News Releases

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. 

Latter-day Saints Rejoice in Dubai Temple Announcement

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Middle East are rejoicing at the announcement that a temple will be built in Dubai, United Arab Emirates to serve thousands in the region.

Elder David A. Bednar Addresses Latter-day Saints in Historic Virtual Devotionals

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints led a series of historic virtual devotionals for the Middle East/Africa North Area.

First Presidency Provides Guidelines for Safely Returning to Church Meetings and Activities

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have authorized a phased return to some of the faith’s weekly worship services and activities.

Church Leaders Join Muslim, Catholic and Other Faiths in ‘Prayer for Humanity’

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated with friends of many faiths in the United Arab Emirates’ day of “Prayer for Humanity” for relief from the worldwide pandemic on May 14, 2020.

Sister Bingham Shares How She Hears Christ in #HearHim Video Series

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Relief Society General President Jean B. Bingham shares how she hears the Savior Jesus Christ in the second video release of the “How I Hear Him” video series.

Church Names Native Hawaiian as New President of Brigham Young University–Hawaii

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Board of Trustees of Brigham Young University–Hawaii has appointed John “Keoni” Kauwe to become the university’s 11th president. Kauwe and his wife, Monica, will succeed John S. Tanner and his wife, Susan, who have served since 2015.

Church and Partners Help Communities Recover After Tropical Cyclone Harold

From Pacific Newsroom Severe Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Harold struck Vanuatu on 6 April, 2020. Strong to gale force winds, heavy rain, and large waves affected central and northern parts of the island nation, and eventually encompassed Malampa, Penama, Sanma and Torba provinces.

Art in Meetinghouse Foyers and Entryways to Reflect a Deeper Reverence for Jesus Christ

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency is asking local leaders to ensure that the aesthetic feel in the foyers and entryways to the faith’s weekly worship spaces reflects an even deeper reverence for the Lord Jesus Christ.

Church Leaders Celebrate ‘Our Heavenly Parents’ Adult Daughters’ on Mother’s Day 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) President Russell M. Nelson, Elder D. Todd Christofferson, Elder Ronald A. Rasband, Sister Bonnie H. Cordon and Sister Michelle D. Craig share messages of gratitude, honor and love for all women in commemoration of Mother’s Day on their social media accounts. The leaders highlight the many unique gifts, talents and power that...