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15 LDS volunteers transferred from Turkey

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 1:45pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints transferred 15 of its volunteers from Turkey to Germany, where they will serve Turkish speakers in Berlin, according to the LDS Church.

LDS leader Per G. Malm dies at 67

KSL.com  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:17pm

Elder Per G. Malm, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Tuesday morning at his home in Göteborg, Sweden following a battle with cancer.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir's summer tour wows Europe

Candice Madsen and Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:18am

Berlin. Frankfurt. Vienna. Nuremberg. Zurich. Brussels. Rotterdam. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir played to sold out crowds in historic concert halls across Europe this summer.

Elder Ballard discusses pioneer heritage in Utah

Dave McCann  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:40pm

As people across the state celebrate Pioneer Day, KSL-TV’s Dave McCann sat down with Elder M. Russell Ballard, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to discuss pioneer heritage in Utah.

Missionaries in Russia will now be known as 'volunteers' due to new law

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Jul 18th - 9:32pm

A change is coming to the designation for missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who are serving in Russia. The elders and sisters serving in the country will now be known as volunteers, not as missionaries.

Mormon missionaries safe amid coup attempt in Turkey, LDS Church says

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Jul 15th - 8:35pm

An LDS Church spokesman said Friday night that its missionaries in Turkey are safe, but that church headquarters does not know if any of its 400 members in the country are caught up in protests and violence.

Meet the Mormons again: New films to hit Legacy Theater Saturday

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 14th - 6:51pm

In the film, “Meet the Mormons,” audiences gained insight into the lives of six members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Saturday, three additional stories will be introduced in new films at Legacy Theater on Temple Square.

New app makes Personal Progress easier for LDS girls

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 13th - 3:08pm

A brand new app may help young women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints complete Personal Progress.

FamilySearch calls for 72K participants in 72-hour Worldwide Indexing Event

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 10th - 2:03pm

Tens of thousands of people around the world will join together online July 15 to 17 “to save the world’s records by making them searchable to the public,” according to FamilySearch.

Mormon missionaries to stay in Russia despite new law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 9th - 9:07pm

Mormon missionaries will remain in Russia despite the country's new anti-terrorism law, which will put greater restrictions on religious work starting later this month.

Santaquin woman paints LDS temples in non-traditional way

Celeste Tholen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 4th - 9:40am

Jolynn Forman’s journey with art has started and stopped again and again, but these days, she’s committed to seeing her unique LDS temple paintings throughout the state.

Stolen camp gear returned to West Point Boy Scout troop

Ladd Egan  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 8:15pm

A Davis County Boy Scout troop found reason to celebrate Thursday, as a good Samaritan returned some of the camping equipment stolen from a trailer in a church parking lot earlier this week.

Mormon missionary killed in taxi accident in Venezuela

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 10:39pm

A 24-year-old Venezuelan serving as an LDS missionary and two other passengers died Wednesday afternoon in Venezuela after the taxi they were traveling was involved in a traffic accident.

‘Hang on and hope,’ Elder Holland says in viral video about depression

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jun 21st - 7:01pm

A video sharing Elder Jeffrey R. Holland’s experience with depression has been viewed 1 million times since it was posted Monday.

Young mother of 2 dies on pioneer trek in Oklahoma

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Jun 21st - 6:16pm

Meaghan Blair, a 29-year-old mother of two young children, was serving as a supervisor for teenagers on a Mormon youth pioneer trek in Oklahoma when she died Monday after experiencing health problems near the end of a seven-mile first-day hike.

Manti Miracle Pageant celebrates 50 years

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Jun 18th - 10:11am

It's show time in Sanpete County as the Mormon Miracle Pageant marks its 50th season this year.

Arkansas group hopes for burial of 1857 Utah attack remains

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 7th - 5:58pm

U.S. Sen. John Boozman has introduced an amendment that would lead to the burial of human skull traced back to the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857.

LDS family, refugee family bond in touching video

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jun 5th - 4:40pm

After leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints formally encouraged LDS women to help refugees, LDS Charities began publishing videos “that show how some members are already reaching out to refugees."

Terrorist attack, resulting miracles built strength, LDS missionary says

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Jun 2nd - 10:31pm

Little more than two months after Sister Fanny Clain was injured in the terrorist attack at the Brussels Airport, she's ready to begin an LDS mission in Ohio. She said experience, and the miracles that followed, can only make her a better missionary.

Women married to men with porn addictions find help on blog, forum

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jun 2nd - 9:39am

Women who are married to men recovering from a pornography addiction can find help at the Hope & Healing blog and forum.