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Church Announces Mission Adjustments

Mormon Newsroom reported in October that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints would adjust the number of its 421 missions to better fit the needs of each region of the world. Today, the Church announces boundary realignments for 19 missions, as well as the creation of five new missions. With the following changes there will be 407 missions.

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Russell M. Nelson Named 17th Church President

President Russell M. Nelson was announced as the 17th president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The announcement was made by Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles during a live broadcast from the annex of the iconic Salt Lake Temple. He was sustained and set apart in the Salt Lake Temple on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

A Special Invitation for Tuesday, January 16

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from around the world are invited to participate in a live message from President Russell M. Nelson on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Standard Time (USA).

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President Monson Honored for Legacy of Love, Service

Thousands of people gathered in the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Friday, January 12, 2018, for the funeral of President Thomas S. Monson.

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Tribute to President Monson from the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement following the death of President Thomas S. Monson.

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President Eyring and President Uchtdorf Share Feelings About Passing of President Monson

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President Thomas S. Monson: On the Lord’s Errand

On any given day at a handful of nursing homes in Salt Lake City, a buoyant yet distinguished elderly gentleman would be seen talking, laughing and listening to the residents. Despite his heavy load of religious assignments, Thomas S. Monson, the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was a self-appointed chaplain for these facilities.

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President Thomas S. Monson Video For Journalists

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir Celebrates Christmas Broadway-style

Broadway artist Sutton Foster and British actor Hugh Bonneville joined the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Salt Lake City Thursday night, December 14, 2017, for the first of three performances to celebrate the Christmas season.

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2017 Year in Review

Take a look back at some of the significant Church-related stories and events covered on MormonNewsroom.org in 2017.