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Rome Italy Temple Dedicated, Historic Photo of Leadership Taken

Rome Italy Temple Dedicated, Historic Photo of Leadership Taken

In the midst of three days of dedicatory ceremonies for the Rome Italy Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, all members of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (15 in all) gathered Monday for a historic group photo. These four days in Rome are believed to be the first time in Church history …

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President Nelson Meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican

President Nelson Meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met with Pope Francis inside the Vatican Saturday, the first meeting between a Latter-day Saint president and a pope. The visit comes a day before President Nelson dedicates the Church’s first temple in Rome. President Nelson was joined by President M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of …

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Female Church Leadership Shares Message of Love for International Women’s Day 2019

Female Church Leadership Shares Message of Love for International Women's Day 2019

The leaders of Latter-day Saint women worldwide are commemorating International Women’s Day with a video greeting from Africa. Sister Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society general president, and Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women general president, recorded a short video while visiting Accra, Ghana, in West Africa. The video is posted on Sister Bingham’s Facebook page. Sister Bingham wrote, “What a …

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Watch Video Tour of Rome Italy Temple with Elders Bednar, Rasband

Watch Video Tour of Rome Italy Temple with Elders Bednar, Rasband

A new video tour of the Rome Italy Temple from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints features an introduction by President Russell M. Nelson and a tour led by two apostles, Elder David A. Bednar and Elder Ronald A. Rasband. They show and discuss the Rome Temple’s various rooms and areas, which mirror what is found in all …

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Church Updates Names of Official Websites, Social Media Channels

Church Updates Name of Official Websites, Social Media Channels

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the name of the Church Latter-day Saints believe came by revelation from the Lord Jesus Christ Himself (see Doctrine and Covenants 115:4). “Jesus Christ directed us to call the Church by His name because it is His Church, filled with His power,” President Russell M. Nelson has said. The Church is …

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Dedication Date Announced for Lisbon Portugal Temple

Dedication Date Announced for Lisbon Portugal Temple

The public is invited to tour the first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Portugal. Church leaders announced the Lisbon Portugal Temple will be open for a free public open house from Saturday, August 17, 2019, to Saturday, August 31, 2019, excluding Sundays. A few weeks before the open house, the public can make reservations …

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Artistic Renderings of Pocatello Idaho Temple Released

Artistic Renderings of Pocatello Idaho Temple Released

Additional renderings have been released showing designs for the new Pocatello Idaho Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Church representatives shared those renderings Friday evening at a neighborhood open house for those who live near the temple site east of Satterfield Drive and Butte Street. Neighbors had a chance to see interior renderings as well as …

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Church Updates Temple Worker Policies + Other Adjustments

Church Updates Temple Worker Policies + Other Adjustments

In a letter dated March 1, 2019, the temple department for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced three temple policy adjustments. The changes, as listed in the letter, are as follows: Mothers with dependent children and brethren serving in certain callings may now serve as ordinance workers. Members should review their circumstances and avoid placing undue burdens …

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Entertaining New Video Series Created to Keep Missionaries Safe

Entertaining New Video Series Created to Keep Missionaries Safe

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a new video series aimed at increasing the safety of its more than 65,000 missionaries around the world. The new 12-part series is called “The SafetyZone.” Each episode covers a missionary safety topic in an entertaining way while delivering important, life-changing principles. The videos focus on helping missionaries gain life …

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