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In Orlando, President Nelson shares 7 truths that have the power to change lives Orlando can claim to be the site of many happy memories for countless individuals. But during a devotional in central Florida on Sunday, June 9 President Russell M. Nelson posed the questions, where is the happiest place on earth?
A near-capacity crowd gathers inside the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, to listen to President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other leaders speak at a devotional on Sunday, June 9, 2019.
During address in Jerusalem, Elder Cook highlights commonalities of Latter-day Saints and Jews With the historic backdrop of Jerusalem behind him, Elder Cook addressed commonalities between Latter-day Saints and Jews, the importance of religious freedom and interfaith dialogue during the semiannual Jewish-Latter-day Saint Dialogue in Israel.
Elder Quentin L. Cook speaks to a group of Latter-day Saint and Jewish scholars about the importance of interfaith dialogue to build understanding and respect. The meeting was held at the BYU Jerusalem Center on June 5
After meeting Tongan king and queen in royal palace, President Nelson is welcomed 'home' by Latter-day Saints More than 10,000 Tongan Latter-day Saints had a once-in-a-lifetime experience as they welcomed President Russell M. Nelson "home" on May 23.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, wave after a devotional in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, on May 23, 2019.
4,000 Fijian Latter-day Saints welcome President Nelson on fifth stop of Pacific Ministry Tour The devotional is the fifth stop on President Nelson’s Pacific Ministry Tour — a nine-day, seven nation trip. It was broadcast to meetinghouses across Fiji.
Attendees wave as President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leaves after a devotional in Nausori, Fiji, on May 22, 2019.
Full-time missionary serving in Mexico City dies of asphyxiation in his apartment Elder Andrew Carr, 19, who was serving in Mexico City, died Saturday, May 18, of asphyxiation in his apartment due to a faulty water heater near the shower in his apartment.
Elder Andrew Carr, age 19, of Fort Worth, Texas, died Saturday, May 18, 2019, of asphyxiation in his apartment. He was serving in the Mexico Mexico City Northwest Mission.
Pacific tour: As religion declines in Australia, President Nelson speaks on Book of Mormon, happiness President Russell M. Nelson delivers a message on the importance of the Book of Mormon to a congregation of 8,000 members in Sydney, Australia.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, wave to devotional attendees on May 19, 2019, in Sydney, Australia.
Church donates $4 million to nine U.S. refugee resettlement agencies for third straight year For the third consecutive year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has donated a $4 million grant to nine national refugee resettlement agencies in the United States.
Sister Sharon Eubank, president of Latter-day Saint Charities, right, and Shawn Johnson, second fro left, director of Humanitarian Services, present a grant from the Church for humanitarian needs to Krish O’Mara Vignarajah, second from right, president and CEO of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), and Nina Zelic, left, senior director for LIRS Programs, on May 14, 2019.
Latter-day Saint 'hero' shot twice after rushing gunman at Colorado school shooting Graduating senior's injuries are not life-threatening; fellow ward members and neighbors step up to support grieving students.
Josh Jones, 18, a priest from the Roxburogh Ward, Highlands Ranch Colorado Stake, was shot twice during the May 7, 2019, school shooting in Colorado. He was attempting to subdue one of the gunmen when he was injured.
Elder and Sister Christofferson testify of the reality of God, who is 'reaching down to bless us' Speaking during BYU Women’s Conference on May 3 with her husband, Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, Sister Christofferson addressed the topic, “By Small and Simple Things Are Great Things Brought to Pass."
Attendees walk through campus during BYU Women's Conference in Provo on Friday, May 3, 2019.
Women leaders answer questions about belonging, doubt and inadequacy in first-ever Sister-to-Sister event In the first-of-its-kind event, the general presidents of the Relief Society, Young Women and Primary organizations met together May 3 to address some of the real-life concerns shared by women in the Church.
Sister Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society General President; holds a bag of popcorn before giving it to Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary General President, who reacts to the gift as Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women General President; reacts aswell at a "Sister to Sister" event at women's conference at BYU's Marriott Center in Provo on Friday, May 3, 2019.
How an 1879 Mass held in the St. George Tabernacle sparked today's Latter-day Saint/Catholic partnerships Today's partnerships between The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Catholic Church date back to 1879, when the St. George Tabernacle and St. George choir hosted Catholic miners for one of the first Masses celebrated in Utah.
Bishop Oscar A. Solis (center, at podium), Catholic Diocese, Salt Lake City, speaks on the topic of Building Relationships Between Faith Communities at the Historic Interfaith Tribute at the St. George Tabernacle in St. George, Utah on Thursday, May 2, 2019.
Women form a rich narrative in the history of the Church, Primary general presidency teaches The legacy of history-making women in the Church continues even to this day, the Primary general presidency taught at BYU Women's Conference on May 2.
Women exit the Marriott Center as they head to classes during the 2019 BYU Women's Conference, on May 2, 2019.
Church gears up for new youth program replacing Boy Scouts, Personal Progress Church leaders are moving forward on a new global initiative for children and youth that will begin in 2020.
Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints share information about new children and youth initiative, which will begin in 2020.
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.
What Church leaders and members are saying about the new temple in DR Congo Local leaders from Kinshasa comment on what the new temple in the Democratic Republic of the Congo means to members there.
Elder Kevin S. Hamilton of the Seventy, with his wife, Sister Claudia Hamilton, participate in the cornerstone ceremony of the Kinshasa DR Congo Temple, along with the members of the Africa Southeast Area Presidency — Elder Joseph W. Sitati, Elder S. Mark Palmer, Elder Joni L. Koch — and their wives.
Temple dedication 'a dream' for Latter-day Saints in DR Congo — here are highlights from the event Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles dedicated the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple in three sessions on Sunday, April 14, 2019.
Latter-day Saints gather outside the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple on its dedication day, Sunday, April 14, 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.
All 15 members of the First Presidency, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles to gather in Rome for temple dedication Gathering here in one of the most influential cities in the history of the world and in the history of Christianity, every member of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will participate in the Rome Italy Temple dedication.
The Angel Moroni statue of the Rome Italy Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at sunrise in Rome, Italy, on Friday, March 8, 2019.
Church releases new series of videos called 'The SafetyZone' to emphasize missionary safety Watch the first episode of a 12-part series of videos produced by the Church that promote missionary safety.
The "SafetyZone" studio logo for the Church's new series of missionary safety videos, which was released March 1, 2019.