News Releases

Church Leaders Offer Words of Sorrow and Comfort Following Bombings in Sri Lanka

The Asia Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Sunday, April 21, 2019: 

Plans Unveiled for Salt Lake Temple Renovation

President Nelson Pens Personal Note of Sympathy to Pope Francis after Notre Dame Fire

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wrote words of comfort and encouragement to Pope Francis in the wake of the devastating fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, April 15, 2019.

President and Sister Nelson Prepare for Pacific Ministry

First Presidency Easter Message – April 2019

The Savior was resurrected, as we all will be. He suffered so that He could succor us in all of our trials. He paid the ransom for us as Heavenly Father’s children so that we could be delivered from death and sin.

Prophet Announces Eight New Temples at April 2019 General Conference

At the conclusion of the 189th Annual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build eight new temples. This brings the total number of operating temples (162) and temples announced or under construction (47) to 209 worldwide.

The Temple of San Pedro Sula, Honduras is announced

At the conclusion of the 189th Annual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build eight new temples.

2018 Statistical Report for 2019 April Conference

For the information of the members of the Church, the First Presidency has issued the following statistical report concerning the growth and status of the Church as of December 31, 2018.

New Sunday School Presidency and General Authorities Announced at April 2019 Conference

President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the calls of 10 General Authority Seventies and 55 Area Seventies during the Saturday afternoon session of the April 2019 general conference. He also announced a new Sunday School General Presidency to replace Brother...

First Presidency Shares Messages From General Conference Leadership Session

At this wonderful general conference time, it is our privilege to bring together senior leaders of the Church from around the world to provide instruction and to unify our effort to bring God’s children closer to the gospel of Jesus Christ. This morning in a leadership session the First Presidency provided instruction on several...