LDS Church News
The First Presidency announced changes in the Church's area assignments effective Aug. 1.
Joining a coalition of faith communities, the Church has filed with the United States Supreme Court an amicus brief, the focus of which is religious freedom and the many ways it is connected with the definition of marriage. Read more »
Notices of members celebrating 70 years of marriage or more. Read more »
Since President Joseph F. Smith introduced family home evening in the Church 100 years ago this month, it has influenced at least five generations of Latter-day Saints, a fact that is demonstrated... Read more »
According to an April 13, 2015, press release from FamilySearch, a growing host of partnering libraries, other organizations and volunteers have announced that they’ve reached the milestone of publishing 200,000 historical... Read more »
May we search our hearts and offer forgiveness to those in our lives who are in need of our compassion, love and understanding. Read more »
The Church News edition of April 19, 2015, featured a chart showing current General Authorities and General Officers of the Church. Read more »
Dedication for the new Life Sciences Building at BYU. Read more »
Recently, a well-preserved copy of the Church’s 1840 conference report was found in the possession of the descendants of the Wilford Woodruff family and acquired by Anthony Christensen of... Read more »
An Easter celebration titled ‘The Last Week of Christ’s Life,’ invited over 800 Primary children and their leaders from the Morgan Utah Stake to take a trip back in time to... Read more »
In his last assignment as president of Brigham Young University-Idaho, President Kim B. Clark congratulated more than 1,900 graduates during the commencement exercises on April 10. Read more »
Matthew K. Heiss was the latest "Pioneers in Every Land" lecture series speaker April 9. He spoke on "'The Nethermost Part of My Vineyard,'" Learning Lessons of Faith from the History of the Church... Read more »
Colombian woman realizes a decades-old dream to attend general conference. Read more »
Those fortunate times when general conference and Easter coincide give added emphasis to the Savior’s Atonement and Resurrection as a current event, rather than something that exists only in... Read more »
President Barack Obama met with President Henry B. Eyring and President Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the First Presidency and Elder L. Tom Perry and Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the... Read more »
Church members sustained five new General Authorities and four new general auxiliary leaders during the Saturday afternoon session of the Church's 185th Annual General Conference. Read more »
More than 120,000 Church members gathered March 28 and April 4-5 in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City to hear Church leaders offer counsel and direction. Read more »
Speaking Saturday morning, Elder Neil L. Andersen said Church members are part of a very large, worldwide family of believers, listening to conference in 90 languages. Read more »
Elder Nelson declares the importance of observing and honoring the Lord's Day. Read more »
Summary of remarks given by Elder Joseph W. Sitati of the Seventy during the Sunday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference on April 5. Read more »
Latter-day Saints have two primary responsibilities: First, to seek their own salvation; and second, to help others realize their salvation, said Elder Jorge F. Zeballos of the Seventy. Read more »
“Latter-day revelations show that our Heavenly Father created a great plan of happiness for all His children, a very special plan so that we can return to live with Him,” said Elder... Read more »
“Enduring to the end means constantly coming unto Christ and being perfected in Him,”said Elder Kevin W. Pearson of the Seventy during the Sunday afternoon session of general conference... Read more »
Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles spoke about the importance of religious freedom during the Sunday afternoon session of general conference on April 5. Read more »
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The Church News edition of May 3, 2015, featured a chart showing area leadership assignments for the Church. 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 »
Three new temple presidents and matrons have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service later this year. Read more »
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf has simple, straightforward advice for young single adults: Keep the commandments, trust the Lord, and serve God and your fellowman. Read more »
Church members sustained new Area Seventies during the Church 185th Annual General Conference. Following is biographical information on new Area Seventies who will serve in the Sixth and Eighth... Read more »
Approval has been given for an electronic method for members in the United States to pay tithing and submit other charitable donations such as humanitarian relief. The donations website will be... Read more »
Born on March 17, 1960, in Provo, Utah, to Gary and Deanne Keetch, Elder Von G. Keetch is the oldest of four children. Read more »
Sister Wendy Watson Nelson speaks during BYU Women's Conference on April 30. Read more »
Can we begin to comprehend how Heavenly Father feels when one of His sons or daughters wanders away and becomes lost? Can we imagine the joy He feels when a child returns home? Read more »
Members unharmed following deadly quake; Church to provide assistance. Read more »
Open house, rededication dates announced for Montreal Quebec Temple. Read more »
“After a year or so my father was able to re-establish his home, and assume his full responsibility in caring for his home and family. I shall never forget that Christ-like service." Read more »
Righteous women have an essential role in the kingdom of God, Elder M. Russell Ballard told thousands of women gathered in the Marriott Center during the closing session of BYU Women’s... Read more »
Speaking during the 2015 BYU Women’s Conference, Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson called covenants “an exchange of love between God and us.” Read more »
The BYU Management Society awarded Harris H. Simmons with the Distinguished Utahn award Tuesday, April 21 at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City. Read more »
Utah's 22 children's justice centers provide child-friendly atmospheres for children when they are interviewed by investigators and caseworkers regarding alleged abuse. Read more »
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