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Church members resilient after disasters

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Anything can happen, so be prepared. That’s one thing Rei Shimizu and other Mormons have learned in the day...


MSNBC recounts Mormon missionary’s survival of Japan quake

by MSNBC | What They're Saying About "Us"

It was faith that landed Patrick Hiltbrand in the path of a tsunami last week, but arguably it was also his...


Utah families of Japan Mormon missionaries relieved to have sons home

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

For a couple hours last week, Mary Marsh didn't know if her son was dead or alive. She was in her kitchen w...


MSNBC praises LDS Church's networking skills, humanitarian efforts

by MSNBC | What They're Saying About "Us"

The only thing that rivals the Mormon church’s ability to spread the word is its ability to cope with emerg...

Some LDS missionaries in Japan told to return home early

by Salt Lake Tribune | Everything Else

Dozens of Mormon missionaries serving their last six weeks in areas of Japan unaffected by the earthquake g...


Photo Gallery: Japan missionaries get transferred

by Japan Kobe Mission Blog | Opinions & Features

This afternoon, March 17th, 42 wonderful missionaries arrived by chartered bus at the Kobe Mission Home aft...

All missionaries now moved to safe areas in Japan -- Church continuing relief efforts

by Newsroom | Official Church Info

The Church reported Tuesday that all Church missionaries would be moved out of areas affected by the earthq...


Elder Holland on Japan, moving missionaries out of affected areas

by Newsroom | Official Church Info

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles told reporters in a news conference Tuesday t...


LDS family shares story of being stranded in Tokyo after earthquake

by Angela Lankford | Opinions & Features

As their children said prayers, Melissa and John Petrini carried Benjamin (7) and Isabella (5) through the ...


Discipline in the face of disaster: no looting in Japan

by Deseret News | Everything Else

First comes the natural disaster, then comes the looting — it's a pattern established by decades of catastr...