News Releases

‘And then they announced that we were getting a temple in Beira!’ 

On the evening of 4 April, TV Successo in Mozambique aired a show that they had never run before. Instead of the usual line-up of evening television programs, the station aired uplifting musical items and inspiring messages from Church leaders around the globe. For the first time ever, this local TV station aired the Sunday...

First Presidency Announces Limited Reopening of Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a letter to all Church members, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed their gratitude for the efforts of all those who have worked to address the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Updates on How COVID-19 Is Impacting Saints Worldwide

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another update on how coronavirus is impacting Latter-day Saints around the world. 

Missionary Training Centers to Resume Limited On-Site Training

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) As COVID-19 conditions continue to improve in some locations, the Church is looking ahead to resume on-site training for new missionaries in a phased and cautious approach.

Sudanese Government Leaders Visit Church Headquarters

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) A delegation of government leaders from the Republic of the Sudan was in Salt Lake City, Utah, this week to meet with senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia’s Secretary General Visits Temple Square

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The head of the Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia recently visited The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, to learn more about the global faith and build bridges of friendship with some of its many interfaith partners.

General Priesthood Session Summary

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) For the first time in two years, men of all ages gathered around televisions, laptops and other electronic devices around the world Saturday evening for the priesthood session of the 191st Annual General Conference.

Summary of the Saturday Afternoon Session of the April 2021 General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) During the Saturday afternoon session of the 191st Annual General Conference, President Dallin H. Oaks announced the call of 11 new Church leaders, including a new Primary general presidency.

General Conference will broadcast on 55 stations in Southern and Central Africa

From South Africa Newsroom The first Sunday session of General Conference will be available on 55 local television and radio stations across 17 countries in Southern, Central and Eastern Africa.

Meet the New General Authority Seventies and Primary Presidency Called at the April 2021 Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The calls of 11 new leaders were announced at the April 2021 general conference. These calls comprise eight General Authority Seventies and a new Primary General Presidency. Earlier this week, 77 new Area Seventies were announced at a leadership session.