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Watch a Crowd Sing President Monson Happy Birthday

Watch a Crowd Sing President Monson Happy Birthday

Popular LDS author and speaker Al Fox Carraway shared this video today outside the official Church office buildings in Salt Lake City, Utah. A crowd gathered to watch the Great American solar eclipse when President Thomas S. Monson appeared at his apartment window to wave. The crowd sang “Happy Birthday” in honor of President Monson’s 90th birthday. President Monson was …

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Elder Holland Speaks at Book of Mormon Chiasmus Conference

Elder Holland Speaks at Book of Mormon Chiasmus Conference

News Release from Mormon Newsroom At remarks given at Brigham Young University Wednesday, John Welch, who first identified the ancient writing style chiasmus in the Book of Mormon, said, “The discoveries of chiasmus whether in the Book of Mormon or in the Bible belong to all of us. They belong to me, to you, to Catholics, Mormons, Protestants, and Jews.” …

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LDS Church Issues Statement on Utah LGBT Festival

LDS Church Issues Statement on Utah LGBT Festival

After receiving media inquiries, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has provided the following statement about the LoveLoud Festival in Orem, Utah, which takes place August 26, 2017: We applaud the LoveLoud Festival for LGBT youth’s aim to bring people together to address teen safety and to express respect and love for all of God’s children. We join our …

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Elder Christofferson Receives World Peace Prize in India

Elder Christofferson Receives World Peace Prize in India

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “Recognizing and protecting faith is the path to peace,” said Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Pune, India, Monday, August 14, 2017. “True religion offers a stable foundation for a just and healthy society. It strengthens and ennobles nations, communities, …

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LDS Church Releases Statement on Charlottesville

LDS Church Releases Statement on Charlottesville

News Release from Mormon Newsroom | Photo by Paul J. Richards /AFP/Getty  UPDATE: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 The Church has released the following statement: It has been called to our attention that there are some among the various pro-white and white supremacy communities who assert that the Church is neutral toward or in support of their views. Nothing could be …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 7 August

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Decorative Fence Installation in Chile On the eastern side of the Concepción Chile Temple site, work began on the ornamental fence that will surround the temple …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 31 July

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Font Preparations in DRC At the Kinshasa DRC Temple site crews are preparing to pour the concrete support for the baptismal font. They are also …

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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Withdraws Missionary Story Due to Inaccuracies

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Withdraws Missionary Story Due to Inaccuracies

At the Mission Presidents Seminary this past June, where LDS mission presidents are trained by Church leaders before beginning their assignments around the world, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared a story of spiritual rescue. You may have heard it yourself, as it quickly made the rounds on social media and was published in …

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Awesome Photos of the 2017 Hill Cumorah Pageant

Check Out These Awesome Pictures of the 2017 Hill Cumorah Pageant

Since 1937, when the first official Hill Cumorah Pageant was put on, thousands of Latter-day Saints and non-members have enjoyed the dramatic production of the events of the Book of Mormon. The 2017 production recently wrapped and we’ve got some beautiful pictures. The pageant features over 700 cast members, 1,300 costumes, and a ten level stage built on the Hill …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 24 July

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.     South Africa Progresses Toward Second Temple Work in the basement of the Durban South Africa Temple and the missionary housing facility included installation of …

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