News Releases

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. 

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) Another update on how coronavirus is impacting Latter-day Saints around the world. 

Church Announced Eight New Mission Presidents for Asia

From Hong Kong Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has called 105 new mission presidents and their companions to begin service in July; eight of them have been called to serve in the Asia Area.

First Presidency Calls 105 New Mission Presidents for 2021

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) See the list of 105 new mission presidents and companions called by the First Presidency to begin serving in July.

2021 Curriculum to Focus on Study of the Doctrine and Covenants

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) During 2021, children, youth, and adults are encouraged to study the Doctrine and Covenants at home. This study will be supported in Primary, Sunday School, and Seminary. See helpful links to all manuals and resources for 2021.

2020 Year in Review

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Although words such as “quarantine,” “closed,” “canceled,” “paused,” and “postponed” have peppered global conversations this year, 2020 has been anything but a slow time for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The novel coronavirus disrupted and altered life in countless ways. But much of what is essential to the...

The Latest Changes to the General Handbook

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another batch of updates was published today, December 18, 2020, to the Church’s General Handbook for leaders and members. Six more chapters have been rewritten, and sections of 11 other chapters were added or revised. The text is available to the public in English online and in the Gospel Library app. Versions in other languages...

Church Announces Changes for Seminary in 2021 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Beginning in January of 2021, seminary will align more with "Come, Follow Me," and students will need to read 75% of calendar days to earn course credit.

New Feature Lets Parents Manage Children’s Online Church Accounts

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) A new feature on makes it easier for Latter-day Saint parents to create and manage their children’s Church accounts.