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President Packer released from hospital, heading home

by Deseret News | Everything Else

President Boyd K. Packer, president of the LDS Church's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, was released from a ...


President Packer 'resting comfortably' following fainting spell in Massachusetts

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Sunday, two years after a fire during a meeting left nothing of the chapel behind but charred walls and dea...


Chile: Pres. Packer broadcast unites leader, members

by LDS Church News | What We Believe

President Boyd K. Packer has returned to Chile several times since his first assignment there 40 years ago....

President Packer shares Christmas testimony: 'Jesus is the Christ'

by LDS Church News | What We Believe

Christmastime is family time, said President Boyd K. Packer on Dec. 19. "Everything about the celebration, ...


Military missionaries: Mormon soldiers spread the gospel in post-war Japan

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

They wore dog tags, not name tags, and instead of white shirts and ties, they were recognizable by Army fat...

Mormon “Martin Luther” Causes Stir by Uploading LDS Church Handbook of Instructions to Internet

by Religion Dispatches | Opinions & Features

Last week, I reported here at RD that copies of the new LDS Church Handbook of Instructions, a two-volume, ...


Church Explains Media Coverage of Handbook Changes

by Newsroom | Official Church Info

Veteran newsman Ted Koppel, in a Washington Post opinion piece this morning, laments the passing of what he...


Serving in the line of duty: President Boyd K. Packer

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

One in a series of experiences of LDS Church leaders who have served in the armed forces. World War II A yo...

Young Men Lesson 45: The Sacred Power of Procreation

by Boyd K. Packer | Young Men

My message is about a father and a son. Alma, the father, was a prophet; his son, Corianton, a missionary. ...

Young Women Lesson 38: Nutrition and the Word of Wisdom

by Boyd K. Packer | Young Women

Note: The following talk was given in the general priesthood session of General Conference in April 2009, b...