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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.

Elder Andersen Meets Jerusalem Mayor During Israel Visit

Blog Post — 15 JULY 2015

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Kathy Andersen, were in Jerusalem last week to attend the 2015 International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies Conference. During the trip, Elder Andersen visited Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.

MOTION GRAPHIC: LDS Charities Sets Its Sights on Vision Care Around the World

Video — 14 JULY 2015

Nearly 500,000 people in 50 countries have a new look on life. With the help of LDS Charities, medical communities around the world are setting their sights on making a difference through vision care.