December Articles

  • Collaboration of Jewish Center and LDS Institute Builds Friendship

    Posted: 30 December 2011

    From May through August 2011, while their building underwent extensive renovation, staff and students of the University of Arizona’s Hillel Foundation Jewish Student Center utilized the Tucson Arizona LDS Institute of Religion facility, and in the process each found increased understanding and friendship.  Full Story

  • Saints in Solomon Islands Celebrate First District with Service

    Posted: 29 December 2011

    Latter-day Saints in the Solomon Islands celebrated the organization of the nation’s first district this month by participating in humanitarian service in their communities.  Full Story

  • Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Gets “Aloha!” at BYU–Hawaii

    Posted: 28 December 2011

    Peter O'Neill, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, recently paid an official visit to the campus of Brigham Young University–Hawaii.  Full Story

  • Review of Church Accomplishments in 2011

    Posted: 28 December 2011

    As 2011 draws to a close, Newsroom has again compiled a review of important events that occurred in the last year, most notably the celebration of 75 years of the Church welfare program and the announcement and dedication of several new temples.  Full Story

  • Brazilian Youth Spread Christmas Spirit

    Posted: 28 December 2011

    Youth of the Campo Grande Brazil and Campo Grande Brazil Monte Líbano Stakes, in conjunction with an organization promoting unity and service, gathered on Saturday, December 10, to deliver toys to some 500 children in Campo Grande, Brazil.  Full Story

  • New Features Kick Off Issues of the 2012 Friend Magazine

    26 December 2011

    Readers of the Friend magazine will notice new and exciting features designed to enhance scripture learning and provide music for young musicians. Other features cater to older children transitioning from Primary.  Full Story

  • Watch the Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert Finale

    Posted: 21 December 2011

    Watch “Angels from the Realms of Glory," the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's 2011 concert, “Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, and Bells on Temple Square.”  Full Story

  • Tropical Storm in Philippines Triggers Landslide

    Posted: 21 December 2011

    During the early hours of Saturday, December 17, while people were still asleep, Tropical Storm Washi hit the southern Philippines island of Mindanao, dumping large amounts of rain and triggering flooding and landslides that caused widespread destruction and the death of at least 680 individuals, including seven members of the Church.  Full Story