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Elder Christofferson Joins Historic Discussion on Watergate Scandal

Elder Christofferson Joins Historic Discussion on Watergate Scandal

Elder D. Todd Christofferson, an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, joined renowned journalist and author Bob Woodward for an exclusive interview about the Watergate scandal of the 1970s. Hosted by Deseret News at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., the event focused on how the lessons of honesty, integrity, and trust in public life and featured …

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Elder Christofferson Receives World Peace Prize in India

Elder Christofferson Receives World Peace Prize in India

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “Recognizing and protecting faith is the path to peace,” said Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Pune, India, Monday, August 14, 2017. “True religion offers a stable foundation for a just and healthy society. It strengthens and ennobles nations, communities, …

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Two Mormon Apostles to Attend 2017 US Presidential Inauguration

Two Mormon Apostles to Attend 2017 US Presidential Inauguration

U.S. Capitol photo courtesy of Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Generic The First Presidency has assigned Elder D. Todd Christofferson and Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles to represent The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the U.S. presidential inauguration January 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Their presence continues a tradition, going back more …

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Elder Christofferson Offers Prayer in U.S. Senate

Elder Christofferson Offers Prayer in U.S. Senate

Posted by Brooke Buys for MormonNewsroom.org Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offered the morning prayer in the United States Senate. Customarily every Senate session begins with prayer, dating back to the Senate’s beginnings in the late 1700s. Usually, the Senate chaplain offers the prayer, but …

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Elder Christofferson Says Religious Freedom Is ‘Under Fire’

Elder Christofferson Says Religious Freedom Is ‘Under Fire’

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “My remarks this evening are about America’s great heritage of religious liberty — and about the need for each of us to defend that heritage before it is too late,” said Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Mormon apostle was the …

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Elder D. Todd Christofferson Expresses Love to Samoan Saints

Elder D. Todd Christofferson Expresses Love to Samoan Saints

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom.  Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints visited American Samoa and Samoa last weekend. Elder Christofferson is visiting the South Pacific with his wife, Katherine Christofferson. In American Samoa he was accompanied by Elder O. Vincent Haleck of the Pacific Area Presidency, …

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Elder Christofferson Speaks at World Meeting of Families

Elder Christofferson Speaks at World Meeting of Families

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom God has a plan for each of His children. Marriage and family is a central part of that plan. “Our high priority on family life is based on our conviction that God created the family—and ordained family life—for His purposes. Hence the conviction that the duties of parents and families, and the principles we will …

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Elder Christofferson Uses Family as Example of Harmony Between Church, Gays

Elder Christofferson LDS Uses Family as an Example of Harmony Between Church, Gays

Reported by Rod Decker and Doug G. Ware of KUTV: A high-ranking member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said he would like to see additional legal steps taken to protect religious freedom, and stamp out discrimination against gays — whose history with the church has been complex one. Elder D. Todd Christofferson, of the Quorum of …

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Elder Christofferson

Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles celebrates his 69th birthday today. To celebrate, we’ve gathered five fun facts about Elder Christofferson that you probably didn’t know. 1. For two summers of his youth, Elder Christofferson performed in Palmyra’s Hill Cumorah Pagaent. 2. Elder Christofferson often speaks of the surgery his mother underwent as part of her …

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