- Coverage of the Women’s Session of April 2017 General Conference (Church News)
Church leaders addressed 7.1 million Relief Society sisters in 188 countries who gathered around the world March 25 to hear counsel and direction from their leaders via satellite and other digital channels during the women’s session of general conference.
- Coverage and News Media Resources from the 187th Annual General Conference (LDS Newsroom)
General conferences of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints take place every six months, originating in the 21,000-seat Conference Center in Salt Lake City and reaching a global audience estimated to be in the millions. The April 2017 proceedings are being interpreted live into more than 80 languages and are available in more than 90 languages via television, radio, satellite and Internet. Six sessions of the conference are being held March 25, April1 and April 2, 2017.
- 8 Ways to Access General Conference Sessions (Church News)
Twice a year, the Church invites people around the world to participate in general conference when the First Presidency, members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and other General Authorities and General Officers of the Church deliver messages of inspiration and guidance.
- Angel Moroni Statue Tops Rome Temple (LDS Newsroom)
The Rome Italy Temple, currently under construction, received an angel Moroni statue Saturday, a sign that the temple is progressing toward completion.
- Record year for LDS giving fueled by 'I Was a Stranger' (Deseret News - Utah)
Mormons have doubled donations to their faith's humanitarian fund and have sustained that giving for the past 18 months, fueling expanded LDS Church efforts to help refugees worldwide.
The Deseret News has learned that the additional money and the global response to the "I Was a Stranger" initiative launched at the women's session of general conference a year ago powered a record year for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in terms of humanitarian contributions, expenditures, international partnerships and more, according to exclusive interviews and data provided in a fresh report by the Welfare Department.
- Having a multicultural experience at RootsTech and learning 'we are connected' (Deseret News - Utah)
“Did they own slaves?”
It’s day two of the RootsTech family history conference, and I’m getting some free advice from a professional genealogist in the new Coaches’ Corner. She’s giving me some tips to help find my grandmother’s family in Virginia.
“I don’t think so,” I reply. “They were too poor.”