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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.

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | Jan 23

Blog Post — 23 January 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.

Mormonism In the News: Getting It Right |
January 22, 2015

Blog Post — 22 January 2015

This "Getting It Right" includes a story from a food blog about the Church's welfare farms and a travel segment on Joseph Smith's birthplace. Local stations also cover the Indianapolis Indiana Temple which will open later this year.

Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words |
22 January 2015

Blog Post — 22 January 2015

This In Your Own Words features social media posts about Mormonism, the Washington D.C. temple model and Joseph Smith's Smithsonian recognition

The Humanitarian Impulse

Commentary — 21 January 2015

It is hard to count the ways religion benefits society as churches invigorate communities through local associations of support. People of faith contribute to society because of their obligation to God and conscience, not out of privilege, superiority or reward.

Summer 2015 Opening for New Temples

News Release — 16 January 2015

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the open house, cultural celebration and dedication dates for the Trujillo Peru and Indianapolis Indiana Temples.

Service Helps Inmates Look Beyond Themselves

Featured Story — 15 January 2015

Nearly 2,300 inmates in Utah, Idaho and Arizona voluntarily participate in the family history indexing program. Prisoners are invited to digitize images of old records which are compiled into FamilySearch's online searchable index.

Model of Washington D. C. Temple on Public Display

News Story — 10 January 2015

A model of the Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is now on display. The new temple exhibit opened to the public at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors’ Center on Saturday, January 10, 2015. 

New Mormon Missions, Mission Presidents Announced for 2015

Blog Post — 9 January 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the creation of 11 new missions and the mission president assignments for 2015.

Church Responds to Questions
Regarding Upcoming TLC Program

Media Response — 7 January 2015

A new program on the TLC cable channel to air later this month, titled "My Husband's Not Gay," has generated significant news media coverage this week.

Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words | 6 January 2015

Blog Post — 6 January 2015

This In Your Own Words features Latter-day Saints sharing the Book of Mormon and participating in Sunday services.

Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right |
6 January 2015 

Blog Post — 6 January 2015

This "Getting It Right" includes a story from Missouri about the Church’s lay clergy, a report from Idaho on the charitable work of local Mormon college students, and a video from southern Utah of an interfaith gathering Latter-day Saints took part in.

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | December 31

Blog Post — 31 December 2014

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.

2014 Year in Review

Interactive Infographic — 29 December 2014

What significant summit took place at the Vatican involving a senior Church leader in 2014? How is a Mormon temple constructed? The process may surprise you. Take a look back at these and other significant Church-related stories and events covered on MormonNewsroom.org in 2014.

‘Meet the Mormons’ Film to Show in Church Visitors’ Centers

News Release — 29 December 2014

In an effort to make "Meet the Mormons" more accessible to people around the world, theaters in all visitors’ centers and Church historic sites will begin showing “Meet the Mormons” beginning January 1, 2015.

Montreal Mormon Flash Mob Musically Shares
Christmas Message

Blog Post — 22 December 2014

More than 230 Montreal, Canada, Latter-day Saints formed a flash mob singing carols of the season in French at the mall Complexe Desjardins.

Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words |
18 December 2014

Blog Post — 18 December 2014

This post features reaction to #ShareTheGift and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert.

Behind the Scenes at the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert

Blog Post — 18 December 2014

It takes a cast and crew of hundreds to put together the annual Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert. This year it was no exception as the choir welcomed guest artists Broadway star Santino Fontana and the "Sesame Street” Muppets™ to the Conference Center.

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | December 17

Blog Post — 17 December 2014

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.

Two Temples Scheduled for Renovation in Germany and Idaho

News Release — 16 December 2014

The Freiberg Germany Temple will close in February and the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple will close in March 2015 for extensive renovations.

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