Church News

February 08, 2024 09:42 AM MST
Massive forest fires grew over the weekend in central and coastal Chile, killing at least 112 people and destroying thousands of homes.
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February 06, 2024 02:00 PM MST
After placing first and second respectively, Conner Mantz and Clayton Young will compete in the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.
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January 30, 2024 10:50 AM MST
This expansion to seminary curriculum will include new ‘life preparation lessons’ and will be implemented beginning this month in some areas of the United States and Canada.
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January 25, 2024 10:05 AM MST
These events are the first of their kind and are meant to help “reset the culture of dating” in a “low-stakes, low-pressure way.”
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January 19, 2024 07:00 AM MST
Last year’s pilot session of virtual FSY surpassed organizers’ expectations and more sessions will be available for summer 2024.
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December 11, 2023 11:00 AM MST
After arriving in St. George this weekend, President Holland visited his wife’s grave for the first time since her burial. He and Sister Holland were married in the St. George Temple in 1963.
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December 08, 2023 12:00 PM MST
Filling a vacancy left in the quorum after the death of President M. Russell Ballard, Elder Kearon, 62, was ordained by President Russell M. Nelson and the other members of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
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December 01, 2023 09:31 AM MST
Stakes in the US and Canada previously needed to have 3,000 members, and those outside these two countries needed 1,900. A new Church policy standardizes those requirements.
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November 29, 2023 02:32 PM MST
On LightTheWorld.org, people can click the button in the online “service shuffler” to find ideas to share light.
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November 10, 2023 08:51 AM MST
President Russell M. Nelson has reported that he is slowly returning to work in person, thanking those who have prayed for his recovery.
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Fun
October 26, 2023 10:25 AM MDT
In a recent “Eagles Unscripted” video, the Latter-day Saint pretended to field a punt in his apartment while holding his giggling baby son.
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October 03, 2023 07:28 AM MDT
A single Book of Mormon manual for all ages and classes will be released for 2024’s “Come, Follow Me” study.
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September 21, 2023 04:28 PM MDT
Reservations are now available online to tour the newly built Orem Utah Temple during the public open house which starts next month.
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September 15, 2023 11:49 AM MDT
President Dallin H. Oaks announced at the seventh annual Joseph Smith Papers Conference that the Church will publish a new biography about Joseph Smith.
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September 08, 2023 08:49 AM MDT
Families, Stakes, and Young Men groups will all have more opportunities for scheduling use of Church-owned camps.
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August 24, 2023 05:07 PM MDT
Revisions to the honor code standardize expectations for students and are consistent with the principles taught in the Church’s ‘For the Strength of Youth’ guide.
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August 18, 2023 02:00 PM MDT
Primary children, their parents, and teachers are invited to watch the next Friend to Friend broadcast, which will be available beginning Saturday, September 2, at 10 a.m. MDT.
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August 18, 2023 01:58 PM MDT
Serving as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles comes with a lot of responsibility. But what does it look like on a daily basis?
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August 14, 2023 07:30 AM MDT
In a new video from Church News, President Ballard, Elder Holland and Elder Cook reflect on the history and impact of ‘Preach My Gospel’ and how families can use it.
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August 09, 2023 06:00 AM MDT
By asking 'what is my place in God's plan?' young women can know how they are needed and that they are important.
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July 20, 2023 03:42 PM MDT
Patricia Terry Holland, wife of Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, passed away peacefully on July 20, 2023, after a brief hospitalization. She was 81.
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June 01, 2023 11:54 AM MDT
The Church has updated its “Political Neutrality” topic page on ChurchofJesusChrist.org, expanding the title to “Political Neutrality and Participation.”
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April 30, 2023 07:52 PM MDT
A new letter from the First Presidency announced that the move is part of “an effort to strengthen and simplify home-centered, Church-supported gospel learning.”
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April 24, 2023 01:55 PM MDT
For the first time in nearly a quarter-century, the recently renovated Columbus Ohio Temple opened its doors literally and virtually.
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