Church’s commitment to care for those in need — anywhere in the world — reflected in annual report The annual report of Latter-day Saint Charities documents the Church's 2019 efforts to lift millions in 142 nations and territories through more than 3,200 projects.
Missionaries, staff safe after intruder enters Sao Paulo MTC with a knife According to a statement from Nei Garcia, Brazil Area Director of Public Affairs, the intruder was shot and killed by police. None of the missionaries or MTC staff were harmed during the incident.
Church reduces missionary force in Liberia due to country’s economic concerns In coming days, 23 young missionaries who are nearing the scheduled completion of their missions, will return home. An additional eight missionaries scheduled to serve in the country have been temporarily reassigned to other missions.
President Nelson reaches out to China, responds to coronavirus by sending protective equipment The Church announced Wednesday it will be sending a large shipment of protective gear to China in partnership with the charitable organization HOPE (Health Oriented Preventive Education).
An inside look at how Church finances fund humanitarian efforts, temples, worship, missionaries and education In collecting tithes and donations, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints uses member contributions in a myriad of ways – including providing humanitarian efforts, building temples and meetinghouses, supporting missionaries and investing in education.
How Latter-day Saint Charities and the Vietnamese government are addressing the nation’s mobility crisis Almost 1 million of Vietnam's 97 million have limited mobility that requires the use of wheelchairs. Here's how a partnership between Latter-day Saint Charities and the government is making a difference.
Government leader presents official certificate authorizing members to conduct religious activities in Vietnam A high ranking government leader in Vietnam presented an official certificate authorizing members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to conduct religious activities in the country in compliance with a new religious law established in 2018.
Church issues statement in response to deaths of LeBaron family in Mexico In response to the massacre of members of the LeBaron family about five miles outside of La Mora, Mexico, on Monday, Nov. 4, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement on the tragedy.
Church leaders report on status of missionaries, members following Typhoon Hagibis In a disaster report from the Church's Asia North Area offices, members and missionaries in the Chiba and Fukushima prefectures were reported safe following further flooding and mudslides due to torrential rains Oct. 25-26, in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis.
Hurricane Dorian whips through the Bahamas. Here’s how it’s impacting missionaries, members in the area Hurricane Dorian was classified as a category 4 storm as it hovered over the Bahamas on Monday. Record-tying wind speeds on landfall and large amounts of rain have caused severe damage.