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President & Sister Nelson Begin Latin America Ministry Tour

President Nelson to Visit 5 Latin American Countries

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Wendy, are leaving Utah Saturday for a nine-day trip to five countries in Latin America. Traveling with the Nelsons are Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Mary. The global Church leaders will visit Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, …

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Church Launches Protection Training for Leaders of Children and Youth

The scriptures contain many examples of the Savior’s love for His children. His Church does not tolerate abuse of any kind. As part of an ongoing effort to protect children and youth, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has launched an online training course for all adults who interact with children and youth in their Church assignments. The …

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Church Releases Statement Regarding Word of Wisdom Clarifications

Church Releases Statement Regarding Word of Wisdom Clarifications

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement after an article in the New Era, the official publication for Latter-day Saint youth, clarified aspects of the Word of Wisdom and gained traction online. The full statement reads: The Word of Wisdom is a law of health for the physical and spiritual benefit of God’s children. It includes …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Lisbon Portugal Temple

As the Lisbon Portugal Temple prepares to open to the public, new photographs of the interior have been released. Information regarding the open house, cultural celebration, and dedication have also been announced. A free open house will begin Saturday, August 17, and run through Saturday, August 31, 2019, except for Sundays August 18 and 25. Open house hours are 9:00 …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Haiti Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Haiti Temple

The Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is complete, and the public is invited to visit the sacred edifice to experience its beauty and receive information on how Latter-day Saints and the community are blessed by having the temple. The Church’s first temple in Haiti is located at Route de Freres Delmas 10, Port‐au‐Prince. …

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Church Releases Renovation Plans for Hong Kong China Temple

Additional details and renderings showing the planned renovation of the Hong Kong China Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been released. The temple closed July 8, 2019, to undergo an extensive renovation of its mechanical, electrical, heating and plumbing systems. It is expected to remain closed until sometime in 2022 when the temple will be …

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We Don’t Have to be Alike to Love Each Other, Prophet Tells NAACP Convention

We Don’t Have to be Alike to Love Each Other, Prophet Tells NAACP Convention

The President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reminded those assembled for the 110th annual national convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Sunday in Detroit that differences need not undermine society’s shared humanity. “We are all connected, and we have a God-given responsibility to help make life better for those around …

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Church Expands Global Youth Conference Program

Church Expands Global Youth Conference Program

Plans have been announced to expand a youth conference program for Latter-day Saint youth around the world. The international For the Strength of Youth (FSY) program of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been operating outside the United States for more than a decade under the direction of area presidencies and area leaders. In 2020, young men and young …

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Layton Utah Temple Site Announced

Layton Utah Temple Site Announced

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Layton Utah Temple. The temple, which was announced in April 2018 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on an 11.8-acre site located at the corner of Oak Hills Drive and Rosewood Lane in Layton City, about 25 miles north of Salt Lake City. …

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Church Releases Over 60 New Videos Candidly Addressing Pornography

Church Releases Over 60 New Videos Candidly Addressing Pornography

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released over 60 new videos on its official YouTube channel addressing sexuality and pornography. The videos cover topics such as teaching children about pornography, regaining self-worth and opening up about a pornography problem, supporting spouses through an addiction, and relying on Jesus Christ. Members of the Church believe pornography is a …

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