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Elder Kyle S. McKay began serving as the Church historian and recorder on Aug. 1 and has been the assistant executive director for the past three years.

Born Aug. 12, 1932, President Dallin H. Oaks has served as an Apostle since 1984 and in the First Presidency since 2018.

President Russell M. Nelson will rededicate the Washington D.C. Temple on Sunday. Here are the connections senior Latter-day Saint leaders have to the iconic edifice.

President Dallin H. Oaks speaks about his youth, education, legal career and calling as an Apostle of Jesus Christ.

Looking back on nine decades, President Oaks recalls his youth, education, career and service in the Church of Jesus Christ.

President Oaks calls for “a global effort to defend and advance the religious freedom of all the children of God.”

Tithing declaration interviews can now begin as early as Sept. 1, according to a First Presidency letter dated Aug. 11.

People immediately began replying to the Prophet’s question, “How are you taking charge of your testimony?”

Earlier this month, President Nelson invited “to take charge of your testimony of Jesus Christ.” Now, he wants to know how people are strengthening their testimonies.

The first counselor in the First Presidency spoke about his youth and family life, unexpected tragedies, and the blessings of Church service.

In part 3 of a three-part series, President Oaks spoke about the importance of religious freedom during an interview at the Rome Temple Visitors’ Center.

Born Aug. 9, 1951, Elder Neil L. Andersen has served as an Apostle since April 2009.

A month away from his 98th birthday, President Nelson surpasses Elder David B. Haight, who lived to be 97 years and 10 months.

Read nine Church News articles from the week of July 31 to Aug. 6.

Church News editor rarely watches senior leaders and their active service without awe. It’s not what they are doing well into their 10th decade that stills her — it is why.

Born Aug. 6, 1955, in Cache Valley, Utah, Elder Stevenson has served as an Apostle since October 2015.

Those of all faith traditions “need to unite all over the globe. … We have a lot to learn from each other on religious liberty.”

The Church responds to recent Associated Press article about the Church’s abuse help line.

“The most effective representation of religious liberty is a representation that stands up for people of faith or no faith,” President Oaks said at the 2022 Notre Dame Religious Liberty Summit.

Those who enjoy religious freedom should think about the circumstances of people who don’t enjoy religious liberty, said President Dallin H. Oaks.

The Church’s entire First Presidency is among the dozen leaders participating in rededication services following the temple’s major renovation.

Sister Featherstone served alongside her husband as he served in general Church assignments for close to 30 years. He passed away in 2018.

New Relief Society and Primary general presidencies sustained in April 2022 general conference begin service Aug. 1.

President Nelson invites all to strengthen and grow their testimonies through prayer, scripture study, temple attendance, learning to hear Him and then “watch for miracles to happen in your life.”

Week in review: 9 stories the Church News published for the week of July 24-30.

Incoming Primary General President Susan H. Porter has spoken about service, love and identity over the past year.

The Friend to Friend featured activities, music and messages focused on the temple from Elder Gary E. Stevenson and the Primary general presidency.

The Joel Nafuma Refugee Center — located in the American Episcopal Church’s St. Paul’s Within the Walls building in Rome, Italy — serves refugees with the help of partners like The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

President Camille N. Johnson worked as a lawyer for nearly 30 years before serving as Primary general president and now Relief Society general president.