News Releases

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. 

Six Area Devotionals from Apostles Will Reach Young Adults on Every Continent

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Beginning in the last week of February 2021, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold six Apostle-led area devotionals for Latter-day Saints ages 18 to 30.

Upcoming Friend to Friend Broadcast Invites Children to Follow Jesus Christ and Serve Others with Virtual Activities and Singalongs

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are extending a special invitation to Primary children ages 3–11, parents and leaders to watch the Friend to Friend broadcast, a worldwide event that premieres on February 20, 2021, to encourage children to follow Jesus Christ and serve others as He did.

President Jones Shares Blessings of Acting When God Speaks in New #HearHim Video

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In the latest video and blog in the “How I Hear Him” series, Primary General President Joy D. Jones shares an experience when she heard in her mind the name of a woman, followed by the words, “Call now!”

The April 2021 General Conference Will Be Virtual Only

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced that the April 2021 general conference will be virtual only.

The First Presidency and Apostles Over Age 70 Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Eight senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday morning in Salt Lake City. 

First Presidency Calls 105 New Mission Presidents for 2021

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) See the list of 105 new mission presidents and companions called by the First Presidency to begin serving in July.

2021 Curriculum to Focus on Study of the Doctrine and Covenants

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) During 2021, children, youth, and adults are encouraged to study the Doctrine and Covenants at home. This study will be supported in Primary, Sunday School, and Seminary. See helpful links to all manuals and resources for 2021.

The Latest Changes to the General Handbook

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another batch of updates was published today, December 18, 2020, to the Church’s General Handbook for leaders and members. Six more chapters have been rewritten, and sections of 11 other chapters were added or revised. The text is available to the public in English online and in the Gospel Library app. Versions in other languages...

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints “Lights the World” in West Africa.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom The annual Light the World Christmas programme of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was launched in the Africa West Area of the Church on 30th November, 2020 in James Town, Accra, Ghana. The event which took place at the forecourt - Mantse Agbonaa - of the palace of the Chief of James Town witnessed a large...