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Elder L. Tom Perry Thanks Members and Friends as Health Worsens

News Release — 29 May 2015

Elder L. Tom Perry, a 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. 

Elder Cook Calls for Global Effort to
Protect Faith and Religious Freedom

News Story — 27 May 2015

Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took the Church’s effort to protect and strengthen religious freedom to a global audience Wednesday.

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Church Presents Family History to Prime Minister Tony Abbott

News Release — 26 May 2015

Prime Minister Tony Abbott was presented with a framed family tree and three folders of research on Friday 22 May by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that detail his family history over hundreds of years.

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites May 26, 2015

Blog Post — 22 May 2015

MormonNewsroom.org features stories from its international Newsroom websites to share what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

War of 1812, End of Civil War 150th Anniversary Commemorated 

Blog Post — 22 May 2015

Many families in the United States will travel to cemeteries across the country this Memorial Day weekend to remember their ancestors, including war veterans and other loved ones.

Church to Monitor BSA Policy Discussion

News Release — 21 May 2015

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.

Church Dedicates Córdoba Argentina Temple

News Release — 17 May 2015

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.

Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words | 13 May 2015

Blog Post — 13 May 2015

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.

BYU–Hawaii's Board of Trustees Announces New President

News Release — 12 May 2015

John Sears Tanner, currently serving as the first counselor in the Sunday School general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will become the next president of BYU–Hawaii.