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Temples Continue to Operate during Pandemic

After a brief closure at the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began resuming operations in May 2020. Since that time, ordinances are being provided in temples as local conditions and government health and safety guidelines allow. We continue to operate temples in...

Photo Essay: Jordanians Receive Medical Help from Latter-day Saint Charities

From Middle East Newsroom

Four Years of Invitations from the Prophet

Since becoming the 17th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on January 14, 2018, President Russell M. Nelson has used general conference, social media and other means to extend several invitations to Latter-day Saints worldwide — invitations to act in faith.

Dedication Date Announced for the Yigo Guam Temple

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the dates for the open house and dedication of the Yigo Guam Temple, a U.S. territory located in the western Pacific Ocean.

Primary General President Says ‘Stay Securely Bound to the Savior’

Sister Camille N. Johnson, Primary general president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, encouraged Brigham Young University students and faculty to improve their relationship with the Savior Jesus Christ during a Tuesday devotional.

Six Apostles Address Young Adults in Area Devotionals Across the Globe

Six members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles lead devotionals for Latter-day Saint young adults in different areas across the globe on Sunday, January 9, 2022.

President Ballard Honors Sen. Harry Reid as a Faithful and Caring Disciple of Christ

President M. Russell Ballard joined U.S. President Joe Biden, former President Obama and others Saturday to honor the life of Latter-day Saint and former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid.

First Presidency Calls 164 New Mission Leaders to Begin Serving in 2022

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has called 164 new mission presidents and companions; most will begin service in July 2022.

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 January 4, 2022.