News Releases

The Church of Jesus Christ Donates Specialized Pediatric Wheelchairs to Jordanian Children

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has long made a practice of donating wheelchairs to the needy in the Middle East. For the first time, however, a recent shipment of 1,125 chairs to the Al Hussein Society in Amman, Jordan, included 300 highly specialized pediatric supportive chairs to bless the lives of disabled...

Interfaith Leaders Build Bridges of Cooperation and Religious Harmony in Indonesia

From Hong Kong Newsroom On May 30, 2024, two global faith leaders – Andrea Muñoz Spannaus, second counselor of the Young Women General Presidency for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Prof. Dr. KH. Nasaruddin Umar – convened at the Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, to discuss and promote interreligious understanding.

Young Single Adults Gather in Jordan for a Conference

On February 22-26, 2024, a Young Single Adults Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took place in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, with portions of it held in Amman as well as in Wadi Rum. Participants, aged 18 to 33, included Young Single Adult members of the Church and other Christians coming from...

Church Leader Emphasizes Sacred Role of the Family During Interfaith Conference in Qatar

“Family is the core of everything. It’s sacred,” Elder Adilson de Paula Parrella, First Counselor in the Middle East/Africa North Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said during his presentation at the 15th Doha Conference for Interfaith Dialogue on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. The conference, titled...

Why Is Utah Thriving? Look to Latter-day Saint Pioneer Values, Presiding Bishop Says

Utah’s current strengths in economy, education, growth and overall opportunity have strong roots in the values practiced by Latter-day Saint pioneers. To illustrate this for global leaders gathered for an international trade summit in Salt Lake City on the morning of Wednesday, May 22, 2024, Presiding Bishop Gérald Caussé of...

Shepherding Hope in Jordan

The 150 sheep were donated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Al Jahuth, a local humanitarian organization in Madaba, Jordan. The sheep are part of a plan to provide a perpetual income to Al Jahuth. The organization, in turn, will donate the milk to refugees and other people in need in an effort to help them...

Church Leader Meets with Bahraini Officials to Strengthen Interfaith Dialogue

In the heart of Bahrain, a nation celebrated for its religious landscape of Muslim, Jewish, Hindu and various Christian communities, the commitment to peaceful coexistence and human fraternity has long been a fabric of society. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been coming to work and live in the...

Mothers in Pakistan and Yemen Find Hope in the Fight Against Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

The Church supports UNICEF’s efforts to eliminate deadly maternal and neonatal tetanus in Africa and the Middle East

How the Church of Jesus Christ Is Helping Displaced Women and Children in Chad, Ethiopia and South Sudan

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Apostle Extends Eid al-Fitr Greeting to Muslims around the World

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared the following greeting of peace to those celebrating Eid al-Fitr.