News Releases

UK Fringe Events Go Nationwide to Support Freedom of Religion or Belief

From United Kingdom Newsroom In support of the 2022 International Ministerial for Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB), hosted by the UK government 5-6 July, multiple fringe events are being held across the UK to raise awareness of this important human right.

Groundbreaking Announced for Willamette Valley Oregon Temple 

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the groundbreaking date for the Willamette Valley Oregon Temple. The ceremony will be held Saturday, October 29, 2022. Elder Valeri V. Cordón, a General Authority Seventy and first counselor in the North America West Area Presidency, will preside...

First Presidency, Apostles Train and Inspire New Mission Leaders During Seminar

Find links to articles about messages shared by the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and other Church leaders during the 2022 Seminar for New Mission Leaders, held June 23-26 from the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah.

Church’s Position on Abortion

Following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its topic page on abortion. 

Open Houses Announced for Two Temples in South America 

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the open house dates for two new temples in South America. The Belém Brazil Temple and the Quito Ecuador Temple were first announced at the April 2016 general conference by then-President Thomas S. Monson.

Elder Cook Meets With Leaders of Kazakhstan

Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles met with two government officials of Kazakhstan in Nur-Sultan on May 27, 2022.

Leaders of General Women’s and Children’s Organizations Minister in Mexico

Church leaders of the general women and children’s organizations visited Mexico to meet with the leaders of various social welfare programs and minister to thousands of Latter-day Saints.

The Importance of Water Conservation

We all play a part in preserving the critical resources needed to sustain life — especially water — and we invite others to join us in reducing water use wherever possible.

The Church of Jesus Christ Donates Millions to Flood Relief Efforts in South Africa

From Africa Newsroom Following April’s devastating KZN floods that left scores of families bereaved and destitute, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints answered the plight and donated R15 million.

Praia Cabo Verde Temple Dedicated

From United Kingdom Newsroom Elder Neil L. Andersen, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Praia Cabo Verde Temple on Sunday, June 19, 2022. The temple in the capital city of Praia, in the island of Santiago, is the first temple in the country and the 173rd temple in the world.