From the Church

January 21, 2022 01:00 PM MST
When the Dudfields were called in late 2019 to serve as mission president and companion in an English-speaking assignment in mid-2020, they had no idea what awaited them.
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January 21, 2022 11:14 AM MST
The First Presidency recently sent a letter to members of the Church in Tonga, and the Church has become a refuge—literally and figuratively— for the thousands of residents who are still without communication and basic necessities.
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January 20, 2022 02:06 PM MST
This new booklet was written with collaboration from respected Muslim leaders to help foster understanding and respect.
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January 19, 2022 04:00 PM MST
Throughout the episode, the guests discussed the role that sports and athletes play at BYU and the way they represent the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to their competitors and the world.
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January 19, 2022 10:32 AM MST
At a BYU devotional, Elder Holland spoke about how one family's tragic experiences teach about forgiveness and restitution.
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January 19, 2022 07:55 AM MST
Alongside a photo of his late wife, Barbara, and the sculpted busts of three previous Church leaders, President Ballard also keeps an Oreo cookie on his desk. Here's why:
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“The well-being of Church members and the desire to be good citizens guide every decision regarding temples.”
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By  LDS Living
January 14, 2022 10:01 AM MST
Nearly 50 temples across the globe are under construction or renovation. See photos of the most recent updates here:
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Since becoming the President of the Church, President Russell M. Nelson has extended several invitations to Latter-day Saints worldwide to act in faith.
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The First Presidency has released the dates for the open house and dedication of the Yigo Guam Temple.
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By  Emily Abel
January 10, 2022 02:02 PM MST
When Sister Melanie Rasband walked in late to a large meeting, she began looking for a seat near the back. But President Nelson had another idea.
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January 10, 2022 10:50 AM MST
Last week, President Oaks visited one of the world’s religious centers, Rome, Italy, and spoke about the global indispensability of religious freedom.
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January 07, 2022 01:28 PM MST
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has called 164 new mission presidents and companions. Learn more about them.
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In March 2020 all temples were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, 1 temple has temporarily paused its operations and just 1 temple remains in Phase 1. Find out where:
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January 03, 2022 04:15 PM MST
On Sunday, January 9, 2022, six members of The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will speak to young adults worldwide.
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The leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Africa South Area join hands with millions around the world in mourning the loss of South African struggle icon and statesman Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.
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January 03, 2022 10:56 AM MST
This new #HearHim video from Elder Neil L. Andersen is fitting for a new year as he shares how to hear the Lord's direction in our efforts to improve.
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The Church announced Thursday that a spike in COVID-19 cases has prompted MTC leaders to implement new protocols.
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December 16, 2021 09:32 AM MST
How can you personally reach out and help others experience the light of Jesus Christ this Christmas?
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The General Handbook is now complete in English. The most recent updates were published today online and in the Gospel Library app.
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November's updates include the demolition of the North Visitors' Center and excavation for the three additional floors on the north side of the temple.
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President Dallin H. Oaks rededicated the Mesa Arizona Temple following extensive renovations on Sunday, December 12, 2021.
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December 13, 2021 03:15 PM MST
Yesterday the First Presidency released a statement on the new estimated completion date for the Temple renovation project.
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The new mission will be created from three existing missions and open in July 2022.
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December 09, 2021 03:19 PM MST
Here’s how returned missionaries can opt in to share their information with their former mission leaders:
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December 09, 2021 11:24 AM MST
The 2022 youth theme “Trust in the Lord” now has a theme song, a new album, and accompanying resources for youth and leaders.
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December 09, 2021 07:01 AM MST
This week’s ‘Come, Follow Me’ lesson includes Official Declarations 1 and 2, which involve policy changes within the Church.
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December 08, 2021 01:38 PM MST
Young single adults in Tonga will have a congregation of their own where they can meet with other Latter-day Saints in a similar stage of life.
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New details are available for the Cape Town South Africa and the Queretaro Mexico Temples. See renderings of what these two temples will look like.
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December 06, 2021 10:05 AM MST
Highlights from Elder Soares’s October 2020 conference talk are pared with beautiful animation to illustrate an important message of hope and healing.
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December 06, 2021 07:00 AM MST
President Henry B. Eyring said the spirit of Christmas is “the joy that comes in worshiping and loving the Lord Jesus Christ.”
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A missionary serving in the Alabama Birmingham Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been hospitalized after he was shot multiple times on Friday, December 3.
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The Hawaii Laie Mission will include the Laie Hawaii Temple Visitors’ Center, three young single adult stakes near BYU–Hawaii, and two stakes in the Laie area.
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December 02, 2021 11:08 AM MST
The Church’s youth channel recently released a new album for Christmas 2021 titled “A Savior is Born.”
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December 01, 2021 11:18 AM MST
There are 3 different daily service calendars: one for general service ideas, one especially for kids, and one you can customize with your own ideas.
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December 01, 2021 11:05 AM MST
Here’s a look back at the last five years of Christmas devotionals and some of our favorite stories that were shared.
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By  Emily Abel
November 30, 2021 06:04 PM MST
The 2021 Light the World Giving Machines in New York City will move from their former Manhattan Temple site to the more prominent Rockefeller Center.
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November 30, 2021 12:01 PM MST
For the first time, members worldwide are invited to watch a special Christmas concert produced by the Church’s Europe Area.
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November 30, 2021 10:30 AM MST
Here are some interesting facts about temples without angel Moroni statues and a look at the current renderings for new temples. 
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November 29, 2021 12:41 PM MST
RootsTech 2022, the largest family history event in the world, will be held virtually again in 2022.
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The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following Christmas message on Friday, November 26:
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The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square has released a new Christmas video produced during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Provo Utah Temple will be reconstructed when the Orem Utah Temple is complete. See the newest photo rendering of the reconstruction here:
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November 23, 2021 03:00 PM MST
Presidents Bonnie H. Cordon and Camille N. Johnson each posted heartfelt thoughts to social media this week about the children in their lives.
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November 23, 2021 11:00 AM MST
The prophet himself has only dedicated two temples during his administration: the other 12 have been assigned to other Church leaders.
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November 18, 2021 01:00 PM MST
Volume 3 is scheduled to be published in the first half of 2022. Learn more about what will be included.
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November 18, 2021 12:00 PM MST
Where do newer substances like green tea, vaping, and opioids fit into the Word of Wisdom revelation given more than 150 years ago?
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November 18, 2021 10:00 AM MST
For those of us who won’t find ourselves near a Giving Machine this holiday season, the Church has also provided a list of charities and links to donate online.
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November 18, 2021 09:12 AM MST
This year the Church is inspiring millions around the world to be a part of the greatest story ever told—the story of the Savior’s birth—and to light the world with love.
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November 16, 2021 09:57 AM MST
Speaking of her friendship with Rev. Theresa Dear, Dew says, “Because she has been places in her life I have not been, she broadens my point of view and understanding, even on the most sensitive of subjects.”
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November 16, 2021 09:29 AM MST
The 2021 Luz de las Naciones, or Light of the Nations, cultural celebration will air on Saturday, November 20 at 7 p.m. MST. Here’s how you can watch it:
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November 15, 2021 01:58 PM MST
Tucked in the November issue of the Liahona were some exciting changes to temple recommends. Here is a closer look about how these important cards have changed over the years.
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Two armed men interrupted a multi-zone mission conference in Mexico. The mission president and his wife were also assaulted and threatened with a knife.
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November 12, 2021 03:12 PM MST
The Rev. Teal joined Elder Holland in powerful joint remarks about their mutually appreciated friendship and the importance of interfaith camaraderie.
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The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will not perform its traditional Christmas concerts for a public audience in 2021.
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November 12, 2021 10:20 AM MST
President Chiwon Kim, Seoul Korea Temple president, died on Oct. 29. He was 71.
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November 10, 2021 12:44 PM MST
A letter to Church leaders this week asked that Church services on Sunday, December 26, 2021, should be limited to sacrament meeting only.
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November 09, 2021 04:15 PM MST
Forced to keep their faith a secret—even from their own children—this Czech couple worked for decades to bring the Church to light in their country.
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November 09, 2021 08:00 AM MST
Before she was formally set apart as the Relief Society general president, President Brigham Young asked Sister Eliza R. Snow to assist bishops in organizing Relief Societies and to teach the women.
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Due to growing concerns about civil unrest in Ethiopia, sixty missionaries, including the mission leaders, are temporarily being housed in neighboring Kenya.
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