News Releases

First Presidency Welcomes Leader of Muslim World League

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met Tuesday morning with His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League.

  Human Dignity and Freedom of Religion or Belief

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom From October 6 – 8, 2019, One Hundred and Twenty-five delegates from Sixty countries converged at the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, United States of America for the 26th Annual International Law and Religion Symposium organized by the International Center for Law and Religion Studies of...

October 2019 General Conference News and Announcements

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

General conferences of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints take place every six months, originating in the 21,000-seat Conference Center in Salt Lake City and reaching a global audience estimated to be in the millions. Below is a summary of news and announcements from the October 2019 proceedings

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General Conference Leadership Sessions Begin

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Nelson announced a change in the Church’s policy related to witnesses who participate in baptisms in local congregations and in temple work.

First Episode in Book of Mormon Videos Series Now Available

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The first episode in the Book of Mormon Videos series of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is now available. Videos covering the first 138 pages of the Book of Mormon (1 Nephi to Enos) will continue to be released every Friday between now and the end of 2019. Additional videos that cover Mosiah through the end of the Book of Mormon...

Church Thanks Mali Government for Formal Recognition

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Celebrates President Nelson’s 95th Birthday and Life of Christlike Service

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Latter-day Saints and friends of the faith gathered in Salt Lake City Friday night to celebrate the 95th birthday of President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The prophet was honored for his life of Christlike service.

Season Three Filming of Book of Mormon Live-Action Series Nears Completion

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Filming for season three of the Book of Mormon live-action series recently wrapped its second-to-last week of production.

President Nelson on Final Stop of Latin America Ministry

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)“There are exciting things ahead,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as he wraps up his Latin America ministry in Brazil, the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

Church Hosts Events for United Nations Conference in Salt Lake City

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are hosting events in Salt Lake City this week associated with the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference.