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Church Leaders Focus on Family and Service at General Women's Session

News Story — 28 March 2015

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints discussed the importance of women’s roles in the home and family and serving others on March 28, 2015. 

Two Faiths Find Common Ground at Vancouver, Washington Easter Concert

News Story — 27 March 2015

On Saturday, March 21 two faith groups joined together in Vancouver, Washington to worship Christ through music. The special two-show concert included a gospel band from Tennessee and the Community AME Zion Choir.

In Post-Storm Vanuatu,
Mormons Quick to Rebuild

News Story — 27 March 2015

Ten days after Cyclone Pam —which uprooted many trees and destroyed up to 90 percent of all buildings in the hardest-hit areas of Vanuatu—local Latter-day Saints had already rebuilt more than 20 indigenous-style homes in their community.  

In a Game of Total Victory
We All Lose

Commentary — 27 March 2015

It has been two months since The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called publicly for legislators to pass laws that safeguard religious freedoms while also extending protections in housing and employment for LGBT people. 

Church Shares 'Because He Lives'
Easter Initiative

News Story — 27 March 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will launch an Easter initiative focusing on the teachings of Jesus Christ on Saturday, March 28, 2015. 

Annual General Conference
Reaches Global Audience

News Story — 26 March 2015

Sessions of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be broadcast live from the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Unity in Diversity

Commentary — 25 March 2015

Can a church be unified and diverse at the same time? In a global world like ours, where people exchange ideas and culture easier than ever, the better question may be “How can a church survive without unity and diversity?” 

Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words |
25 March 2015

Blog Post — 25 March 2015

This week Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words discusses International Women's Day, the Relief Society's birthday and Women's History month.

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites March 24, 2015

Blog Post — 24 March 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.

Church Leaders Visit Caroline Kennedy, U.S. Ambassador to Japan

Blog Post — 20 March 2015

While leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were in Japan recently, they met with Caroline Kennedy, United States Ambassador to Japan, at the American Embassy in Tokyo.

Women of the Church Honored in March

News Story — 17 March 2015

Women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are being highlighted on Church websites and social media channels in March as part of National Women’s History Month.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

Cyclone Pam Update

News Release — 16 March 2015

Latter-day Saint leaders in Port Vila purchased 5,000 personal care kits today to be distributed to the people of Vanuatu.

Brookings Institution Panels Discuss Religious Freedom and Nondiscrimination

News Release — 16 March 2015

The Brookings Institution and the Deseret News hosted a forum on Monday, March 16, 2015, in Washington, D.C. to discuss religious liberty and anti-discrimination protections for the LGBT community. 

Late 2015 Opening for New Temples

News Release — 13 March 2015

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the open house, celebration and dedication dates for the Mexico City Mexico and Tijuana Mexico Temples.

Explaining Religious Freedom and LGBT Rights

News Release — 12 March 2015

A non-legal explanation gives Latter-day Saints and others a better understanding of decisions behind passing the 2015 Utah bill on religious liberty and LGBT rights.

Church Donates 'Meet the Mormons' Proceeds to the American Red Cross

News Release — 12 March 2015

LDS Charities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gave a $1.8 million donation to the American Red Cross Thursday from the proceeds of “Meet the Mormons,” a film the Church released last October.

Church Applauds Passage of Utah Senate Bill 296

News Release — 12 March 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement today regarding the passage of Utah Senate Bill 296.

VIDEO: New Mormon Message Focuses on the Ten Commandments

Blog Post — 11 March 2015

The Mormon Channel, which produces video and audio materials primarily for Latter-day Saints, today released a new video, titled “Obedience to the Ten Commandments.” This production is based on an April 2013 general conference talk by Elder L. Tom Perry of the Church’s Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. 

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Gives Fans a Virtual Opportunity to Sing With the Choir

Blog Post — 11 March 2015

Fans of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will have a chance to sing with the choir in the coming months as the choir gets ready to go on its summer tour. It’s actually a virtual experience in front of a green screen that was tested on attendees at the American Choral Directors Association conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah.

President Eyring to Receive Honorary Doctorate from University of Utah

News Release — 10 March 2015

The University of Utah Board of Trustees announced today that President Henry B. Eyring will be one of four individuals to receive an honorary degree on Thursday, May 7, 2015, during the annual student commencement ceremony.

Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words |
6 March 2015

Blog Post — 6 March 2015

This In Your Own Words shares online discussions surrounding the press conference introducing Utah Bill 269 which balances religious freedom and nondiscrimination protections.

Utah Lawmakers Introduce Bill Balancing Religious Freedom and Nondiscrimination Protections

News Release — 4 March 2015

The Church issued a brief statement about a bill discussing religious freedom protections and protections for LGBT people at a press conference with lawmakers in Utah.

Women Church Leaders Visit Faith-Based Relief Agency in Texas

Blog Post — 3 March 2015

Sister Rosemary M. Wixom, general president of the Primary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Sister Linda S. Reeves, second counselor in the Relief Society general presidency, were in Fort Worth, Texas, on Friday, February 27, 2015, to visit a food pantry and medical clinic of Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange (GRACE), a faith-based, nonprofit relief agency.

 

Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words | 4 March 2015

Blog Post — 3 March 2015

This week In Your Own Words shares Elder Jeffrey R. Holland's speech about faith, family and religious freedom at Chapman University.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Perform at Yankee Stadium

Blog Post — 2 March 2015

The New York Yankees announced Monday that the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has added a pregame set at Yankee Stadium to their previously announced Atlantic Coast tour schedule this summer.

Church Dedicates Pasta and
Mill Plant in Northern Utah

News Release — 2 March 2015

The new Deseret Mill and Pasta plant, 20 miles north of Salt Lake City, Utah, was dedicated Thursday, February 26, 2015. It is a food production facility to provide some of the basic staples of life to those in need.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Inducted Into the American Classical Music Hall of Fame

News Story — 27 February 2015

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has been inducted into the American Classical Music Hall of Fame. The announcement was made on Thursday, February 26, 2015.
 

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites February 27, 2015

Blog Post — 27 February 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.

Faith, Family and Religious Freedom Subject of Apostle's Speech at California University

News Story — 26 February 2015

Latter-day Saint Apostle Elder Jeffrey R. Holland spoke about faith, family and religious freedom to a capacity audience on the campus of Chapman University on Thursday, February 26, 2015. 

Groundbreaking Planned for First Wyoming Temple

News Release — 25 February 2015

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the groundbreaking for the Star Valley Wyoming Temple will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015.

Senior Missionaries Answer Call to Serve

Featured Story — 20 February 2015

In the past two years, more seniors have answered the call to serve full-time missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Eight percent or 6,609 of the 83,471 missionaries currently serving are seniors.

Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words | 19 February 2015

Blog Post — 19 February 2015

This week In Your Own Words shares the opening of the Family Discovery Center on Temple Square and family history conference RootsTech.

Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | February 19, 2015

Blog Post — 19 February 2015

This “Getting It Right” includes a Salt Lake Tribune commentary about Utah’s liquor laws, as well as an NBA.com article that explains the role of a Mormon bishop.

Family History Enthusiasts Gather in Utah for RootsTech 2015

News Story — 17 February 2015

More than 21,000 people from the United States and overseas gathered in Salt Lake City February 12-14, 2015, for RootsTech, promoted as the largest family history conference in the world. Attendees came from 49 states and 35 countries.

Seventh-day Adventist Leader Speaks at Brigham Young University

News Story — 13 February 2015

Dr. Ella Smith Simmons, general vice president of the Seventh-day Adventist world church, spoke at Brigham Young University about the importance of education in a just society.

Church Leaders Meet With Government and Community Leaders on South America Visit

News Story — 13 February 2015

Leaders of the young women’s and women’s organizations recently returned from a visit to South America where they met with the first lady-elect of Uruguay, community leaders and members of the Church.

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | Feb 11

Blog Post — 11 February 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.

Church Opens First Interactive
Family Discovery Center in
Salt Lake City

News Story — 11 February 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opened its first Family Discovery Center on Temple Square on February 11, 2015.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Music? There’s an App for That

Blog Post — 10 February 2015

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir now has an app for Apple mobile devices. People can listen to the choir’s music 24/7; purchase choir Blu-rays, digital music albums, books and DVDs; watch videos; access a performance calendar; and read the choir blog.

From United Kingdom Mormon Newsroom

British Prime Minister Receives Personal Family History from Church

News Release — 10 February 2015

United Kingdom Prime Minister Rt Hon David Cameron received over six generations of his family history, together with detailed historical background, from representatives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a meeting at the Houses of Parliament (February 4).

Church Responds to John Dehlin’s Public Comments

News Release — 10 February 2015

Holding a disciplinary council for a member of the Church is not something that any local leader takes lightly. Such councils are always held in private, and the member is always invited to be a part of that discussion.

Multi-faith Initiative Viewed by Millions

News Story — 6 February 2015

Faith Counts, a multi-faith initiative that represents more than 100 million Americans, is celebrating the release of a new video. The compelling YouTube video that features kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart is the 14th video produced by the group.

‘Meet the Mormons’ Movie to Show on TV Channels, Digital Outlets

News Release — 2 February 2015

To make "Meet the Mormons" more accessible, the film will be distributed Tuesday, February 3 to TV channels and digital providers in the United States. Theaters in visitors’ centers and Church historic sites began showing the film in January, 2015.

Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words |
30 January 2015

Blog Post — 30 January 2015

This In Your Own Words features social media posts about the Church's news conference on religious freedom and nondiscrimination.

Construction of Rome Italy Temple
to Resume at Normal Pace

Church statement — 29 January 2015

In recent months, progress on the Rome Italy Temple slowed due to contractor difficulties not related to this project. Work will soon resume at a normal pace. No dates have been announced for completion.

Mormon Leaders Call for Laws That Protect Religious Freedom

News Release — 27 January 2015

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Tuesday for legislation across the United States that protects vital religious freedoms.

BYU-Idaho's Board of Trustees
Announces New President

News Release — 27 January 2015

Clark G. Gilbert, currently the CEO of Deseret News and Deseret Digital Media and an executive vice president of Deseret Management Corporation, will become the next president of BYU-Idaho effective April 13. 

Reid L. Neilson Named Assistant
Church Historian and Recorder

News Release — 23 January 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today appointed Reid L. Neilson as a new assistant Church historian and recorder. He will serve together with current assistant Church historian and recorder Richard E. Turley Jr.

Catholic Archbishop Delivers Message on Religious Freedom at Brigham Young University

News Story — 23 January 2015

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia shared a message on the importance of preserving religious freedom at Brigham Young University.

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