News Release

Coverage and News Media Resources From the 188th Semiannual General Conference

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. The fall 2018 proceedings are being interpreted live into more than 80 languages and are available in more than 90 languages via television, radio, satellite and internet.


Five conference sessions were held October 6–7, 2018. This page is a repository of links to news and announcements from general conference weekend.

The October 2018 general conference was President Russell M. Nelson’s second general conference as president of the Church.

News and Announcements

Background Information

News from the April 2018 General Conference

General Conference Sessions Consolidated

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