News Releases

First Presidency Announces Limited Reopening of Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a letter to all Church members, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed their gratitude for the efforts of all those who have worked to address the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Updates on How COVID-19 Is Impacting Saints Worldwide

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) This page provides updates on how COVID-19 (coronavirus) is impacting The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its global membership.

Latter-day Saint Leaders Invite Children to Learn About Jesus Christ and Make a Difference in the World in Friend to Friend Broadcast  

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) “We have been reminded that each of us is a beloved child of God. Please remember that fact,” said Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in the first Friend to Friend event for members of the global faith’s Primary program that premiered on Saturday, February 20.

Six Area Devotionals from Apostles Will Reach Young Adults on Every Continent

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Beginning in the last week of February 2021, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold six Apostle-led area devotionals for Latter-day Saints ages 18 to 30.

Upcoming Friend to Friend Broadcast Invites Children to Follow Jesus Christ and Serve Others with Virtual Activities and Singalongs

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are extending a special invitation to Primary children ages 3–11, parents and leaders to watch the Friend to Friend broadcast, a worldwide event that premieres on February 20, 2021, to encourage children to follow Jesus Christ and serve others as He did.

President Jones Shares Blessings of Acting When God Speaks in New #HearHim Video

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In the latest video and blog in the “How I Hear Him” series, Primary General President Joy D. Jones shares an experience when she heard in her mind the name of a woman, followed by the words, “Call now!”

The April 2021 General Conference Will Be Virtual Only

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced that the April 2021 general conference will be virtual only.

Elder Bednar Tells of Temple Miracles During COVID-19

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) “No pandemic can keep the Lord’s holy work from progressing,” Elder Bednar said at a Brigham Young University devotional on January 19, 2021.

The First Presidency and Apostles Over Age 70 Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Eight senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday morning in Salt Lake City. 

Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ Celebrates World Religion Day

From Jamaica Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Caribbean Area offered a message of strength and optimism as World Religion Day was celebrated this Sunday, January 17. Elder Cándido Fortuna of the Seventy was the spokesperson who, through a video, prayed to God asking for comfort and blessings from on high amidst the...