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All LDS temples to temporarily close

The First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a memo to local leadership across their faith informing them that all 168 temples across the globe would be closed due to the spread of COVID-19. “After…

LDS Church to release some missionaries from service due to virus concerns

With nine different buildings from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Star Valley area and dozens of missionaries contributing to the organization throughout the world, the LDS Church has released new information regarding missionary service in…

LDS Church makes adjustments due to COVID-19

Recent concern regarding the COVID-19 (coronavirus) has generated much public attention and has caused significant change in travel, personal interactions and in guidelines prescribed by health officials for how to address the growing concern. The Church of Jesus Christ of…

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints asks members and friends to create welcoming community for refugees

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued this statement on refugees following recent media inquiries: “As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we are deeply committed to living the…

LDS missionaries will now receive mission calls online rather than in the mail

The following is a news release from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Young men, young women and senior couples preparing to serve as full-time missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of…

LDS Church, NAACP presidents meet, call for racial harmony

Carter Williams, KSL.com SALT LAKE CITY — Presidents for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People met Thursday, calling for greater racial and ethnic harmony and ending prejudice. “Together…

LDS Church responds to allegation of abuse by former mission president

In response to questions from multiple media outlets about allegations that a former Church mission president committed sexual assault, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Tuesday, March 20, 2018. These allegations are very serious…

President Trump visits with LDS leaders during trip to Utah

“We’re really proud of you. What you do is like nobody else.” Those were the words of U.S. President Donald J. Trump in his first visit to Salt Lake City since becoming president a year ago. President Trump met with…

LDS General Conference Sessions Consolidated

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced changes to the Priesthood and Women’s Sessions of it’s biannual general conferences. In a letter sent to church leadership to be read during worship services, the Church stated that the…

69 LDS Missionaries moved out of Madagascar due to plague outbreak

SALT LAKE CITY — LDS missionaries serving in Madagascar have been temporarily transferred off the island after an outbreak of plague in the country, officials from the church announced Thursday. A total of 69 missionaries are being relocated or reassigned…