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'We have a lot to do': President Nelson returns from 9-day ministry tour through Latin America

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 3rd - 10:38am

Less than a week before his 95th birthday celebration, President Russell M. Nelson returned from a ministry trip across Latin America.

Latter-day Saint leaders change rules against guns in church

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 26th - 3:28pm

Most members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints already knew they were discouraged from taking their guns to church on Sunday, but it is making sure that message is crystal clear by tweaking the policy to prohibit all "lethal weapons."

Latter-day Saint magazine clarifies Word of Wisdom on coffee, tea, vaping and medical marijuana

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 9:33pm

In a recent edition of the “New Era” magazine, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints clarified its stance on modern drinks and products tied to substances banned by the religion.

Latter-day Saint president to speak at NAACP national convention

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:31pm

Leaders have worked to make The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' partnership with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People a "high priority," a news release from the church reads.

Here’s what will replace Scouts and other teen programs, Latter-day Saint leaders say

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 17th - 7:34pm

Leaders recently announced a new program that will replace not only Scouting, but all programs for teens in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The Mormon Miracle Pageant takes the stage one last time

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:35pm

After more than 50 years of entertaining and educating crowds on events from Book of Mormon scripture and the pioneers' journey to the Sanpete Valley, the Mormon Miracle Pageant had its final curtain call.

Texas Latter-day Saint missionary dies from accidental asphyxiation in Mexico

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted May 19th - 12:36pm

A Fort Worth, Texas man serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died from accidental asphyxiation from a faulty water heater while in the Mexico Mexico City Northwest Mission. His companion was unharmed.

President Russell M. Nelson stops in Samoa, meets head of state during Pacific islands tour

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 11:20am

A very joyful and enthusiastic welcome for President Russell M. Nelson on the island of Samoa Saturday as the Latter-day Saint leader arrived during his Pacific islands tour.

'LDS Millionaire' billboard garners nearly 1,000 applicants and counting

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted May 14th - 7:02pm

You may have seen the billboards advertising the "LDS Millionaire" looking for his wife. The billboards went up 10 days ago and now they’re not only getting national attention, but also attention from a lot of women.

Latter-day Saint couples can now be sealed in the temple immediately after civil marriage

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 8:53am

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can now be sealed in the church's temples directly after a civil marriage — instead of waiting a year.

Utah artist balances roles as painter and mother with help from fellow artists

Carole Mikita, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:07am

When Kwani Povi Winder had her daughter, she wondered how she could balance motherhood and art. Then a grant from a nonprofit arts organization helped make sure she could do both.

Will Salt Lake tourism suffer during major Temple Square renovations?

Keith McCord, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 20th - 6:12pm

In terms of popularity, Salt Lake City’s Temple Square is the No. 1 tourist and visitor destination in Utah. So, how might those numbers be affected when the renovations begin?

3 more things I got out of general conference as a non-Latter-day Saint

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 9th - 9:30am

A nonmember of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints listened to general conference this past weekend to see what messages he could learn from, appreciate and apply.

Latter-day Saints' 189th Annual General Conference concludes; read talk highlights here

KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 6th - 9:47am

This blog summarizes the key points from each general conference session.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is now officially recognized in Kuwait

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 9:22pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints became an officially-recognized religion in Kuwait, a small Muslim-majority country in the Middle East.

Latter-day Saint church leaders celebrate Rome temple dedication with historic photo

Jordan Ormond, KSL.com and Whitney Evans, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 11th - 10:13pm

Amid the celebration surrounding the dedication of the Rome Italy Temple, leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered Monday to take part in a historic photographic event.

Latter-day Saint apostles take viewers on 'unprecedented' virtual tour of Rome temple

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 7th - 11:37am

For many outside The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the church’s temples may seem a mystery. Now, two Latter-day Saint apostles walk viewers through a virtual tour of the Rome, Italy, temple in an "unprecedented" new video.

Church video series aims to keep Latter-day Saint missionaries safe in the field

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 1st - 6:28pm

A new 12-part video series from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is aimed at keeping missionaries safe.

Utah Latter-day Saint missionary who died touched electrical wire before falling, church statement says

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:00pm

A Latter-day Saint missionary from Utah came in contact with an electrical cable that may have caused him to fall to his death earlier this week, according to a church statement.

Ogden woman warns of imposters posing as Latter-day Saint missionaries

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 10th - 12:29pm

An Ogden woman has a warning about a pair of young men posing as missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She says they tried to get into her home, and she’s not the only one.