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Elder L. Tom Perry to Receive Treatment for Cancer, Elder Richard G. Scott Hospitalized 

News Release — 24 April 2015

Elder L. Tom Perry will begin radiation treatment this morning after being diagnosed with cancer in the thyroid gland. Elder Richard G. Scott, age 86, was hospitalized last evening due to gastrointestinal bleeding.

Religious Freedom and Fairness for All

Commentary — 15 April 2015

The United States Supreme Court will soon hear arguments about whether same-sex marriage is a constitutional right nationwide. To lend its voice on the matter, a diverse coalition of faith communities, including The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, recently filed an amicus brief with the court. Though the case is about the definition of marriage, the focus of the brief is on religious freedom and the ways the two are connected.

''Because He Lives'' Initiative Spreads Easter Message to Millions''

News Release — 10 April 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' latest initiative to spread hope through the teachings of Jesus Christ saw significant success this Easter. The "Because He Lives" Easter video (which focused on the possibilities for all mankind thanks to Christ's resurrection from the dead) has been viewed nearly 30 million times.

Church's 185th Annual General Conference

News Release — 5 April 2015

More than 100,000 Church members, friends and invited guests are expected to attend the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that is held Saturday and Sunday 4-5 April 2015, in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City. Thousands of Canadians are joining millions more to watch or listen to conference via television, radio, satellite and Internet broadcasts

Unity in Diversity

Commentary — 3 April 2015

Can a church be unified and diverse at the same time? In a global world, where people exchange ideas and culture easier than ever, the better question may be “How can a church survive without unity and diversity?” The two complement each other.

In a Game of Total Victory We All Lose

Commentary — 3 April 2015

It has been two months since The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called publicly for legislators to pass laws that safeguard religious freedoms while also extending protections in housing and employment for LGBT people.

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First Presidency 2015 Easter Message

News Release — 3 April 2015

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued its annual Easter message.

Church Shares 'Because He Lives' Easter Initiative

News Story — 27 March 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will launch an Easter initiative focusing on the teachings of Jesus Christ on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Annual General Conference Reaches Global Audience

News Story — 27 March 2015

Sessions of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be broadcast live from the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, beginning on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Mormons Receive Appreciation Plaque From Salvation Army in Brampton

News Story — 23 March 2015

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brampton, Ontario, recently received an appreciation plaque from the Salvation Army’s Community and Family Services. Gordon Randell, supervisor of the program, remarked about the Church’s ongoing support. Ecclesiastical leader Scott Goobie, Edward Aguiar, Helen Warner and full-time missionaries Elder Garrison Ganowsky and Elder Miles Anderson accepted the plaque on behalf of the Church at a luncheon attended by more than 100 people.

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