Near the end of last year, Tom Leavitt, president and CEO of Leavitt Machinery and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was named EY (formerly Ernst & Young) Entrepreneur Of The YearTM for the Pacific Region. In addition to running a successful business, Leavitt also makes humanitarian service a priority.Full Story »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is one of 39 participating organizations in the Canadian Interfaith Conversation (CIC). The CIC emerged from the 2010 Canadian Interfaith Partners, established when the G8 summit took place in Ontario in 2010. Participants have met regularly since that time, garnering additional support and participation.Full Story »
Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Tuesday for legislation across the United States that protects vital religious freedoms.Full Story »
It is hard to count the ways religion benefits society. Churches invigorate communities through local associations of support. Voices of moral conscience hold us to our highest ideals. And the dignity of our relationships toward one another is bolstered by human rights and religious freedom. Behind this lies the unique responsibility of the believer. People of faith contribute to society because of their obligation to God and conscience, not out of privilege, superiority or reward.
Hundreds of Montreal-area members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently formed a flash mob and sang Christmas carols in French at Complexe Desjardins. The Montreal mall is located across the street from where The Book of Mormon musical was playing at the time.Full Story »
Sixty-six years ago today a document graced the world that set new horizons for human relations. It is called the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and was the first global expression of its kind. Leaders from different nations, cultures, religions and political systems came together to establish standards of humaneness that apply to everyone, everywhere.Full Story »
Acclaimed scholar Richard L. Bushman of Columbia University, one of the editors of The Joseph Smith Papers project, and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gave a public lecture at McGill University in early November 2014.Full Story »
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