Elder Dean M. Davies passed away after a battle with cancer on Tuesday, Aug. 31. He was 69 years old.
The Salt Lake Tabernacle Choir will return to Temple Square after more than a year-long absence, as all events were stopped in March 2020 because of COVID-19.
“Today, we are pleased to announce three key initiatives that have emerged from our many discussions and prayerful planning," President Russel M. Nelson said at a news conference on June 14. “Leaders of the Church have found common ground with the NAACP as we have discussed challenges that beset some of God’s children."
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the discontinuation of the Saturday evening sessions of General Conference.
The Provo, Ghana and New Zealand MTCs will reopen in late June 2021 for a limited number of missionaries to receive on-site missionary training again.
BYU officially announced that Fall Semester 2021 will be a traditional semester meaning no physical distancing, no masks and the vast majority of classes being offered in-person in an announcement on its website.