History Revisited

The story of the Kia Ngawari Trust: How these amateur historians amassed a national treasure Through their efforts to record the history of missionaries who served in New Zealand, these amateur historians epitomize "Kia Ngawari": Be loving. Be gentle. Be kind.
Watch: ‘Emmeline B. Wells and the Road to Suffrage’ special presentation The presentation “Going to Work with a Will: Emmeline B. Wells and the Road to Suffrage” will be streamed live on the Church History Museum’s Facebook page tonight at 7 p.m. MDT.
Why do temples have the angel Moroni on top? Here’s look at the history of the iconic statues Why does the figure of Moroni stand atop temples in the Church and how many different Moroni statues have been designed? Historians answer these questions and more.
3 lessons President Cordon learned from her relative’s coin in the Salt Lake Temple time capsule One of the 400 coins excavated from the Salt Lake Temple time capsule is inscribed with the name of Alice Hillam, the first cousin of President Bonnie H. Cordon's grandfather.
10 Latter-day Saint pioneers whose influence spans the decades and the globe In celebration of Pioneer Day, the Church News compiled 10 lesser-known pioneer stories from around the world. You may not recognize their names, but you or someone you know has likely benefited from their sacrifices.
‘Saints by Sea’ FamilySearch campaign offers new information about immigrant pioneers Have you ever wondered how or why some early pioneers immigrated to the United States? FamilySearch and BYU just spent roughly eight months researching their stories. Take a look at what they found.
Who was Eliza R. Snow? Read her discourses to learn how she empowered women One of the most influential Latter-day Saint women of the 19th century, Eliza R. Snow was a prolific speaker and poet who served as the second general Relief Society president. Her 1868-1869 discourses are now available to the public.
Celebrate Juneteenth by searching FamilySearch’s Freedmen’s Bureau records Juneteenth 2020 marks five years since FamilySearch announced the beginning of the Freedmen's Bureau records project. Watch this video of Thom Reed of FamilySearch explaining the project and other resources for researching African heritage.
On this Juneteenth, watch two musical events celebrating African American history In celebration of Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, watch two 2018 Church musical events celebrating black people everywhere.
‘Saints’ today: What would early pioneers say or do if facing the COVID-19 pandemic? The Church News spoke with writers of "Saints, Volume 2" about how pioneers' perseverance can inspire today's Saints to have hope during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gerry Avant: What these 2 General Authorities learned about being ‘qualified’ to serve Church News senior contributing editor Gerry Avant writes about how Elder Gerald E. Melchin and Elder Lloyd P. George acted in faith to accept callings when they felt unqualified.
Gerry Avant: President Benson’s visit to the Sacred Grove I consider myself fortunate to be among the tens of thousands who have been able to walk in the Sacred Grove more than once. I went to the grove the first time to cover a visit by President Ezra Taft Benson.
Read 17 quotes on the First Vision from modern prophets Here are statements on the First Vision from each of the 17 latter-day Church presidents as members of the Church prepare for a historic general conference commemorating the bicentennial of the Restoration this weekend.