News Releases

Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | August 25, 2016

This edition of Getting It Right features a story from NBC News about the Church's Latino membership.

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites August 24, 2016 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.

University of Utah Names Historic Building After President Monson

A historic mansion in downtown Salt Lake City has been renamed the Thomas S. Monson Center after the current president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

'Studio C' Cast to Appear in Live Broadcast for Mormon Youth

Youth will be able to ask the cast of BYUtv’s comedy show “Studio C” questions before and during a live event hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on October 19, 2016. 

Sapporo Japan Temple Dedicated in Three Sessions

President Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints formally dedicated the Sapporo Japan Temple in three dedicatory sessions, Sunday, August 21, 2016. 

The Atlantic: Keeping Faith Without Hurting LGBT Students

Writing at The Atlantic about the ongoing debate involving gay rights and religious freedom, Alan Noble says governments should allow Christian colleges to maintain their standards and schools should be more empathetic toward those who disagree.

VIDEO: How Mentors Help Refugees

A new video for the Church's “Give Back” series describes the importance of mentors for refugees. This and other videos came about after the First Presidency issued letters in October 2015 and March 2016 encouraging members to help refugees.

Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words | August 18, 2016

In Your Own Words is a regular sampling of online articles, blog posts and social media that represent some of the current conversations about Mormonism. The posts in this series do not necessarily represent the views of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, nor are they meant to be a comprehensive summary of the online conversations about the Church. The intent is to highlight social media content from individuals that will help journalists and the public better understand Mormonism.

Elder Holland at BYU: Preserving Religion’s Place Can Bind Society Together

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles spoke about the need for religion in society due to a “rise of secularism” at a devotional during Brigham Young University’s annual Education Week on the Provo campus, Tuesday morning, August 16, 2016. 

Public Invited to Tour Fort Collins Mormon Temple

The public is invited to tour the newly completed Fort Collins Colorado Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the second Mormon temple in the Centennial State.