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Church Leaders Counsel Members After Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decision

News Release — 30 JUNE 2015

The following letter from the Council of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles is being read in Church meetings across the United States and Canada beginning Sunday, July 5.

MOTION GRAPHIC: LDS Charities Helps Provide Immunizations Around the World

Video — 29 JUNE 2015

Can one dollar make a difference? In developing nations, a dollar can be the difference in saving a child's life. Find out how the vaccination program of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is helping to make a difference.

Supreme Court Decision Will Not Alter Doctrine on Marriage

Official Statement — 26 JUNE 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints acknowledges that following today's ruling by the Supreme Court, same-sex marriages are now legal in the United States.

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites June 25, 2015

Blog Post — 25 JUNE 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.

People and Place

Commentary — 23 JUNE 2015

Latter-day Saints have a collective identity as members of a worldwide church but also have local identities as residents in their own countries and cities. They don’t have to reject one to be the other. 

Journalist Notes Similarities on Environmental Stewardship Between Faiths

Blog Post — 23 JUNE 2015

Deseret News reporter Tad Walch wrote an article at the end of last week pointing out similarities between statements made recently by Catholic Pope Francis on environmental stewardship and the views expressed by leaders of  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The pope issued his 184-page encyclical on the environment on Thursday, June 18, 2015.

MOTION GRAPHIC: LDS Charities Helps Provide Clean Water Around the Globe

Video — 22 JUNE 2015

Did you know water covers 75 percent of the earth? Yet, one in seven people, or one billion of the world's population don't have access to clean water. 

Church Dedicates Trujillo Peru Temple

News Release — 21 JUNE 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ second temple in Peru was dedicated on Sunday, June 21, 2015. President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the Church’s First Presidency, presided over the services and gave the dedicatory prayer.

Freedmen's Bureau Project: Connecting African Americans With Civil War–Era Ancestors

News Release — 19 JUNE 2015

A national effort launched Friday will connect African Americans with their Civil War-era ancestors through the release of 1.5 million digitized images containing 4 million names from the Freedman’s Bureau.

LDS Charities: A Look at 30 Years of Worldwide Humanitarian Relief

News Story — 15 JUNE 2015

LDS Charities has worked to improve the lives of those in need for the past 30 years. Click through to see 12 videos and infographics that detail the Church's various worldwide humanitarian initiatives.