News Releases

Primary General President Speaks at the UN in Geneva

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary general president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, addressed an international audience at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, on Thursday, December 5, 2019.

Global Effort to ‘Light the World’ Generates Donations for Charities

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Nearly 150,000 items have been purchased by the public in a global effort organized by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Light the World: One by One effort to donate to those in need during the 2019 Christmas season officially began on December 1 and runs through the end of the month.

How Do We Obtain World Peace, Become More Angelic and Experience Joy? Christmas Devotional Provides Answers

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) What is the key to unlock world peace? Personal righteousness rooted in the Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ. How can we behave more like angels? Visit the isolated among us with Jesus Christ’s good news. What can we do to experience joy? Embrace simplicity, service and stillness. What is the perfect gift to give during any season...

First Presidency Statement on Church Finances

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

FamilySearch Now Provides Ability to Document Same-Sex Family Relationships

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) FamilySearch Family Tree now provides the ability for users to document same-sex family relationships.

Church Leader addresses Cross Party Group on Freedom of Religion or Belief at Scottish Parliament

The church was recently invited to address an influential Cross-Party Group on Freedom of Religion
or Belief at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh....

First Presidency Releases Statement on Refugees

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement on refugees following recent media inquiries.

Leaders Outline Church’s New Children and Youth Program

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Details of the new global children and youth initiative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were outlined Sunday in a live Face to Face broadcast originating at the Tabernacle on Temple Square in Salt Lake City.

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.

2019 Christmas Initiative Encourages Service ‘One by One’

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) A global effort to minister to others during the 2019 Christmas season has been unveiled by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.