News Releases

Church Statement on Volunteers in Turkey

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement today about volunteers in Turkey.

Elder Per G. Malm Passes Away

Elder Per G. Malm, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at his home in home in Göteborg, Sweden following a courageous battle with cancer.

President Uchtdorf Presents Donation to UN Food Program

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, presented a $3 million donation to the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) on behalf of the Church during a recent visit to Rome, Italy. 

Pioneer Day Concert Features the King’s Singers and Mormon Tabernacle Choir 

Fresh off of their successful seven-city European tour, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square were back in the Conference Center on Temple Square this weekend for their annual Pioneer Day concert. 

Mormonism in Pictures: Pioneers’ Trek West

Before the historic 1847 trek of the Mormon pioneers, the early Latter-day Saints gathered from across the Atlantic Ocean to join the westward migration. Prior to heading west, the early Saints settled in several areas in the East, including Kirtland, Ohio.

Angel Moroni Statue Tops Meridian Idaho Temple

Crane operators and construction workers raised the 13-foot-6-inch angel Moroni statue to the top of the Meridian Idaho Temple July 20, 2016.

Elder Stevenson Throws First Pitch at Angels Game

The first pitch at a recent Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Chicago White Sox game was thrown by Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The game was also the 19th annual Mormon Night with the Angels, Friday, July 15, 2016.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sings to Enthusiastic Audiences in Europe

More than 300 members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and 65 members of the Orchestra at Temple Square wrap up a seven-city summer tour in western Europe, with 90-minute live performances that were scheduled from June 29 through July 13, 2016. 

New ‘Meet the Mormons’ Stories Released by Church

Several new stories made by the producers of the movie “Meet the Mormons” will be shown exclusively in visitors’ centers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints beginning this summer. 

FamilySearch Hosts Worldwide Indexing Event

FamilySearch is sponsoring its annual Worldwide Indexing Event July 15–17, 2016. The public is invited to join online.