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Kaitlyn Bancroft
Kaitlyn Bancroft

Kaitlyn Bancroft is a reporter with Church News. Previously, she’s written for KSL.com, The Salt Lake Tribune, The Spectrum & Daily News (part of the USA TODAY NETWORK), The Denver Post, Deseret News and The Davis Clipper. She's a 2019 graduate of Brigham Young University's journalism program, where she worked at The Daily Universe for four years. Follow her work on Twitter @katbancroft or on Instagram @katbancroftreports, and email her at kbancroft@deseretnews.com.


This week’s study guide includes the start of King Benjamin’s address to his people.

The conference, modeled after last year’s first-ever event, takes place Aug. 2–4, 2024, in Salt Lake City.

This week’s study guide includes Enos’ wrestle before God and Mormon’s explanation of his abridgment.

Sister Browning, second counselor in the Primary general presidency, spoke to nearly 3,000 graduates during her commencement address on April 11.

Sustained during April 2024 general conference, the new leaders will step into their roles on Aug. 1

This week’s study guide includes the allegory of the olive tree and Jacob’s encounter with Sherem.

“It is our attitudes and choices that define us much better than our challenges,” said Elder Mathias Held.

“There is an important interdependency between loving the Lord and loving one another,” said Elder Gary E. Stevenson.

“Jesus Christ is our hope and the answer to life's greatest pains,” said Elder Jose L. Alonso.

“You and I are witnesses who testify,” said Elder Brent H. Nielson.

President Jeffrey R. Holland has felt the power of prayer in the last 18 months since he last spoke in general conference.

Presidents Henry B. Eyring and Jeffrey R. Holland spoke during the Saturday morning session of April 2024 general conference. Also, a new Sunday School presidency and 11 General Authority Seventies were sustained.

The executive vice president of Deseret Management Corporation doesn’t like how faith is often portrayed by the media, and she’s doing something about it.

The Church’s ninth Young Women general president served from 1984 to 1992 and introduced the Young Women values and Personal Progress.

Latter-day Saint artist Michael Malm is known for his depictions of the Savior, some of which hang at prominent Church sites.

This week’s study guide covers Jacob’s teachings on pride, chastity and more.

Harvard professor and scholar Arthur C. Brooks spoke at BYU about why traditional definitions of happiness are wrong and what makes up true, lasting happiness.

The Liberty Jail door, portraits of Joseph and Emma Smith, Book of Mormon translation documents and more bring the Restoration to life, historians say.

This week’s study guide focuses on the Savior’s Atonement, Crucifixion and Resurrection.

Jason Carroll, family initiative director at BYU’s Wheatley Institute, expounded on different kinds of marriage during a BYU–Idaho devotional on March 19.

Alia Tanuvasa and Megan Young learned they were first cousins once removed after becoming friends during a preparation day activity.

This week’s study guide continues Nephi’s teachings about Jesus Christ.

Author Timothy P. Carney spoke at BYU about how challenges of modern parenting might be impacting the choice to have children more than issues like affordability.

This week’s study guide includes Nephi’s teachings about the last days.

Elder Kyle S. McKay and Matt Grow discuss the significance of Kirtland Temple, Nauvoo sites — and when artifacts will go on display in the Church History Museum.

Latter-day Saints and others react to the Church’s acquisition of the temple and explain how their testimonies are strengthened by experiences there.

Lindsay Fulton, chief research officer of American Ancestors, shared an in-depth look at the initiative’s goals and resources.

This week’s study guide includes Nephi’s teachings on Jesus Christ and the prophet Isaiah.

The Emmy and Tony Award-winning performer delighted the audience with personal stories and a selection of songs.

The event included live music, games and a special Puerto Rican family history project.