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Between Global and Local

Local ways of life have not disappeared, despite trends toward globalization. People appreciate the uniqueness of their own cultures all the more. They want to preserve the values, traditions and beliefs that make them who they are. Through civil dialogue we can promote human rights while also respecting local cultures.

Baroness Nicholson Receives Honorary Doctorate at BYU

Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne received an honorary doctorate at Brigham Young University Thursday, April 27, 2017. Speaking on the Provo, Utah, campus, the member of the United Kingdom House of Lords and founder of the AMAR Foundation, said BYU is “globally respected” because it produces graduates who are “tolerant yet critical in thinking.” 

Women Leaders Tour Children’s Justice Center in Utah

A donation from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will enhance on-site medical services at eight Children’s Justice Center locations in Utah. Women leaders toured a facility in West Jordan.

New Deseret Industries Opens in Cedar City, Utah

Museum of the American Revolution Opens in Philadelphia

Preserving history, connecting families and improving the local community are three core practices of the Latter-day Saint life. Wednesday’s opening of the Museum of the American Revolution (MoAR) is a combination of each. The museum was made possible in part by a donation from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites April 18, 2017

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

Public Open House to Begin at Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

Latter-day Saints in southeastern Idaho are ready to host thousands of visitors to the newly renovated Idaho Falls Idaho Temple. Following more than two years of extensive interior renovation, a public open house is scheduled to begin.

New Mormon Relief Society President Speaks at the UN

Sister Jean B. Bingham, the new general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at the United Nations in New York City Thursday on the Church’s humanitarian efforts.

ABC Network Invites Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Participate in Disney Singalong

Four Mormon Temples Will Close for Renovation

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the closure of four temples later this year for extensive renovation.