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Funeral Services Held for Elder Robert D. Hales

Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was laid to rest in Utah Friday, October 6, 2017. Funeral services for Elder Hales were held in the historic Tabernacle on Temple Square in Salt Lake City. He died Sunday, October 1, in Salt Lake City at the age of 85 from causes incident to age.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Elder Robert D. Hales Dies at Age 85

Historic Gathering for Christian Community Leaders

The beautiful Garden City Hotel, Phnom Penh, was the setting for a historic luncheon hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; a special gathering for eighteen separate Christian denomination leaders, along with high ranking minisers of Cambodia.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Elder Dale G. Renlund

Elder Dale G. Renlund was named to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on October 3, 2015. He was serving as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy at the time of his call, to which he was called on April 4, 2009. He previously served as president of the Africa Southeast Area.

Elder Gary E. Stevenson

Gary E. Stevenson, cinquante-six ans, a été appelé au Collège des douze apôtres le 3 octobre 2015. Avant cet appel, et depuis avril 2012, il était l’Évêque président de l’Église. Il a été appelé au premier collège des soixante-dix en 2008 et a été conseiller et président de l’interrégion du Nord de l’Asie. Auparavant il a servi dans l’Église en tant que missionnaire à plein temps dans la mission de Fukuoka au Japon, membre de grand-conseil, conseiller de président de pieu, président de la mission de Nagoya au Japon et instructeur de l’École du Dimanche de paroisse.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

Latter-day Saint Women and Girls Meet at Beginning of Worldwide General Conference

Latter-day Saints and others from around the world are participating in the 187th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints this week.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Hosts the 187th Semiannual General Conference

Latter-day Saints from around the world will participate in the 187th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints beginning this weekend.

From Philippines Mormon Newsroom

Church Creates 100th Stake in Philippines (Updated 15 September 2017)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints created the 100th stake (diocese) as a result of significant membership expansion and growth. The Mandaluyong stake was created by Elder Neil L. Andersen, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, at a special conference, September 10, 2017, at the Kia Theater, Cubao. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Apostle Encourages Youth to Be a Welding Link in Their Families

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, told young adults at a worldwide Church devotional that the spiritual link in your family starts with you. He and his wife, Susan, spoke from the Apex North Carolina Stake Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Monson to Celebrate 90th Birthday

Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will celebrate his 90th birthday Monday, August 21, 2017.