- President Uchtdorf recalls being a refugee, asks members to reach out (LDS Church News)
During a recent trip to Ostrava, Czech Republic — the city of his birth — President Dieter F. Uchtdorf reflected on the current refugee situation in Europe, his own family history and the history of Latter-day Saints.
- Richard Norby released from hospital, returns home to Lehi, Utah (Deseret News - Utah)
On Tuesday, after 64 days spent in hospitals on two continents recovering from shrapnel wounds and burns he sustained in the Brussels airport terrorist attack in March, Norby left the University of Utah Medical Center and returned to his home in Lehi.
- Elder Holland Tells National Scout Leaders Duty to God Is a Way of Life (LDS Newsroom)
“In a day when some people are using religious faith to divide the human family, this little gathering is a bold declaration that commitment to deity can and should be a powerful, uniting force in this world,” said Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a national meeting of Scout leaders.
- First-edition Book of Mormon to be part of Library of Congress' 'America Reads' exhibit (Deseret News - Utah)
An 1830 edition of the Book of Mormon is scheduled to be part of the Library of Congress’ “America Reads” exhibit to open June 16, according to a news release.
- Elder D. Todd Christofferson: 'Everyone has a stake in religious freedom' (LDS Church News)
“Whether you’re religious or not — whether you initially recognize it or not — everyone has a stake in protecting religious freedom,” Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles declared.
- BYU students take their artistic, athletic talents on the road (LDS Church News)
A sign at the entrance of Brigham Young University carries a familiar slogan: “The World Is Our Campus.”
It’s not a metaphor. The influence and reach of the Church-owned college stretches across the globe. BYU’s performing arts groups and athletic teams are responsible for much of that broad footprint.
- Sister Neill F. Marriott and her daughters speak during BYU Women's Conference (LDS Church News)
Before giving her first general conference address after being called to the Young Women general presidency, Sister Neill F. Marriott remembered sitting in the tall red chairs on the stand in the “cavernous” Conference Center and not having her feet touch the floor. “I was terrified,” she recalled.
- Leader Shares Seven Lessons on Seeking Revelation (Church News)
In her remarks to women gathered in the Marriott Center on April 29 as part of BYU Women’s Conference, Sister Linda S. Reeves, Second Counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency, gave seven lessons she has learned throughout her life while seeking revelation.
- Elder Massimo De Feo: 'We know we are not alone' (LDS Church News)
April 3, 2016, will forever be a historic day for Latter-day Saints in Italy.
For the first time, one of their own — a “paesano” — was called to be a General Authority.
- Programs Help Increase High School Students’ Spirituality (Church News)
It’s been a memorable spring for the Bingham High School boys’ soccer team. The Miners have enjoyed wins over their cross-town rivals, claimed a region championship, and secured a top seed in the 2016 Utah state soccer tournament.
- UTubers: BYU's Vocal Point surprises retirement home residents (Deseret News - Utah)
BYU’s Vocal Point recently teamed up with BYUtv’s new show, “Random Acts,” to “positive prank” residents at a retirement home. Disguised as maintenance workers, the members of the a cappella group surprised residents by entering their rooms and singing “Nearer My God to Thee.”