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Families Matter Receives 10,000 Books From Mormon Women in Calgary

News Story — 25 November 2014

Calgarian women from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have donated over 10,000 books to Families Matter, a family support organization.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

At Vatican Summit, Mormon Leader Calls for “Renaissance” of Happy Marriages

News Release — 22 November 2014

In his address to faith leaders gathered for a summit on marriage at the Vatican, President Henry B. Eyring, said “a man and a woman, united in marriage, have a transcendent power to create happiness for themselves, for their family, and for the people around them.”

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Provides Context for Recent Media Coverage on Gospel Topics Pages

News Release — 13 November 2014

For many years the Church has had a reference section on its main website for various "gospel topics," listed in alphabetical order. Beginning in November of 2013 the Church began supplementing the material there by publishing in-depth essays on topics of special public interest, including accounts of Joseph Smith’s First Vision, the Book of Mormon translation process and many more (see complete list below).

Dalai Lama Presents Humanitarian Award to John Volken

News Story — 12 November 2014

The Dalai Lama has presented a humanitarian award to John Volken, social entrepreneur and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Canadian Delegate Presents at International Symposium on Religious Freedom

News Story — 31 October 2014

Brigham Young University recently welcomed the distinguished Reverend Dr. James Christie as the Canadian delegate at the 21st annual International Law and Religion Symposium on Religious Freedom.

Women of All Ages Serve in Manitoba

News Story — 29 October 2014

On 27 September 2014, women, young women and girls eight years of age and older gathered at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ meetinghouse in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to provide service to women in their community.

 

 

Difference and Dignity

Commentary — 28 October 2014

Societies are full of interest groups, political camps, cultural factions and religious organizations advancing their own vision of the good. And when we all have our own say, communities are better for it. Engaging our differences makes life harder, but also more worth living. We find meaning in human connection when we climb out of ourselves and discover the dignity of others, even if we disagree.

Canadian Church Leaders Offer Condolences in Wake of Terrorist Attacks

News Story — 23 October 2014

On behalf of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder G. Lawrence Spackman, Elder Alain L. Allard and Elder Paul D. M. Christensen issued the following statement Thursday:

Civil Society and the Church

Commentary — 18 October 2014

The unsung work of society gets done by countless people acting voluntarily to solve a problem. And like spires in the skyline, every person has a role to play, a talent to lend and a place to belong.

Mormon Health Code Influences Cardston Alcohol Ban

News Story — 15 October 2014

The town of Cardston, Alberta, made national headlines this week when residents overwhelmingly voted to keep alcohol from being sold within the town limits.

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