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Rugby star forfeits $200,000 contract to serve LDS mission
Young Tonumaipea will be forfeiting his rugby contract in order to serve a mission for the Church.
Church members discuss commonalities with Muslims at Ramadan dinner
Panel of religious leaders at the interfaith symposium in Marsden Park on June 9.
LDS Church calls for unity, compassion in new statement on immigration
FILE - LDS Church Office Building in Salt Lake City, Utah, July 18, 2008.
Live on the Pacific Coast, 'America's Choir' is back on the road

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What one BYU professor said about how new fatherhood study supports the Family ProclamationBYU associate professor Kevin Shafer gave examples of ways the results of a new study he co-authored supports what is said about fathers in “The Family: A Proclamation to the World” and what is known about righteous fathers in the scriptures.
BYU associate professor Kevin Shafer co-authored a recent study that found today’s fathers are more involved in their children’s lives.
This Week on Social: President Eyring, Sister Eubank talk on trials and how to keep faithOn social media this week, Church leaders posted words of encouragement and counsel to those enduring trials and doubts.
Screenshot from President Henry B. Eyring's Facebook page.
How the Mormon Tabernacle Choir changed the Church's role in RussiaThere's more to a Mormon Tabernacle Choir tour than meets the ear. Much of what makes the choir great touches the heart and soul.
A photo of the cover of the Church News from July 6, 1991, features a photo of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on Moscow's Red Square in front of St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, Russia, during the choir's world tour. Gerry Avant, who took the photo, accompanied the choir on their tours from 1991-2013.
What I know now that I didn't know before my dad diedAs I listened to my family remember my dad’s love and kindness and testimony and warm, encompassing hugs, I understood a little bit better that my dad is still a vibrant part of his children and grandchildren’s lives.
Rachel Sterzer with her father in front of the stake center on the day of her baptism in January 1993.
Temple president to serve in Peru November 2018The following new temple president and matron have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in November.
Carlos A. and Raquel M. Pérez
President Nelson asks LDS members to gather Israel, believe in Book of Mormon From their front-row seats on the rostrum as Area Seventies, Elders G. Lawrence Spackman and James E. Evanson personally witnessed the influence and impact of President Russell M. Nelson with Saints in the Canadian province of Alberta.
President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, speaks to members on June 8, 2018, in Edmonton, Alberta.
These 3 experiences were life-changing for this Church leaderElder Villar can point to three life-shaping experiences in his first year after becoming acquainted with the Church — a witness of the Book of Mormon, a confirmation that God knows each individual and the importance of a simple testimony.
Elder Juan Pablo Villar General Authority Seventy, and his wife Sister Carola Cristina Barrios Villar in Salt Lake City on Monday, April 2, 2018.
Elder Quentin L. Cook: Hand of the Lord is evident during difficult time in BrazilIn Brazil, members and leaders are striving hard to build their faith, said Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Elder Cook, with his wife, Sister Mary Cook, traveled to Brazil May 25 through May 29.
Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shakes hand with a young boy during a stake conference in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Media Library 2.0 puts Church media and resources right at users' fingertipsThe LDS Media Library app — the mobile app version of the LDS Media Library on LDS.org — has released a software update that makes it even easier for members to teach the gospel at church, at home, and on the go using Church media.
The Browse tab in the updated LDS Media Library app allows users to explore the largest selection of Church media, sorted into three collections: images, music, and video.
From the Vault: Elder Holland's 'How Do I Love Thee?'In a February 2000 devotional at Brigham Young University, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland spoke about the truest form of devotion, “the pure love of Christ.”
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and Patricia Holland.
Overcoming perpetual doubt: Elder Renlund shares the importance of choosing faithTeachers must help their students "be believing" as they address questions of faith and doubt in their classrooms, Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles taught during a broadcast for seminary and institute instructors.
Elder Dale G. Renlund and Sister Ruth L. Renlund address the audience during the Seminary and Institute broadcast in Salt Lake City.
FamilySearch to provide records of same-sex couples by 2019FamilySearch announced this afternoon that by 2019, they will provide records of same-sex couples on FamilySearch Family Tree.
New FamilySearch Building at Lehi is a complex that includes a FamilySearch Center for the public and office space for 500 employees, primarily software engineers for FamilySearch.
Elder Cook teaches that Church history doesn't have to be misunderstood — it can strengthen faithBy studying the lives of imperfect people, members of the Church can see how God helps them through their own weaknesses.
Elder Quentin L. Cook, 
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, interacts with people after the Devotional.
From plumbing to pipe organs: How one man restored President Packer's beloved instrumentBoyd Young had been a plumber for most of his life when he decided to take up a new hobby of building his own pipe organs.
A before-and-after photo of President Boyd K. Packer's newly restored pump organ. President Packer taught at the Brigham City seminary from 1949 to 1955 and bought his classroom's organ when he left. The Packer family donated the organ back to the seminary in 2015.
FamilySearch brings American Revolution museum next to Philadelphia templeThe Revolution Place experience offers guests an opportunity to find their connection to the American Revolution.
A room in the new "Revolution Place" exhibit that opens Saturday, June 9 at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.
Bishop Caussé visits New Zealand, speaks of sacrifices and blessingsBishop Gérard Caussé, presiding bishop, visits New Zealand to help transition the director of temporal affairs for the Pacific Area.
Current director for temporal affairs, Brent Buckner; Presiding Bishop, Gérard Caussé; and new director for temporal affairs, Steven Peterson.
Ask: Did you participate in the prophet's challenge to the youth for a social media fast?During the Youth Worldwide Devotional on June 3, President Russell M. Nelson issued a special invitation.
LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson speaks during the Worldwide Youth Devotional at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Sunday, June 3, 2018.
Why 2 years in Samoa weren't enough for this returned LDS missionaryTaylor Avei, a young man from Farmington, Utah, finds happiness through serving the people of his heritage.
Taylor Avei in Samoa, where he served with the Rheumatic Relief Program.