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Church Members Throughout Southeast Africa Gather For Broadcast

News Release — 25 November 2014

Latter-day Saints from throughout the Africa Southeast Area joined in meetinghouses Sunday, November 23rd to hear counsel from their Church leaders in a recorded broadcast from Salt Lake City.

Reverend Kapere Receives Award From LDS Church

News Release — 21 November 2014

In his recent visit to Namibia, Elder Quentin L. Cook, an Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, met with local religious leaders in Namibia, including Reverend Maria Kapere 

Vatican Summit on Marriage Concludes

News Release — 20 November 2014

The historic summit that brought together a diverse group of global faith leaders at the Vatican concluded Wednesday. About 30 faith leaders from around the world participated during the event, including President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

President Eyring Addresses Vatican Summit on Importance of Family

News Release — 19 November 2014

Standing before an audience of hundreds of international religious leaders and scholars at the Vatican summit on marriage opened Monday by Pope Francis, President Eyring, 81, called for "a renaissance of happy marriages and productive families."


From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Pope Francis Addresses Faith Leaders Gathered at Vatican to Discuss Marriage

News Release — 17 November 2014

Opening the historic meeting of religious leaders gathered at the Vatican to discuss the importance of marriage, Pope Francis said, "For most of us, the family provides the principal place where we can aspire to greatness as we strive to realize our full capacity for virtue and charity."

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Joins Global Faith Leaders at Vatican Summit on Marriage

News Release — 17 November 2014

This week’s gathering of global religious leaders at the Vatican to discuss the importance of marriage fuses two key beliefs of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: the importance of marriage between man and woman, and the importance of interfaith cooperation in common causes for good.

Cape Town Conference for Women Focuses on Building Strong Families

News Release — 17 November 2014

Women gathered from the Bellville and Cape Town Stakes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to listen to inspired instructions from wives of world & local Church leaders at special Women's Conference. 

Free Family History Program Available to All

News Release — 10 November 2014

FamilySearch and MyHeritage recently announced that the MyHeritage Library Edition™ is now available for FREE at every FamilySearch Family History Centre and Family History Library in the world, including those located in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Vatican to Host Global Meeting of Faith Leaders to Discuss Marriage

News Release — 6 November 2014

Religious leaders and scholars representing 14 faith traditions from 23 countries will assemble at the Vatican later this month to discuss how men and women complement each other in marriage.

Apostle Blesses Young Single Adults

Photo Essay — 28 October 2014

In one of the largest gatherings of Young Single Adults in the history of the Church in South Africa, young people were instructed from 'on high' by an Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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