News Releases

Texans Receive Aid Following Record Winter Storm

Latter-day Saints in communities across Texas are serving their neighbors after a massive winter storm hit the state, leaving millions of people without food, water and power.

The Church of Jesus Christ’s Statement on the Equality Act

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints release the following statement on Friday, February 26, 2021.

Latter-day Saint Charities Commits US$20 Million in Support of UNICEF’s Global COVID-19 Response

Latter-day Saint Charities announced today a $20 million grant to support UNICEF’s global work with the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator and the vaccines arm of the ACT Accelerator called the COVAX Facility.

Apostle to Missionaries: Embrace Technological Advances

In a new devotional now available for missionaries, an Apostle and his wife encourage these young ambassadors of faith to use technology to help more people know about Jesus Christ.

More than 1 Million Attend All-Virtual RootsTech Connect 2021

More than 1 million family history enthusiasts participated in RootsTech Connect 2021, many for the very first time, making this the largest gathering in the event’s 10-year history. Participants from over 220 countries and territories are registered for the world’s largest family history celebration, which was held Thursday...

As COVID-19 Restrictions Ease, Here's How the Church Is Reopening

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is following the lead of governments and healthcare professionals around the world as a it considers a measured return to normal operating procedures disrupted by COVID-19.

The Latest News on Temple Reopenings

See a full list of temples and their status as of February 8, 2021.

Elder and Sister Andersen Encourage French-Speaking Saints to Believe in Christ

An Apostle of Jesus Christ and his wife brought a familiar message of hope to French-speaking Latter-day Saints around the world on Sunday, February 21.

Latter-day Saint Leaders Invite Children to Learn About Jesus Christ and Make a Difference in the World in Friend to Friend Broadcast  

“We have been reminded that each of us is a beloved child of God. Please remember that fact,” said Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in the first Friend to Friend event for members of the global faith’s Primary program that premiered on Saturday, February 20.

Salt Lake Temple Renovation Project Updates: February 2021

As part of the Salt Lake Temple renovation project, the grounds around the temple are being renovated. In January, construction began on the Church Office Building plaza.