News Releases

New Magazine ‘For the Strength of Youth’ Will Reach Latter-day Saint Teens in 140 Countries 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' "New Era" magazine is being replaced by a global, new magazine: "For the Strength of Youth." The new magazine will be sent to 140 different countries and translated into 48 languages. 

The ‘Friend’ Magazine to Go Global in Its 50th Year With Features Directed to Children Worldwide   

The “Friend” is celebrating its 50th anniversary in the upcoming year. And with it, the magazine is going global.

‘Liahona’ to Provide Universal Messages for a Global Church

As the “Ensign” is retired and the “Liahona” becomes the Church’s magazine for all adult members around the world, learn how more members will benefit from its worldwide messages and wider distribution and what you can expect in upcoming issues.

Church Breaks Ground for Bengaluru India Temple

From India Newsroom A small group of leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated in the groundbreaking ceremony of the Bengaluru India Temple in the morning of December 2, 2020.

Bees Are Changing Lives in Jordan

From Middle East Newsroom Yamnah Kalaf Toresh is a Syrian refugee living in Mulah, Jordan. She has no family, having lost her husband and two daughters. She was living in an animal shed with no door, window, plumbing or furniture when Latter-day Saint Charities volunteers met her in early 2019.

Latter-day Saint Charities Provides Grants to US Refugee Agencies

Latter-day Saint Charities has provided substantial grants to nine resettlement agencies in the United States for the past several years. In 2020, grants were also provided to the same agencies to assist refugees who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

FamilySearch Is Now Available in 30 Languages

FamilySearch.org has added functionality in 20 languages since August of this year, making the world’s largest (and free) genealogical service available to anyone in 30 total languages.

Church Leaders Raise Hunger Awareness in Virtual Walks

Sister Sharon Eubank of the Relief Society general presidency and president of Latter-day Saint Charities recently joined with other members of the general presidencies of the Relief Society and Primary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in a virtual walk to raise awareness for the hungry.

Church Announces Dates for 2021 Churchwide Events

Just in time for branches, wards and stakes to begin scheduling their local 2021 events, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the schedule of Churchwide events for 2021.

The Latest News on Temple Reopenings

In a letter to all Church members, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed their gratitude for the efforts of all those who have worked to address the global COVID-19 pandemic.