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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.

Video: LDS missionary who came home early shares his story

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 24th - 3:22pm

Jake Green was called to serve a mission in South Carolina, but after he left he felt overwhelmed and filled with doubt. He shared his story in a Mormon Channel video.

Lightning damages Angel Moroni statue atop Bountiful Temple

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 22nd - 10:33pm

A lightning strike damaged the Angel Moroni statue atop the Bountiful Temple on Sunday afternoon.

1st stake in Czech Republic established; missionaries allowed to wear sunglasses

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 22nd - 3:15pm

Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can now wear sunglasses and wide-brimmed hats. President Dieter F. Uchtdorf recently created the Czech Republic’s first stake, according to the LDS Church.

LDS leaders OK slacks for Mormon women on missions where Zika virus is a threat

Tad Walch  |  Posted  May 20th - 10:54pm

The LDS Church's First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles announced Friday several initiatives to protect Mormon missionaries from mosquito-borne illnesses, including wearing clothes that cover their entire arms and legs to prevent bites.

LDS Church condemns sexual assault; BYU student response council announced

Tad Walch  |  Posted  May 19th - 11:27pm

LDS leaders condemned all sexual assault, expressing a zero tolerance standard for assault at Brigham Young University and in the church, and called for respect and sensitivity for survivors in a statement issued Thursday evening.

LDS Church update: Church leader visits Ecuador after earthquake

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 15th - 3:12pm

Each week, KSL.com updates its readers on the latest news happening in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. See the following information for an update.

Utah woman visits 50 LDS temples by 50th birthday

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 10th - 10:54am

A couple of weeks before turning 50, Annette Christensen accomplished her goal of visiting 50 temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints before her 50th birthday.

LDS Church update: Star Valley Wyoming Temple gets Angel Moroni statue, Bells on Temple Square to perform

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 8th - 3:26pm

Each week, KSL.com updates its readers on the latest news happening in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. See the following information for an update.

LDS Charities' video depicts universal power of motherhood

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 8th - 11:41am

In order to celebrate mothers and women around the globe, LDS Charities released a video, according to the LDS Church.

LDS missionary lives with mom’s liver

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 6th - 9:01am

A man who was born with a terminal liver disease is now serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, thanks to his mom.

Utah businessman to buy 500 more acres in Vermont for utopia community

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 3:33pm

An LDS Utah businessman who wants to build a massive, futuristic, utopia-like community in central Vermont says he's about to buy 500 more acres of land for the project, bringing his total to about 1,400 acres.

Scam targets families of LDS missionaries

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 8:41am

The state Department of Commerce has received a report of a scam artist calling grandparents of LDS missionaries with a ploy that their grandchild was in trouble and needed them to send money. Anyone receiving a call should contact the LDS Church.