News Releases

Prophet to Speak at 2019 NAACP National Convention in Detroit

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will address the 110th annual national convention for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) July 21, 2019, in Detroit, Michigan. Newsroom will publish multimedia resources and President Nelson’s full transcript.

Layton Utah Temple Site Announced

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Layton Utah Temple.

Latter-day Saints Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites, July 12, 2019

Apostle and Catholic Cardinal Speak at Freedom Festival

Hundreds of people gathered at a patriotic service in central Utah to hear a keynote address from His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York. He was introduced by Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Gospel Literacy Program Launched in Sierra Leone to Strengthen Families

A pilot program designed to improve literacy while teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ has been launched in Sierra Leone.

Africa Southeast Area to be Divided into Two Areas

From South Africa NewsroomIn a letter to General Authorities, General Officiers, Area Seventies and Stake Presidents in Africa, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the division of the Africa Southeast Area.

Acclaimed Guest Artists to Perform for President Nelson’s 95th Birthday Celebration

Guest artists for President Russell M. Nelson’s 95th birthday celebration, scheduled for early September, have been announced. The birthday celebration will share insights into the life and service of President Nelson.

Mission Leadership Seminar Held for Latter-day Saint Leaders

New leaders assigned to supervise missions of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received training and instruction from Church leaders at a mission leadership seminar.

Elder Gong Meets Government Leaders in Asia and Oceania

Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles met with government leaders from Oceania and the Middle East during a recent trip to Japan and Micronesia.

Rising Generations Are Key to Religious Freedom and a More Just World

Elder Patrick Kearon of the Presidency of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints told attendees of a major conference on religious freedom Tuesday that such freedom cannot survive unless it is understood and valued by the rising generations.