Church leaders meet with the Vice President of the Dominican Republic

Global A delegation of leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, led by Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, was received at the government house on Friday afternoon, August 27, by the Vice President of the Dominican Republic, Raquel Peña. This constitutes the first official visit of Church...

"Healing comes in the Lord's time and in the Lord's way" Elder Ulisses Soares 

Global A historic special conference, broadcast from the Guaynabo meetinghouse to all wards and stakes in Puerto Rico, was held this weekend with the virtual presence of Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, who was accompanied by his wife, Sister Rosana Soares. Sister Reyna Aburto, Second Counselor in the Relief...

General Authorities Train Puerto Rican Leaders Through Technology

Global In these meetings, the General Authorities of the Church travel “regulating all the affairs of the (Church) in all nations” (D&C 107: 34) and building the Church throughout the world.

Haiti: Latter-day Saints Provide Humanitarian Aid and Volunteer Service

Global The 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck the Republic of Haiti on August 14 has affected thousands of people, with a death toll of around 2,000 and with hundreds of homes destroyed. This is mainly in the Les Cayes area, where leaders, members, and volunteers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been providing...

The Church of Jesus Christ Responds to Earthquake in Haiti

Global On the morning of Saturday, August 14, 2021, at 8:30 a.m., an earthquake of magnitude 7.2 struck the southern part of Haiti. Local leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints assessed the situation of members, missionaries, Church buildings, and the community following the devastating earthquake that to date...

Activities in the Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple Remain Suspended due to the Pandemic and the Political Crisis

Global There has been a temple in Haiti since 2019. Prior to this, members of Haiti had to go to the temple in Florida or since 2000, Santo Domingo. Attending these temples required a lot of sacrifice due to the cost of travel. Accordingly, the construction of a temple in Haiti has been an invaluable blessing for the members.  This...

For The Strength of Youth Conference Concludes With Musical Program and Message From Elder Soares

Global With joy and many expectations exceeded, the For The Strength of Youth Conference (FSY), organized by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Caribbean Area, concluded with a musical program and a devotional with Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church closed the week-long event....

The Latest News on Temple Reopenings

Global Update: The operation of temple services are adjusted weekly and paused when needed. Five temples in Brazil will move to Phase 2-B of operation in coming weeks. Meanwhile, two temples in the Philippines have paused their services.

After Five Years, Elder Fortuna Completes Assignment as Area Seventy

Global Elder Fortuna remembers how he felt when he was called as a Seventy. “There were many mixed feelings, especially because of the responsibility that came with the call; to be a witness of Christ to help regulate the affairs of the Church (Doctrine & Covenants 107: 34), but at the same time I felt the hands of God supporting...

The Church of Jesus Christ Helps Amidst Volcano Eruption in Saint Vincent

From Jamaica Newsroom With the La Soufrière volcano still erupting and keeping its pattern of seismic activity over the last few days, the Kingstown meeting house of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Saint Vincent, one of the official shelters, is providing refuge for 46 islanders, including members of the Church.