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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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New Video: Talking About Sexual Abuse & Finding Hope

New Video: Talking About Sexual Abuse & Finding Hope

A new video from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints touches on the tender topic of sexual abuse and the vital need to talk about it. It features Ally, who shares how her spirit broke when her closest, most trusted friend molested her. She couldn’t bring herself to tell anyone—mostly because she didn’t want to believe it happened. …

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‘Saints’ Volume Two to Be Released in February 2020

'Saints' Volume Two to Be Released in February 2020

The much-anticipated release of the second volume in the ‘Saints’ series has been announced. The entire volume, entitled No Unhallowed Hand, will be published digitally and in print in February 2020. The first chapter is currently available online through the Church’s official website, with a new chapter set to be released each month until the official publication date. In volume two, …

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Durban South Africa Temple Dedication Dates Announced

Durban South Africa Temple Dedication Dates Announced

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the dates for the public open house, dedication and youth devotional for the Durban South Africa Temple. The open house is scheduled for Wednesday, January 22 through Saturday, February 1, 2020, with the exception for Sunday, January 26. The free open house gives people of all …

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Oakland California Temple Rededicated

Oakland California Temple Rededicated

The Oakland California Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been rededicated under the direction of President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency. President Oaks was accompanied by Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on Sunday for the rededication, which included three sessions. They also spoke to youth …

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Elder Cook Thanks Kuwait Leaders for Official Church Recognition

Elder Cook Thanks Kuwait Leaders for Official Church Recognition

In February — and for the first time in more than 40 years — the State of Kuwait gave official recognition to a religious organization. That organization is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This week Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Mary, met government leaders and Latter-day Saints in …

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Lima Peru Temple

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Lima Peru Temple

Construction of the Lima Peru Los Olivos Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has begun. Ground was broken for the temple under the direction of Elder Enrique R. Falabella of the Seventy and president of the South America Northwest Area. Elder Falabella told Latter-day Saints this groundbreaking is something they will never forget. It is the …

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Elder Cook Encourages Interfaith Listening at Jerusalem Conference

Speaking Wednesday evening from the auditorium of the BYU Jerusalem Center, with its breathtaking panoramic view of the Old City visible through the background windows, Elder Quentin L. Cook spoke to a group of Latter-day Saint and Jewish scholars about the importance of interfaith dialogue to build understanding and respect. “It is a time to listen to one another and …

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