News Releases

Apostles of Jesus Christ Minister in Southwest United States 

Church Issues Statement Opposing Proposed Utah Psychologist Licensing Act Rule

"The Church releases the following statement in connection with comments filed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Family Services regarding a proposed professional licensing rule governing sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts.

Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Eliminated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Latter-day Saint Charities and other partners such as UNICEF USA and Kiwanis International continue to make progress in a global effort to wipe out maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT), a life-threatening disease that affects women of childbearing age and their children.

Raleigh North Carolina Temple Is Rededicated

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are looking forward to returning to the Raleigh North Carolina Temple after its rededication by President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Asunción Paraguay Temple Opens for Public Tours

A free public open house is set to begin on Saturday, October 12 and go through October 19, 2019, for the Asunción Paraguay Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Safety in Chapels Is the Responsibility of Every Latter-day Saint

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated guidelines to help its leaders and members remain safe while on Church property. “Changing conditions around the world” are the impetus of this update, the Church’s Presiding Bishopric wrote in a letter to Church leaders.

Kiribati President Visits Church Headquarters

From Pacific NewsroomAfter addressing the 74th Session of the General Assembly of the U.N. in New York City, Kiribati President Taneti Maamau, along with his wife and delegation, stopped in Salt Lake City recently to meet with leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Rendering of the Layton Utah Temple Released

An exterior rendering has been released showing the planned design of the Layton Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

President Nelson’s Global Ministry to Continue in Southeast Asia

From Hong Kong Newsroom

These global faith leaders will visit four countries in seven days, with trips to Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore and Indonesia, from November 15 to November 22, 2019.

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October 2019 General Conference News and Announcements

General conferences of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints take place every six months, originating in the 21,000-seat Conference Center in Salt Lake City and reaching a global audience estimated to be in the millions. Below is a summary of news and announcements from the October 2019 proceedings

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