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Genealogy volunteers index mammouth 1940 U.S. census in record time

by Mormon Newsroom | Everything Else

More than 132 Million names from the 1940 U.S. Census are now searchable on The Church's FamilySearch websi...


Church Reports Missionary & Member Status After 7.5 Earthquake, Tsunami Hits New Zealand

by Mormon Newsroom | From the Church Mormon Life

The Church reports all missionaries are safe after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami hi...


Christmas on Temple Square celebrates birth of Christ, welcomes holiday visitors

by Mormon Newsroom | Opinions & Features

The Friday after Thanksgiving not only attracts multitudes to local shopping centers, but also brings thous...


Mormons, Muslims, & Others Build Prosthetic Hands for Victims of Landmines

by Mormon Newsroom | Mormon Life

At an LDS church, a prayer room was set apart for Muslims and other religions were invited to participate i...


Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right

by Mormon Newsroom | What They're Saying About "Us"

Today we feature several articles that note the Church’s longstanding political neutrality statement, a com...

Temples: A Conversation with a Mormon Church Leader

by Mormon Newsroom | What We Believe


LDS Church Breaks Ground for Fort Collins Colorado Temple

by Mormon Newsroom | Official Church Info

Ground has been broken for the Fort Collins Colorado Temple, one of 171 temples either in operation, under ...


First Presidency Expresses Condolences at Passing of Nelson Mandela

by Mormon Newsroom | Official Church Info

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement to...

Finding Your "Roots" at Alex Haley Museum Opening

by Mormon Newsroom | Official Church Info

When 17-year-old violinist Joseph Matthews performed at the dedication of the Alex Haley Museum and Interpr...


Prison Inmate Sacrifices Simple Gift to Participate in Light the World Campaign

by Mormon Newsroom | Makes You Think Mormon Life

With nearly 69 million collective views, the Light the World campaign videos have inspired many across the ...