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

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.