News Releases

From Australia Mormon Newsroom

Church to Celebrate Revelation on the Priesthood

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a celebration will be held in Salt Lake City marking the 40th anniversary of the 1978 revelation on the priesthood.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Changes Announced to Church’s Adult Priesthood Quorums

President Russell M. Nelson announced two significant organizational changes Saturday night designed to help everyday Latter-day Saints in congregations throughout the world minister more like Jesus Christ.

From Australia Mormon Newsroom

'Ministering’ to Replace Home and Visiting Teaching

Young women ages 14–18 will receive more opportunities to serve

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

Church Announces New Leadership Assignments Including Changes to Pacific Area Presidency

Among several announcements made this week by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were a number of new assignments for the Church’s Area Presidencies around the world, including in the Pacific Area.

From Australia Mormon Newsroom

Seven Temples Announced as April 2018 General Conference Closes

Mormon temples to be built in Asia, Europe, North and South America

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President and Sister Nelson Begin Global Ministry Tour

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Wendy, left Salt Lake City Tuesday afternoon on the prophet’s global ministry tour.

All Missionaries Safe After 7.5 Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea

All missionaries from both the Lae and Port Moresby Papua New Guinea Missions have been accounted for and are safe after an earthquake hit Papua New Guinea on February 26 2018

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Announces Mission Adjustments

Mormon Newsroom reported in October that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints would adjust the number of its 421 missions to better fit the needs of each region of the world. Today, the Church announces boundary realignments for 19 missions, as well as the creation of five new missions. With the following changes there will be 407 missions.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Russell M. Nelson Named 17th Church President

President Russell M. Nelson was announced as the 17th president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The announcement was made by Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles during a live broadcast from the annex of the iconic Salt Lake Temple. He was sustained and set apart in the Salt Lake Temple on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

A Special Invitation for Tuesday, January 16

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from around the world are invited to participate in a live message from President Russell M. Nelson on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Standard Time (USA).