News Releases

Sister Bingham and Sister Cordon Conclude West Africa Tour in Côte d’Ivoire

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Sister Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society general president, and Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women general president, wrapped up their 11-day tour of West Africa in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, before returning to Utah. 

Prophet Meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met with Pope Francis inside the Vatican Saturday, the first meeting between a Latter-day Saint president and a pope. The visit comes a day before President Nelson dedicates

Changes to Emphasize the Correct Name of the Church of Jesus Christ

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the name of the Church Latter-day Saints believe came by revelation from the Lord Jesus Christ himself (Doctrine and Covenants 115:4). “Jesus Christ directed us to call the Church by His name because it is His Church, filled with His power,” President Russell M. Nelson has...

New Safety Videos Will Help Missionaries Focus on Serving Jesus Christ

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a new video series aimed at increasing the safety of its more than 65,000 missionaries around the world.

Two Church Leaders Embark on Outreach Efforts in West Africa

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The general presidents of the Relief Society and the Young Women organizations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are in West Africa to meet with government leaders and Latter-day Saint missionaries and members.

Church Donates $2 Million to the International African American Museum Center

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)“The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, through FamilySearch International, is making a concerted effort to help establish a bridge back to Africa so individuals can reclaim their African roots,” said Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the...

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.

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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.