News Releases

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

What’s It Like to Represent the Love of Christ to the World? Humbling, New Apostles Say

After three months in their new roles as apostles of Jesus Christ, Elder Gerrit W. Gong and Elder Ulisses Soares sat down for two hours to speak with Utah and national media about what it’s been like to traverse the globe to share the love of Christ.

From United Kingdom Mormon Newsroom

New Approach to Tackle Worldwide Humanitarian Challenges

Global faith leader Elder Jeffrey R. Holland calls for more spiritual and emotional support for world’s disenfranchised and downhearted

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

The West African Milestone 

The Africa West Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reached an important milestone after the successful creation of its One Hundred Stake (Congregations of the Church are organized geographically, and members attend worship services near their home) in Lagos, Nigeria.

From Nigeria Mormon Newsroom

West Africa Attains 100 Stakes Milestone

A special conference of the Lagos Nigeria Agege and Lagos Nigeria Ikeja Stakes (similar to a Diocese) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint was held June 24, 2018. During that conference the stakes were divided and a third created. The Lagos Nigeria Ojodu Stake was organized making it the 100th Stake of the Church in West Africa.

From Nigeria Mormon Newsroom

Nigeria Celebrates First PathwayConnect Graduation

Nigeria makes a giant stride in Church Educational System as her first set of students at PathwayConnect Worldwide graduated on May 1, 2018. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

At ‘Be One’ Celebration, a Call for Optimism and Overcoming Prejudice

The "Be One" event celebrated, through song, dance and the spoken word, the Church’s June 1978 revelation that extended the blessings of the priesthood and the temple to all of God's children everywhere in the world.

Church Leaders visit His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints paid a courtesy call on His Excellency the President Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone at his State House Office in Freetown.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Brook P. Hales Called as General Authority Seventy

Brook P. Hales has been called to serve as a General Authority Seventy effective May 17, 2018, at age 62. At the time of his call, he had been serving as the secretary to the First Presidency and will continue in this role. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Russell M. Nelson's 2018 Global Ministry Tour

The 2018 global ministry tour of President Russell M. Nelson and Elder Jeffrey R. Holland covered eight cities in 11 days in Europe, Africa and Asia. Below is a summary of coverage from each city.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Concludes Global Ministry Tour in Hawaii