New BYU-Idaho President Assumes Responsibilities

Brigham Young University-Idaho’s university president, Henry J. Eyring, assumed his new responsibilities Monday, April 10. Eyring has worked for the university since 2006, most recently serving as an academic vice president. His appointment followed the announcement that Clark G. Gilbert would be leaving BYU-Idaho to lead BYU Pathway Worldwide, which will administer online programs for…


President Monson admitted to the hospital

President Thomas S. Monson, was admitted to the hospital on April 4 and received basic care and is expected to return home shortly, according to Deseret News. “President Monson was not feeling well last evening and was admitted to the hospital,” said Eric Hawkins, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,…


People of conference: Rose Ansah-Antwi

Article written by Kambria Amidan Rose Ansah-Antwi grew up in Ghana as a member of the catholic faith. “I was catholic before I met the missionaries, and I loved my catholic faith at the time,” Ansah-Antwi said. Ansah-Antwi was baptized and became a member of the church when she was 17 years old, but it…


New Relief Society general presidency announced

During the Saturday Afternoon session of general conference, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new Relief Society general presidency. Jean B. Bingham, Sharon Eubank and Reyna I. Aburto have been called to lead the Relief Society for the Church. “Under the direction of the First Presidency, the…


Five new LDS temples announced

Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced five new temple locations during the Sunday Morning session of general conference: Brasilia, Brasil Manila, Philippines Nairobi, Kenya Pocatello, Idaho Saratoga Springs, Utah “The five announced temples bring the total number of operating temples (155) and temples announced or under construction…

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