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  • Construction Begins on Twin Falls Bishops’ Storehouse

    Posted: 28 October 2015

    Construction for a new Latter-day Saint bishops’ storehouse began in September in Idaho Falls, Idaho. A bishops’ storehouse is a place where those in need can go at the recommendation of their local bishop to receive food and other necessities.  Full Story

  • High-Ranking Vietnam Delegation Visits Church Headquarters

    Posted: 25 October 2015

    At Church invitation, a high-ranking Vietnam delegation from Hanoi visited Church headquarters October 2 through October 5. The delegation held official talks with Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Seventy and Asia Area President at the Church Administration Building.  Full Story

  • General Conference Attendees Share Conversion Stories

    Posted: 19 October 2015

    During general conference on October 3 and 4, 2015, converts from all walks of life gathered in Salt Lake City, Utah, to hear the voice of the prophet. Some shared their conversion stories with the Church News.  Full Story

  • Elder Richard G. Scott: A Beloved Leader in Latin America

    Posted: 8 October 2015

    Elder Scott’s well-established connection to Latin America and its people began more than a half-century ago.  Full Story

  • Church Assisting during Refugee Crisis; No Members Harmed in Chile Quake

    Posted: 30 September 2015

    The First Presidency has approved a three-pronged humanitarian project in response to what has been called the largest movement of refugees on the European continent since World War II. Meanwhile, no members or missionaries were harmed in a massive September 16 earthquake that claimed 11 lives and caused significant damage in coastal towns in north-central Chile.  Full Story

  • “Sons of Mexico” Celebrate Rededicated Temple

    Posted: 30 September 2015

    Elder Benjamin De Hoyos and Elder Arnulfo Valenzuela, both of the First Quorum of the Seventy, serve together in the Mexico Area Presidency. The two friends remember well a time, not that long ago, when devout members in Mexico had to cross an international border to claim the blessings of the temple.  Full Story

  • Family Tragedy Was a Pivotal Moment for the Scotts

    Posted: 25 September 2015

    A pivotal moment in the marriage of Elder Richard G. Scott and Sister Jeanene Scott came early on when they suffered a double tragedy. Their son Michael shares the story of how his parents’ experience deepened their commitment to the gospel of Jesus Christ.  Full Story

  • Elder Andersen Visits Brazilian Saints

    Posted: 24 September 2015

    Elder Andersen and his wife, Sister Kathy Andersen, recently returned to Brazil to participate in meetings for members, missionaries, and local priesthood leaders in several cities.  Full Story