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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 Visitors' Centers

News Release — 29 December 2014

In an effort to make "Meet the Mormons" more accessible to people around the world, all visitors’ centers and historic sites of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will begin showing the film on January 1, 2015. The documentary-style movie, designed to dispel common misconceptions people have about Mormons, made its national debut in more than 400 theaters across the United States in October.

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.

Church Marks Centennial of World War I Christmas Truce

Blog Post — 16 December 2014

This Christmas Eve, December 24, 2014, marks 100 years since a Christmas truce took place in Belgium during World War I. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is commemorating the anniversary by participating in the release of a video in a joint project with other faith groups.

New Temples To Open in 2015

News Release — 12 December 2014

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 Córdoba Argentina and Payson Utah Temples.

Mormon Temples Currently Under Construction

Infographic — 12 December 2014

In addition to its 140-plus operating temples throughout the world, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints also has 14 temples under construction.

Laura Bush and Daughter Jenna to Keynote RootsTech 2015

Blog Post — 12 December 2014

RootsTech 2015, the largest family history conference in the world, announced this week that former first lady Laura Bush and her daughter Jenna Bush Hager will be the keynote speakers during the Friday morning general session on February 13, 2015.

Artist Santino Fontana,
‘Sesame Street’ Muppets™
Bring Holiday Spirit to
Christmas Concert

News Release — 12 December 2014

Guest artists join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for their annual Christmas concert this year. 

In Honor of Human Rights

Commentary — 10 December 2014

Sixty-six years ago a document graced the world that set new horizons for human relations. It is called the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and was the first global expression of its kind. Leaders from different nations, cultures, religions and political systems came together to establish standards of humaneness that apply to everyone, everywhere.

“He Is the Gift” Christmas Initiative Being Viewed by Millions

Blog Post — 10 December 2014

After nearly two weeks, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' “He Is the Gift” Christmas initiative is receiving significant visibility. 

Getting It Right: "Why Jews — and Everyone Else — Should See ‘Meet the Mormons’"

Blog Post — 9 December 2014

Over at the Jewish Tablet Magazine, writer Yair Rosenberg provides a thoughtful review of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ film “Meet the Mormons” (released in theaters in October 2014) and explains what all communities, religious and otherwise, can learn from the show.

First Presidency's Christmas Devotional
Celebrates the Birth of Jesus Christ

News Release — 7 December 2014

Church leaders remembered the birth of Christ during the annual First Presidency’s Christmas Devotional. The program featured music from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square.

First Presidency 2014
Christmas Message

News Release — 5 December 2014

The First Presidency released its 2014 Christmas message. We sincerely pray this Christmastime that the light and testimony of the Savior will come into our hearts, that our lives will reflect His life and attributes.

 

Church Honored for Service on Historic
Battleship in Hawaii

News Story — 5 December 2014

The USS Missouri Memorial Association is recognizing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for its thousands of hours of volunteer service performed by missionaries on the battleship at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

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