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The Church is helping fund a two-year project in rural Tajikistan, working with Catholic relief agency Caritas.

Elder Soares and Prime Minister of Tonga Siaosi Sovaleni presented each other gifts and discussed collaboration in humanitarian aid, education.

While ministering in Cape Verde, Latvia, Lithuania and England, Sister Tracy Y. Browning and Sister Rebecca L. Craven invited all to come unto Christ.

Anatolii Khromov, the director of Ukraine’s state archival services, and Gonzalo Luengo, a Chilean genealogist, were among the notable visitors at RootsTech 2023.

Church members and leaders in Brazil helped make the donations in several cities.

Elder Gerrit W. Gong and his wife, Sister Susan Gong, shared a message about temple and family history work at an “After-Party” for young adults at RootsTech.

Elder and Sister Andersen complete a 9-day ministry visit to Brazil, returning to the land and people they love and speaking to members, missionaries and government leaders.

“This is an effort to go beyond our members to address the needs, the humanitarian needs, of the world’s children, and we found them. It was glorious,” said President Johnson.

Wheelchairs, medical equipment, school furniture and other donations were made in Ghana, Uganda, Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The 26-year-old full-time missionary passed away in the hospital after feeling ill.

“When we say we’re going to the temple, we’re actually going to be closer to the Lord. The temple is the place, but the purpose is the Lord,” Elder Gong says.

At the heart of Elder Andersen’s interactions and the most powerful expressions were the Apostle’s teachings and testimonies of the Savior Jesus Christ.

The eight-day ministry of Elder David A. Bednar and his wife, Sister Susan Bednar, in the Philippines included teaching with leaders, members, missionaries and temple workers.

Women enter homes where men cannot, build community trust and work with parents to encourage immunizations. The Church and UNICEF are working alongside others in these efforts.

“The message has been powerful, and it’s of joy. They have joy regardless of their circumstance. They are finding joy in the gospel of Jesus Christ,” President Cordon said.

The two water purification systems and 30 wooden houses will help migrant shelters in northern Mexico.

Elder and Sister Gong, singer Jordin Sparks, actor Sean Astin and others delivered keynote messages that resonated with audiences online and in person at RootsTech.

RootsTech, a 3-day global family history event, featured a list of celebrity keynotes, fun activities, a bustling expo hall and hundreds of informative classes. Read what happened.

Justin G. Thomas taught that in family history research, there is purpose behind each person.

Elder Gerrit W. Gong and his wife Sister Susan Gong took RootsTech audiences on a family history journey from Hawaii to Ireland. Actor Sean Astin also spoke. Here’s what they said.

Here’s how eight young adults are seeing temple and family history work “opening the heavens.”

A new music video features singer Alex Sharpe singing in Irish Gaelic and English in the green landscape of Ireland as part of Elder Gerrit W. Gong and Sister Susan Gong’s Family Discovery Day keynote at RootsTech 2023.

In his first trip to Utah, Haji Allahshükür Hummat Pashazade found renewed hope for humanity’s future through a growing relationship.

Mona Magno-Veluz, the “Mighty Magulang” family historian, shared in a RootsTech 2023 virtual keynote about three of the blessings she’s seen from her research.

Your DNA Guide founder and CEO Diahan Southard offers 5 reasons to RootsTech attendees to tell their stories by getting a DNA test

Discovering resiliency allows people to choose their own narrative for their family history, Me Ra Koh shared at RootsTech.

“It is time to make our life sweet, full of safety, friendship and love and to live in harmony,” His Highness Sheikh Salem bin Sultan bin Saqr Al-Qasimi says.

Connect Our Kids is a nonprofit organization that helps foster children to connect with their families. Here’s what they said at RootsTech 2023.

Industry leaders came from around the world to showcase their products and innovations at RootsTech 2023.

State of emergency declared following severe tropical Cyclone Judy, with a second bearing down.