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  • BYU Makes Changes to Campus

    Posted: 2 November 2015

    Whether it is the new large screens in the Marriott Center or the removal of some of the roads and buildings around campus, visitors to the Brigham Young University campus in recent months have noticed changes—large and small—both inside buildings and around the grounds.  Full Story

  • Groundbreaking Date for Lisbon Portugal Temple Announced

    Posted: 1 November 2015

    Five years after President Thomas S. Monson announced plans to build the Lisbon Portugal Temple during general conference in October 2010, a date has been set for an official groundbreaking on December 5.  Full Story

  • 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