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This week on social: 3 videos, a hug from Sister Uchtdorf and remembering our self-worth This week on social media, Church leaders shared messages about sharing God’s love through acts of service, attending the temple and not comparing oneself to others.
Sister Bonnie H. Cordon shared a video on Facebook on March 14 about the importance of giving service.
Sister Bingham, Sister Cordon wrap up West Africa tour in Cote d’Ivoire Sister Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society general president, and Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women general president, traveled to Ghana, Nigeria, and Côte d’Ivoire, meeting with government leaders and speaking to members and missionaries.



Latter-day Saint youth in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, give Sister Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society general president (right), and Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women general president, a traditional greeting, Saturday, March 9, 2019.
Sister Nelson, Sister Oaks talk to Italian journalist on women, equality within Church The greatest hero of women is the Savior Jesus Christ, said Sister Wendy Nelson during an interview with an Italian newspaper correspondent on March 11.
Sister Wendy Nelson, right, and Sister Kristen Oaks meet with Paolo Mastrolilli, the New York correspondent for the national Italian newspaper La Stampa, in the lobby of the Rome Italy Temple on March 11.
What I know now about 'the power of unity' that I didn't know before visiting Rome On a clear, warm day, President Russell M. Nelson stood under blue skies just outside St. Peter’s Square, arm-in-arm with President M. Russell Ballard and two Italian Church leaders — Elder Massimo De Feo and Elder Alessandro Dini Ciacci.
 President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  pauses to talk with Ammon and Emma Schar, Basel, Switzerland, in Rome, Italy on Saturday, March 9, 2019.  The Schar family is in Rome for the temple dedication.
These are the new presidents and matrons called to serve in Philadelphia, Mexico and more temples around the world The following eight new temple presidents and matrons have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in November.
The Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple is located in downtown Philadelphia.
What an apostle's challenge to say 'I love you, Dad' teaches about following the prophets of God Following the prophets of God is directly connected to receiving Heavenly Father’s blessings, Elder Randall K. Bennett told BYU students on March 19.
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How 1 Latter-day Saint went from writing punk music to a Grammy Award-winning choral composition Latter-day Saint Lansing McLoskey composed a choral piece which recently received a Best Choral Performance Grammy Award. The piece was based on the works of Wole Soyinka, a Nobel Prize winner.
Lansing McLoskey, composer of the piece "Zealot Canticles: An oratorio for tolerance." Conductor Donald Nally and The Crossing (a professional chamber choir) won a Grammy Award for the Best Choral Performance of McLoskey's piece in 2018.
The heart-pounding moment when 1 General Authority testified of Joseph Smith in front of his graduate class "This Church is blessed by the reality of continuing revelation through a living prophet of God," Elder Steven R. Bangerter, General Authority Seventy, said in his BYU-Hawaii devotional address on March 19.
Elder Steven R. Bangerter greets students following a BYU-Hawaii devotional on March 19, 2019.
More 'The SafetyZone' videos for missionaries now available through Church's Media Library Missionary safety videos made by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are now available to watch online.
The Church's new missionary safety video series is patterned after on a fictitious studio show called "The SafetyZone," with hosts talking about safety principles and showing "highlight" clips.
'Music is keeping me alive:' Why a 90-year-old piano teacher has made it her mission to teach 58 students for free 90-year-old Gay Goaslind officially moved to Stockton, California, about six years ago and has since accumulated 58 students, whom she teaches Monday through Friday at her Brookside ward building in the Stockton stake — all for free.
Sister Gay Goaslind poses for a picture at her 90th birthday party on Jan. 14, 2019.
'I felt something that made my heart explode': The inspiring conversion story of a former branch president in Italy A former Italian Latter-day Saint branch president reflects on the growth of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Italy and shares his miraculous conversion story.
Roberto Deni holds up a photo of himself as a young man in his apartment in Murray. About 40 years ago, Deni served as a branch president of a small branch in Rome, Italy.
How Sister Ida Romney came to know for certain that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God Sister Ida Jensen Romney, wife of President Marion G. Romney, drew upon personal knowledge and testimony to help others as she made gospel living a part of her life.
Sister Ida Jensen Romney, wife of President Marion G. Romney of the First Presidency, in 1974.
How Presidents Nelson, Oaks and Eyring explained Latter-day Saint temple work to an Italian journalist An Italian journalist had an exclusive interview with the First Presidency in the lobby of the Rome Italy Temple, where they discussed temple work and eternal families.
President Dallin H. Oaks, President Russell M. Nelson and President Henry B. Eyring shake hands with La Stampa correspondent Paolo Mastrolilli after the reporter interviewed the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Rome Italy Temple on Monday, March 11, 2019.
Pocatello Idaho Temple groundbreaking a highlight of the year for Latter-day Saints Tens of thousands across southeastern Idaho participate in Saturday's groundbreaking service.
Children take a turn turning soil at the March 16, 2019, groundbreaking service of the Pocatello Idaho Temple.
Music and the Spoken Word: What a Nobel Prize winner and Stephen Covey teach us about living a life full of meaning No matter our age, we all can find meaningful things to do with our lives.
In this 1988 image provided by Nokia Bell Labs shows Arthur Ashkin at the lab in Holmdel, N.J. American Arthur Ashkin, Canadian Donna Strickland, and French scientist Gerard Mourou won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics announced Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, for work in laser physics. Ashkin, entered the record books of the Nobel Prizes by becoming the oldest laureate at age 96. (Nokia Bell Labs via AP)
This week on social: Twelve Apostles share President Nelson's Italy Facebook post, add their powerful testimonies This week on social media, members of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared a message from President Russell M. Nelson’s Facebook page on their own pages and added their own personal testimonies to the prophet’s words.
The Rome Italy Temple in Rome, Italy, on Monday, March 11, 2019.
Latter-day Saint leaders respond with grief, prayers for Muslims after New Zealand shooting They offer prayers for victims, all New Zealanders and "our Muslim brothers and sisters throughout the world."