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More 'The SafetyZone' videos for missionaries now available through Church's Media Library Missionary safety videos made by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are now available to watch online.
The Church's new missionary safety video series is patterned after a fictitious studio show called "The SafetyZone," with hosts talking about safety principles and showing "highlight" clips.
Latter-day Saint leaders respond with grief, prayers for Muslims after New Zealand shooting They offer prayers for victims, all New Zealanders and "our Muslim brothers and sisters throughout the world."
The Pacific Area Presidency of the Church issued a statement of grief after the mass shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Stunning work by new Latter-day Saint artists showcased in Church's international competition Discover new Latter-day Saints artists from across the globe in the Church's 11th International Art Competition.
A detail of "Never a Murmur," a cast bronze sculpture by Craig Cunningham, is pictured in front of "Lights of Night," an acrylic piece by Roland Thompson, during a media preview for the 11th International Art Exhibition at the Church History Museum in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.
President Nelson dedicates Rome Italy Temple 170 years after Church 'opened a door which no man can shut' President Russell M. Nelson dedicated the Rome Italy Temple, located in one of the most influential cities in the history of the world and in the history of Christianity, on Sunday, March 10.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints places mortar during the cornerstone ceremony for the dedication of the Rome Italy Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Rome, Italy, on Sunday, March 10, 2019.
During Rome Italy Temple youth devotional, President Nelson shares 'things to know' and 'things to do' On the Eve of the dedication of the Rome Italy Temple, President Russell M. Nelson offered the youth of the temple district 10 thoughts — the first pertaining “things I want you to know,” and the second pertaining to “things I wan
Attendees listen to President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a devotional in Rome, Italy, on Thursday, March 7, 2019.
2 Church volunteers in Russia to be deported After being arrested and detained for a week by local authorities in Russia, two young Latter-day Saint volunteers will be deported following a decision from the Novorossiysk's Primorsky Disctrict Court.
Novorossiysk, Russia
How some in the genealogy industry are reacting to RootsTech's expansion to London When David Nicholson and Hannah Morden-Nicholson first learned that RootsTech was coming to London, the husband-wife co-founders of LivingDNA, based just outside of England's capital city, were more than thrilled.
Fred Graham looks at Genealogy WallCharts displays during RootsTech at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019.
Russian police detain 2 Latter-day Saint volunteers Russian police officers arrested two Latter-day Saint volunteers in a church meetinghouse on Friday, as reported by the Deseret News. They are currently detained in Novorossiysk, a city 930 miles south of Moscow.
Novorossiysk, Russia
LDS Charities was involved in over 2,800 projects during 2018. Here's a look at their worldwide impact Assisted by 1,900 partners, LDS Charities participated in 2,885 projects in 141 countries last year, according to the organizations 2018 annual report.
A young man in Ghana is fitted with a wheelchair with help from an LDS Charities technician.
'Miracles can happen': Saroo Brierley shares story of finding his family and never giving up hope at RootsTech Saroo Brierley, whose life was the inspiration for the 2016 Oscar-winning film "Lion," was a keynote speaker at RootsTech in Salt Lake City on Friday, March 1, 2019. He described his life as "a story of hope" and said that "miracles can happen."
Saroo Brierley gives a keynote address at the RootsTech conference at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City on Friday, March 1, 2019. Brierley lost contact with his family as a young child in India and was raised by an adoptive family in Australia, before later reconnecting with his biological family.
Missionaries save lives of 4 men in island nation of Kiribati Two missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints saved the lives of four men after their car crashed into a lake in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, Newsroom reported on Feb. 21.
Elder Ulas, a missionary with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, rescues a driver and three other passengers who were trapped in a submerged car after crashing.
The serendipitous moment that taught me the true value of the gospel of Jesus Christ That’s what I know now that I didn’t know before I visited the “friendly Islands.” I started my trip looking for a road map of Nuka'lofa and I found something far greater — a road map for life.
Members in Nuku'alofa Tonga prepare for a baptism in November 2007.
Four Latter-day Saint missionaries injured in serious car accident in New Caledonia Four missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were injured in a serious car accident on Saturday, Feb. 16, on the island of New Caledonia.
Four missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were involved in a serious car accident on Saturday, Feb. 16, on the island of New Caledonia. The Church has 65,000 missionaries from numerous countries, as portrayed by some flags displayed at the missionary training center in Lima, Peru.
Latter-day Saint missionaries can now call, text home weekly, First Presidency announces The First Presidency has announced that full-time missionaries can now call or text home on a weekly basis.
The First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday, Feb. 15, that missionaries worldwide are now authorized to communicate with their families each week on preparation day by text messages, online messaging, phone calls and video chats, in addition to letters and emails.
Here's why the Church has decided to close 4 international MTCs While missionary training centers in Spain, Chile and the Dominican Republic were recently closed, a higher percentage of new missionaries will be trained in international MTCs compared to the Provo MTC.
Elder Fernando Armindo Zuca, left, and Elder Jorge Gabriel, right, work with other missionaries on a lesson at the Brazil Missionary Training Center in São Paulo, Brazil on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
Church to close Argentina Missionary Training Center in July 2019 Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have announced they will close the missionary training center located in Buenos Aires, Argentina, effective July 2019.
The Argentina Missionary Training Center, located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Church leaders announced Friday, Feb. 8, that they will close the missionary training center located in Buenos Aires, Argentina, effective July 2019.
Photo courtesy of Provo MTC.
Unleashing the power of families: How the 'Come, Follow Me' curriculum has 'fundamentally' shifted the gospel experience for members around the world A month into the new year, new Church schedule and new home-centered curriculum, families from around the world share how the changes have affected their Church and family study experiences, especially with small children.
Families using the new home-centered, Church-supported curriculum are beginning to witness the power promised by President Nelson when he announced it during the October 2018 general conference.
This new tool helps prospective missionaries plan the best time to serve The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a new tool to help prospective missionaries consider the best time frame for their missionary service.
The new prospective missionary tool available at lds.org helps those planning to serve a full-time mission plan when they would leave and return.
Hong Kong China Temple to close July 8 for renovations The Hong Kong China Temple will close for extensive renovations effective July 8, the First Presidency has announced.
The exterior of the Hong Kong China Temple, as shown during the month marking the 20th anniversary of the temple's dedication.