From the Church

July 01, 2022 08:30 AM MDT
More than 50 temples around the world are currently under construction or renovation. See what progress has been made on construction over the last two weeks. ​
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June 29, 2022 03:00 PM MDT
“Because of their preparations, both temporal and spiritual, the missionaries knew what to do and where to go.”
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June 29, 2022 01:10 PM MDT
Here's a recap of the important happenings at temples in Smithfield, Utah; Burley, Idaho; Yorba Linda, California; Praia, Cabo Verde; and Hong Kong, China for the month of June.
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June 29, 2022 12:54 PM MDT
“When we offer kindness and sincerely love and minister to those around us, then we are successful no matter what goes right or wrong in our day, and that’s because ‘charity never faileth.’”
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June 28, 2022 08:23 AM MDT
Around the world today, the Church has 47 new temples under construction. Find the latest updates on upcoming groundbreakings and dedications below.
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157 of the Church’s 173 operating temples are now in Phase 4, meaning they no longer have capacity restrictions or mask requirements.
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We all play a part in preserving the critical resources needed to sustain life—especially water—and we invite others to join us in reducing water use wherever possible.
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June 22, 2022 12:45 PM MDT
The year 2023 will include a couple of firsts related to the Churchwide curriculum.
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June 22, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Of the Church’s 130 stakes in Europe, a little more than a third are based in the United Kingdom.
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June 21, 2022 02:02 PM MDT
In a recent Church News podcast interview, President Steven J. Lund and Sister Rebecca L. Craven shared six things youth can get out of their time at FSY.
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Elder Lamadrid was a member of the Mérida Mexico Itzimna Stake and has been serving in the Mexico Mexico City East Mission since March 2021.
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June 17, 2022 01:18 PM MDT
“I knew it would be challenging to raise my daughters without my wife. But I soon found out I wasn’t really on my own.”
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June 16, 2022 02:26 PM MDT
Mark your calendars for March 2–4, 2023!
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June 15, 2022 01:52 PM MDT
On June 14, the Church’s Philippines Facebook page shared photos of an angel Moroni statue being hoisted atop the Urdanteta Philippines Temple.
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June 15, 2022 01:51 PM MDT
In a new “How I Hear Him” video, President Camille N. Johnson shares a touching story about how she heard the Spirit on her late father’s birthday.
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June 15, 2022 08:45 AM MDT
Elder Uchtdorf’s special Teaching in the Savior’s Way broadcast was recommended “for all members of the Church who teach either in their calling or in their home.”
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June 14, 2022 11:07 AM MDT
For anyone who submits tithing and fast offering donations online, some of the donation categories and options may look a little different now.
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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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June 10, 2022 04:37 PM MDT
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Yorba Linda California Temple is scheduled for June 18, 2022, but the temple will look different than originally anticipated.
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June 08, 2022 09:09 PM MDT
A shooter fired two dozen rounds from the tree line, hitting the Hill Cumorah Visitors’ Center twice.
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June 06, 2022 03:38 PM MDT
The First Presidency has reiterated its policies, guidelines, and practices “to ensure the safety of all participants and protect the Church and its volunteers.”
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June 06, 2022 09:59 AM MDT
On Sunday, June 12, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf will speak in a special broadcast for all members of the Church who teach either in their calling or in their home.
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By  YA Weekly
June 03, 2022 10:05 AM MDT
There’s a lot of focus on being modest on the outside. But what about being modest on the inside?
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As temples around the world continue to return to full operation, leaders of the Church announced another important step forward.
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By  YA Weekly
June 02, 2022 10:09 AM MDT
Many members attend wards that aren’t in their native language or culture. But there are ways we can help know they belong.
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June 01, 2022 03:17 PM MDT
Inez Knight and Jennie Brimhall were the first single women set apart as “lady missionaries” for the Church.
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June 01, 2022 12:48 PM MDT
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and Sister Patricia T. Holland share stories of faith and unique leadership opportunities they’ve each had throughout their decades of Church service.
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The renovation is complete on the first temple built in Asia.
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May 26, 2022 06:44 PM MDT
Elder David A. Bednar’s National Press Club luncheon address was followed by some hard-hitting questions and some unexpectedly comical answers.
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May 26, 2022 01:09 PM MDT
On Thursday, May 26, 2022, Elder David A. Bednar made a statement about the school shooting that took place in Uvalde, Texas.
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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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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 27, 2022 01:09 PM MDT
Here’s a complete and up-to-date list of the 112 temples that are under construction, under renovation, 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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