope an anchor of the soul' was the theme for this year's annual Campus Education Week held on the Brigham Young University Campus Aug.17-21. Read more »
Church leaders have called for better observance of the Sabbath Day. Fully observing the Sabbath includes members coming to Church prepared to learn. In connection with this initiative the Church... Read more »
Dedicatory prayer for the Indianapolis Indiana Temple Read more »
Church member Erika Soelberg was honored earlier this year as the Idaho Mother of the Year by American Mothers, Inc. Read more »
Shalyn Heath, the Colorado Young Mother of the Year by American Mothers, Inc., has learned to slow down and enjoy the little things with her kids. Read more »
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