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All returned missionaries now preapproved for enrollment in BYU-Pathway Worldwide's PathwayConnect BYU Pathway and the Church's missionary department have announced that all missionaries, serving in any capacity and for any length of time, will be pre-approved for admission to BYU Pathway Worldwide Pathway Connect.
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.
Following Sri Lanka bombings, Church's Asia Area presidency offers words of sorrow, comfort Following Sunday's devastating bombings in Sri Lanka that have resulted in more than 200 deaths, the Asia Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement expressing sorrow and comfort.
Relatives of a blast victim grieve outside a morgue in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. More than hundred were killed and hundreds more hospitalized with injuries from eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside of Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday, officials said, the worst violence to hit the South Asian country since its civil war ended a decade ago.
'Our hearts are with beloved Paris': Sister Sharon Eubank shares hopeful post after Notre Dame fire Like many around the world who watched as smoke and flames destroyed the roof of the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris on Monday, April 15, members of the Church took to social media this week to share in mourning the loss of the cathedral.
Sister Sharon Eubank shared a post on Facebook about the time she spent living in Paris in 2006.
Hope from ashes: Why the Notre Dame fire is a symbol of rebirth during Holy Week Flames engulfed the historic cathedral of Notre Dame on Monday, April 15 in Paris. But faith and hope in Jesus Christ bring the community together in a time of mourning.
Firefighters tackle the blaze as flames and smoke rise from Notre Dame cathedral as it burns in Paris, Monday, April 15, 2019. Massive plumes of yellow brown smoke is filling the air above Notre Dame Cathedral and ash is falling on tourists and others around the island that marks the center of Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
First Presidency releases Church's 2018 statistical report The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the annual statistical report concerning the growth and status of the Church as of Dec. 31, 2018.
Latter-day Saints stand and sing with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City during the morning session of the 189th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday, April 6, 2019.
See all the talk summaries, photo galleries from April 2019 general conference Here's the complete list of talks and photo galleries from the 189th Annual General Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Latter-day Saints wait in line at the Conference Center before the Saturday morning session of the 189th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 6, 2019.
Kuwait officially recognizes The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Latter-day Saints and friends gather in front of the meetinghouse in Kuwait.
New virtual classrooms for BYU-Pathway connect students anytime, anywhere The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has granted approval for worldwide, virtual, online gatherings as a permanent part of the BYU Pathway programs.
Connecting students from various regions, the virtual gatherings now offered by BYU-Pathway Worldwide allows students from almost anywhere in the world to participate in the online learning programs.
Seminary curriculum to align with 'Come, Follow Me' beginning 2019 — here's what you need to know about the change Announcing a significant shift in the curriculum followed by seminaries of the Church around the world, the First Presidency released a letter on March 22, 2019, detailing changes which will align seminary study with "Come, Follow Me."
Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Elder Kim B. Clark and Chad H. Webb pose for a photo after filming a video regarding the First Presidency announcement that seminary curriculum will align with "Come, Follow Me."
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