News Releases

California Lawmakers Celebrate Juneteenth With Family History Event

Members of the California Legislative Black Caucus gathered at the Capitol in Sacramento Monday, June 26, 2017, to celebrate Juneteenth with a family history event. Family history volunteers were on hand to assist lawmakers in accessing digitized Post Civil War-era records of the Freedmen’s Bureau and other family history resources provided by FamilySearch International, a nonprofit organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Forty African American judges from across California also participated in the event.

Three Mormon Temples in the US to Close for Renovation

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the closure of three temples in the United States for extensive renovation.

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Mormon Artifacts on Display at the Smithsonian

Artifacts from the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are on display in a new one-year exhibition at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites June 20, 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.

‘Hamilton’ Broadway Star to Perform With Mormon Tabernacle Choir

An artist known for his recent performance as George Washington in the Broadway show ‘Hamilton’ will join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for their Pioneer Day concerts.

A Mormon at the Watergate Trials: Apostle Reflects on Lessons Learned

Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles spoke to students, faculty and academics at the University of Oxford in England on Thursday, June 15, 2017, about his experiences as a law clerk during the Watergate trials more than 40 years ago. 

Mormon Apostle Speaks at International Religious Freedom Symposium

“Religious freedom is a marker for other freedoms in society that temper the natural impulses that are counter to a prosperous, thriving and progressing society,” said an apostle for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Latter-day Saints Recognized by National Children’s Alliance

The National Children's Alliance presented the National Philanthropy Leadership Award to Sister Joy D. Jones, general president of the Primary organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, during its annual conference in Washington, D.C., Sunday, June 4, 2017. 

Church Statement on Missionary Safety Survey

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Monday, June 5, 2017, about a safety survey being sent to Mormon missionaries around the world.