News Releases

Elder Soares Urges BYU Students to Pursue the Light and Truth of Christ

Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles taught Brigham Young University students on Tuesday, December 6, how to best pursue the light and truth of Jesus Christ.

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.

Ground Broken for Miraflores Guatemala City Guatemala Temple

Ground was broken in Guatemala City on Saturday, December 3, for the Miraflores Guatemala City Guatemala Temple. Elder Patricio M. Giuffra, Second Counselor in the Central America Area Presidency, presided at the ceremony.

A Summary of the 2022 First Presidency Christmas Devotional

President Dallin H. Oaks and others reflected on the gift of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ at the 2022 First Presidency Christmas devotional.

Urban League of St. Louis Visits Church Headquarters

Three leaders of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis (ULSTL) visited the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Friday, December 2, 2022, to learn more about how the faith engages in the work that ULSTL itself does — helping those in need.

Dean of London Diplomatic Corps Co-hosts International Nativity Reception

From United Kingdom Newsroom Senior diplomats representing nations across the globe gathered at Hyde Park Chapel, London on December 1 for the opening of the International Nativity Exhibit, co-hosted by the Ambassador of Honduras, H.E. Ivan Romero-Martinez, Dean of the London Diplomatic Corps, together with H.E.

Church Food Donation Gives Cheyenne River Reservation Families a Holiday Boost

A recent delivery of two semi-trucks full of food donated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gave hundreds of families on the Cheyenne River Reservation in north-central South Dakota a boost during the holidays.

Elder Gong Meets with the President of Costa Rica

Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles was received by the President of the Republic of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Chaves Robles, on Friday, November 18, at the Presidential Palace of Costa Rica.

Apostle and Singapore Ambassador Illuminate 400,000 Christmas Lights in Washington, D.C.

After several years (including extensive renovation and the pandemic) the Christmas lights are back on at the Washington D.C. Temple.

The Beehive House, the Lion House, and the Joseph Smith Memorial Building Will Undergo Renovations Beginning in 2023

The Beehive House and the Lion House — important historic buildings in Salt Lake City for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as well as the state of Utah — will close in mid-2023 for restoration work.