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President Nelson Shares Social Post about Racism and Calls for Respect for Human Dignity 

News of the Church Is Now Merged at

Official announcements, news and events of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can now be found in one place: This consolidation merges content from what were the “Church News and Events” and “Official Newsroom” sections of the Church website.


Church Participates in Sheep Donation on Navajo Reservation 

Food and supplies from the Bishops’ Central Storehouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been sent to remote areas of the Navajo Nation Reservation to assist the elderly during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Navajo Nation spans portions of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah in the Southwestern United States. 

As COVID-19 Restrictions Ease, Here's How the Church Is Reintegrating

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.

Church Breaks Ground for Layton Utah Temple

A small handful of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered on the overcast, 40-degree morning of May 23, 2020, to break ground for the Layton Utah Temple. The group was limited in size because of COVID-19 precautions. The full recording of the event is now available.


LDSC Donates PPEs, Hygiene Supplies to Olongapo and Subic LGUs

From Philippines Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, through its humanitarian arm, Latter-day Saint Charities (LDSC), has been one with the government in the efforts to assist the Filipinos during the COVID-19 Pandemic. On 11 May, LDSC turnover boxes of PPEs, hygienic supplies and face masks to two LGUS. 

President Russell M. Nelson and Sister Wendy W. Nelson Share a Message about the Sacrament

On President Russell M. Nelson’s social media accounts, President Nelson and Sister Wendy W. Nelson share their feelings of reverence and gratitude for the holy sacrament. They describe their personal experience in partaking of the sacrament in their home during the COVID-19 pandemic and give advice to those who desire to partake...

Young Women Organization Celebrates 150 Years in 2020

The Young Women organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is celebrating its sesquicentennial anniversary this year. A Face to Face event will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square in November. ...

Tahitian Youth Groups Aim to do 150 Acts of Kindness

From Pacific Newsroom In honour of the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Young Women organisation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, teenagers in French Polynesia have set a goal to each do five to ten acts of kindness for family, friends and neighbours.

Church, UPM, and ICP Observe Ramadan Through Iftar Sharing

From Philippines Newsroom In solidarity with the Muslims in their observance of Ramadan, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in cooperation with its interfaith partners, the Uniharmony Partners Manila (UPM) and Imam Council of the Philippines (ICP), shared meals and food packs at an Iftar Sharing event on Wednesday afternoon, 20 May 20...