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'Sacred Events' exhibit represents 'global nature' of ChurchA 21-work commission depicting sacred events from Christ's life is now in a new Church History Museum exhibit. The paintings, however, are more than simply a new exhibit; they're an indicator of an increasingly global Church.
Argentine artist Jorge Cocco Santángelo poses for a photo with some of his artwork at the Church History Museum in Salt Lake City on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
Church members' stories inspire photographers, promotes unityAfter years of traveling the world on assignment, Church photographers Leslie Nilsson and Cody Bell have compiled some of their favorite shots to promote unity, love and a better picture of Church members around the world.
"Light & Life" exhibit photographers Leslie Nilsson, left, and Cody Bell pose for a portrait with some of their photos in the background at the Church History Museum in Salt Lake City on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
New mission presidents called to serve in Brazil, London, Vietnam, New York City and other areasThe following six new mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.
Johannes and Marcia Castellano
What should Latter-day Saints do in the 19 months before the new youth initiative launches? 'Keep moving forward'General auxiliary leaders counsel young people and their parents to wisely utilize the months leading up to the new global initiative. It can be a time of development and joy.
Following the Church's announcement of a new activity program for children and youth in January 2020, the Primary, Young Women and Young Men general presidencies are encouraging members to stay engaged in the current programs until the new initiative is introduced.
From The Vault: Sister Margaret D. Nadauld's 'The Joy of Womanhood'Many people have heard one specific quote that Sister Margaret D. Nadauld delivered from the pulpit in 2000 while serving as Young Women General President.
05.04.98 - Margaret D. Nadauld speaks during Sunday morning session of LDS General Conference. PHOTO BY GARY MCKELLAR
Church releases additional answers about ministeringChurch leaders have released an additional set of questions and answers members and leaders may have about priesthood quorum changes and ministering announced during April general conference.
BYU engineering students design priceless gift: improved mobilityCombining professional training with charitable impulses, young engineers craft mobility-enhancing hand trike to attach to wheelchairs.
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New four-volume history of the Church will be 'transparent, honest and faithful'Readers are now getting their first look at a new, four-volume history of the Church announced last year. "Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days" has been serialized this year in Church magazines.
Greg Newbold image of Nauvoo will be featured on the cover of volume 1 of new Church history, Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days.
Family history moment: How an 89 year old member found her Scottish clanSearching for connections to her Scottish ancestry, Laura Adams was led on an unexpected adventure to a small town in California's Mother Lode area along the Mokellume River.
Family History Moments about a FamilySearch.org entry helping a woman complete her search for an ancestor.
Thousands of youth from central Salt Lake Valley are 'ready' for the Jordan River temple rededicationOn a rainy Saturday morning of May 12, the youth living in the Jordan River Utah Temple district met at the recently renovated temple to sing a hymn, recite a scripture and show they are “ready” for their temple to be rededicated.
Thousands of youth arrive at the Jordan River temple in South Jordan on Saturday, May 12, 2018.
St. George Utah Temple reopens Saturday after early morning vandalismThe St. George Utah Temple closed Saturday morning after furniture and artwork was damaged when an individual broke into the temple and vandalized the fifth floor.
St. George Utah Temple
This week on social: Elder Gerrit W. Gong and Elder Ulisses Soares post for the first time since initial posts as apostlesOn social media this week, Elders Gong and Soares posted for the first time since being called as apostles, while other apostles and Relief Society leaders shared insights from travels, addressed addictive technology and spoke about Mother's Day.
Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf and his wife, Harriet, pose with members of the Church in Eastern Europe.
Face to Face event with Elder Quentin L. Cook and two Church historians to be broadcast from NauvooThe Church recently announced a Face to Face event for young adults with Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and two Church historians, Kate Holbrook and Matt Grow, to be held on Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. mountain daylight time.
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The new crisis: 'Maybe we can help'LDS Charities has served refugees in 119 countries and territories since 1985, completing 378 projects in 49 countries alone during 2017, according to the 2017 LDS Charities Annual report. In Rome, the projects are making all the difference.
LDS Charities missionary Anita Herway plays with Malek  and Momo Mana at INTERSOS In Rome, Italy on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. LDS Charities contributed money to the organization.
One question, three answers: What have you learned from President Russell M. Nelson this year?One question, three answers: What have you learned from President Russell M. Nelson this year?
LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson walks to his seat at the start of the Saturday morning session of the 188th Annual General Conference of the LDS Church at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on March 31, 2018.
'A vision for the future' — Elder Ronald A. Rasband visits the Europe AreaElder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles visits the Europe Area of the Church from April 11-22.
Elder Ronald A. Rasband and his wife, Sister Melanie Rasband, and Elder Paul V. Johnson and his wife, Sister Jill Johnson, visit a school in Praia, San Tiago, Cape Verde Islands.