Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the LDS Church's Quorum of the Twelve is taking part in the five-day conference “Religious Persecution: The Driver for Forced Migration" at the home of the Queen of England. He said religious rights are human rights.
During a special meeting Saturday for 25 LDS stakes near Dallas, senior Mormon leaders continued to stress the preservation of religious freedom and presented practical advice to church members about how to defend it.
The LDS Church has launched preventingsuicide.lds.org during National Suicide Prevention Month. "Every soul is precious to God and to the church and the loss of life to suicide is heartbreaking," a spokesman said.
Thirty of 77 Mormon volunteers who have been learning Russian at the faith's Missionary Training Center have been reassigned to other Russian-speaking countries or different missions within Russia. The move better meets LDS needs in the region.
University officials unveiled the newly renovated Wall Mansion on Wednesday, which will now be known as the Thomas S. Monson Center after the current president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Eric Butler, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Aug 9th - 10:34pm
Dalin Earls was inspired by a tour of Buddhist and Hindu temples in Indonesia to visit all the Utah temples of his LDS faith. But it was done with a twist — the 1,200-mile voyage was made by Earls on his bike.
Manoel Bezerra calls himself the cab driving missionary. His customers are sure to get to their destination and get a Book of Mormon. His favorite destination — the site of the future Rio de Janiero LDS temple.
A condensation problem with windows in the Draper Temple is one of the items on a repair list for a 10-week partial closure that will begin on Sept. 1. The temple will be closed Mondays through Thursdays and be open on Fridays and Saturdays.
On July 17, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf presented a check of $3 million to the executive director of the World Food Programme. This money will be used specifically to provide food to refugees in Cameroon, Chad and Syria.
Celeste Tholen, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Aug 1st - 2:02pm
Howard Lyon is a bit of chameleon when it comes to art. You can find him making digital images or large-scale oil paintings, and his subjects vary from fantasy to more religious characters. Regardless, he hopes to achieve beauty.