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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.

Church Encourages Principled Approach to Health Care Coverage for Needy Utahns

Church Statement — 5 December 2014

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement following Thursday's press conference announcing Governor Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah Plan.

Mormonism in Pictures: Temple Square
Dressed for Christmas

Photo Essay — 1 December 2014

Temple Square is internationally recognized for its annual lights display that is turned on nightly through the holiday season.

Church Launches 'He Is the Gift' Initiative to Share Christmas Message

News Release — 28 November 2014

An effort to share a message about Jesus Christ during the Christmas season is underway by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The month-long Christmas initiative focuses on Heavenly Father’s love as demonstrated in the sacred gift of Jesus Christ.

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | November 26

Blog Post — 26 November 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.

The Voice of Religious Conscience

Commentary — 25 November 2014

There seem to be as many opinions and beliefs as there are individuals. And everyone wants to be heard. To voice religious conscience is our birthright as human beings. Without it, our other freedoms have little meaning.

Mormons Join Christians Around the World to Celebrate the Bible

Blog Post — 25 November 2014

Christians around the world are celebrating the International Day of the Bible and International Bible Week, which kicked off Monday, November 24, 2014. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are joining other Christians to share their love for the Bible on social media channels.

Church to Send Email Messages to 
Members Worldwide

News Release — 25 November 2014

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will soon begin receiving an email message from the First Presidency for the first time.

Violin Phenom Lindsey Stirling to Live Chat Online with Mormon Youth

Blog Post — 24 November 2014

Lindsey Stirling, Latter-day Saint returned missionary and widely recognized performer, will anchor the second of four Face to Face live Facebook youth events, Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. MST.

Faith Online: In Your Own Words | 
21 November 2014

Blog Post — 21 November 2014

In Your Own Words is a regular sampling of online articles, blog posts and social media that represent some of the current conversations about Mormonism and faith in general. The posts in this series do not necessarily represent the views of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, nor are they meant to be a comprehensive summary of the online conversations about the Church.

Historic Vatican Summit on Strengthening Marriage Concludes

News Release — 19 November 2014

The historic summit that brought together a diverse group of global faith leaders concluded Wednesday. About 30 faith leaders from around the world participated during the event, including President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Church Moves Forward With Expansion Plans for Provo MTC

News Release — 18 November 2014

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has finalized plans to expand the missionary training center (MTC) in Provo, Utah.

At Vatican Summit, Mormon Leader Calls for “Renaissance” of Happy Marriages

News Release — 18 November 2014

In his address to faith leaders gathered for a summit on marriage at the Vatican, President Henry B. Eyring, said “a man and a woman, united in marriage, have a transcendent power to create happiness for themselves, for their family, and for the people around them.”

'Glorious’ Video Compilation Features Singers Around the World

Blog Post — 18 November 2014

A fan supercut of the music video of “Glorious” recorded by David Archuleta for the movie “Meet the Mormons” has been released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Vatican Summit: Global Faith Leaders 
Discuss Marriage

News Release — 17 November 2014

Religious leaders and scholars representing 14 faith traditions from 23 countries assembled at the Vatican November 17-19, 2014, in a historic gathering hosted by the Catholic Church to discuss how men and women complement each other in marriage.

Pope Francis Addresses Faith Leaders Gathered at Vatican to Discuss Marriage

News Release — 17 November 2014

Opening the historic meeting of religious leaders gathered at the Vatican to discuss the importance of marriage, Pope Francis said, "For most of us, the family provides the principal place where we can aspire to greatness as we strive to realize our full capacity for virtue and charity."

PHOTO: Pope Francis Greets President Eyring 

Photo — 17 November 2014

Following his address, Pope Francis warmly individually greeted and shook hands with several faith leaders including President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. President Eyring will address the gathering Tuesday. 

Phoenix Arizona Temple Dedicated by
President Thomas S. Monson

News Release — 16 November 2014

The Phoenix Arizona Temple was dedicated Sunday, November 16, 2014, in three sessions by President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The temple will be the 144th operating temple of the Church worldwide.

 

Church Joins Global Faith Leaders at Vatican Summit on Marriage

News Release — 16 November 2014

This week’s gathering of global religious leaders at the Vatican to discuss the importance of marriage fuses two key beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: the importance of marriage between man and woman, and the importance of interfaith cooperation in common causes for good.

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | November 14

Blog Post — 14 November 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.

FamilySearch Offers Free Online World War I Military Collections

News Release — 11 November 2014

In commemoration of Veterans Day, FamilySearch.org has announced the addition of three World War I collections containing information on the millions of American and British citizens who served between 1914 and 1920.

Church Provides Context for Recent Media Coverage on Gospel Topics Pages

News Release — 11 November 2014

For many years the Church has had a reference section on its main website for various "gospel topics," listed in alphabetical order. Beginning in November of 2013 the Church began supplementing the material there by publishing in-depth essays on topics of special public interest, including accounts of Joseph Smith’s First Vision, the Book of Mormon translation process and many more (see complete list below).

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