News Releases

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.

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Latter-day Saints Around the World

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

Family History Enthusiast and Tour Host Featured in Gippsland Lifestyle Magazine

From Pacific Newsroom Sandi Davie, a long-time member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is an avid family historian.  She was recently featured in the article “A Walk Through Time” in the

Gold Coast Volunteers Photograph Gravestones of Entire Cemetery for BillionGraves

From Pacific Newsroom Members of the Mudgeeraba Ward (congregation) in the Gold Coast Australia Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took hundreds of pictures of gravestones in the Mudgeeraba Cemetery, transcribed, and uploaded them to the BillionGraves app. 

Bishop Caussé Thanks UNICEF and Church Members for COVID-19 Relief

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a new video, Bishop Gérald Caussé expresses gratitude to UNICEF and to members and friends of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for their collective efforts to combat COVID-19.

Religious Founders’ Day Speakers Address ‘Unity Among Nations’ and How it Relates to Kindness

From Pacific Newsroom Continuing a tradition of multi-faith dialogue in Adelaide, South Australia, representatives from five religious communities met recently to share thoughts on what the founders of their faiths taught about unity among nations and how harmony relates to kindness.

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.

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.

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.