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.

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. 

President Nelson at October General Conference: Let God Prevail, Embrace the Future, Live ‘a New Normal’ 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) "God does not love one race above another," said President Russell M. Nelson, among other key messages to Latter-day Saints during October 2020 general conference.

Leaders Encourage Women to Be a Faithful, Unifying Force That Will Change the World

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Women “have not only the numbers but the spiritual power to change the world,” President Russell M. Nelson said during the women’s session of general conference. The First Presidency and other General Officers shared messages of faith and inspiration on Saturday, October 3.

The World Report

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The October 2019 edition of "The World Report."

Church Provides Guidelines for Safely Increasing Activity During COVID-19

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has provided updated guidelines to help Church leaders and members safely increase engagement in worship and other activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Assistance Across Borders: To Papua New Guinea, with Love from Australia

From Pacific Newsroom Last month, missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints worked alongside Pacific Assist, a not-for-profit charity, to collect, pack and ship containers of furniture donated by two schools in Melbourne and Sydney to schools in Lae, Papua New Guinea.

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.

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.