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Here's what Latter-day Saint President Russell M. Nelson has been up to in South America

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 29th - 8:49pm

The 94-year-old president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints returned Monday from a nine-day tour through South America that culminated with the dedication of a second Chilean temple — a place members believe is sacred.

President Nelson set to embark on South American ministry tour

KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 9th - 9:04pm

President Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is about to set out on another global ministry tour — this time to South America.

Several locally-produced documentaries airing this weekend on KSL TV

Angie Denison, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 5th - 7:00am

KSL TV will showcase eight locally produced documentaries this weekend. The programs will air before and between sessions of general conference. Topics for these documentaries vary widely, but each one shares a message of hope.

Gun goes off in Provo church, sending bullet into classroom of teens

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:02pm

A gun accidentally went off inside a church on Sunday and the bullet went into a classroom with teenagers, according to police.

Latter-day Saints missionary calls going paperless, church announces

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 5th - 7:45pm

Future missionaries for The Church of the Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will no longer have to rip open a letter to find out where they will serve their assignment.

Woman confronts Arizona congregation with rape allegation; church responds

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Sep 4th - 4:16pm

A Colorado woman suing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because she claims it covered up her alleged 1984 rape by a former Missionary Training Center president, stood up Sunday during a fast-and-testimony church meeting in Chandler, Arizona, to record and publicly restate her allegation against the man in his home congregation.

Idaho siblings reflect on lives after tragedy that claimed 4 family members

Madeleine Coles, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted Aug 7th - 12:17pm

Hundreds of people gathered outside Holt Arena in Pocatello on Saturday afternoon for the fifth annual Bill Parrish Family Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament.

LDS Church responds to man engaged in hunger strike to protest bishop's interviews

Tad Walsh, Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 29th - 8:58pm

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints responded Sunday afternoon to a man who has launched a hunger strike to protest church policies regarding interviews with children and youth.

St. George Tabernacle set to reopen after restoration project

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 25th - 8:41am

One of the earliest buildings built by early Mormon pioneers in Southern Utah will reopen after a two-year restoration project.

Friends remember BYU-Idaho student after tragic drowning

Natalia Hepworth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:53am

A short text message, some sodas and a frozen treat are the last memories Brigham Young University-Idaho student Wildaline Figaro has of her friend Daël Juanito Augustin.

Sen. Hatch, Elder Uchtdorf meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 6th - 12:44pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the LDS Church met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday, marking the first time a senior leader of the church has met with a German chancellor.

LDS Church releases video series to help prevent suicide

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 2:41pm

The LDS Church released a series of videos Monday in an effort to help individuals prevent suicide.

Elders Gerrit W. Gong and Ulisses Soares talk about their calling as new apostles of LDS Church

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 28th - 10:48pm

The newest two apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke to the media Thursday following their first three months of service in their new assignments.

LDS Church updates guidelines for interviewing youth

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 20th - 5:53pm

The LDS Church is again updating its guidelines for how its bishops should conduct interviews with youth and children.

U. School of Medicine honors LDS Church President Nelson

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 16th - 1:26pm

The University of Utah School of Medicine honored President Russell M. Nelson, president of the LDS Church, Friday for his many years as a practicing heart surgeon.

FamilySearch to soon include same-sex relationships in database

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 14th - 11:25am

An LDS Church-run genealogical organization will now include same-sex couples and their children to its database, according to a statement from the company.

President Nelson asks LDS youth for 7-day social media 'fast'

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 4th - 11:48am

The Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake was filled Sunday night with LDS youth who came to hear from President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

How the LDS Church manages its finances

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 3:11pm

In an article published by Bishop Gérald Caussé of the church's presiding bishopric Tuesday, he says tithing donations act as the “foundation of the financial stability of the church.”

LDS Church rededicates Jordan River Temple following 2 years of renovations

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted May 20th - 10:23pm

Thousands of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took part Sunday in the rededication of the Jordan River Temple.

5 questions answered about the LDS Church’s Boy Scouts announcement

Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted May 9th - 5:14pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is ending its working relationship with the Boy Scouts of America, but it’s not parting ways for 18 months. Here are five questions answered about the transition period and new LDS youth initiative.