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Elder Cook Reminds Youth and YSAs of Their Divine Role

“Every focus should be on serving and loving the Savior. ‘How can I build faith in the Savior?’ is a question you should always be asking,” Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in front of 800 vibrant and eager youth and young single adults (YSA) in Taguig...

Elder Cook Hosts Luncheon with Religious Leaders 

A respect for diverse beliefs and building relationships with those of different faiths are part of the hallmark doctrines of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In the spirit of solidarity with the Roman Catholic church’s celebration of the 2020 Year of Ecumenism, Interreligious Dialogue and Indigenous Peoples...

‘Light the World’ Effort in PH Generates Funds for Charity Partners

The Light the World Christmas initiative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ended on a high note. Not only did it encourage people to follow the example of Jesus Christ by caring for individuals all throughout the Christmas season, but also their special red Giving Machines generated over Php800,000.00 in donations...

Ministering in Action: Members, LDSC Unite to Aid Taal Evacuees

Members of the Church, friends and Latter-day Saint Charities unite to minister to more than 400 evacuees impacted by the ongoing Taal Volcano unrest in Batangas. 

Elder Cook Concludes Philippine Ministry

For nearly a week, Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Mary, ministered in the Philippines, a country where they lived from 1996 to 1998 and where more than 800,000 Latter-day Saints reside. While there, they visited with members, government officials, religious leaders, and the media. Elder...

Elder Cook Makes Unannounced Visit to Taal Volcano Evacuees

Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles made an unannounced ministering visit on Wednesday evening to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and others in communities near Manila, Philippines, affected by the recent Taal Volcano eruption. The apostle encouraged those taking refuge at local...

Elder Cook Meets With Philippine President Duterte

Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met with Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in Manila for a courtesy visit on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. 

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Greater Manila, Philippines, Threatened by Volcanic Ash

The Taal Volcano, located about 35 miles south of Manila, is spewing a large plume of ash, steam and rocks up to nine miles in the sky posing serious threats to residents.

Church, Interfaith Group in Cebu City Launch Celebration of 2020 Year of EIDIP

Religious diversities are facts of life but despite differences, young single adults of the Cebu City and Cebu Central Stakes (dioceses) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined together with the interfaith community in the inauguration of the 2020 Year of Ecumenism, Interreligious Dialogue and Indigenous People...

Share the Message of the Restoration of the Savior’s Gospel

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is inviting Latter-day Saints to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with others in 2020. The new year marks the bicentennial of the First Vision.