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New Mormon Relief Society President Speaks at the UN

New Mormon Relief Society President Speaks at the UN

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Sister Jean B. Bingham, the new general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at the United Nations in New York City Thursday on the Church’s humanitarian efforts during a faith-based “Focus on Faith” panel discussion. The annual briefing was sponsored by the U.N. Department of Public …

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Four Mormon Temples Will Close for Renovation

Four Mormon Temples Will Close for Renovation

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the closure of four temples later this year for extensive renovation. The Tokyo Japan, Oklahoma City Oklahoma and Memphis Tennessee Temples will close in October 2017, and the Asunción Paraguay Temple will close in November 2017. Renovations help maintain functionality, efficiency …

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How to Use the Church’s #PrinceOfPeace Videos During Holy Week

How to Use the Church’s #PrinceOfPeace Videos During Holy Week

At the core of this year’s Easter campaign by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are eight principles that can lead to peace in Jesus Christ. These eight principles of peace are: Faith God’s Word Compassion Gratitude Prayer Forgiveness Repentance Hope These principles are designed to help you have an enriching Holy Week leading up to Easter Sunday. …

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Here’s the First Look Inside the Paris France Temple

Here's the First Look Inside the Paris France Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “Members of the Church in France have been looking forward to a temple to be built for years,” said Bishop Gérald Caussé, Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, about the Church’s newly-completed Paris France Temple that will open later this month for free public tours. “It’s an answer to prayers,” …

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LDS First Presidency Releases Statement About Serving the Homeless

LDS First Presidency Releases Statement About Serving the Homeless

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has authorized the release of the following statement: Homelessness is a tragic condition that afflicts individuals and even families in many places, including Utah. The causes are varied, and solutions are often difficult, but whether homelessness stems from conflict, poverty, mental illness, addiction …

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President Thomas S. Monson Released from Hospital

President Thomas S. Monson Released from Hospital

Featured Image | Bloomberg via Getty Images Church spokesperson Eric Hawkins announced Thursday morning that President Thomas S. Monson, 16th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was doing well after a short stay in the hospital and was released Wednesday night. Hawkins said: “President Monson was released from the hospital last evening, and plans to resume …

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LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson Hospitalized

LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson Hospitalized

Lead Image | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News Update 4:33 pm MDT, April 5, 2017: “LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson continued to rest and recover in the hospital late Wednesday afternoon, despite unfounded rumors that he had died. Eric Hawkins, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said the church was aware of the rumors, but Hawkins …

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Five New LDS Temples Announced in General Conference

8 New Temples Announced in General Conference

News Release from Mormon Newsroom | Lead Image by JarvieDigital.com Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced plans to build five new temples, located in Brasília, Brazil; the greater Manila, Philippines, area; Nairobi, Kenya; Pocatello, Idaho; and Saratoga Springs, Utah. The announcement was made during opening remarks at the Sunday morning session of the …

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New LDS Relief Society General Presidency Announced

New LDS Relief Society General Presidency Announced

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new Relief Society general presidency and a reorganized Primary general presidency during the Saturday afternoon session of the faith’s 187th Annual General Conference April 1, 2017. Jean B. Bingham, Sharon Eubank and Reyna I. Aburto will oversee the Church’s Relief Society, …

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LDS Church Launches #PrinceOfPeace Easter Campaign

LDS Church Launches #PrinceOfPeace Easter Initative

In a world full of turmoil and unrest, The Church of Jesus Christ is spreading a message of peace this Easter season. The new campaign, #PrinceOfPeace, focuses on eight core principles that can lead you closer to Jesus Christ and help you find peace no matter your circumstances. The eight principles are: Faith Compassion Forgiveness Repentance Gratitude God’s Word/Scripture Prayer …

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