News Releases

We #HearHim When We Act on Spiritual Promptings, Elder Rasband Says

In a new #HearHim video and blog article, Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, said that we can Hear God by acting on the promptings we receive while reading the Holy Scriptures.

Statement on the Fire at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building on Temple Square

Eric Hawkins, a spokesman with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, released the following statement on Wednesday, October 20, 2021:

Elders Bednar and Gong Discuss How to Better Understand Muslims

Two Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encouraged followers of the faith to better understand the similarities and differences they have with the globe’s 1.8 billion followers of Islam.

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 October 19, 2021.

Rendering Released for a Temple in the Western US

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the exterior rendering showing the planned designs for the Farmington New Mexico Temple. The locations of this temple have previously been announced. Groundbreaking dates have not been announced.

The Church Donates US$2 Million to First Americans Museum in Oklahoma

The Church of Jesus Christ is donating US$2 million to the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City to help Native American Indian tribes learn more about their ancestral roots.

Arizona Governor Visits Mesa Arizona Temple

Church leaders are hosting invited guests for tours of the newly renovated Mesa Arizona Temple, including Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and members of the local interfaith community.

New Joseph Smith Papers Podcast: Why the Nauvoo Temple Is Essential To Understanding the Restoration

The new Joseph Smith Papers podcast focuses on the Nauvoo Temple. It features Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, Relief Society General President Jean B. Bingham, scholars from the Church History Department and the Joseph Smith Papers project, BYU’s Alex Baugh and Lachlan Mackay, an elder and a historian...

Silicon Slopes Packages 1 Million Meals for Utah Food Bank

During the annual Silicon Slopes Summit, volunteers are gathered to package one million meals to help feed Utah residents facing hunger.