News Releases

Missionaries Now Have More Options to Communicate With Families

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced an update to guidelines regarding communication between full-time missionaries and their families.

Rome Italy Temple to Begin Public Tours

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Public tours begin this month for the Rome Italy Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Italy.

First Presidency Statement on Temples

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Whenever the Lord has had a people on the earth who will obey His word, they have been commanded to build temples. Scriptures document patterns of temple worship from the times of Adam and Eve, Moses, Solomon, Nephi, and others.

Dress Standards Updated for Sister Missionaries

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Sister missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in all 407 missions around the world now have the option to wear dress slacks.

2018 Year in Review

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Take a look back at the year's significant stories, events and commentary.

Age Changes for Youth Progression and Ordination Announced

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a change Friday designed to strengthen children and youth through increased faith in Jesus Christ, deeper understanding of His gospel, and greater unity with His Church and its members.

First Presidency 2018 Christmas Message

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Light The World Campaign Successfully Launched in Sierra Leone

Light The World,  is a global campaign which extends an invitation to people to approach the Christmas season with a renewed focus on service and help give their time, love, and resources as Jesus gave. The Campaign which is spearheaded by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was over the weekend successfully launched at the Freetown Stake Center.

Service Emphasized in 2018 ‘Light the World’ Initiative 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)A global Christmas initiative launched by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encourages people around the world to serve others during the holiday season.

Elder Andersen Presides at the Groundbreaking of Abidjan Cȏte d’Ivoire Temple

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presided at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Abidjan Cȏte d’Ivoire Temple on Thursday.