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Updated statement on political participation includes a new lead paragraph and a conclusion.

Elder Hancock also served as president of the Utah Provo Mission and as president of the Bern Switzerland Temple.

Numbers of Church members, dedicated temples, wards and branches, and stakes from 1830 to 2022.

While navigating rising fame and his father’s death, the 18-year-old Latter-day Saint from Hawaii holds on to the hope of eternal families.

“Charity is the antidote to contention and a true characteristic of a follower of Jesus Christ,” said a Melbourne stake president.

The programs aim to provide listeners with “valuable insights, practical tips, and an extra dose of motivation.”

See how youth and missionaries from three different countries are promoting FamilySearch and family history work.

The shirt traveled to Ghana from an Idaho Deseret Industries store in what Elder Call said was no coincidence.

The general Young Women presidency answered questions regarding the purpose of Young Women camp, when it can be held and who plans it.

One county has more stakes than the total of all the other Nevada counties.

The stories of three Latter-day Saints who are deaf and serve in leadership callings in their hearing units: a counselor in a stake presidency, a bishop and a Relief Society president.

Maj. Logan Daniels, an attorney for the U.S. Air Force, will be one of this year’s 13 recipients of the Arthur S. Flemming Awards.

Elder D. Todd Christofferson described the new president as “an effective teacher and leader of organizations.”

Janice Kapp Perry, who has written numerous Latter-day Saint Primary songs and hymns, shares the story of her life and works on the Church News podcast.

President Henry J. Eyring has served over the past six years and will complete his time as BYU–Idaho president on Aug. 1.

Ni-Vanuatu Latter-day Saint Mariella Kaun sought to bring temple blessings to her people.

Wenda Johnson, a three-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier, nurse practitioner, wife and mother of two daughters, pays tribute to her mother and the “strong” women in her family.

One of the largest gatherings of Latter-day Saint women in the world kicked off Wednesday evening and goes through Friday.

Since the Church was given legal recognition in 2018 in Senegal, the country has grown to 257 members. In April, the West African country had its first ever youth conference.

John Dau and his wife, Martha Akech, were among thousands of Sudanese refugees who survived starvation, dehydration, disease and violence. They recently attended the Richmond Virginia Temple open house and dedication.

Conferences, gathering places and other ways of supporting and ministering to YSAs are outlined by the Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

“In many ways, ... class presidency members are like ice-skaters. Sometimes they fall, other times they rely on a guiding hand, but always, they surprise me with their ability to help in God’s work,” Diane Gubler writes.

A BYU study found that participating in family history research reduced students’ anxiety by 20% and increased self-esteem by 8%.

Holly Richardson, who has a large and unique family, joins the Church News podcast to talk about Mother’s Day.

BYU–Hawaii President John S.K. Kauwe III congratulated three alumni who received doctoral degrees during BYU’s recent graduation in Provo.

Elder Isaac Heninger, 19, of New Brunswick, fell in May 7 evening accident and died the following morning in a Salt Lake City hospital.

April 2023 marked commencements at BYU, BYU–Idaho, BYU–Hawaii and Ensign College. See the number of degrees awarded at each school.

Today’s students have a strong interest in “doing things that will have a positive impact on society,” said Dean Brigitte C. Madrian of the BYU Marriott School of Business on the Church News podcast.

Hunter Cragun, a young man with special needs, has found new purpose in singing and leading music during Primary singing time in his Latter-day Saint ward.

First Presidency: “Ensure safety of all participants and protect the Church and its volunteers.”