News Releases

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites September 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.

Mormon Women Encouraged to Build on Doctrine of Christ

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encouraged Mormon women to focus on the doctrine of Jesus Christ as hundreds of thousands of women, young women and girls 8 years old and older gathered around the world for the first session of general conference. 

Church Releases New Video on Refugees 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has produced a new video, “Refuge from the Storm,” to encourage people to get involved in assisting refugees in their communities. 

Public Invited to Tour Star Valley Wyoming Temple

The public is invited to tour the first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Wyoming. The Star Valley Wyoming Temple will be open for a free public open house from Friday, September 23 to Saturday, October 8, 2016, excluding Sundays. The public can make reservations at

Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple Is Dedicated as Church’s 152nd

President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, dedicated Pennsylvania’s first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ 152nd on Sunday, September 18, 2016.

Southern Utah Mormon Temple Topped With Angel Moroni Statue

The Cedar City Utah Temple, located along the I-15 corridor, has taken a step toward completion with the placement of the angel Moroni, an iconic figure on most temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Religion in US Worth $1.2 Trillion to Economy

A new study commissioned by Faith Counts reports the total economic contribution of religion in America to be nearly $1.2 trillion, equal to the world’s 15th largest economy. 

From United Kingdom Mormon Newsroom

Presiding Bishop visits refugee shelters in Berlin

During a recent trip to Europe, Bishop Gérald Caussé visited two refugee shelters in Berlin, Germany’s capital.

Mormon Migration Provides Insights to Help Modern Refugees, Apostle Says

Speaking at Windsor Castle to a conference on religious persecution and forced migration, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland said there is much to learn from the 19th-century Mormon refugee experience that could help modern-day refugees rise above their circumstances.

Sister Burton, Sister Marriott Minister to Members in Caribbean and US

The needs of Mormon women from around the world will be on the minds of Church leaders as they prepare for the upcoming general women’s session of general conference. Sister Burton and Sister Marriott recently returned from the Caribbean.