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  • Faith

    Reactions to President Thomas S. Monson’s death

    SALT LAKE CITY — As people arrived on LDS Temple Square Wednesday morning to work or provide service, they spoke about their feelings for President Thomas S. Monson, who died Tuesday evening at about 10 PM at the age of 90. They express surprise, shock, sadness, acceptance and gratitude. “He was just a really gentle […]
  • Utah

    LDS Church “Light the World” effort to feature donation vending machines

    SALT LAKE CITY — Scan a card in Salt Lake City, send a goat to a needy family on the other side of the world. That’s one of the options people who use one of three vending machines downtown can choose.  The machines were set up by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints […]
  • Utah

    Two churches in Utah ban firearms

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Jewish congregation Kol Ami are the only two churches in Utah that have notified the Utah Department of Public Safety of their intent to prohibit firearms in their houses of worship in Utah. The LDS Church also published a public notice about it in the main […]
  • Faith

    Pastor France Davis talks about Texas church shootings

    Pastor France Davis of Salt Lake’s Calvary Baptist Church, says churches used to be sanctuaries, where people felt safe. “More and more these days, with more and more people being violent in terms of their behavior, more and more people have mental problems on the streets, and more and more guns readily available for people […]
  • California LDS wards being used to shelter evacuees

      Watch how members of the @LDSChurch are helping victims of the #NorthernCaliforniaFires pic.twitter.com/D9hQFZ9u4I — Mormon Newsroom (@MormonNewsroom) October 15, 2017 LDS Ward buildings are being used to shelter people of all faiths displaced by the fires burning in Northern California.  People are sleeping on the classroom floors and eating together in the cultural hall. […]
  • Faith

    Mormon leader in Puerto Rico: ‘We don’t want to be forgotten’

    The Stake President of the San Juan Puerto Rico stake says there is much need still on the island, but he is worried they will be forgotten about. Read more in the LDS Church news here
  • Faith

    Brussels bombing survivor says faith, forgiveness key to healing

    A survivor of the Brussels bombing says forgiveness was key to his overall healing.   Mason Wells, from Sandy Utah, was on an LDS mission when he was severely injured by a terrorist attack at the Brussels airport in April 2016.   He spent weeks in the hospital recovering.   Now he’s written a book […]
  • Faith

    Elder Robert D. Hales passes away at 85

    SALT LAKE CITY — Elder Robert D. Hales, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, has died, according to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A spokesperson for the LDS Church says Elder Hales was surrounded by members of his family when he passed. He was 85 years old. Born August […]
  • Faith

    Mormon missionaries airlifted out of Puerto Rico

    The last Mormon missionaries were evacuated from Puerto Rico Tuesday evening.   The final 118 arrived in Miami; 155 total were evacuated since Friday.   Many tell the Deseret News say they feel heartbroken to leave the island and the people they loved.   They won’t return until basic infrastructure is rebuilt.  They did not […]
  • Education

    BYU starts selling caffeinated soda on campus

    PROVO, Utah– Brigham Young University is now selling caffeinated soda for the first time in more than 50 years on campus.   It announced the decision here,along with a Q&A.     Listen below for some of the reactions.