Tad Walch
Tad Walch

Tad Walch covers the LDS Church and the Church Education System, including BYU, BYU-Idaho and BYU-Hawaii. Tad has worked for the Deseret News for 10 years, serving as the Enterprise Team Editor, the City Editor and the Utah County Bureau Chief. Tad studied journalism at BYU, where he twice served as editor of the Daily Universe. He was a co-founder of Cougar Sports Magazine and served co-editor from 1993-1997. He worked as a sports reporter, sports editor, Olympics reporter and courts reporter at the Daily Herald from 1997-2003. Tad has lived for 28 years in Utah County, where he and his wife are raising five children.

Elder Clark G. Gilbert, presidents of BYU, BYU–Pathway, Ensign College participated in the first meeting of the new Commission on Faith-based Universities.

Those efforts include extensive reductions in water use and a donation of 20,000 acre-feet of water shares.

Nativities from around the world are on display at the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors’ Center.

Elder Quentin L. Cook and Singapore’s ambassador to the United States, Ashok Mirpuri, together press the button to illuminate the light.

Black 14’s John Griffin and Mel Hamilton say collaboration with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to fight food insecurity will continue.

The investigation included interviews with more than 50 eyewitnesses, including Duke and BYU volleyball players and athletic department personnel, about the Aug. 26 volleyball game.

Article looks at dilemma of reporting vs. confidentiality, with insights from scholarly and legal experts and faith leaders.

Read the full Church statement, which outlines how a recent Associated Press story on abuse got it wrong