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. 

At the October 2021 General Conference, the Prophet Says the Church Will Build 13 More Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced plans to build 13 new temples throughout the world.

What Did the Prophet Teach at General Conference?

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Listen for “pure truth, the pure doctrine of Christ, and pure revelation,” strengthen their spiritual foundations and make time for Lord, taught President Russell M. Nelson during the October 2021 general conference of the Church, broadcast October 2-3 to millions of participants worldwide.

October 2021 General Conference News and Announcements

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) This page provides a summary of the conference’s sermons, news and announcements.

Summary of the Saturday Evening Session of the October 2021 General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) President Henry B. Eyring, second counselor in the First Presidency, concluded the opening day of the 191st Semiannual General Conference by challenging the Church’s global audience to seek personal revelation by first exercising faith. “As our faith in Jesus Christ will have led us to ask the Father for answers, that faith...

Summary of the Saturday Afternoon Session of the October 2021 General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In addition to remarks from three Apostles, a member of the Primary general presidency and four General Authority Seventies, President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency presented leadership changes during the Saturday afternoon session.

President Eyring Announces the Release of Six General Authority Seventies

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) During the Saturday afternoon session of general conference, President Henry B. Eyring announced the release of six General Authority Seventies.

Two New Area Seventies Are Called

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) At a leadership meeting on Temple Square on Thursday, September 30, 2021, two Area Seventies were released and two others were called to replace them.

October 2021 Edition of the World Report 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The latest edition of The World Report, a biannual compilation of news from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is now available on Church Newsroom and YouTube.