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President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints commemorated the 200th anniversary of the angel Moroni’s first visit to Joseph Smith on social media.

On the 200th anniversary of Moroni’s appearance to Joseph Smith, read what the First Presidency, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and three women leaders have said about the coming forth of the Book of Mormon.

“We are not alone in this,” said a nonprofit leader after meeting with President Susan H. Porter, Sister Kristin M. Yee and Sister Tamara W. Runia.

With the new temple showing through the windows behind him, Elder Neil L. Andersen invited youth to find courage living the gospel of Jesus Christ.

President Oaks, Elder Christofferson, Elder Rasband and President Johnson participated in the inauguration for BYU’s next leader.

Education has always been a fundamental belief of the gospel of Jesus Christ, explained Elder Christofferson, Elder Rasband and President Johnson in Latin American devotional.

Elder Quentin L. Cook blessed the temple to be “an inspiration to the entire community.”

Latter-day Saints’ “hearts are brimmed with joy” for the Lord’s “bounteous blessings.”

Elder Andersen blessed the temple to provide “added goodness, honesty, peacemaking, and prayer” to the “precious land of Brazil.”

The women leaders visited several countries in the Pacific this month, focusing on ministering to children and youth.

Elder Neil L. Andersen’s dedication of the Brasília Brazil Temple is the 1st of 3 temple dedications on a historic day for the Church.

Moses Lake Washington Temple was dedicated by Elder Quentin L. Cook and is the Church’s 182nd temple. It is the third of three temples dedicated in historic weekend.

On a day of 3 temple dedications, the Apostle dedicates the new house of the Lord in an area where his family lived in the 1980s and 1990s.

First Presidency announces “Joseph the Prophet,” Elder Holland health update, President Johnson visits Indiana, plus 7 more Church News stories from the week of Sept. 10-16.

Research shows people who struggle with being unforgiving have a “25% to 50% increased risk of also having had some sort of cardiovascular health problem.”

The Church leaders will focus their remarks on the importance of education and the opportunities available, including BYU–Pathway.

Elder Gerrit W. Gong told a story of his ancestors and other Church leaders shared messages about the Joseph Smith Papers conference, repentance, and welcoming others.

President Dallin H. Oaks opened the Joseph Smith Papers Conference by announcing a new biography on Joseph Smith.

As Sister J. Anette Dennis reflects on her life, she can see the Savior’s watchful care and influence, the counselor in the Relief Society general presidency says in the Church News video “Partnering with the Savior.”

Brigham Young University–Idaho President Alvin F. Meredith III and his wife, Sister Jennifer Meredith, gave the opening devotional for fall semester.

Relief Society General President Camille N. Johnson spoke at the Indiana Statehouse and took part in the Indy Festival of Faiths during a weekend ministry trip.

President Camille N. Johnson has served as Relief Society general president since Aug. 1, 2022.

Church releases statement acknowledging appreciation from the Holland family and the Apostle’s desire to return to active ministering.

President Nelson turned 99, Church leaders testified of the new “Preach My Gospel,” the St. George Temple open house began, plus 6 more stories from the Church News from the week of Sept. 3-9.

Church News shares an excerpt from the intro of President Russell M. Nelson’s new book, “Heart of the Matter.”

In honor of President Nelson’s 99th birthday, see a chronological list of announcements and changes that have happened in the Church since he became Prophet.

See photographs of Church President Russell M. Nelson marking his landmark 99th birthday at the Church Administration Building.

See a timeline of events from President Russell M. Nelson’s personal life, professional life and service in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Born Sept. 8, 1940, Elder Quentin L. Cook has served as an Apostle since October 2007.

Special birthday video shows President Russell M. Nelson through the years with family, friends, colleagues and members of the Church around the world.