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Sarah Jane Weaver

Sarah Jane Weaver

Sarah Jane Weaver is the editor of the LDS Church News. Since 1995 she has covered, among other things, LDS Welfare Services, Church Education and social issues impacting Latter-day Saints. Her favorite assignments include reporting on LDS Church temple dedications and writing about Latter-day Saints around the world. Sarah graduated from BYU in with a degree in journalism and history and served as editor and chief of the BYU student newspaper, the Daily Universe. Before joining the Deseret News staff, she completed a Pulliam Fellowship at the Arizona Republic in Phoenix, Ariz.

Recent Headlines

What I know now that I didn't know a month ago
Attendees arrive for the Jordan River Utah Temple rededication  in South Jordan on Sunday, May 20, 2018.
Secretary to the First Presidency called as a General Authority Seventy
Elder Brook P. Hales, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
St. George Utah Temple reopens Saturday after early morning vandalism
St. George Utah Temple
The new crisis: 'Maybe we can help'
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.
Letter from the editor: Welcome to the new LDS Church News
The first issue of the LDS Church News redesign. The cover was designed by Heidi Perry and Mary Archbold.
The story behind the photo
LDS Church News cover published on Sunday, April 22, 2018.
'We are going to start with the end in mind'
President Russell M. Nelson and Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, look over a possible temple site in Bengaluru, India, on Thursday, April 19, 2018. They are accompanied by Elder Randy D. Funk, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Robert K. William, an Area Seventy.
What I know now that I didn't know a month ago
President Russell M. Nelson and Sister Wendy Nelson greet the Vargas family at the Hyde Park Visitors' Center in London on Thursday, April 12, 2018. The boys are Juan David Vargas Saavedra, right, and Joseph Daniel Vargas Saavedra.
Church announces ministering, retires home and visiting teaching
Conferencegoers leave the Conference Center followingChurch's 188th Annual General Conference in Salt Lake City.
New apostles reflect growth, diversity of the Church
Elder Ulisses Soares and Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles chat before the start of the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Annual General Conference of the LDS Church at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on March 31, 2018.
Prophetic pattern of ministering
Joseph F. Smith, Charles W. Nibley and A. William Lund pose in front of a train.
Prophetic pattern of ministering
Joseph F. Smith, Charles W. Nibley and A. William Lund pose in front of a train.
New apostles reflect growth, diversity of the Church
Elder Ulisses Soares and Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles chat before the start of the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Annual General Conference of the LDS Church at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on March 31, 2018.