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LDS Church General Authority Seventy Elder Per G. Malm dies at age 67

Elder Per G. Malm, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has died.

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Deaths

Notice of deaths of members who served in a general Church capacity. Read more »

June 16, 2016

Centenarians

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Notices of members celebrating 100 years or more. Read more »

June 16, 2016

Elder S. Mark Palmer: A life guided by others' service, examples

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Elder S. Mark Palmer and his wife, Sister Jacqueline Palmer, rely on the Lord to help balance life's many demands, opportunities. Read more »

June 16, 2016

Temple moment: Cycling to the temple

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On a beautiful Saturday morning this spring, with two lifelong best friends, Skye Root began a 100-mile cycling journey. Read more »

June 16, 2016

Sister Linda S. Reeves: 'Be a tutor'

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Each of us, in every calling has the divine responsibility and opportunity to be a “tutor” to a future king or queen or president and to influence the lives of our Heavenly... Read more »

June 16, 2016

Church News viewpoint: Season of spiritual revival

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Conference time — whether general, regional, stake or ward — is a season of spiritual revival when knowledge and testimony are increased and solidified that God lives and blesses those... Read more »

June 16, 2016

New temple presidents

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The First Presidency has called the following seven new temple presidents and matrons. Read more »

June 16, 2016

President Monson's 'Scout duty' to be exemplified at future training center

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Church and national Scout leaders break ground for the future site of the Thomas S. Monson Leadership Excellence Complex in southern West Virginia. Read more »

June 15, 2016

New initiative takes education to Church members around the world

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A new global initiative in the Church Educational System will bring education to Church members around the world “in the Lord’s way,” announced Elder Kim B. Clark, General... Read more »

June 15, 2016

Elder Ballard visits Baltic States and Ukraine

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Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles recently concluded travels in Eastern Europe. Read more »

June 14, 2016

Tonga's king, queen 'reign' at reopening of PCC's Tongan Village

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The king and queen of Tonga spent June 10-11, at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, Hawaii, to participate in the "grand reopening" of the PCC's recently renovated Tongan Village. Read more »

June 14, 2016

Church issues statement on shootings in Florida

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The Church issued a statement following mass shootings in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday, June 12. Read more »

June 14, 2016

King and queen of Tonga attend grand reopening of PCC's Tongan Village

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H.M. King Tupou VI and H.M Queen Nanasipau'u of the Kingdom of Tonga began a two-day visit on June 10, to the Church-affiliated Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, Hawaii, to participate in the... Read more »

June 11, 2016

Elder Gerrit W. Gong: Like Frodo and Sam leaving the Hobbits' Shire, BYU-Hawaii grads face new adventures

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Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Presidency of the Seventy addressed 250 graduates of BYU-Hawaii during the university's spring commencement exercises held in the Cannon Activities Center on June 9. Read more »

June 10, 2016

Elder Dallin H. Oaks speaks at England's University of Oxford on complementary functions of religion and government

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In an address at England's university of Oxford, Elder Dallin H. Oaks speaks on the complementary functions of religion and government in a global setting. Read more »

June 10, 2016

'Highest form of citizenship': LDS man receives Medal of Valor award from President Obama

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Tyler Call was the only FBI agent to receive the Medal of Valor award, the highest award for law enforcement officers. Read more »

June 9, 2016

Vietnam recognition is fulfillment of prophecy

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Fifty years after then-Elder Gordon B. Hinckley offered a prayer of dedication on the land and people of Vietnam, Elder Quentin L. Cook participated in a ceremony during which government leaders in... Read more »

June 9, 2016

Elder Cook visits Asia, witnesses hope rising among the members

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As Elder Quentin L. Cook, Elder Gary E. Stevenson and Elder Gerrit W. Gong visited Japan in May, they saw signs of resiliency and hope rising from the 2011 tsunami disaster zone and the Sapporo... Read more »

June 9, 2016

Brother Tad R. Callister: Sunday School 'discussion is a means, not an end'

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Brother Tad R. Callister, Sunday School general president, teaches how how discussion in a Sunday School setting is a means to teaching doctrine by the Spirit. Read more »

June 9, 2016

New temple presidents

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Eight new temple presidents and matrons have been called by the First Presidency. Read more »

June 9, 2016

Shining Moment — 'Mom, are we sealed?'

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During a tour of the Conference Center, a family learns that families can be sealed for eternity in the temple. Read more »

June 9, 2016

Milestones

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Notices of members who are celebrating 70 years of marriage or more. Read more »

June 9, 2016

Plaza garden tours to continue through September

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Every year the gardens on the Plaza and the Conference Center showcase flowers and plants from around the world. Read more »

June 9, 2016

Elder Andersen travels throughout the Pacific, meets archbishop of Brisbane

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In discussing his travels throughout the Pacific May 13-22, Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles expressed his love for the Saints and for "their testimony and strength." Read more »

June 9, 2016

Descendants, including General Authority, observe Brigham Young's birthday at his gravesite

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Just a few yards from Brigham Young’s grave in Salt Lake City, Elder Larry Y. Wilson, General Authority Seventy, paid homage to President Young on June 1 at an observance of the famous Church... Read more »

June 9, 2016

Plenty of places to visit outside of Temple Square

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Key Mormon historical sites are easily visited just a short distance from Church headquarters. Read more »

June 9, 2016

'Look for the one,' Elder Bednar teaches in Spain and Portugal

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During a recent trip to Spain and Portugal, Elder David A. Bednar participated in priesthood leadership meetings and member devotionals. He also looked for the one. Read more »

June 9, 2016

King's Singers to sing with Mormon Tabernacle Choir during annual Pioneer Day concert

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The King's Singers will perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir during the annual Pioneer Day concerts held July 22-23. Read more »

June 9, 2016

Elder Peter F. Meurs: New General Authority finds success in living gospel principles

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Elder Peter Fletcher Meurs, newly called General Authority Seventy, said he's found success in all areas of his life by applying gospel principles. Read more »

June 9, 2016

Church News viewpoint: A love that never fails

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Of all the attributes of Christ one might seek to emulate, charity appears to be among the greatest to possess. Why is charity important? What exactly is it? How does one increase it? Read more »

June 9, 2016

New temple presidents

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The First Presidency has called the following seven new temple presidents and matrons. Read more »

June 9, 2016

Centenarians

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Notices of members celebrating 100 years or more. Read more »

June 9, 2016

Deaths

Notices of deaths of members who served in a general Church capacity. Read more »

June 9, 2016

Elder Ballard sees potential for Church growth in Russia

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Reflecting his impressions after just a few days in Russia, Elder Ballard said, "I see significant potential for growth in the Church in Russia. There is deep spirituality among the citizens of... Read more »

June 7, 2016

New Doctrinal Mastery program is replacing Scripture Mastery for seminary students

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Over the course of the next year, seminary instructors around the world will be implementing a new initiative — Doctrinal Mastery — in their classrooms in an effort to help youth better... Read more »

June 6, 2016

Church updates Russian and Icelandic scriptures

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The First Presidency has announced updated editions of the triple combination of the scriptures in Russian at... Read more »

June 3, 2016

Brussels bombing victim now serving in the Ohio Kirtland Mission

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Sister Fanny Clain, a slight, 20-year-old Frenchwoman with a big smile and bigger spirit, arrived the Historic Kirtland Visitors' Center this week after a month in the Provo MTC and a month... Read more »

June 3, 2016

African American accesses ancestral records thanks to Freemen's Bureau initiative

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Thanks to the global voluntary indexing effort of thousands, a southern California African-American man accessed the Church’s free website where he found multiple records of his ancestors. Read more »

June 2, 2016

Vietnam grants official recognition to the LDS Church

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During a historic ceremony on May 31, government leaders in Vietnam granted official recognition to the Church. Elder Quentin L. Cook said Latter-day Saints rejoice that a door has been opened for... Read more »

June 2, 2016

History Channel supports Freedmen's Bureau Project in commemoration of 'Roots' TV series

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In commemoration of the premiere of its television series “Roots,” the History Channel has launched a campaign to support the Freedmen’s Bureau Project of FamilySearch... Read more »

June 2, 2016

New stake presidents

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Notices of new and reorganized stakes throughout the world. Read more »

June 2, 2016

Veteran LDS youth leader selected for top Scouting post

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Two veteran LDS Scout leaders selected to key national Scouting posts. Read more »

June 2, 2016

Elder Bednar addresses LDS graduates at U.S. Air Force Academy

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During a Memorial Day weekend marked with tributes to military service and sacrifice, Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles attended the first-ever LDS baccalaureate service at... Read more »

June 2, 2016

Missionary Moments: 'Eat, teach, baptize'

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Mission president and his assistants find a potential convert while frequenting a restaurant. Read more »

June 2, 2016

Church News viewpoint: Healing soul and body

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The Lord, the maker of us all, can fix any part of our broken or damaged souls. Read more »

June 2, 2016

Damaged Angel Moroni on Bountiful Utah Temple is replaced

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The Angel Moroni statue atop the Bountiful Utah Temple was replaced on June 1. The statue had sustained damage from a lightning strike on Sunday, May 22. Read more »

June 2, 2016

Deaths

Notices of deaths of members who served in a general Church capacity. Read more »

June 2, 2016

California Pioneer History Day honors settlers

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May 21, 2016, was declared as California Mormon History Day and was celebrated by thousands in the Sacramento Area. Read more »

June 2, 2016

Elder Don R. Clarke teaches BYU-Idaho students to develop celestial habits

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During a devotional held on May 31, Elder Don R. Clarke, an emeritus General Authority, gave four truths for BYU-Idaho students to follow in order to develop celestial habits. Read more »

June 2, 2016

Centenarians

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Notices of members celebrating 100 years or more. Read more »

June 2, 2016

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