LDS Church Taking Safety Measures to Protect Missionaries from Zika Virus Outbreak

by Deseret News | January 29, 2016 | Mormon Life

A mosquito-borne virus, the Zika virus, is spreading rapidly through Southern and Central America, and now ...


First Presidency Announces Groundbreaking for 2nd Temple in Colombia

by LDS Church News | December 14, 2015 | From the Church Mormon Life

With 17 temples currently operating in South America, two under construction, and another two announced in ...


152 Missionaries Transferred Out of Venezuela

by Mormon Newsroom | March 17, 2014 | Official Church Info

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued the following updated statement on the status of...


Apostles Visit South America, Discover Surprise Gospel Contact with Chilean Pres.

by LDS Church News | December 2, 2013 | Official Church Info

A recent apostolic trip to the southern nations of South America demonstrated the growing ties between the ...


LDS Missionary Who Died of Illness in Peru Was Happy to Serve in Birthplace

by Deseret News | September 17, 2013 | Everything Else

A 20-year-old LDS missionary from Peru who contracted a fatal illness and died in July had been excited to ...


Elder Cook Visits Venezuela and Peru (+ photo gallery)

by Deseret News | September 12, 2013 | Everything Else

Elder Cook and Elder Callister visited Venezuela, located on the northern coast of South America, on Aug. 1...


The Smithsonian, the Book of Mormon, and an Urban Legend

by Keepapitchinin | September 12, 2013 | Everything Else

"Your inquiry of  [date]  concerning the Smithsonian Institution’s alleged use of the Book of Mor...

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LDS Church booming in Peru

by Standard-Examiner | July 9, 2013 | Everything Else

The Mormon church footprint in Peru continues to grow. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints rece...


Church members lose homes but all are safe after flooding in Argentina

by | April 23, 2013 | Official Church Info

Many Church members lost their homes in La Plata, Argentina, during the early hours of Tuesday, April 2, wh...


Mormon family's 'sticker project' in Argentina creates spreads holiday cheer

by Deseret News | January 13, 2013 | Everything Else

It started as an effort for Sharee Wolfley and her family to spread some holiday cheer in the form of shari...