News Releases

New Temple Site Locations Announced in Texas and Utah

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the location of three temples previously announced in October 2019 by Church President Russell M. Nelson.

FamilySearch Now Provides Ability to Document Same-Sex Family Relationships

FamilySearch Family Tree now provides the ability for users to document same-sex family relationships.

How Do We Obtain World Peace, Become More Angelic and Experience Joy? Christmas Devotional Provides Answers

What is the key to unlock world peace? Personal righteousness rooted in the Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ. How can we behave more like angels? Visit the isolated among us with Jesus Christ’s good news. What can we do to experience joy? Embrace simplicity, service and stillness. What is the perfect gift to give during any season...

The Church of Jesus Christ Supports the Federal Fairness for All Act

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed support Friday for the federal Fairness for All Act introduced at the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., this morning by nine members of Congress from seven states.

First Presidency 2019 Christmas Message

Memories of Christmas bring recollections of family, gifts, and service. They stem from the real reason for Christmas, that transcendent gift from our Heavenly Father. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16)

Primary General President Speaks at the UN in Geneva

Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary general president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, addressed an international audience at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, on Thursday, December 5, 2019.

New Renderings Released for Salt Lake Temple Renovation

Additional renderings showing the planned renovation of the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been released.


First Presidency Releases Statement on Refugees

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement on refugees following recent media inquiries.

Temple Square Brings Christmas Cheer to Salt Lake City

Temple Square in Salt Lake City will come to life Friday, November 29, 2019, as hundreds of thousands of colorful LED bulbs light up, marking the season of Jesus Christ’s birth.

Groundbreaking Completed for the Puebla Mexico Temple

Ground has been broken for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Puebla Mexico Temple, signifying the beginning of construction.