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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

Daughter of President Nelson dies after courageous battle with cancer
Norman A. Maxfield and Wendy Nelson Maxfield. Sister Maxfield, daughter of Church President Russell M. Nelson, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Latter-day Saint sister missionaries can now wear dress pants
Sister missionaries smile after meeting with President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lima, Peru on Oct. 20, 2018.
Latter-day Saint missionary dies after collapsing at South Africa MTC
Elder Zane Lamping, 19, of Moapa, Nevada, died Monday, Nov. 26, after collapsing while exercising at the South Africa Missionary Training Center in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Latter-day Saint missionary dies in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
The exterior rendering of the Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire Temple, which was released in October 2018. A 24-year-old full-time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in Abidjan died Thursday, Nov. 8, of a sudden illness.