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. 

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.

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

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Even though COVID-19 continues to disrupt “normal” conference customs, the Prophet, President Russell M. Nelson, in a powerful act of faith in the future, announced 20 new temples to be built throughout the world. “We are building now for the future,” President Nelson said.

What Did the Prophet Teach at General Conference?

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

At April 2021 Conference, Prophet Announces 20 More Temples to Be Constructed

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) At the April 2021 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to build 20 new temples throughout the world.

General Priesthood Session Summary

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) For the first time in two years, men of all ages gathered around televisions, laptops and other electronic devices around the world Saturday evening for the priesthood session of the 191st Annual General Conference.

Summary of the Saturday Afternoon Session of the April 2021 General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) During the Saturday afternoon session of the 191st Annual General Conference, President Dallin H. Oaks announced the call of 11 new Church leaders, including a new Primary general presidency.

2020 Statistical Report for the April 2021 Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) For the information of the members of the Church, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued the following statistical report concerning the growth and status of the Church as of December 31, 2020.

Meet the New General Authority Seventies and Primary Presidency Called at the April 2021 Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The calls of 11 new leaders were announced at the April 2021 general conference. These calls comprise eight General Authority Seventies and a new Primary General Presidency. Earlier this week, 77 new Area Seventies were announced at a leadership session.