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LDS Church Releases Statement After London Bridge Attack

LDS Church Releases Statement After London Bridge Attack

Featured Image | Toby Melville/Reuters  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement following the London Bridge attack. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by Saturday evening’s harrowing attack at London Bridge. We hope and pray that through the love and mercy of God, all those suffering will be comforted and strengthened in …

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Public Welcome to Tour New Provo Missionary Training Center Expansion

News Release by Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a public open house of the newly expanded Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Provo, Utah, July 31 through August 19, 2017, with additional tours available August 21-25 for registered BYU Education Week participants. Open house tickets will be available beginning Monday, …

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LDS Church to Return $150,000 in Tithing From Man Charged With Fraud

LDS Church to Return $150,000 in Tithing From Man Charged With Fraud

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will return $150,000 in tithing money which was donated by a man pleading guilty to fraud. Curtis DeYoung of Draper, Utah, pleaded guilty to stealing $25 million dollars from 5,400 victims through his pension services company and was sentenced to 10 years in prison last fall. He and his wife Michelle donated …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 29 May

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Bountiful Utah Temple Spire Dismantled The granite-faced spire and angel Moroni that have topped the Bountiful Utah Temple for over 20 years …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 22 May

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Cladding Begins Around Tower of Concepción Chile Temple The tower façade on the Concepción Chile Temple was set in place this week. The reinforced …

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10 Things to Know About Millennial Mormons

10 things to Know About Millennial Mormons

An article by Jana Riess for Religion News Service lists ten things everyone should know about millennial Mormons based on a 2016 Next Mormons survey featuring 1,155 “currently identified Mormons.” Here are the first five facts: Millennial Mormons were between the ages of 18-36 in 2016. As the youngest generation of adult Mormons, they were born between 1980 and 1998. 8 …

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LDS Celebs React to Manchester Bombing, Offer Condolences

LDS Celebs React to Manchester Bombing, Offer Condolences

Since Monday night, the world has mourned with Manchester, England, as they face the devastating effects of a suicide bomber that has left 22 dead and 59 others injured. Popular LDS celebrities shared in mourning on social media. The Church also released an official statement. You can read it here.   I’m just stunned and sad for the tragedy at …

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Stolen 800-LB Statue of Joseph Smith & Brigham Young Found

Stolen 800-LB Statue of Joseph Smith & Brigham Young Found

Footage of an 800-pound bronze statue of LDS prophets Joseph Smith and Brigham Young being stolen made the rounds on social media Tuesday. The Salt Lake Police are happy to announce the thieves have been caught and the statue has been safely returned. The motive of the thieves or how exactly they got the statue onto the flatbed of their …

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LDS Church Expresses Condolences to Victims of Manchester Explosion

LDS Church Expressed Condolences to Victims of Manchester Explosion

Featured Image by Rex Features via Associated Press In an official statement published on mormonnewsroom.org.uk, Elder Patrick Kearon expressed condolences on behalf of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Kearon acts as the Europe Area President of the Church. He said: “Our hearts are filled with sorrow as we hear of the devastating violence in Manchester, where …

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