News Releases

Elder Bednar Serves as Grand Marshal of Utah’s Pioneer Day Parade

Elder David A. Bednar, an Apostle for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was honored as the grand marshal for the 2024 Days of ’47 Parade. The parade, a cherished tradition in Utah, celebrates the pioneers who settled the state and their enduring legacy.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Welcomes Announcement of 2034 Winter Olympics

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints extends its heartfelt congratulations to Salt Lake City on securing the bid to host the 2034 Winter Olympics.

From France, Bishop Caussé and Olympians Speak to Youth Throughout Europe 

Bishop Caussé, a native of Bordeaux, France, joined Peter Vidmar and Jimmer Fredette in a devotional broadcast from Versailles on Sunday, July 21, 2024, for youth throughout Europe.

Groundbreaking Date Released for Wichita Kansas Temple

Groundbreaking Date Released for Wichita Kansas Temple

The Latest Temple News from the Church of Jesus Christ

This page provides a summary of recent news about the many houses of the Lord being built around the world by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Interreligious Forum of the Americas Takes Place in Paraguay

The Interreligious Forum: “Interreligious Cooperation as a Path to Peace” was held within the framework of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States on June 24–25, 2024, in Asunción, Paraguay.

Church Announces Age Adjustments for Young Adult Classifications

The Church of Jesus Christ has adjusted the range of ages for what it considers young single adults (YSAs) and single adults (SAs). “Young single adult” now refers to unmarried members ages 18-35. “Single adult” now describes unmarried members ages 36 and older.

Latter-day Saints Around the World: July 2024

Elder Alexander Dushku Speaks at 2024 Notre Dame Religious Liberty Summit About Building Respect, Friendship

In the years after the Church’s support of California’s 2008 Proposition 8, Elder Alexander Dushku — then an attorney involved in negotiations between LGBT and religious groups — learned important lessons about peacemaking during religious liberty summit.

US Representatives Tour Welfare Square

Members of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee visited Welfare Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Friday, July 12, 2024. The group of elected officials and staff was in town for a field hearing on medical innovation but wanted to see how the welfare system of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints operates.