News Releases

Lethbridge Couple Organizes Recreation Activities for Refugee Children

World Refugee Day was first celebrated June 20, 2001, by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly. Countless groups worldwide host events to draw attention to the millions of refugees forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict or persecution.

Community Values Awards Presented in Nova Scotia

Family, friends, co-workers and neighbours gathered at the Beacon United Church in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, on May 28, 2016, to celebrate three community leaders at the Community Values Awards.

Fathers Reflect on Fatherhood

“Two of the most important roles fathers have in the lives of their children are those of being a good example and a mentor,” states President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counsellor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Civil Society: Faith in the Public Square

Civil Society: Faith in the Public Square

Civil Society: Engaging the Differences Among Us

Difference is a matter of perspective, and sometimes the fear of differences threatens us more than the actual differences.

Civil Society: The Art of Human Connection

Civil engagement requires space for people to act on their beliefs and solve the problems of their communities. But this space is only as big and free as we make it.

Statement on the Orlando Shooting

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following Statement: 

With the rest of the nation, we mourn the tragic loss of life and serious injuries that occurred in Orlando this morning. We pray for the families and loved ones of the victims of this senseless shooting and pray they will be comforted and cared for as they seek to heal. Our prayers and support are also with community leaders and law enforcement officials as they continue to investigate this shocking crime.

Faith Precedes Miracles for Mormon Teen

hree years ago, a devastating diagnosis for an effervescent 11-year-old who loves music, singing and dancing could have had dire consequences, but life took a very different turn for Shanae Demers, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who has great faith.

B.C. Mormon Congregation Now Holding Worship Services in Hindi and Punjabi

A congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in British Columbia will conduct a Christian worship service in Hindi and Punjabi at its church building located at 6270 126th Street in Surrey starting on Sunday, June 5, 2016, at 9 a.m.

Canadian Government and Religious Leaders Unite in Prayer

Religious and government leaders gathered in Ottawa on May 18 and 19, 2016, for the 51st Annual National Prayer Breakfast and Leadership Dinner. Elder Alain L. Allard, a member of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada, and 20 Mormon leaders were among the almost 1,000 attendees.