News Releases

Church Leaders Focus on Faith and Family During Papua New Guinea Visit

Two members of the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder Ian S. Ardern and Elder K. Brett Nattress, have been visiting Papua New Guinea over the past week.

President Nelson’s Global Ministry to Continue in Southeast Asia

From Hong Kong Mormon NewsroomThese global faith leaders will visit four countries in seven days, with trips to Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore and Indonesia, from November 15 to November 22, 2019.

Safety in Chapels Is the Responsibility of Every Latter-day Saint

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated guidelines to help its leaders and members remain safe while on Church property. “Changing conditions around the world” are the impetus of this update, the Church’s Presiding Bishopric wrote in a letter to Church leaders.

Church Leader Announces Latter-day Saint Temple for Papua New Guinea

From Pacific NewsroomPresident Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build eight new temples throughout the world, including one in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea.

Church Updates Temple Recommend Interview Questions

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Russell M. Nelson continued his fervent focus on improving the faith’s temple worship Sunday at the concluding session of the 189th Semiannual General Conference. He read an updated list of temple recommend interview questions.

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Changes Announced to Strengthen Youth

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are announcing changes to Aaronic Priesthood quorums and Young Women classes.

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The World Report

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The October 2019 edition of "The World Report."

October 2019 General Conference News and Announcements

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

General conferences of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints take place every six months, originating in the 21,000-seat Conference Center in Salt Lake City and reaching a global audience estimated to be in the millions. Below is a summary of news and announcements from the October 2019 proceedings

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October 2019 General Conference News and Announcements

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

General conferences of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints take place every six months, originating in the 21,000-seat Conference Center in Salt Lake City and reaching a global audience estimated to be in the millions. Below is a summary of news and announcements from the October 2019 proceedings

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General Conference Leadership Sessions Begin

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Nelson announced a change in the Church’s policy related to witnesses who participate in baptisms in local congregations and in temple work.