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Funeral Services Scheduled for Elder L. Tom Perry

Funeral Services Scheduled for Elder L. Tom Perry

Reported by Mormon Newsroom: Funeral services for Elder L. Tom Perry, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Friday, June 5, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. The funeral will be open to the public. Elder Perry died on May 30 …

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Elder L. Tom Perry Dies at Age 92

Elder L. Tom Perry Dies at Age 92

Elder L. Tom Perry of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died today at about 3:00 p.m. at his home. He was 92 years old. Elder Perry was ordained an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in April 1974, after serving as an assistant to the Twelve …

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Elder L. Tom Perry’s Cancer Worsens, Has Spread to His Lungs

Elder L. Tom Perry's Cancer Worsens, Has Spread to His Lungs

UPDATE: We are sad to report Elder Perry passed away today, May 30, at approximately 3PM in his home.  Originally reported by Mormon Newsroom Elder L. Tom Perry, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is suffering from terminal cancer, it was reported Friday. The Church announced last month that …

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Released: Never Before Seen Letter on Doubt By Hugh B. Brown

Released Today: Never Before Seen Letter on Doubt By Hugh B. Brown

Hugh B. Brown served as an apostle, and later, as a member of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Before that, he worked for a short time as a professor of religion at Brigham Young University. While there, he received a letter from a close friend who was experiencing what is now commonly called …

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Elder Oaks Shares Photos of Missionary Assignment Meeting

Elder Oaks Shares Photos of Missionary Assignment Room

Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quoroum of the Twelve Apostles shared two photos today while he assigned missionaries to their missions. He shared this caption: I recently assigned missionaries, a sacred responsibility for which we always come fasting. I assigned 240, my share of the 1,047 (which includes young missionaries, senior couples, and senior sisters) whose papers were ready …

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Home & Visiting Teaching Management Coming to LDS.org

Home & Visiting Teaching Management Coming to LDS.org

The following email was recently sent to Latter-day Saints who use the Leader and Clerk Resources section of LDS.org in their calling (members of ward and stake councils): Changes are coming to Leader and Clerk Resources In the coming weeks, we will be making some significant additions to Leader and Clerk Resources (LCR) on LDS.org, including the ability to manage home and …

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Church Responds to Possible Policy Changes in Boy Scouts

Church Responds to Possible Policy Changes in Boy Scouts

Originally posted at Mormon Newsroom: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints responded Thursday to an indication by the Boy Scouts of America of possible policy changes in relation to gay Scout leaders by issuing the following statement: We have noted the comments by Boy Scouts of America President Robert Gates in relation to possible policy changes in the …

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Thanks to “Sweep the Earth,” Sharing Goodness Just Got Easier

Thanks to "Sweep the Earth," Sharing Goodness Just Got Easier

“I exhort you to sweep the Earth with messages filled with righteousness and truth — messages that are authentic, edifying, and praiseworthy — and literally to sweep the Earth as with a flood.” With these words, Elder David A. Bednar started a powerful initiative that has taken root across all social media platforms. Now, a new website is aiming to …

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Church Dedicates Córdoba Argentina Temple

Church Dedicates Córdoba Argentina Temple

The Church’s second temple in Argentina was dedicated on Sunday, May 17, 2015. President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, presided over the services and gave the dedicatory prayer. Joining him was Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Also attending were Elder Kent …

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Recap of Face2Face With Elder David A. Bednar and His Wife, Susan

Face2Face With Elder David A. Bednar and His Wife, Susan

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife Susan Bednar answered submitted questions from youth on Tuesday evening, May 12, 2015. Youth were invited to ask the couple questions in a live social event, which was headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, and featured youth …

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