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Sister missionary freed after being kidnapped in Guatemala

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Mar 16th - 12:59pm

A sister missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that was kidnapped in Guatemala over the weekend has been released.

Latter-day Saint leaders adjust some missionary service in light of COVID-19

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Mar 16th - 9:11am

Latter-day Saint leaders announced Monday some temporary changes to missionary service in the United States and Canada in relation to the spread of COVID-19.

BYU clarifies 'misinterpretation' of Honor Code changes with new letter, students protest

Liesl Nielsen, and Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 4th - 11:29am

Brigham Young University clarified changes to the Honor Code that lead to "much discussion and some misinterpretation" in a letter the university tweeted Wednesday.

Latter-day Saints leaders to release handbook that is accessible to all members

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Jan 30th - 9:54am

In a move to make church policies more accessible to the general membership of the church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is releasing a new handbook in February.

Church announces groundbreaking date for Layton Temple

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 11:58am

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will break ground on the Layton Utah Temple on May 30, 2020, according to a news release issued by the church Thursday.

Temple demolition draws crowds in St. George as west end torn down

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:28am

Clusters of onlookers gathered on the sidewalk Monday evening near the west end of the St. George Temple as heavy equipment tore down the back end of the building.

'We are all part of the same divine family,' Elder Stevenson tells Salt Lake NAACP

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 20th - 8:18pm

Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the church’s Quorum of Twelve Apostles was the keynote speaker at the NAACP’s Salt Lake City branch Monday at the Little American Hotel, where he commended the organization for its work in advancing equality and striving for justice in society.

'From ashes and destruction': Latter-day Saints celebrate completion of stake center destroyed by arson

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:12am

A year ago on a chilled Saturday morning, residents of St. George awoke to find the nearly completed East Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints a smoldering, smoking husk. The night before, a large fire believed by authorities that have been an arson had gutted the building.

Survey: Women who serve church missions display stronger leadership

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 10th - 9:31am

Fewer women in the Beehive State hold leadership roles, but a new study from the Utah Women and Leadership Project found that women who serve full-time missions can more easily see themselves as leaders.

Latter-day Saints' Giving Machines back for a 3rd year, in more locations

Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Nov 25th - 6:36pm

For the third year, the popular "Giving Machines" sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will appear in downtown Salt Lake City.

Cambodian church members greet President Nelson and learn of new temple site

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:18am

Cambodia is young. The median age is 25, the same number of years The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been operating in the country.

Church announces location of new Washington County temple

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Nov 6th - 1:02pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced where a second temple will be built in St. George, Utah.

One of Temple Square's first woman organists retires after 40 years

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:22am

One of the first female organists to perform at a general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is retiring after 40 years of playing with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.

Here’s what a non-Latter-day Saint got out of general conference

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Oct 7th - 11:30am

Though not a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints myself, I listened to the church's general conference this weekend to find messages anyone can learn from, appreciate and apply. Here are three that stood out to me.

President Nelson announces 8 new temples, including ones in Taylorsville and Orem

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 5th - 7:45pm

President Russell M. Nelson announced plans for eight more temples around the world — including two in Utah.

Young Women church leader announces major changes to Latter-day Saint Young Women programs

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 5th - 6:29pm

In addition to a new model of weekly class organization and leadership, the worldwide church will retire the “Beehive,” “Mia Maid” and “Laurel” designation for age-specific classes held each Sunday at Latter-day Saint meetinghouses around the world.

Elder Cook announces changes to Latter-day Saint Young Men organization

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 5th - 3:31pm

Under the direction of church President Russell M. Nelson, Elder Cook announced significant changes to the church’s Young Men organization, adult leadership positions in that organization on a ward and stake level and mid-week activities commonly known as “Mutual” across the world.

Announcements and talk summaries from the 189th Semiannual General Conference Staff  |  Posted Oct 5th - 9:56am

Scroll through for summaries of the key points and announcements from each session.

How to understand your Latter-day Saint friends this general conference weekend

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Oct 5th - 9:22am

General conference is going to be all over your social feed this weekend. Here's how to understand it.