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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. 

2020 All Africa Service Day held across West Africa.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

From Washington, D.C., to Johannesburg, a Look at Latter-day Saint Worship During COVID-19

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The suspension of worship services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in March 2020 raised uncertainty about the administering of the weekly ritual — the sacrament. Here is a global look at how Latter-day Saints have adapted their worship experience during COVID-19.

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Changes Are Coming to Church Magazines in 2021

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced that, beginning in January 2021, the Church will replace its four current magazines with three global magazines: the “Friend” (for children), “For the Strength of Youth” (for youth) and the “Liahona” (for adults).

Significant Updates Made to Five Chapters of the General Handbook

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints published updates to 15 chapters of its General Handbook: Serving in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This includes significant changes to five chapters.

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Latter-day Saint Leaders Honor Pioneers of Past and Present

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

A Message from the First Presidency on Changes to the Temple Endowment

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following message on Monday, July 20, 2020, about changes to the temple endowment ceremony.

Latter-day Saints Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites, June 26, 2020

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Newsroom features stories from its more than 80 international Newsroom websites, as well as from the United States, to share what members and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are doing to better serve their communities throughout the world.

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SIERRA LEONE GOVERNMENT RECEIVES HELP FROM CHURCH TO  
COMBAT COVID-19

To help curtail the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in Sierra Leone, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and other items to the Government of Sierra Leone on Thursday, 7th May 2020.

Church Announces Plans to Construct a Temple in United Arab Emirates

On Sunday, April 5, 2020, President Russell M. Nelson announced that the Church will construct a temple in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). “The plan for a temple in Dubai comes in response to their gracious invitation, which we gratefully acknowledge,” said President Russell M. Nelson in his historic announcement.