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From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

What’s It Like to Represent the Love of Christ to the World? Humbling, New Apostles Say

After three months in their new roles as apostles of Jesus Christ, Elder Gerrit W. Gong and Elder Ulisses Soares sat down for two hours to speak with Utah and national media about what it’s been like to traverse the globe to share the love of Christ.

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Reach Out in Love to Those Considering Suicide, Elder Renlund Says

In an ongoing effort to help prevent suicide, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a series of hopeful videos — several of which come from Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles — that encourage Latter-day Saints to listen to and love those considering suicide.

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Book of Mormon Videos Wrap Second Season of Filming

Filming wrapped near Springville, Utah, for the second season of the Book of Mormon live-action video series. The multi-year project is being produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to bring the stories of ancient-American civilization to life and share the teachings of Jesus Christ.

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Discourses by Latter-day Saint Women Available in Spanish and Portuguese

Speeches by Latter-day Saint women from 1831 to 2016 are now available in Spanish and Portuguese online. The book “At the Pulpit: 185 Years of Discourses by Latter-day Saint Women” was first published in English in early 2017. This is the first non-English publication by the Church Historian’s Press, an imprint of the Church History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Latter-day Saint Hymnbook and Children’s Songbook to Be Revised

Two books of sacred music published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are about to undergo significant changes.

General Women Leaders Minister in The Caribbean

Members of the Young Women and Primary general presidencies of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints visited and met with members in six countries of the Caribbean in May, 2018.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Brook P. Hales Called as General Authority Seventy

Brook P. Hales has been called to serve as a General Authority Seventy effective May 17, 2018, at age 62. At the time of his call, he had been serving as the secretary to the First Presidency and will continue in this role. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Announces Plan for Worldwide Initiative for Children and Youth

For years, Church leaders have been preparing a new initiative to teach and provide leadership and development opportunities to all children and youth, to support families and to strengthen youth everywhere as they develop faith in the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church to Celebrate Revelation on the Priesthood

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Completes Africa Tour in Zimbabwe