March Articles

  • Eight New Missions Created in 2012

    Posted: 9 March 2012

    Eight new missions of the Church are being created in Colombia, Ghana, and Mexico; in the region of Vanuatu, New Caledonia, and the Solomon Islands; in Utah and in Nevada. A mission in Moscow, Russia, is being combined with neighboring missions.  Full Story

  • New Mission Presidents by Area for July 2012

    Posted: 9 March 2012

    The calling of 110 new mission presidents in the Church was announced this week. They will begin their service in July.  Full Story

  • Addiction Recovery Program Calls for Stories of Recovery and Healing

    Posted: 8 March 2012

    In preparation for an Addiction Recovery Program website scheduled to debut later this year, the Church is seeking personal stories of addiction recovery.  Full Story

  • Elder Cook Charges Young Adults to Build the Kingdom

    Posted: 4 March 2012

    From the pulpit of the BYU–Idaho Conference Center on Sunday, March 4, 2012, Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles counseled young adults throughout the world to “act well [their] part” by avoiding wearing a “mask,” acting in accordance with their true identities, setting appropriate goals, and building their countries and communities.  Full Story

  • Elder Oaks Surveys Japan One Year after Earthquake

    Posted: 3 March 2012

    Nearly one year after earthquakes and an ensuing tsunami devastated Japan, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Elder Donald L. Hallstrom of the Presidency of the Seventy visited the country and offered a message of hope and love.  Full Story

  • Names Submitted for Temple Ordinances

    Posted: 1 March 2012

    A letter from the First Presidency mailed to priesthood leaders with directions that it is to be read to members during sacrament meeting reiterates the policies first stated in 1995 concerning the submission of names for proxy temple ordinances.  Full Story

  • Church Asks Members to Understand Policies

    Posted: 1 March 2012

    Church leaders are asking Latter-day Saints to learn and better understand the Church’s family history policies on submitting names for temple ordinances.  Full Story