The First Temple in Europe Reaches 60-Year Milestone (+ 5 Interesting Facts)

by Deseret News | September 10, 2015 | Mormon Life

MR says: The first temple in Europe just had its 60th birthday. Check out these 5 interesting facts ab...


Foreign Policy Magazine Interviews Missionary in Albania

by Foreign Policy | August 1, 2014 | News from Utah

Being a Mormon missionary can be slow work. Over 16 months, Daniel Harlow, 19, has helped convert only thre...


Religious and European Union Leaders Gather in Brussels

by Mormon Newsroom | June 12, 2014 | News from Utah

Elder José A. Teixeira, president of the Europe Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, jo...


Apostle Fulfills Historic Assignments in Europe

by LDS Church News | April 4, 2014 | From the Church News from Utah

Being a Latter-day Saint in Greece is not easy. Members there endure persecution and discrimination. Some h...


Mormon Missionaries in Ukraine Reported Safe

by Deseret News | February 19, 2014 | Everything Else

With once peaceful protests in Kiev, Ukraine, escalating into riots this week that left 26 protesters and p...


Highlight: One Faithful LDS Family in Sweden

by LDS Church News | December 17, 2013 | Opinions & Features

Håkan Palm feels blessed to live a mere four miles from the first temple in Scandinavia and the only temple...


LDS Church Member Dies, 2 Missionaries Injured in Car Crash in Ukraine

by Deseret News | November 21, 2013 | Everything Else

A car accident Saturday in Ukraine killed a local LDS Church member and injured two sister missionaries. "M...

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Saim Abd al-Samid: First Muslim Latter-day Saint, part 2

by Keepapitchinin | August 28, 2013 | Best of LDS Blogs

Saim Abd al-Samid, the young Turkish civil engineer, unwilling to wait any longer, was secretly baptized in...


The first Muslim to join the LDS Church

by Keepapitchinin | August 27, 2013 | Best of LDS Blogs

Saim Abd al-Samid was born in Constantinople (now Istambul), Turkey, probably in the late 1870s (there rema...


LDS missionary involved in Spain train accident will continue mission

by Deseret News | August 4, 2013 | Everything Else

Just a little more than a week ago, Elder Stephen Ward, 18, of Bountiful, Utah, had completed his six weeks...