News Releases

President Nelson Invites Sharing of Gospel Restoration

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is inviting Latter-day Saints to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with others in 2020.

Global Effort to ‘Light the World’ Generates Donations for Charities

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Nearly 150,000 items have been purchased by the public in a global effort organized by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Light the World: One by One effort to donate to those in need during the 2019 Christmas season officially began on December 1 and runs through the end of the month.

How the Church of Jesus Christ Uses Tithes and Donations

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints uses the sacred tithes and generous donations of its members in worldwide efforts to love God and neighbor. In light of recent media stories that have misrepresented the Church’s approach, the Church provides the following summary

First Presidency Announces a Session Change to April 2020 General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Nelson announced that the April 2020 general conference will be unique in another way: The Saturday evening session will be for all Latter-day Saints ages 12 and up.

Temple Square Brings Christmas Cheer to Salt Lake City

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Temple Square in Salt Lake City will come to life Friday, November 29, 2019, as hundreds of thousands of colorful LED bulbs light up, marking the season of Jesus Christ’s birth.

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


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...