- Raleigh North Carolina Temple Is Rededicated (Church Newsroom)
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are looking forward to returning to the Raleigh North Carolina Temple after its rededication by President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
- Elder James O. Mason—Emeritus General Authority—Dies at Age 89 (Church News)
Elder James O. Mason, 89—the former head of the U.S. Public Health Service who also served for five years as a General Authority Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Wednesday, October 9, 2019.
- LDS Relief Society launches newly updated website for women (Daily Herald - Utah)
Female members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been given a post-conference boost with the launching of a completely redesigned and updated Relief Society website.
- Lights. Camera. Prayer. A Mini-Hollywood Grows in Utah. (New York Times)
Movies made by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are an important part of a film and TV ecosystem in northern Utah. And there’s not an R-rating in sight.
- Church leaders give safety report for members, missionaries in Tokyo affected by Typhoon Hagibis (Church News)
As Typhoon Hagibis made landfall on Saturday evening in Japan, the storm brought a record 36 inches of rain in a 24 hour period. Flooding and high wind speeds wreaked havoc throughout the greater Tokyo area leaving a reported 33 people dead and 19 missing. Several river embankments collapsed as a result of the heavy rains and flooding. Transportation systems, including Narita and Haneda airports, remained closed throughout the weekend as the storm passed.
- How ‘the happiest place on earth’ strengthens members from California to Central America (and everywhere in between) (Church News)
The temple in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala — similar to the Oakland California Temple — is situated on a hill. And while it may not be easily visible from everywhere throughout the surrounding city, the Quetzaltenango temple also stands as a beacon and a symbol of love for the Saints there.
- Several people receive medical treatment after carbon monoxide detected in Provo Latter-day Saint church (Fox 13 - Utah)
Several members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were transported for medical treatment after a Provo meetinghouse was discovered full of carbon monoxide.
- Officials weigh in on death of 'Mac' Christensen, founder of Mr. Mac (KSL - Utah)
Current and former public officials weighed in on the death of Fred McRay 'Mac' Christensen, founder of the Mr. Mac clothing store and former president of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. He was 85. Christensen's store has outfitted thousands of departing Latter-day Saint missionaries across the Wasatch Front and beyond. The Mr. Mac website says Christensen's first clothing store opened in 1966 in Bountiful.
- Mormon church on the Boise bench vandalized (KTVB - Idaho)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Cherry Lane near Vista Avenue in Boise was vandalized overnight on Oct. 13. A door was broken and multiple messages were left around the building, according to a leader of the congregation.