News Releases

Area Seventy Releases Announced

For the first time, the releases of Area Seventies (regional leaders) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been publicly announced prior to general conference, which is scheduled for October.

Meet the Latter-day Saint Olympians Competing in Tokyo

More than a dozen athletes who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be part of the Olympics. Learn more about these Olympians, when they compete and how they did.

Peru’s President Attends Country’s Bicentennial Independence Celebration Held on Lima Temple Grounds 

On Monday, the president of Peru and interfaith leaders gathered in the garden area of the Lima Peru Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to celebrate 200 years of the country’s independence.

The First Presidency Continues the Saturday Evening Session of General Conference

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter today, July 27, 2021, to leaders of the faith around the world.

Groundbreakings Announced for Two Temples in the South Pacific

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced groundbreakings for the Neiafu Tonga Temple and the Pago Pago American Samoa Temple. Both were announced in April 2019 by Church President Russell M. Nelson.

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

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.

The Latest News on Temple Reopenings

See a full list of temples and their status as of August 2, 2021.

Jesus Christ Visits Ancient Inhabitants of the Americas in Season 4 of the ‘Book of Mormon Videos’ Series

Shortly after Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection, residents of an ancient civilization in the Americas were talking to one another when they “heard a voice as if it came out of heaven” and “look[ed] ... from whence the sound came.”

Elder Rasband Serves as Grand Marshal in the Days of ’47 Parade Honoring Pioneers

Church members volunteered hundreds of hours this year to create floats that celebrate the pioneer heritage of Utah as part of the Days of ’47 parade in which Elder Ronald A. Rasband served as Grand Marshal.

President Nelson Shares a Message About Competition During Summer Olympics

On his social media accounts, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shares a message about healthy competition and respect as athletes join together in Tokyo, Japan, to participate in the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. President Nelson relates the spirit of competition to his professional...