News Releases

Mormonism in Pictures: Enjoy the Spirit of Christmas on Temple Square

Photo Essay — 1 DECEMBER 2015

Braving cold temperatures in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, visitors to historic Temple Square felt the warmth of Christmas as millions of tiny lights were illuminated on Friday, November 27, 2015.

Church Launches ‘A Savior Is Born’ Christmas Initiative

News Release — 29 NOVEMBER 2015

A Christmas initiative that includes a video in multiple languages and outdoor advertising in New York City’s Times Square was launched today by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Church, Governments and Humanitarian Partners Aid Refugees in Europe

News Release — 24 NOVEMBER 2015

The Church is continuing its long-standing partnership with international humanitarian organizations to tend to the dire needs of refugees entering Europe. Support is underway to provide food, shelter, clothing and medical supplies and other life-sustaining necessities.

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites November 24, 2015

Blog Post — 24 NOVEMBER 2015 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.

Faith Leaders Participate in Dedication of New Church Meetinghouse in Washington, D.C.

News Story — 23 NOVEMBER 2015

A new meetinghouse in Washington, D.C., was dedicated Sunday, November 22, 2015, by President Russell M. Nelson, president of the Church’s Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Montreal Quebec Temple Opens Following Rededication

News Release — 22 NOVEMBER 2015

President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, rededicated the Montreal Quebec Temple.

Worldwide Mormon Leaders Cheryl Esplin and Neill Marriott Visit Women and Children in Asia

News Story — 20 NOVEMBER 2015

General officers Neill F. Marriott and Cheryl A. Esplin recently returned from a trip to Hong Kong, Cambodia and Mongolia, where they met with children, young women, women leaders and missionaries.  

First Presidency Expresses Love, Support for French People

Official Statement — 14 NOVEMBER 2015

Saturday, November 14, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement regarding the attacks in Paris:

From United Kingdom Mormon Newsroom

Europe Area President makes Statement regarding Paris Attacks

News Release — 14 NOVEMBER 2015

Elder Patrick Kearon, President of the Europe Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, issued the following statement: "During these hours of sadness and pain, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Europe stand united with all people of decency and good will...

Understanding the Handbook

Commentary — 13 NOVEMBER 2015

In the Church, the family is reverenced and children are its centerpiece. Yet last week an instructional letter from Church leadership addressing the sensitive topic of how to respond to same-sex relationships sparked a wave of inquiries from Church members. Most of the questions were about children.