News Releases

Church Finances and a Growing Global Faith

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Today on, Presiding Bishop Gérald Caussé published a companion article to his recent remarks at the 2018 Church History Symposium, “Financing Faith: The Intersection of Business and Religion.” In conjunction with Bishop Caussé’s article and talk, the following materials provide additional context regarding Church f...

First Presidency Statement on Church Finances

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)A First Presidency statement on church finances, in response to media stories.

Latter-day Saints Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites, November 26, 2019

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

First Presidency Announces a Session Change to April 2020 General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Nelson announced that the April 2020 general conference will be unique in another way: The Saturday evening session will be for all Latter-day Saints ages 12 and up.

Prophet Concludes Southeast Asia Ministry in Indonesia

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)“Many fond memories come to mind as we reflect on the fact that this is the 50th anniversary of the Church here in Indonesia,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as he concluded his weeklong Southeast Asia ministry Thursday in Jakarta.

Church Releases New Missionary Handbook

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released an updated handbook of instructions for missionaries serving around the world.

Prophet Makes First Visit to Vietnam

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The global leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke Sunday to assembled Saints in Hanoi’s JW Marriott Grand Ballroom of his gratitude to the government for the privilege to gather and worship.

Church Celebrates Milestone in Vietnam

From Hong Kong Mormon Newsroom

On November 14, 2019, Madam Thieu Thi Huong of the Vietnam Government Committee for Religious Affairs (CRA) presented an official certificate authorizing members of the Church to conduct religious activities in the country, in compliance with a new religious law established in 2018.


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.