From the Church

May 17, 2022 10:38 AM MDT
Read the Church’s stance on abortion as outlined in the General Handbook.
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May 16, 2022 11:58 AM MDT
In 2021 the Church broadened the scope of its global humanitarian aid.
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By  Emily Abel
May 13, 2022 12:30 PM MDT
While the First Vision holds great significance, little would have happened had Joseph’s interactions with heavenly messengers ended there.
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May 13, 2022 11:07 AM MDT
This new film will follow the struggles and triumphs of the Saints through the eyes of four Church members in Nauvoo who lived the temple-building experience on a daily basis.
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Excavation has started to prepare for two new buildings that will provide additional guest experiences and services for visitors to Temple Square.
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May 11, 2022 10:10 AM MDT
A new video from the Church allows members and interested friends of the faith to virtually tour the temple with two senior leaders of the Church.
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Ground will be broken for the Lubumbashi Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple and the Ephraim Utah Temple later this year.
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May 10, 2022 01:48 PM MDT
To celebrate the first worldwide YA devotional in five years, young adults are invited to special events on Temple Square.
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128 of the Church’s 171 temples are now operating in Phase 4, meaning they no longer have capacity restrictions or mask requirements.
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From the earliest hours of the crisis, the Church—through its members and humanitarian partnerships—has been actively involved in the relief efforts for refugees in Europe.
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Elder Gary E. Stevenson dedicated the newest temple in Brazil and said that it stands as the Church’s witness that Jesus Christ is indeed the Redeemer of the world.
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“There are no words to describe how much love is there between all of you and how much love you have given us.”
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May 03, 2022 12:24 PM MDT
To accommodate borders still closed due to COVID-19, the Yigo Guam Temple is offering a “traveling” open house for Latter-day Saints on other islands.
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By  Emily Abel
May 03, 2022 10:25 AM MDT
President Jean B. Bingham and President Bonnie H. Cordon visited Cambodia, Singapore, and Thailand. See highlights from their trip.
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May 03, 2022 07:37 AM MDT
A worldwide devotional for young adults will be held on Sunday, May 15, 2022.
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May 02, 2022 04:30 PM MDT
Here is President Ballard's advice for leveraging the power of patriarchal blessings in our lives.
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May 02, 2022 10:00 AM MDT
April showers bring temple groundbreakings. And groundbreakings bring exciting new temples and blessings for local Latter-day Saints.
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April 29, 2022 10:30 AM MDT
More than 50 temples across the world are under construction or renovation. See what progress has been made on construction over the last two weeks:
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April 27, 2022 01:09 PM MDT
Here’s a complete and up-to-date list of the 124 temples that are under construction, awaiting dedication, or announced.
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April 26, 2022 10:30 AM MDT
The Kanesville Tabernacle was originally built for displaced pioneers to sustain Brigham Young as Church President in 1847.
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April 26, 2022 07:44 AM MDT
There is no doubt that the Church is growing, and much of it is happening in unexpected areas of the world.
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April 25, 2022 10:45 AM MDT
Senator Hatch was longest-serving Republican senator in US history. Read the First Presidency’s statement upon his passing here:
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April 22, 2022 12:22 PM MDT
A new Church video ponders a question weighing on the hearts and minds of many people today: “Where can I turn for peace?”
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‘Boldly, Nobly, and Independent’ tells the story of the Latter-day Saints from 1893 to 1955—a time of unprecedented change in the Church and the wider world.
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April 22, 2022 07:30 AM MDT
As disciples of Christ, we’ve been taught that we need to care for the earth. Here are just a few ways we can follow that important commandment.
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April 21, 2022 01:39 PM MDT
“What we do in [the temple] is not secret—it’s sacred. And so to be able to talk about those things in the temple has been very eye-opening for everyone who has come in.”
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April 21, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
After two years of postponements, the exciting new Church-hosted youth conferences are back in full swing this summer!
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April 18, 2022 01:37 PM MDT
From removing each piece of stained glass from the spires to finding just the right marble to repair the exterior, the renovations to the Washington D.C. Temple have been truly extensive.
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April 13, 2022 02:35 PM MDT
“‘He is risen’ was the angelic message of the first Easter. With feelings of worship and gratitude, we declare our witness that Jesus Christ is indeed risen.”
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April 11, 2022 11:43 AM MDT
Ukrainian Latter-day Saints taking refuge in Poland have suffered greatly, but their lives were made a little brighter after a visit and special message from Elder and Sister Uchtdorf.
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April 08, 2022 11:05 AM MDT
The Church just announced new area leadership assignments. With this came the news of the creation of two missions and a new area—all on European soil.
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April 06, 2022 11:16 AM MDT
General conference has a lot of great messages, so it can sometimes feel overwhelming. How do you know where to start in applying what you’ve learned?
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April 05, 2022 01:05 PM MDT
The Church has rolled out a new site for Easter 2022 as part of its annual #BecauseOfHim campaign.
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April 05, 2022 11:09 AM MDT
The Church has released an Easter-themed video for 2022, presented in a cinematic new format.
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Here’s a recap of each of President Nelson’s addresses from April 2022 general conference.
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President Russell M. Nelson announced 17 temples during the Sunday afternoon session of the April 2022 general conference.
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April 02, 2022 06:32 PM MDT
As the first speaker of the Saturday evening session of general conference, President Dallin H. Oaks called it a “unique” meeting and gave a special introductory message from the First Presidency.
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April 02, 2022 04:27 PM MDT
The Church released the 2021 statistical report during the Saturday afternoon session of general conference.
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April 02, 2022 03:10 PM MDT
President Dallin H. Oaks announced six new General Authority Seventies during the April 2022 general conference. Read about these Church leaders here.
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April 02, 2022 02:33 PM MDT
During the Saturday afternoon session of April 2022 general conference, a new Relief Society General Presidency was called: President Camille N. Johnson, Sister J. Annette Dennis, and Sister Kristin M. Yee. Learn more about these leaders below.
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The previous Primary presidency was just called in April 2021. Read their bios and meet the newest member of the presidency.
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April 02, 2022 02:17 PM MDT
In the past five years of their service, the Relief Society General Presidency has ministered to Latter-day Saints around the world, organized relief efforts during the pandemic that produced more than 5.7 million masks, and shared wise council in countless addresses
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April 02, 2022 11:47 AM MDT
To help you remember the spirit you felt, here is one quote from each April 2022 general conference talk.
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March 31, 2022 01:56 PM MDT
"Though the conditions are dire, we are not helpless. Our connection to Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ can heal our wounds, our hearts, and the world," Elder Uchtdorf said.
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March 30, 2022 04:49 PM MDT
President Ballard gave his first talk after very little notice—he didn't even have enough time to prepare notes.
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March 30, 2022 12:42 PM MDT
The Church’s World Report takes a look back at the last six months of news, projects, and messages from Church leaders.
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St. George is the first of several historic, pioneer-era temples to have its extensive renovations completed.
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March 28, 2022 08:53 PM MDT
On Thursday, March 17, Elder Gary E. Stevenson visited the island of Carti Tupile in the San Blas Archipelago in Panama.
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In a new video, Relief Society General President Jean B. Bingham talks about emotional resilience.
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March 28, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
The Tabernacle Choir’s special Easter concert honoring the Savior’s Resurrection will be available to stream online and watch on-demand.
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March 25, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
When Elder Jeffrey R. Holland speaks, one question frequently comes up: How should one care for their own mental health and emotional well-being?
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The First Presidency has released dates for the open house, youth devotional, and rededication later this year.
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March 22, 2022 09:58 AM MDT
Elder and Sister Soares, who both served missions in Rio as young adults, led many of the first media and dignitary tours of the new temple.
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Elder Hugo E. Martinez, president of the Africa West Area of the Church, broke ground for a new temple in this West African country.
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March 22, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Nearly 50 years ago, President Kimball encouraged Latter-day Saints to plant a garden. What does the Church say about that now?
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March 21, 2022 02:18 PM MDT
Throughout the history of the Church, there have been different apostolic recommendations and counsel on preparing your family for emergencies.
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Conference Center capacity will be 10,000 people per session and attendees are encouraged to use public transit to and from Temple Square.
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March 16, 2022 02:15 PM MDT
President Jean B. Bingham has seen firsthand how President Nelson’s noteworthy and unique perspective has been a blessing to Latter-day Saint women.
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March 16, 2022 10:34 AM MDT
Dr. Sonja Poulter is a part of the new hymnbook committee and shared a few insights into the process of compiling the Church’s new selection of sacred hymns.
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“Now that more people are immunized, we are pleased to announce that temples throughout the world will gradually return to more normal operations.”
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