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Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites July 30, 2015

Blog Post — 30 JULY 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.

MOTION GRAPHIC: Helping the Needy;
It's a Hand Up

Video — 29 JULY 2015

Each year thousands of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donate more than 7 million hours to the Church's food production and welfare facilities.

Church Re-evaluating Scouting Program

Official Statement — 27 JULY 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement after a vote on a policy change by the Boy Scouts of America National Executive Board to admit openly gay leaders.

Mormonism in Pictures: Mormon Tabernacle Choir Expands Outreach

Blog Post — 23 JULY 2015

Every week, members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square can be found on Temple Square practicing for their next performance, which could be their weekly broadcast, general conference, special concert or tour. The Utah-based singers and musicians, all volunteers, have been called “America’s Choir” by former U.S. President Ronald Reagan. They also travel the world as ambassadors for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to share their inspirational messages and touch the hearts of fans young and old.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Announces 2016 European Tour

News Release — 23 JULY 2015

For the first time in 18 years, the world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will perform in Europe. 

MOTION GRAPHIC: LDS Charities Provides Wheelchairs Around the World

Video — 20 JULY 2015

For 1 percent of the world's population, mobility isn't as simple as putting one foot in front of the other. An estimated 45 million people need but don't have access to a wheelchair. 

Broadway Artist Joins Mormon Tabernacle Choir Pioneer Day Concert

Blog Post — 18 JULY 2015

Broadway performer Laura Osnes appeared with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for the annual Pioneer Day concert Friday evening.

Church Launches Online Campaign to Recognize Pioneers Past and Present

Blog Post — 17 JULY 2015

A global social media campaign launched by the Church recognizes the legacy of early and modern-day Mormon pioneers who have overcome challenges in their lives.

LDS Charities Donates Medical Supplies in Papua New Guinea

Blog Post — 16 JULY 2015

LDS Charities is participating in Pacific Partnership 2015, a four-month long U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance project that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, nongovernmental organizations and international agencies.

Russell M. Nelson: New President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

News Release — 15 JULY 2015

Russell M. Nelson is president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. He was set apart (an official appointment) to this calling by President Thomas S. Monson Wednesday, July 15, 2015.