Dieter F. Uchtdorf http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Dieter F. Uchtdorf en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:58:17 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Elder Holland tweets now, too: 'Being with missionaries is the greatest' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602603/Elder-Holland-tweets-now-too-Being-with-missionaries-is-the-greatest.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602603/Elder-Holland-tweets-now-too-Being-with-missionaries-is-the-greatest.html Two days after Elder M. Russell Ballard became the first apostle in the LDS Church to tweet, a fellow member of the Quorum of... Wed, 07 May 2014 22:28:12 MDT President Uchtdorf dedicates Florida's 2nd temple http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602421/President-Uchtdorf-dedicates-Floridas-2nd-temple.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602421/President-Uchtdorf-dedicates-Floridas-2nd-temple.html Coverage of the May 4, 2014, dedication of the Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple. Wed, 07 May 2014 12:38:01 MDT Second temple dedicated in Florida http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602427/Second-temple-dedicated-in-Florida.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602427/Second-temple-dedicated-in-Florida.html President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, dedicated the Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple on May... Sun, 04 May 2014 21:45:00 MDT Cultural event celebrates new temple, LDS history in southern Florida http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602402/Cultural-event-celebrates-new-temple-LDS-history-in-southern-Florida.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602402/Cultural-event-celebrates-new-temple-LDS-history-in-southern-Florida.html More than a thousand Latter-day Saint youth celebrate the dedication of southern Florida's first temple. Sat, 03 May 2014 21:25:00 MDT Relief Society: Strengthening the community through interfaith outreach http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602189/Relief-Society-Strengthening-the-community-through-interfaith-outreach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602189/Relief-Society-Strengthening-the-community-through-interfaith-outreach.html Women of multiple faiths join together to build the community and strengthen each other. Sat, 03 May 2014 00:20:00 MDT BYU graduation honors grads, President Samuelson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602177/BYU-graduation-honors-grads-President-Samuelson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602177/BYU-graduation-honors-grads-President-Samuelson.html 5,800 graduates, as well as President Cecil O. Samuelson, were honored during Brigham Young University's spring commencement... Fri, 02 May 2014 13:55:10 MDT Peavler: Looking back at BYU athletics under Cecil O. Samuelson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602114/Peavler-Looking-back-at-BYU-athletics-under-Cecil-O-Samuelson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602114/Peavler-Looking-back-at-BYU-athletics-under-Cecil-O-Samuelson.html On May 1, 2003, Cecil O. Samuelson became the 12th president of BYU. A lot has changed since then, especially as far as... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:05:00 MDT President Uchtdorf attends BYU graduation, expresses appreciation for outgoing President Samuelson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601766/President-Uchtdorf-attends-BYU-graduation-expresses-appreciation-for-outgoing-President-Samuelson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601766/President-Uchtdorf-attends-BYU-graduation-expresses-appreciation-for-outgoing-President-Samuelson.html Brigham Young University honored more than 5,000 graduates during the 139th commencement exercises held in the Marriott... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:55:00 MDT Pres. Uchtdorf visits Provo MTC, delivers an Easter message http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601556/Pres-Uchtdorf-visits-Provo-MTC-delivers-an-Easter-message.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601556/Pres-Uchtdorf-visits-Provo-MTC-delivers-an-Easter-message.html The Resurrection of Jesus Christ – the most remarkable event in history -- created a way for all people to receive... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:00:00 MDT Robert Bennett: Immigration reform should demonstrate 'love of neighbor' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601455/Immigration-reform-should-demonstrate-love-of-neighbor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601455/Immigration-reform-should-demonstrate-love-of-neighbor.html If we replace the current immigration law with a system that requires foreign nationals who entered the U.S. illegally to pay... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Tabernacle Choir performs Handel's 'Messiah' for Easter Concert http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601408/Tabernacle-Choir-performs-Handels-Messiah-for-Easter-Concert.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601408/Tabernacle-Choir-performs-Handels-Messiah-for-Easter-Concert.html In two performances Friday and Saturday, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square and four soloists presented... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:35:00 MDT First Presidency Easter Message http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601252/First-Presidency-Easter-Message.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601252/First-Presidency-Easter-Message.html First Presidency’s Easter Message: Jesus Christ was the promised Redeemer of the world, the Savior of mankind, the Son... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:45:00 MDT President Uchtdorf, other faith leaders, meet with U.S. president at White House http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601269/President-Uchtdorf-other-faith-leaders-meet-with-US-president-at-White-House.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601269/President-Uchtdorf-other-faith-leaders-meet-with-US-president-at-White-House.html In what he sees as a sign of the maturity of the Church, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf was among Christian leaders from... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:51:11 MDT Demand for high-tech visas far outstrips supply — again http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601285/Demand-for-high-tech-visas-far-outstrips-supply-2-again.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601285/Demand-for-high-tech-visas-far-outstrips-supply-2-again.html For the second consecutive year, the caps for visas for well-educated, highly skilled foreign workers were met within five... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:21:52 MDT In our opinion: An immigration opportunity http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601084/An-immigration-opportunity.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601084/An-immigration-opportunity.html President Obama and faith leaders on Tuesday pledged to urge Congress to act on immigration reform as soon as possible. And... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:25:47 MDT LDS Church reaffirms stance on immigration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601049/LDS-Church-reaffirms-stance-on-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601049/LDS-Church-reaffirms-stance-on-immigration.html The LDS Church issued a statement reaffirming its stance on immigration laws on MormonNewsroom.org today. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:40:00 MDT Viewpoint: Prophetic counsel http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600679/Viewpoint-Prophetic-counsel.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600679/Viewpoint-Prophetic-counsel.html Faithful members of the Church understand well that they are living through troubled times, and that truths once accepted... Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:05:00 MDT What's new: Sister Harriet F. Uchtdorf shares testimony, conversion in 'The Light We Share' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600635/Whats-new-Sister-Harriet-F-Uchtdorf-shares-testimony-conversion-in-The-Light-We-Share.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600635/Whats-new-Sister-Harriet-F-Uchtdorf-shares-testimony-conversion-in-The-Light-We-Share.html Sister Harriet R. Uchtdorf shares her testimony and conversion experience of when she was 12 in Frankfurt, Germany, in the... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 05:00:00 MDT Fill homes with love, Pres. Monson says as LDS general conference closes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600399/Fill-homes-with-love-Pres-Monson-says-as-LDS-general-conference-closes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600399/Fill-homes-with-love-Pres-Monson-says-as-LDS-general-conference-closes.html President Thomas S. Monson closed the 184th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on... Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:10:00 MDT President Dieter F. Uchtdorf: 'Grateful in any circumstances' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600360/President-Dieter-F-Uchtdorf-Grateful-in-any-circumstances.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600360/President-Dieter-F-Uchtdorf-Grateful-in-any-circumstances.html Those who “set aside the bottle of bitterness and lift instead the goblet of gratitude” can find a purifying... Sun, 06 Apr 2014 10:35:00 MDT 'Be of good courage,' Pres. Monson counsels during Saturday sessions of general conference http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600354/Be-of-good-courage-Pres-Monson-counsels-during-Saturday-sessions-of-general-conference.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600354/Be-of-good-courage-Pres-Monson-counsels-during-Saturday-sessions-of-general-conference.html President Thomas S. Monson and other LDS Church leaders counsel courage in defending faith. Sun, 06 Apr 2014 08:20:00 MDT President Dieter F. Uchtdorf: 'Are you sleeping through the Restoration? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600326/President-Dieter-F-Uchtdorf-Are-you-sleeping-through-the-Restoration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600326/President-Dieter-F-Uchtdorf-Are-you-sleeping-through-the-Restoration.html President Dieter F. Uchtdorf referred to the character Rip Van Winkle, who slept for 20 years and awoke to find he had missed... Sat, 05 Apr 2014 19:15:00 MDT New leaders called to serve in growing LDS Church http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600304/New-leaders-called-to-serve-in-growing-LDS-Church.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600304/New-leaders-called-to-serve-in-growing-LDS-Church.html The LDS Church grew to 15,082,028 members in 2013, according to a statistical report released Saturday during the faith's... Sat, 05 Apr 2014 14:55:00 MDT 184th Annual General Conference talk summaries (+photos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651215/184th-Annual-General-Conference-talk-summaries-photos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651215/184th-Annual-General-Conference-talk-summaries-photos.html Summaries of the talks given during the conference sessions will be posted to DeseretNews.com throughout the weekend. Sat, 05 Apr 2014 08:10:00 MDT Valuespeak: Good as new http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600237/Valuespeak-Good-as-new.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600237/Valuespeak-Good-as-new.html My friend Jeremy doesn’t have a degree in philosophy. But he’s a philosopher. Make no mistake about it. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:00:00 MDT Using video, mobile apps to help seminary students learn lesson on bullying http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600066/Using-video-mobile-apps-to-help-seminary-students-learn-lesson-on-bullying.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600066/Using-video-mobile-apps-to-help-seminary-students-learn-lesson-on-bullying.html Our early morning seminary class used two of the LDS Church's mobile apps to help a message sink in from President Dieter F.... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 05:00:00 MDT LDS women asked to unite and walk covenant path http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599832/LDS-women-asked-to-unite-and-walk-covenant-path.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599832/LDS-women-asked-to-unite-and-walk-covenant-path.html During a historic worldwide gathering, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints asked women to unite and... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:10:00 MDT LDS women gather for General Women's Meeting http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599831/LDS-women-gather-for-General-Womens-Meeting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599831/LDS-women-gather-for-General-Womens-Meeting.html During a historic worldwide gathering, primary aged girls, young women and Relief Society sisters filled the Conference... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 21:50:00 MDT Bullying video resonates with viewers of all ages http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599806/Bullying-video-resonates-with-viewers-of-all-ages.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599806/Bullying-video-resonates-with-viewers-of-all-ages.html Church youth leaders speak of the many lessons to be learned from a popular Church video about bullying. Sat, 29 Mar 2014 13:05:00 MDT Viewpoint: He's not heavy, he's my brother http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599812/Viewpoint-Hes-not-heavy-hes-my-brother.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599812/Viewpoint-Hes-not-heavy-hes-my-brother.html What is it that separates those who give service with a smile and those who give service begrudgingly? What must a person... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 12:55:00 MDT Temple moment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599810/Temple-moment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599810/Temple-moment.html Temple moment. Sat, 29 Mar 2014 12:10:00 MDT Three tips for Mormon missionaries who are preparing to serve http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599558/Three-tips-for-Mormon-missionaries-who-are-preparing-to-serve.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599558/Three-tips-for-Mormon-missionaries-who-are-preparing-to-serve.html Here are three tips for missionaries from Alicia Hill and Paige Sorensen, authors of "Pep Talk for Missionaries." Thu, 27 Mar 2014 06:00:00 MDT The 'fine dining' of the gospel of Jesus Christ http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599236/The-fine-dining-of-the-gospel-of-Jesus-Christ.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599236/The-fine-dining-of-the-gospel-of-Jesus-Christ.html How grateful I am that my parents insisted on raising me in the "dining hall" so that I could reach my full potential. The... Sat, 22 Mar 2014 05:00:00 MDT Church History Symposium examines Mormonism's global reach http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598190/Church-History-Symposium-examines-Mormonisms-global-reach.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598190/Church-History-Symposium-examines-Mormonisms-global-reach.html This year's annual Church History Symposium organized by BYU and the LDS Church History Department is themed "The Worldwide... Fri, 07 Mar 2014 17:10:00 MST Pres. Uchtdorf speaks to Rotarians on significance of 'Service above Self' motto http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590925/Pres-Uchtdorf-speaks-to-Rotarians-on-significance-of-Service-above-Self-motto.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590925/Pres-Uchtdorf-speaks-to-Rotarians-on-significance-of-Service-above-Self-motto.html At this Thanksgiving time, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the LDS First Presidency spoke Nov. 19 to the Rotary Club 24... Thu, 21 Nov 2013 06:40:00 MST German POWs remembered http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590783/German-POWs-remembered.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590783/German-POWs-remembered.html Utahns observe Volkstrauertag — the German National Day of Mourning — at Fort Douglas Cemetery. Sun, 17 Nov 2013 17:45:00 MST Duce's Wild: Super teens saving themselves from mediocrity, one goal at a time http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590598/Super-teens-saving-themselves-from-mediocrity-one-goal-at-a-time.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590598/Super-teens-saving-themselves-from-mediocrity-one-goal-at-a-time.html November's "Come, Follow Me" emphasis on self-reliance is motivating LDS teens to set lofty goals and raise the bar... Fri, 15 Nov 2013 05:00:00 MST Catholic Community Services honors LDS Presiding Bishopric http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589909/Catholic-Community-Services-honors-LDS-Presiding-Bishopric.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589909/Catholic-Community-Services-honors-LDS-Presiding-Bishopric.html Catholic Community Services of Utah recognized the LDS Church Presiding Bishopric, the former coach of the Utah Jazz and his... Tue, 05 Nov 2013 14:31:57 MST President and Sister Uchtdorf attend LDS German mission reunion http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640658/President-and-Sister-Uchtdorf-attend-LDS-German-mission-reunion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640658/President-and-Sister-Uchtdorf-attend-LDS-German-mission-reunion.html President Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, and his wife, Sister Harriet Uchtdorf, were honored guests at... Fri, 25 Oct 2013 11:40:00 MDT In the Whirled: Does the LDS Church complicate or simplify lives? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587979/Does-the-LDS-Church-complicate-or-simplify-lives.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587979/Does-the-LDS-Church-complicate-or-simplify-lives.html If we’re not careful, we can easily get cynical about the many church-related demands on our time. We can look to the... Wed, 09 Oct 2013 07:00:00 MDT 'Spiritually fed': Powerful sermons highlight Sunday's conference sessions (+photos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587849/Spiritually-fed-Powerful-sermons-highlight-Sundays-conference-sessions-photos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587849/Spiritually-fed-Powerful-sermons-highlight-Sundays-conference-sessions-photos.html Powerful addresses by two members of the First Presidency and five apostles were a big part of the reason why LDS Church... Sun, 06 Oct 2013 21:20:19 MDT Prophet urges 'increased kindness toward one another' as conference closes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587846/Prophet-urges-increased-kindness-toward-one-another-as-conference-closes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587846/Prophet-urges-increased-kindness-toward-one-another-as-conference-closes.html With a plea for church members to “show increased kindness toward one another” and to “ever be found doing... Sun, 06 Oct 2013 19:47:00 MDT 183rd Semiannual General Conference talk summaries (+photos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638753/183rd-Semiannual-General-Conference-talk-summaries-photos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638753/183rd-Semiannual-General-Conference-talk-summaries-photos.html Summaries of the talks given during the conference sessions will be posted to DeseretNews.com throughout the weekend. Sun, 06 Oct 2013 14:00:00 MDT Instructed and inspired: Conference speakers share poignant personal reflections, timeless truths http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587811/Instructed-and-inspired-Conference-speakers-share-poignant-personal-reflections-timeless-truths.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587811/Instructed-and-inspired-Conference-speakers-share-poignant-personal-reflections-timeless-truths.html "We have come here to be instructed and inspired," said President Thomas S. Monson, as he opened the 183rd Semiannual General... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 23:10:00 MDT Women hear LDS Priesthood meeting, but not at conference center http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587795/Women-hear-LDS-Priesthood-meeting-but-not-at-conference-center.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587795/Women-hear-LDS-Priesthood-meeting-but-not-at-conference-center.html More than 150 women and their male supporters requested entrance for women to the all-male Priesthood Session of LDS General... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 22:20:00 MDT President Uchtdorf: 'Come, join with us' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587747/President-Uchtdorf-Come-join-with-us.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587747/President-Uchtdorf-Come-join-with-us.html President Dieter F. Uchtdorf's Saturday morning address during the 183rd Semiannual General Conference. Sat, 05 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT President Thomas S. Monson, LDS leaders provide guidance to Mormon women http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587318/President-Thomas-S-Monson-LDS-leaders-provide-guidance-to-Mormon-women.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587318/President-Thomas-S-Monson-LDS-leaders-provide-guidance-to-Mormon-women.html The meeting was translated and sent live, via the LDS Church’s satellite system and the Internet, across the globe. Sat, 28 Sep 2013 21:15:00 MDT Days of '47 Parade filled with tradition, fun — and romance (+photos) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583576/Days-of-47-Parade-filled-with-tradition-fun-2-and-romance-photos.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583576/Days-of-47-Parade-filled-with-tradition-fun-2-and-romance-photos.html The Days of '47 KSL 5 Parade Wednesday was a hit among long time attendees and first timers. Many floats won awards, and a... Wed, 24 Jul 2013 14:20:00 MDT