News Releases

Temple Rededication and Cultural Celebration in Montreal

News Release — 24 NOVEMBER 2015

President Henry B. Eyring , first counsellor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, presided at the rededication of the Montreal Quebec Temple in three sessions Sunday, November 22, 2015, after the temple underwent extensive repairs and renovations.

Mormon Scholar Explores Latter-day Saint Sacred Spaces

News Story — 20 NOVEMBER 2015

On November 11, 2015, Professor David F. Holland of Harvard’s Divinity School spoke to members of Concordia University’s Centre for Sensory Studies about ways in which Mormon temple worship paradoxically reinforces and transgresses the sacred–secular dualism of modernity.


News Story — 19 NOVEMBER 2015

The Montreal Quebec Temple open house, held recently, has brought Catholics and Mormons closer together.

Understanding the Handbook

Commentary — 17 NOVEMBER 2015

In the Church, the family is reverenced and children are its centerpiece. Yet last week an instructional letter from Church leadership addressing the sensitive topic of how to respond to same-sex relationships sparked a wave of inquiries from Church members. Most of the questions were about children.

 Winnipeg Mormons Celebrate 10 Years of Singing for Peace

News Story — 14 NOVEMBER 2015

Two congregational choirs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Winnipeg, Manitoba, joined with choirs of other local churches at the annual Sing for Peace concert on November 8, 2015.

Church Provides Context on Handbook Changes Affecting Same-Sex Marriages

News Release — 7 NOVEMBER 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirmed the Church’s position on marriage and outlined handbook changes in Church policy affecting same-sex couples and their children.

Montreal Quebec Temple Opens its Doors to the Public

News Release — 3 NOVEMBER 2015

The public is invited to tour the recently renovated Montreal Quebec Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the only Mormon temple in Quebec. Usually, only Mormons in good standing can enter the Church’s temples, but during this brief period of time, the general public is invited to tour the building before it is officially rededicated.

Canadian Mormon Women and Girls Continue Tradition of “Harvest of Love”

News Story — 31 OCTOBER 2015

On September 26, 2015, more than 150 women and girls from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered to participate in the 14th annual Harvest of Love, a service project in support of local shelters for women and children.

Canadian Delegates Participate in BYU International Law and Religion Symposium

News Story — 30 OCTOBER 2015

The International Center for Law and Religion Studies at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah) invited three Canadian delegates to its 22nd Annual International Law and Religion Symposium held October 4–6, 2015. The symposium included approximately 90 international scholars, jurists and legal and political leaders from 38 countries. During the symposium, hosted each year at the J. Reuben Clark Law School on BYU’s campus, delegates explored issues on this year’s theme: “Religion, Law and Social Stability.”

Canadian Mormons Follow Counsel to Better Observe Sabbath Day

Featured Story — 29 OCTOBER 2015

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have recently called for better observance of the Sabbath day. Canadian members of the Church have taken this counsel to heart and are experiencing not only strengthened faith in God and Jesus Christ but also strengthened family ties and renewed stamina.