News Releases

How We Can Access the Power of the Temple during COVID-19

As I think about the current closures of our churches and temples, I believe we’ll have the same type of experiences as we start to again regularly attend church meetings and serve in temples. Our hunger will bring out an intense feeling as we experience being in a dedicated house of God again.

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.

Significant Updates Made to Five Chapters of the General Handbook

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints published updates to 15 chapters of its General Handbook: Serving in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This includes significant changes to five chapters.


Latter-day Saint Youth Share Testimonies and Talent in Global Youth Music Festival 2020

During the first-ever Youth Music Festival 2020, thousands of Latter-day Saint young men and women tuned in to watch their peers share their talents and testimonies of Jesus Christ in a worldwide broadcast.

Latter-day Saint Charities continue to support Bajans via the Barbados Salvation Army

As the effects of the COVID-19 lockdown creates hardship in various communities, Latter-day Saint Charities donations of food parcels to the Salvation Army are helping to alleviate the effects.

Donation to the Barbados Council for the Disabled

On Thursday, May 21, 2020, 80 bags of food items were delivered to the Council’s Headquarters at Harambee House, the Garrison, St. Michael. These supplies will go to needy families who have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Latter-day Saint Leaders Honor Pioneers of Past and Present

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

LDS Charities donate to the Gordon Cummins District Hospital

The senior citizens at the Gordon Cummins District Hospital, Rock Hall, St. Thomas, now have six new wheeled commode chairs to assist with their comfort, and hygiene, thanks to Latter-day Saints Charities. 

COVID-19 Crisis—A Wake-Up Call for Religious Freedom

During the first session of the Brigham Young University Annual Religious Freedom Review, Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared a message on the subject, presenting the importance of protecting this fundamental human right during the COVID-19 pa...