News Releases

Paris France Temple Is Dedicated

President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Paris France Temple on Sunday, May 21, 2017. It’s the first temple in France and the 156th temple in the world.

First Presidency Announces Mission Merge in Russia

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Saturday, May 20, 2017, regarding the merging of two missions in Russia.

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites May 19, 2017

MormonNewsroom.org features stories from its international Newsroom websites to share what members and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

New Church Cannery Dedicated in Northern Utah

Millions of cans of food will be processed every year at a new state-of-the-art welfare cannery in northern Utah owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The 45,000-square-foot facility, located in the community of Harrisville, was dedicated Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Jewish Leaders Host Top Mormon Leaders in New York City

At a small gathering of Jewish and Mormon leaders last October, one Jewish dignitary labeled the event the “beginning of a beautiful friendship” between the two faiths.

The friendship continued to strengthen Wednesday night in New York City.

Questions and Answers about Changes to the Young Men Program

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on May 11, 2017, announced significant changes to the activity program for young men ages 14-18.

Elder Clark Shares Lessons From Joseph Smith’s Life

Young Latter-day Saint adults face many of the challenges the Prophet Joseph Smith experienced when he was a young man. That’s what Elder Kim B. Clark of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in the Worldwide Broadcast for Young Adults, Sunday, May 7, 2017. 

Elder Stevenson Urges Use of Technology to Spread 'Knowledge of a Savior'

Elder Gary E. Stevenson spoke at the BYU Women’s Conference about the Church’s use of technology and social media.

Relief Society General Presidency Shares Insights at BYU Women’s Conference

Sister Jean B. Bingham, president of the Relief Society general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and her counselors, Sister Sharon Eubank and Sister I. Reyna Aburto, were together on the Brigham Young University campus in Provo, Utah, Friday, May 5, 2017, to address the BYU Women’s Conference.

President Eyring Tells Graduates to Focus on ‘Happiness That Lasts’

Pursuing formal education, lifelong learning and increased capacity to accomplish things are all important aspects of the good life, but none is more satisfying and eternally relevant than helping and lifting others.

That was President Henry B. Eyring’s message to Utah Valley University’s (UVU) 2017 graduating class of more than 5,000 students on Thursday, May 4, 2017.