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A second temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that will be built in Rexburg, Idaho, will be called the Teton River Idaho Temple, the church announced Monday.
Known for his quick quips, President Hinckley served up one that today would delight TikTok.
President Dallin H. Oaks speaks about his youth, education, legal career and calling as an Apostle of Jesus Christ
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced some changes to its tithing settlement process. Here’s what you need to know about “tithing declarations.”
Journalists seeking the whole story should remember that a majority of people believe in a higher power.
“The abuse of a child or any other individual is inexcusable,” the church statement said. “The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints believes this, teaches this and dedicates tremendous resources and efforts to prevent, report and address abuse.”
There is no consensus yet, no confirmation that the latest potential photograph of Joseph Smith is an authentic image.
Following the release of a new daguerreotype some believe is Joseph Smith, the reaction has been wide and mixed. Here’s what some historians and experts think about it and what should happen next.
Just before midnight Monday, flames became visible inside the Orem temple, which is currently under construction, according to church spokesman Doug Andersen.
In Rome, President Dallin H. Oaks described a document from the Second Vatican Council as one of three key events in the modern development of religious liberty.
In 2020, Daniel Larsen stumbled across a watch locket he inherited 28 years earlier. Could what he found inside be the first daguerreotype image of Joseph Smith?
Religious persecution and discrimination are major international issues, but in the United States it’s often found by lawyers in one type of government meeting.
In the early days of the war, Oleg Kravchenko helped mobilize a network of people across Europe to deliver aid to his city.
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Scores and recaps from the first Friday night of the 2022 Utah high school football season.
Two Utah legislators have opened bill files to end the clergy exception to reporting child abuse.
New Utah Jazz wing Simone Fontecchio performed well against Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert as Italy faced France before Eurobasket.
Organizations and individual refugees pleaded with journalists and government and religious leaders for recognition of the plight of Christians in the Middle East, Hazaras in Afghanistan, Uyghurs in China and more.
“I think that we have to realize that going forward, especially in a very polarized America, it’s going to take partnerships and collaboration to respond to the needs of society.”
Landscapes at some Latter-day Saint temples and meetinghouses may be allowed to turn brown and become dormant, the church said in a statement.
Slippery conditions contributed to bicycle accident, says spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Latter-day Saint soccer players have made news in recent months for both playing well and sharing their faith.
Thousands line up each day as ‘unique opportunity’ to see inside a landmark of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints nears the June 11 deadline.
Some rooms inside select Latter-day Saint temples will now be convertible, creating the flexibility to meet the needs of the members attending on a given day.
The apostle also said Latter-day Saint leaders are “proud to stand with our LGBTQ brothers and sisters” for federal legislation to protect both religious and LGBTQ rights.
Public tours for the new Praia Cape Verde Temple start this week. See interior photos of the island nation’s first Latter-day Saint temple.
At Ensign College, President Oaks and Elder Clark G. Gilbert speak against racism and against prejudice toward LGBTQ members while defending Constitution, Family Proclamation.
Church growth — as counted by numbers of members, dedicated temples, congregations and stakes — continues 192 years after the faith’s founding.
“I believe that if the Lord were speaking to you directly tonight, the first thing he would make sure you understand is your true identity,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Elder Gerrit W. Gong shared a personal experience with media members during an open house tour of the recently renovated Washington D.C. Temple.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a virtual tour of the historic Washington D.C. Temple led by two Latter-day Saint apostles for those unable to visit the temple in person.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has scheduled groundbreakings for the Ephraim Utah and Lubumashi Democratic Republic of the Congo Temples.
Latter-day Saints shared a consistent message from the grounds of the newly dedicated Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple this weekend: The work is not done.
An apostle shared fascinating details about the temple’s renovation, many of them rooted in light and lighting.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has extended a National Prayer Day invitation. Read his message.