News Releases

Light the World Initiative Launches for Christmas 2021

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. 

The First Presidency’s 2021 Christmas Message

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency testified that Jesus Christ “came to make immortality a reality and eternal life a possibility for all who would ever live” in a Christmas message released Friday, November 26.

Elder Holland and the Rev. Teal of Oxford Speak of Special Interfaith Friendship

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) “Andrew truly lives what he preaches in every aspect of his behavior,” Elder Jeffrey R. Holland said of his friend, the Rev. Andrew Teal of the University of Oxford, during a reception and dinner held the night before Rev. Teal returned to England.

Eight Area Organization Advisers called for Asia

From Hong Kong Newsroom The increasing visibility of women leadership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is reflected in a new calling – Area Organization Advisers – which was approved by the First Presidency earlier this year, to be implemented in the international areas. Eight sisters were recently called to be the first Area Organization...

Elders Bednar and Gong Discuss How to Better Understand Muslims

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Two Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encouraged followers of the faith to better understand the similarities and differences they have with the globe’s 1.8 billion followers of Islam.

Summary of the Sunday Afternoon Session of the October 2021 General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) President Russell M. Nelson closed the Sunday afternoon session of general conference by asking listeners to make time for the Lord by doing those things to allow the companionship of the Holy Ghost, focusing on Jesus Christ and attending and serving in the temple. He also announced the locations for 13 temples.

What Did the Prophet Teach at General Conference?

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Listen for “pure truth, the pure doctrine of Christ, and pure revelation,” strengthen their spiritual foundations and make time for Lord, taught President Russell M. Nelson during the October 2021 general conference of the Church, broadcast October 2-3 to millions of participants worldwide.

At the October 2021 General Conference, the Prophet Says the Church Will Build 13 More Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced plans to build 13 new temples throughout the world.