Sep 25, 2015 11:40 am MDTTwo LDS families help Elder Christofferson make presentation at the World Meeting of Families Two local LDS families, including nine children ages 5 to 18, helped Elder D. Todd Christofferson present activities members use to strengthen family ties during a presentation Thursday at the Catholic World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.
Tad Walch covers the LDS Church and the Church Education System, including BYU, BYU-Idaho and BYU-Hawaii. Tad has worked for the Deseret News for 10 years, serving as the Enterprise Team Editor, the City Editor and the Utah County Bureau Chief. Tad studied journalism at BYU, where he twice served as editor of the Daily Universe. He was a co-founder of Cougar Sports Magazine and served co-editor from 1993-1997. He worked as a sports reporter, sports editor, Olympics reporter and courts reporter at the Daily Herald from 1997-2003. Tad has lived for 28 years in Utah County, where he and his wife are raising five children.
Jun 3, 2016 2:40 am MDTBrussels bombing victim now serving in the Ohio Kirtland Mission Sister Fanny Clain, a slight, 20-year-old Frenchwoman with a big smile and bigger spirit, arrived the Historic Kirtland Visitors' Center this week after a month in the Provo MTC and a month recovering from wounds sustained in the Brussels bombing.
Aug 4, 2016 12:15 pm MDTInjured missionary: 'Fear won't stop me' Richard Norby has started to walk again four months after he suffered severe injuries in the Brussels airport terrorist attack. In his first interview, he said he relies on and trusts the Lord and follows scriptural advice to choose optimism.
Jan 21, 2017 8:05 pm MSTChoir, apostles participate in presidential inauguration An apostle offered a prayer for President Donald Trump and all other leaders during during the presidential inaugural prayer service on Saturday, a day after the Mormon Tabernacle Choir took center stage in the inauguration itself.
Oct 15, 2017 10:50 pm MDTWhy life and death in California fire zone depended on a phone call "If Mormonism teaches service," one Sonoma County evacuee said after sheltering at an LDS Church building this week, "it's taught with caring and love, and it comes through a lot. One feels so much grace. It fills the atmosphere."