News Releases

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. 

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites July 11, 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.

Engaging Real Faces in Real Places

While it’s true we live in a world of moral ambivalence and shifting values, how often do we think about who “the world” really is? Because “the world” is a general, faceless term, we can forget it also represents specific people with real faces, tender hearts and sincere desires.

Russia Passes Law Affecting Missionary Work

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Friday, July 8, 2016.