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Alex Boyé Sings With Mormon Tabernacle Choir

“I don’t sing with my hands behind my back sitting on a chair. I give everything,” said singer Alex Boyé, who was feeling right at home during the annual Pioneer Day concert with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square. “Like a grand homecoming,” said the former choir member, who sang to a large crowd during “Music for a Summer Evening” in the Conference Center on Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City Friday night, July 14, 2017. 

Haiti’s First Mormon Temple to Begin Construction

The First Presidency has announced the Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple groundbreaking will be on Saturday, October 28, 2017.

Interactive Pioneer Trails Exhibit Opens at Church History Museum

Filming Begins on New Book of Mormon Videos

Stories from the Book of Mormon are coming to life in a new live-action video series being produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Where Religious and Secular Meet

Does religious freedom protect only the religious? The pursuit of truth, the desire for meaning and the search for transcendence belong to no particular church, culture or country. These are the common aspirations of all human beings. The religious and the secular occupy the same public space and seek the same right to voice their beliefs.

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites July 1, 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.

Three Mormon Temples in the US to Close for Renovation

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the closure of three temples in the United States for extensive renovation.

California Lawmakers Celebrate Juneteenth With Family History Event

Members of the California Legislative Black Caucus gathered at the Capitol in Sacramento Monday, June 26, 2017, to celebrate Juneteenth with a family history event. Family history volunteers were on hand to assist lawmakers in accessing digitized Post Civil War-era records of the Freedmen’s Bureau and other family history resources provided by FamilySearch International, a nonprofit organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Forty African American judges from across California also participated in the event.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

VIDEO: How Will New Church Facilities in Hamilton, New Zealand Benefit People?

Mormon Artifacts on Display at the Smithsonian

Artifacts from the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are on display in a new one-year exhibition at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.