Faith

For the first time in nearly 50 years, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kensingto...
WJZ staff

Open house for Washington, D.C. Temple is the first in nearly 50 years

The Church of Jesus Christ of-Latter-day Saints will hold an open house for the Washington, D.C. Temple for the first time in nearly 50 years.
6 months ago
At 97 years, seven months and six days, President Russell M. Nelson is the oldest church president ...
Mark Jones

President Nelson is now the oldest president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

President Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, on Thursday, became the oldest church president at 97 years, seven months and six days.
6 months ago
New temples were announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for locations across ...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

17 new temples announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Over a dozen new temples have been announced. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will build nine abroad, eight in the U.S.
6 months ago
first black woman primary general presidency...
Becky Bruce

Latter-day Saints call first Black woman to serve in a general presidency

The first day of the 192nd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints brought a first for the faith: The calling of a Black woman to serve in a general presidency. 
6 months ago
A new pamphlet hopes to introduce Muslims and Latter-day Saints to each other....
Curt Gresseth

Building bridges between Latter-day Saints, Muslims

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a new 35-page pamphlet designed to enhance understanding between Muslims and Latter-day Saints. The booklet is the fruit of years of work, including collaboration with Muslim imams. Muslims and Latter-day Saints: Beliefs, Values, and Lifestyles Elders David A Bednar and Gerrit […]
6 months ago
Emma and Gabriella tested positive for a dangerous gene mutation that leads to breast cancer....
Debbie Dujanovic and Caitlyn Johnston

Two sisters used genealogy, genetics to find their risk of breast cancer

There's a 13% chance for any woman to develop breast cancer in the course of their lifetime.
6 months ago
The loneliness epidemic has swept across the globe, leaving everyone to adjust to it....
KSL NewsRadio

Fighting the loneliness pandemic

This year, more than a third of adults said they've been sadder and experienced more loneliness over this last year, and a quarter said they were not able to get the mental healthcare they needed. 
6 months ago
The Conference Center will be at half capacity this weekend for General Conference. It's the first ...
Aimee Cobabe and Mark Jones

General Conference should give boost to Salt Lake City economy

Church members attending General Conference this weekend should give the Salt Lake City economy a boost.
6 months ago
Latter-day Saints are showing more support for LGBTQ rights...
Lindsay Aerts and Devin Oldroyd

Support for LGBTQ rights growing among Latter-day Saints

More Latter-day Saint members are supporting LGBTQ+ rights.
6 months ago
Muslim youth conference...
Jacob Rueda

First-ever Muslim youth conference held at University of Utah

The Emerald Project, a group dedicated to combating Islamophobia, held a first-ever Muslim youth conference at the University of Utah.
6 months ago
New temples were announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for locations across ...
Mark Jones

Renovation of St. George Temple passes two-year mark

A two-year renovation project on the St. George Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is nearly complete.
6 months ago
missionary injured in shooting seventy missionaries are safe...
Mark Jones

Open house dates announced for Tokyo Japan Temple

The open house dates for the Tokyo Japan Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were announced Wednesday by Church leaders.
6 months ago
Latter-day Temple...
Samantha Herrera

Church announces temple operations can begin return to normal

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said each temple can begin a gradual return to normal, now that more people are vaccinated.
7 months ago
A Murray family is showing its support for Ukraine. The family is making hearts with the colors of ...
Jacob Rueda

Murray family show support for Ukrainian people in unique way

A Murray family is showing support for the Ukrainian people by printing off hearts with the Ukrainian flag on them.
7 months ago
Sister Packer served with her husband in many Church callings and in her community.  Photo courtesy...
Mark Jackson

Donna Edith Smith Packer, wife of the late President Boyd K. Packer, dead at 94

(Salt Lake City, UT)  — Donna Edith Smith Packer, wife of the late President Boyd K. Packer (1924–2015), former president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at her home Saturday, March 5, 2022, at 10:25 p.m. from causes incident to age. She was 94.  According […]
7 months ago
Groundbreaking dates for new temples were announced by the Church....
Samantha Herrera

Groundbreaking dates for Latter-day Saint temples announced

The Church announced the groundbreaking dates three new temples in California, Idaho, and Utah. All dates will be in June.
7 months ago
Photo credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....
Mark Jones

The Church is lending assistance to those in need in eastern Europe

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is lending assistance in Eastern Europe to those impacted by the tragic events in Ukraine.
7 months ago
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox delivers monthly briefing on July 15, 2021. On Thursday, Gov. Cox announced a...
Mark Jones

State, business leaders announce donation drive to help Ukraine refugees

On Thursday, Gov. Cox announced a state-wide donation drive of cash and supplies to help the Ukraine refugees. The drive will run March 4-14.
7 months ago
historic sites open...
Simone Seikaly

All historic Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sites open to public

Dozens of historic sites across the country and in Utah were closed to the public at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
7 months ago
Roughly a 1,000 people showed up at the Utah State Capitol Monday night for a rally supporting Ukra...
Mark Jones

Utah couple describes frantic journey to get out of Ukraine

A Utah couple told KSL NewsRadio of their frantic journey to get out of Ukraine, following the invasion of Russia.
7 months ago
Temple Square Sunset...
Mark Jones

First Presidency issues statement regarding the Russian-Ukraine situation

A statement from the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints regarding the situation in Ukraine was issued Friday.
7 months ago
Elder Todd D. Christofferson, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of...
Mark Jones

Church leader meets with government, religious leaders in Nigeria

Elder Todd D. Christofferson, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, is visiting several countries in West Africa.
7 months ago
downtown slc general conference temple square...
Kate Davis

Church officials update local COVID-19 guidelines

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its COVID-19 guidelines. The First Presidency told members Friday that local presidencies should determine, on a local basis, if masks and other COVID precautions should be used at church-sponsored activities. The church advised local leaders to consider the guidance of health […]
8 months ago
President Nelson Christmas video general conference...
Simone Seikaly

General Conference will include limited in-person attendance

The First Presidency announced a limited number of general conference tickets will be distributed to stakes and districts in North America.
8 months ago