The announcement comes with plans for celebrations throughout the area, underscoring how important Africa has become for future church growth.
Author: Geoff Openshaw
Admitting that social media can be addictive and present a false sense of reality, President Russell M. Nelson promised great blessings and improved focus if youth will take a break from their smartphones.
Looking to improve the area around one of its most historic buildings, the Church is building mixed-use apartments, townhomes, and retail in the area abutting the Mesa Arizona Temple.
With no end to political unrest in sight, the Church has moved to protect its missionaries in Nicaragua from rising waves of civil unrest.
The result was inevitable, but the announcement that the LDS Church will cease its participation in Scouting will send waves across Mormonism.
The LDS Church is eying areas around the Mesa Arizona Temple for demolition and subsequent redevelopment.
In a move to filter meetinghouse wifi drastically, the LDS Church hopes to provide more bandwidth to gospel-centric platforms at the expense of unnecessary distractions.
Thanks to political unrest in a country quickly losing its grasp on democracy, Mormon volunteers will temporarily leave Turkey to return at a later date.
A worldwide broadcast will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the revelation opening up priesthood and temple blessings to all worthy men.
Sounding off on Utah’s medical marijuana ballot initiative for the first time in nearly a year, the First Presidency defers to the Utah Medical Association in cautioning against legalization.
Mormon Church Announces New Temples in Argentina, India, Nicaragua, the Philippines, Utah, Virginia, and Russia
The announcement of seven new temples drew gasps from those in attendance in the Conference Center.
Longtime LDS programs Home Teaching and Visiting Teaching are going out the window in favor of a more nuanced approach.
In a landmark move, the high priests group is a thing of the past. Current high priests and elders quorum presidencies will be released.
General Conference started with a bang, calling the first apostles of Asian and Latin descent.
No reason was given for the closures, but they represent another in a series of building closures due to resource allocation.
The long-gestating project finally has an end date.
Far beyond mechanical upgrades, a slew of smaller temples have been stripped bare.
In the era of abuse by MTC presidents and #MeToo, the First Presidency has encouraged all leadership to refresh their familiarity with the correct protocol for preventing and dealing with abuse.
Your monthly outreach will now involve some additional work and prayer. Oh no!
Closed for over two years, the iconic temple in the southern Salt Lake Valley will be rededicated in May.
The announcement marks the first new temples to be dedicated in 2018.
Mormon Church Leader Russell M. Nelson, Alluding to Inadequate Legislation, Says Guns “Go to People Who Shouldn’t Have Them”
Speaking directly, the Mormon leader did not make a specific call for certain legislation, but made it clear additional forms of gun control are necessary.
With the visitors center closing along with the temple, the Church has hinted that it might not reopen.
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With a net loss of 14 missions, the work continues to expand in Africa and Latin America, while it slows in the United States and Europe.
Do not fear. Those wishing to learn more about Mormonism will have other nearby facilities to visit.
Lest you think Elder Uchtdorf is getting a well-deserved break after 10 years in the First Presidency, he’ll be kept quite busy in his new roles.
If you’re looking for Elder Uchtdorf to voice his displeasure at being removed from the First Presidency, you will be disappointed.
Russell M. Nelson Set Apart as 17th President of LDS Church, Dallin H. Oaks as First Counselor and Henry B. Eyring as Second Counselor
In a move not seen since the 1970s, a member of the First Presidency has not been retained in a new administration for reasons other than health.
Many of us of a certain age don’t know a Mormon Church without the presence of Thomas S. Monson or Gordon B. Hinckley. These are unknown waters.
The passing of President Thomas S. Monson means a reorganization of the First Presidency. What has history taught us and what will happen in the future?
#LightTheWorld Day 25: “Let Your Light So Shine Before Men, That They May See Your Good Works, and Glorify Your Father Which Is in Heaven”
After 25 days, we culminate Light the World with an admonition to lead by example.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will now allow worthy teenagers to officiate in baptisms for the dead, marking a major shift in policy.
How will your life change if you search the scriptures, not just read them, but search them?
Authorities would not confirm the reason for a police presence at the San Diego Mormon Temple, but it happened after a threatening image was posted online.