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President Monson Honored for Legacy of Love, Service

President Monson Honored for Legacy of Love, Service

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Thousands of people gathered in the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Friday, January 12, 2018, for the funeral of President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The man revered by Mormons as a prophet of God died in Salt Lake City January 2, 2018, …

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Watch President Monson’s Funeral Live Here + Other Viewing Options

Watch President Monson's Funeral Live Here + Other Viewing Options

On Friday, January 12, 2018, interested parties around the world are invited to the funeral celebrating the life of President Thomas S. Monson. The funeral will be held at the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah. The services will begin at noon (MST) and multiple viewing options are available for those who would like to watch …

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President Monson’s Viewing Attended by Thousands

President Monson's Viewing Attended by Thousands

Before the break of dawn Thursday, hundreds of mourners gathered outside the Conference Center to pay their last respects to President Thomas S. Monson, the leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who died January 2, 2018. The viewing was scheduled to begin for Church employees and their families at 7 a.m., but with the crowds gathering …

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New York Times Obit Editor Responds to President Monson Controversy

New York Times Obit Editor Responds to President Monson Controversy

After strong reactions and an outcry on social media about their controversial obituary on President Thomas S. Monson, The New York Times is responding. William McDonald, the obituary editor at the publication, answered questions in a new piece compiled by Lara Takenaga. The article begins by highlighting some of the complaints posed by members of the Church, including the accusation …

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A Look at President Monson’s Headstone & Monument

A Look at President Monson's Headstone & Monument

In a news article from local Utah news station KSL, stoneworker Keith MacKay shared his experience in working on and installing President Thomas S. Monson’s headstone and monument. “President Monson was the most delightful person to be around that you ever met in your life,” MacKay said. “He couldn’t say anything but good for you. He’s a wonderful person. It’s …

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Donald Trump Releases Statement on the Passing of President Monson

Donald Trump Releases Statement on the Passing of President Monson

In an official statement released by the White House earlier today, U.S. president Donald Trump offered his condolences after the passing of Thomas S. Monson, President and Prophet of the LDS Church. The statement reads: Melania and I are deeply saddened by the death of Thomas S. Monson, a beloved President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  …

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Funeral Arrangements for President Monson Announced

Funeral services for President Thomas S. Monson, leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be held in the Conference Center on Temple Square Friday, January 12, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. MST. The funeral will be open to the public ages 8 and older. A public viewing open to all ages will take place Thursday, January 11, from …

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LDS Church Leaders Pay Tribute to President Monson

The following statement was released by President Henry B. Eyring and President Dieter F. Uchtdorf. They served as first and second counselors to President Thomas S. Monson. President Thomas S. Monson was a mighty prophet of God, and we are honored to have served by his side these past 10 years. His far-reaching and multi-faceted ministry touched the lives of …

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President Thomas S. Monson Dies at Age 90

President Thomas S Monson Dies

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints mourn tonight the passing of beloved Prophet, President Thomas S. Monson.  He died January 2, 2018, at 10:01p.m. surrounded by his family at home at age 90 from causes incident to age. The following biography is courtesy of LDS.org. Thomas Spencer Monson was born on August 21, 1927, the first son …

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