Elder Uchtdorf shares message during Volkstrauertag: A German national day of remembranceElder Uchtdorf speaks during the Volkstrauertag event at Fort Douglas Military Cemetary in Salt Lake City on Nov. 18. The gathering pays tribute to German prisoners of war — and others — who are buried there.
What general conference looked like over 100 years ago and how it's changedWhat did general conference look like 50 years ago? 100 years ago? This semiannual tradition of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has seen many changes over the years ever since a group of 27 Church members gathered in June of 1830.
A look back at the vital role of women's voices during general conferenceWith the general women’s session of conference to be held on the evening of Oct. 6 during the former priesthood session spot, women around the world are looking forward to gathering together to hear from their auxiliary leaders.
The scripture Elder Bednar was inspired to share on 9/11 with BYU-Idaho studentsVery little can be said about the terrorist attacks on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, that hasn’t already been said. Thousands of people were killed as millions of people across the country and around the world watched in horror as the attacks unfolded.
Why Church history isn't something to be afraid of, according to Apostle and historiansWith the historic Nauvoo Illinois Temple as a backdrop, Elder Quentin L. Cook promised young adult Latter-day Saints that studying the history of the Church will deepen their faith and their desire to live the gospel more fully.
What Elder Cook and historians said about polygamy, seer stones and Church transparency during Nauvoo Face to FaceJoined by Church historians Kate Holbrook and Matt Grow in a worldwide “Face to Face” broadcast from Nauvoo, Illinois, Elder Quentin L. Cook answered significant questions from young adults about Church history on Sunday, Sept. 9.
Do you have a Nauvoo ancestor? New FamilySearch campaign can connect you to Church historyYou could be among 1.1 million Latter-day Saints who will receive an email announcing My Nauvoo Ancestor Story, a new FamilySearch discovery experience that identifies up to 20 of your ancestors who resided in the early Latter-day Saint settlement.
Relief Society got its start when 2 pioneer women pitched in to help with the Nauvoo temple. Here's how they made a differenceRead an excerpt from the new narrative, four-volume history of the Church titled "Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days" about the organization of the Relief Society.
From a bakery to a prison, a prophet retraces the steps of Joseph SmithPresident Spencer W. Kimball retraced some of Joseph Smith's footsteps in 1978. He walked some of the streets in Nauvoo, Illinois, and spent contemplative moments at the jail in Carthage where Joseph and his brother, Hyrum, were martyred.
Stumped by your family tree? The 63.7 million indexed names just added to FamilySearch might helpThe entire collection of Ellis Island New York Passenger Arrival Lists from 1820 to 1957 are now available online, thanks to a joint project between FamilySearch and The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
Brush up on your Church history with this new narrativeWhile the new history of the Church, Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, tells the story of ordinary men and women, it also “provides new detail and insight into better-known people and events from Church history...