Elder Holland travels to Middle East, Europe meeting with saints

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, of the Quorum of the Twelve, visited the Middle East and three European nations from Feb. 20 to March 4.

Pres. Uchtdorf dedicates Honduras Temple

Hundreds of Honduran saints celebrated the dedication of the Tegucigalpa Temple by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf along with Elder Jeffery R. Holland on March 17. This temple is the 141st temple to be built in the church and the sixth temple in Central America.

Pope Francis: Catholics rejoice over election and LDS Church wishes him peace as he serves

The momentous occasion of the selection of former Archbishop of Buenos Aires Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as Pope has been felt worldwide, even at BYU-Hawaii.

Pope Benedict XVI resigns being too old to serve

The 85-year-old head of the Catholic Church Pope Benedict XVI shocked the world when he decided to leave a job normally held for life. Benedict said he is too old to continue his job and will resign on Feb. 28, making him the first pope to step down in nearly 600 years.

Women wear pants to church in protest

One Sunday in December of 2012, Latter-day Saint women across the world wore pants to LDS Church services to make a statement about gender inequality. However, the church doesn’t have a policy about what women wear to church and women do wear pants to church, says women interviewed.

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