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Leprosy Victims Find Relief and Care from Church Sponsored Workshop

Scientists say that leprosy came to India some 2000 years BC and has plagued the country with its presence ever since. In ancient Indian society those with leprosy’s disfiguring effects were isolated, shunned and marked as unclean. Today, as leprosy is better understood many world class organizations are eager to assist the victims of this devastating age old disease. 

 
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Religious Freedom

Freedom of religion is a fundamental human right that protects the conscience of all people. It allows us to think, express and act upon what we deeply believe. But around the world this freedom is eroding. Churches, religious organizations and individuals face increasing restrictions as they participate in the public square, express their beliefs or serve in society. But there is much good that Church members and people of goodwill can do to preserve religious freedom.

 
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Environmental Stewardship and Conservation

Environmental Stewardship and Conservation

All humankind are stewards over the earth and our environment. We should gratefully use what God has given, avoid wasting life and resources and use the bounty of the earth to care for the poor and the needy.

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Church Leaders' Message Addresses Doctrine, Questions

Church Leaders' Message Addresses Doctrine, Questions

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints published the following message today from the Council of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. The message was posted on LDS.org, the Church's website for its members. 

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Fatherhood: A Divine Responsibility to Revere

Fatherhood: A Divine Responsibility to Revere

Father's Day will be celebrated this Sunday, 15 June 2014, in the United States and some other countries. The video below, first published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 2013, teaches that fatherhood is a divine responsibility to be cherished.

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Mormon Helping Hands Serving at 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

Mormon Helping Hands Serving at 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil

At the request of Brazil's Ministry of Sports, around 1,000 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brazil are volunteering their time to help Brazil host the 2014 World Cup.

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INCHARA - Sweet Voices

INCHARA - Sweet Voices

“Inchara”, which means “sweet voices”, brought 750 hearing impaired young people of southern India to the little town of Shreeramanahally for an amazing  4 day event. At their own expense, they traveled from twenty-one districts in Karnataka and even as far away as Andra Pradesh to attend a most unusual gathering.

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