News Releases

Elder Christofferson Prays at National Prayer Service

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sings at US Presidential Inauguration

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir sang at the U.S. Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C., Friday, January 20, 2017. 

Sister Renlund Recalls Professional Career to Mormon Law Group

Sister Ruth Renlund was the keynote speaker at the J. Reuben Clark Law Society’s annual fireside in Salt Lake City Friday, January 20, 2017. Sister Renlund is the wife of Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Senator Harry Reid Receives Distinguished Public Service Award

Former United States Senator Harry Reid has been honored for his 34-year career in politics with the Distinguished Public Service Award by the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. 

Groundbreaking Announced for the Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the date for the groundbreaking of the Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple will be Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 10 a.m. The event will include Church leaders along with invited guests from the community. The groundbreaking marks the beginning of construction.

New Church Mission Presidents Announced

New mission presidents have been announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

‘Light the World’ Initiative Encourages Year-Round Service

Millions of people around the world participated in the “Light the World” initiative during the Christmas season. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints launched the online initiative November 25 on mormon.org to invite people around the world to follow Jesus Christ’s example by serving others.

Two Mormon Apostles to Attend 2017 US Presidential Inauguration

The First Presidency has assigned Elder D. Todd Christofferson and Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles to represent The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the U.S. presidential inauguration January 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. 

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites January 12, 2017

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

President and Sister Nelson Discuss Leadership, Marriage at Worldwide Devotional

A Mormon apostle is counting on the young adults of the Church to prepare to lead the worldwide church. President Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Wendy, spoke on leadership, love and marriage Sunday, January 8, 2017, at a worldwide devotional broadcast for young adults.