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Brazilian missionary dies after collapsing during a soccer game in Portugal A Latter-day Saint missionary serving in Portugal died Monday, Jan. 28, after collapsing during a soccer game with other missionaries.
Since October, LDS Charities has donated $1 million to American Red Cross for typhoon relief. Here's who it has helped In a news release on Jan. 24, Newsroom announced that LDS Charities joined the American Red Cross to aid with typhoon recovery efforts in the Northern Mariana Islands.
Area leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints join with the Red Cross to discuss Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts with the media in Saipan, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. From left to right: Valrick Welch, Saipan Ward bishop; Diego Sablan of the Barrigada Guam Stake Presidency; Elder Kazuhiko Yamashita, Asia North Area presidency; and Elder Bill Davis, an Area Seventy.
A sacred purpose: How the Church is helping save newborn lives in Brazil Church's commitment to neonatal health anchors ongoing welfare effort in vast South American nation.
Instructor demonstrates neonatal care techniques to Guajajara midwives at October, 2018, training seminar in northern Brazil that was co-sponsored by the Church
Learn everything you need to know about the symbolism of the statues in the Rome Italy Temple Visitors' Center From keys to a bag of money to an eagle, there are all kinds of symbols found on the 12 ancient apostles statues by Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen.
Bertel Thorvaldsen's statue of Peter, one of the 12 apostles, holds keys at the Church of Our Lady in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The 12 apostles statues were carved out of Carrara marble between 1829 and 1848. Replicas of the statues are now on display in the Rome Temple Visitors' Center in Italy.
A look at how the Christus and 12 Apostle statues went from Copenhagen to the Rome Italy Temple grounds A monumental effort has gone into bringing these classic statues to the visitors' center in Italy.
Replicas of Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen's Christus and 12 apostle statues are on display in the Rome Temple Visitors' Center in Rome, Italy, on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.
President Nelson brings words of comfort in a season of sorrow to California fire victims President Russell M. Nelson offered words of comfort, peace and hope to members of the Chico California Stake following the wildfire that devastated Paradise two months ago.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints looks over a destroyed chapel with his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, in Paradise, California, on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, two months after the Camp Fire destroyed more than 18,000 homes and businesses.
Hope in Paradise: What Latter-day Saint victims of devastating California fire are doing to move forward President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, are expected to speak Sunday during a special conference held for members of the Chico California Stake.
Jeremy and Brynn Chatfield and their children McKell, Aylee and DeLynn survey their destroyed home in Paradise, California, on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, two months after the Camp Fire destroyed more than 18,000 homes and businesses.
Church announces creation of 4 new missions, dissolving of 12 others Four newly created missions have been announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with 12 existing missions being dissolved into neighboring missions.
Missionaries watch President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prior to a missionary meeting in Montevideo, Uraguay on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the creation of four new missions and the dissolving 12 existing missions. With these changes, announced on Jan. 2 and beginning July 1, there will be 399 missions worldwide.
New Church-built well provides relief to thousands in Peru Clean water project is the latest chapter in the Church's long-term commitment to improving lives across Peru.
Piura (Peru) Regional Governor Reynaldo Hilbck Guzman, center, dedicates the Church-sponsored well in San Cristo, Peru, on Nov. 23, 2018. The well will provide clean water to thousands of local residents and is expected to be a boon to the health of the region.
Here are 8 of the biggest natural disasters in 2018 and how they impacted Latter-day Saints The pain wrought by a series of natural disasters was eased a bit by the Christian service of thousands of 'Helping Hands' volunteers and dedicated local Relief Society and priesthood leaders.
A North Carolina resident tells President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency, about his experience of living through Hurricane Florence.
#LightTheWorld giving machines raise more than $1 million for global, local charities and are still going strong The Church's #LightTheWorld campaign has surpassed last year's donations in its first few weeks with local and global donations from its five giving machine locations around the world.
A child looks through the selection of donations available in a #LightTheWorld "giving machine" in the lobby of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City.
Young Women around the world answer the question: 'What think ye of Christ?' 'What think ye of Christ?' is a question that has been answered universally through all ages of time. It is a question that is not only answered with words but more significantly with actions.
The Young Women general presidency: Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, center, Sister Michelle D. Craig, left, and Sister Becky Craven.
FAQ: What to expect in 2019 from the changes for Primary progression, young men priesthood ordination and youth temple recommends Beginning in January 2019, Latter-day Saint children will complete Primary and progress to youth programs as age groups. Read frequently asked questions about the announcement and upcoming changes.
Kampong Thom branch primary children pose in the chapel in Cambodia on Apr 28, 2018. On Dec. 14, the First Presidency announced changes to the timeline children and youth in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will complete Primary, move from one class or quorum to the next and attend the temple for the first time. The changes, effective January 2019, also impact when young men may be ordained to priesthood offices.
Dominican Republic MTC to close in January 2019 The Dominican Republic Missionary Training Center is closing next month, joining two other of the Church's MTCs previously announced as closing effective January 2019.
The Dominican Republic Missionary Training Center in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Colombia's newest temple is already helping area youth make 'the right choice' President Dallin H. Oaks and Elder Ulisses Soares remind Barranquilla-area young men and young women to stay on the "covenant path" by serving in the Church's newest temple.
President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency,  shakes the hands of young women who arrived early to secure front row seats for the Dec. 8, 2018, youth devotional in Barranquilla, Colombia.
#LightTheWorld campaign goes global with new 'giving machines' in New York, London, Manila Participate in the #LightTheWorld campaign this Christmas season by purchasing items for others through giving machines.
Sister Reyna I. Aburto, second counselor in the general presidency of the Relief Society, and Sister Sharon Eubank, president of LDS Charities and first counselor in the general presidency of the Relief Society, talk to the media about the Light the World Giving Machine in the lobby of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.
Elder Holland tells of his father's death, Christ's birth at Anglican Christmas service Elder Jeffrey R. Holland spoke in Oxford about the comfort he felt at his father’s death because of Christ’s birth.
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Patricia Holland, listen during the traditional Church of England "Nine Lessons and Carols" service in the Pembroke College Chapel in Oxford, England, on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018.
How the 'Light the World' campaign is changing this Christmas For the third year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is encouraging members to #LightTheWorld with simple acts of service and Christlike love during the 2018 Christmas season.
People around the world will again #LightTheWorld with the Church's campaign promoting service to "Give as He gave." A calendar provides ideas for this year's Light the World campaign.