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Military strikes in Syria prompt LDS Church president to leave Jerusalem

Jordan Ormond, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 14th - 2:27pm

LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson, currently on a world tour to visit church members across the world, has left Jerusalem a bit early due to U.S.-led military strikes in neighboring Syria.

LDS President Russell M. Nelson leaves on global ministry tour

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 10th - 2:15pm

New LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson left Tuesday on a global ministry tour to eight countries around the world. The trip comes shortly after several historic announcements during the church’s annual general conference.

Couple who oversaw health of LDS missionaries honored with Legacy of Life award

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 5th - 11:50pm

A retired surgeon and his wife drew sustained applause from top LDS Church leaders, business executives, doctors and others at a gala in Salt Lake City Thursday.

Church members, Layton officials thrilled with plans for new temple

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 2nd - 9:27pm

Layton Mayor Bob Stevenson called the announcement of a Layton temple during the church's general conference Sunday "stunning," later adding that is "by far the most exciting announcement we've had in our community."

Family History 2.0: A New Generation of Genealogy

Keri Wilcox, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 1st - 4:30pm

Join program host Michelle King as she navigates the ever-changing world of genealogy research. Family History 2.0 showcases a new generation of genealogy research.

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Mar 31st - 4:00pm

This one-hour semi-annual report explores some of the major news events around the world pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Elder Gerrit W. Gong becomes first Chinese-American LDS apostle

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Mar 31st - 1:31pm

Elder Gerrit W. Gong was named as the newest apostle for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday morning, becoming the first Chinese-American to be called to the role.

An Artistic Vision

Angie Denison, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 31st - 1:30pm

KSL Arts and Religion Specialist Carole Mikita shares the humble beginning of a new arts movement in New York City and the talented individuals leading the charge.

Elder Ulisses Soares called to serve as first Latin American apostle in LDS Church

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Mar 31st - 12:32pm

The Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints called and sustained its first Latin American apostle as part of the church’s annual general conference Saturday.

KSL general conference programming to feature exclusive interview with new LDS prophet

Angie Denison, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:29pm

This weekend, KSL-TV will suspend its regular daytime programming and will air several inspiring, locally produced documentaries. Patriotism, selfless-service and an exclusive interview with LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson will be featured.

Mormon singles ward “mockumentary” set for production in Idaho

Myles Primm, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:23pm

Mark Mattei is creating a show called “The Singles” based on a Mormon singles ward. He says this project will be different from other popular mockumentaries like “The Office” and “Parks and Recreation” because the film crew will be part of the show.

Media gets first look inside newly renovated Jordan River Temple

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 13th - 11:18am

One of the largest temples belonging to the LDS Church will open to the public later this week. But on Monday, members of the media got an early look at the newly renovated Jordan River Temple in South Jordan.

LDS Church showcases how technology is used to share its message worldwide

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 12th - 6:19pm

Mormon missionaries have been doing more proselytizing online than ever, and 600 missionaries assigned to 20 visitor centers around the world spend their days chatting with prospective converts online.

Utah Legislature passes resolution honoring late LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 8:55am

The Utah Legislature unanimously passed a resolution Thursday honoring the late LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson.

2 LDS girls among victims in Florida shooting

Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 1:29pm

Two LDS girls were among the victims in the Florida school shooting, LDS Church officials said Thursday. One of the girls died and the other is seriously injured.

Elder Uchtdorf: 'I assure you, I'm just fine' not serving in LDS Church's First Presidency

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jan 18th - 12:11pm

The LDS Church reorganized its First Presidency this week as President Russell M. Nelson was called to lead the church. Some members of the church were saddened to learn that Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf would no longer serve in the First Presidency.

President Dallin H. Oaks, President Henry B. Eyring called to the First Presidency

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jan 16th - 9:17pm

Newly called LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson called President Dallin H. Oaks and President Henry B. Eyring to the First Presidency, which is the highest governing body of the church, on Tuesday.

A ‘new world’ of surgery: President Nelson helped revolutionize open-heart operations

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jan 16th - 2:05pm

In the late 1940s, LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson helped develop the world’s first artificial heart-lung machine, which keeps a patient’s blood and oxygen circulating during open-heart surgery.

How did the Mormon church select a new president?

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jan 16th - 12:17pm

Following the death of LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson, the question turned to how the church moves forward in selecting a new president.

LDS Church to announce new leadership Tuesday morning at 9

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jan 16th - 8:16am

The LDS Church is poised to announce new church leadership Tuesday morning, according to church officials.