News Releases

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.

President Nelson Dedicates Concepción Chile Temple

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wrapped up his South America ministry tour in Chile.

President Russell M. Nelson's 2018 South America Ministry and Temple Dedication Tour

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson and Elder Gary E. Stevenson are visiting Latter-day Saints in five countries in nine days October 19–28, 2018. President Nelson has previously ministered in these countries numerous times.

Why Is Newsroom Still MormonNewsroom.org?

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Newsroom, like other Church channels, is following the counsel of Church leadership regarding the direction and timing of changes to MormonNewsroom.org.

Groundbreaking Announced for Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Temple

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced today that the Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire Temple groundbreaking will take place on 8th Novemeber, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. The temple site is located in Cocody City. Attendance at this ceremony is by invitation only, with the general public invited to view the proceedings live from local meetinghouses.

President Nelson Stresses Importance of Jesus Christ in Church Name: “It Is His Church”

From Philippines Mormon NewsroomNearly two months after his brief statement about the name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson spoke at length on the importance of the Church’s full name.