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. 

COVID-19 Crisis—A Wake-Up Call for Religious Freedom

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) “Our world has seemingly been filled recently with strong wake-up calls,” said Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The apostle’s spoke live Wednesday morning during the Religious Freedom Annual Review, hosted by the Brigham Young University Law Scho...

Government and Church Leaders Discuss Strengthening Families and Society in French Polynesia

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom When Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, visited French Polynesia on 24 May 2019, he met with Mr. Edouard Fritch, president of French Polynesia. During their meeting, President Nelson said the Church wanted to be part of the solution for the country, not the problem.

Small-Scale Groundbreaking Held for Alabang Philippines Temple

From Philippines Mormon Newsroom A small-scale groundbreaking was held for the Alabang Philippines Temple on June 4, 2020, presided by the Area Presidency with only a handful of members attending.

News of the Church Is Now Merged at

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Official announcements, news and events of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can now be found in one place: This consolidation merges content from what were the “Church News and Events” and “Official Newsroom” sections of the Church website.


President Russell M. Nelson and Sister Wendy W. Nelson Share a Message about the Sacrament

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) On President Russell M. Nelson’s social media accounts, President Nelson and Sister Wendy W. Nelson share their feelings of reverence and gratitude for the holy sacrament. They describe their personal experience in partaking of the sacrament in their home during the COVID-19 pandemic and give advice to those who desire to partake...

Young Women Organization Celebrates 150 Years in 2020

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church reopens more temples, with Taipei Temple on the list

From Hong Kong Mormon Newsroom As pandemic restrictions ease, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced to reopen the Taiwan Taipei Temple, beginning on May 18.

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...

Church and Cambodian government leaders meet on Zoom to continue partnership on humanitarian activities

COVID-19 has caused significant suffering in many parts of the world and disrupted almost everyone’s life around. Business, school, religious activities and many other things have been put on hold because of the pandemic; but that did not stop The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from helping people.