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

‘This is more than a Church, it is an institution’ – Premier of the Northern Cape in South Africa, Dr Zamani Saul

The Africa South Area presidency and local Church authorities welcomed the Premier of South Africa’s Northern Cape province – Dr Zamani Saul – along with several of his most senior staff members on Thursday 3 June. The provincial government delegation, which included several members of the executive committee (MECs) toured...

'Prayers do get answered, no matter when' -- Cape Town members react to temple announcement

When Elder Neil L. Andersen visited Cape Town, South Africa in 2018, members bombarded him with questions about when a temple would be built in their city. The Apostle’s response was eye-opening for all of them.

First Presidency Announces Changes to General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced changes to upcoming general conferences of the Church, which are held each April and October.

Missionary Training Centers to Resume Limited On-Site Training

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) As COVID-19 conditions continue to improve in some locations, the Church is looking ahead to resume on-site training for new missionaries in a phased and cautious approach.

Sudanese Government Leaders Visit Church Headquarters

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) A delegation of government leaders from the Republic of the Sudan was in Salt Lake City, Utah, this week to meet with senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Watch: South Africa's Minister of Social Development attends Church and meets with leaders  

Members of the Randburg ward in Johannesburg, South Africa, welcomed the Honourable Minister Lindiwe Zulu to their congregational worship on Sunday 25 April.

Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia’s Secretary General Visits Temple Square

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The head of the Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia recently visited The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, to learn more about the global faith and build bridges of friendship with some of its many interfaith partners.

Bishop Caussé Thanks UNICEF and Church Members for COVID-19 Relief

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a new video, Bishop Gérald Caussé expresses gratitude to UNICEF and to members and friends of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for their collective efforts to combat COVID-19.