News Releases

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Stresses Importance of Jesus Christ in Church Name: “It Is His Church”

Nearly two months after his brief statement about the name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson spoke at length on the importance of the Church’s full name.

Young Single Adults Provide Important Service in Pari Village

From Australia Mormon Newsroom

Delegates from Australia and Papua New Guinea Speak at International Law and Religion Symposium

Delegates from Australia and Papua New Guinea are joining other experts from around the world this week at the 25th annual International Law and Religion Symposium at Brigham Young University in Utah, United States.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes

At the end of the 188th Semiannual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build 12 new temples.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Answers, Hope and Healing for Those Impacted by Pornography

An updated website from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offers a more helpful and hopeful approach for Latter-day Saints seeking protection, help and healing from pornography use. The web address has also changed. Addressingpornography.lds.org has replaced overcomingpornography.org. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

World-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir Changes Its Name

The world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir is changing its name to “The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.”

From Australia Mormon Newsroom

Coming: Pacific Area-Wide Day of Service

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Leadership Changes Announced at October 2018 General Conference

President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency announced the following changes to Church leadership at the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Announces New Balance between Gospel Instruction in the Home and Church

Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opened the faith’s 188th Semiannual General Conference by announcing a “new balance and connection between gospel instruction in the home and in the Church.” It is part of an effort “to strengthen families and individuals through a

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Coverage and News Media Resources From the 188th Semiannual General Conference

Five conference sessions are being held October 6–7, 2018. This page is a repository of links to news and announcements from general conference weekend.