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.
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 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.
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.
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.
More than five weeks after suffering second-degree burns and serious shrapnel injuries in the Brussels airport terrorist attack that wounded three other Mormon missionaries, Mason Wells returned to his Sandy, Utah home Thursday afternoon.
A local LDS Church leader died with his wife and youngest daughter as a result of Saturday night's major earthquake in Ecuador, according to a press release issued Monday. Two other Mormons also died, and a dozen chapels sustained serious damage.
Elder Richard Norby of Lehi, Utah, the Mormon missionary hurt worst in the March 22 Brussels airport bombing, has returned to Utah, nearly three weeks after the return of two other Utah missionaries. He is now hospitalized in Salt Lake City.
A BYU investigation into an alleged rape of one of its students is raising questions about whether the private university's disciplinary action is interfering with prosecutors' efforts to hold the alleged rapist responsible.