News Releases

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.

First Episode in Book of Mormon Videos Series Now Available

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The first episode in the Book of Mormon Videos series of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is now available. Videos covering the first 138 pages of the Book of Mormon (1 Nephi to Enos) will continue to be released every Friday between now and the end of 2019. Additional videos that cover Mosiah through the end of the Book of Mormon...

Love Motivated Policy Changes Toward LGBT Parents and Children, Prophet Says

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Scripture makes clear that God wants the best for everyone (see Moses 1:39). His motive is pure love. This motive cannot be any different for the prophets He calls to communicate His love, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints told young adult Latter-day Saints around the world Tues...

Bishop Causse Gives Keynote Address at UN Conference in Geneva

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Bishop Gérald Caussé, presiding bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, delivered a keynote address at a United Nations conference in Geneva. The event was sponsored by Latter-day Saint Charities.