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Two New Apostles Announced, Solemn Assembly Held at General Conference

Two New Apostles Announced, Solemn Assembly Held at General Conference

President Russell M. Nelson was sustained Saturday as prophet, seer, revelator and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a solemn assembly of Church members worldwide on March 31, 2018. Dallin H. Oaks was sustained as first counselor and Henry B. Eyring as second counselor in the First Presidency — the Church’s highest governing body. The …

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How to Participate in the 188th Annual General Conference

How to Participate in the 188th Annual General Conference

Latter-day Saints from around the world will participate in the 188th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1, 2018. The five sessions of general conference will be held at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City. This is the first time President Russell M. Nelson will preside over general conference since becoming …

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Dedication Date Announced for Rome Italy Temple

Dedication Date Announced for Rome Italy Temple

The public is invited to tour the first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Italy. Church leaders announced the Rome Italy Temple will be open for a free public open house from Monday, January 28, 2019, to Saturday, February 16, 2019, excluding Sundays. A few weeks before the open house, the public can make reservations …

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First Presidency Directs Leaders to Prevent and Respond to Abuse

First Presidency Directs Leaders to Prevent and Respond to Abuse

News Release from Mormon Newsroom In a continuing effort to counsel leaders on how to prevent, identify and respond to abuse, the First Presidency sent a letter and resource document Monday to Church leaders in the United States and Canada. The resource document includes an updated version of guidelines first issued in 2008. The letter and guidelines appear below. Click …

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Updated Statement from LDS Church: “Sexual abuse cannot be tolerated”

LDS Church Responds to Alleged Sexual Assault by Former Mission President

In an updated statement, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirm the evils of sexual abuse and commit to bring accountability to those who violate God’s commandments. You can read the original statement here. We share the anger and distress Church members and others feel to learn of incidents where those entrusted with sacred responsibilities violate God’s commandments …

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LDS Church Responds to Alleged Sexual Assault by Former Mission President

LDS Church Responds to Alleged Sexual Assault by Former Mission President

In response to questions from multiple media outlets about allegations that a former Church mission president committed sexual assault, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Tuesday, March 20, 2018. These allegations are very serious and deeply disturbing. If the allegations of sexual assault are true, it would be a tragic betrayal of our standards …

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LDS Church Releases Rendering of Bangkok Thailand Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom An artistic rendering of the Bangkok Thailand Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was released today. The rendering features a majestic 44,405-square-foot, six-story temple with multiple spires reaching heavenward. The temple will be built with the finest materials and workmanship available and be aesthetically pleasing to the community as a religious …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Renovated Jordan River Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom  The public will have six weeks to tour the newly renovated Jordan River Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, beginning Saturday, March 17, 2018. “Everything about the temple and the renovations of temples is to make certain that the experience the patron has is the best experience possible,” said Bishop …

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LDS Church Announces Changes to Girl’s Camp

LDS Church Announces Changes to Girl's Camp

News Release from Church News Changes to the Church’s Young Women camp program, included in a new camp guide to be released this spring, include eliminating certification and emphasizing youth leaders. Meant to be “globally applicable” for young women living in all different areas of the world, the new Young Women Camp Guide will soon be available as a resource …

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LDS Church Announces Temple Dedication Dates in Chile and Colombia

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released open house and dedication dates for the Concepción Chile and Barranquilla Colombia Temples. Concepción Chile Temple A free public open house will begin Saturday, September 15, and conclude on Saturday, October 13, 2018. No tours will be available September 16, 23, 30 …

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