News Releases

Angel Moroni Lifted to the Top of the Fort Collins Colorado Temple

Photo Essay — 27 AUGUST 2015

Standing atop most temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the angel Moroni, an ancient prophet in the Book of Mormon.

Church to Go Forward with Scouting Program

News Release — 26 AUGUST 2015

At this time, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will go forward as a chartering organization of BSA, and as in the past, will appoint Scout leaders and volunteers who uphold and exemplify Church doctrine, values, and standards.

Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | August 25, 2015

Blog Post — 25 AUGUST 2015

This edition of “Getting It Right” includes coverage of the dedication of the Indianapolis Indiana Temple and an interview with a Catholic scholar about Mormon-Catholic relations.

First Latter-day Saint Temple in Indiana Dedicated 

News Release — 23 AUGUST 2015

President Henry B. Eyring, dedicated the Indianapolis Indiana Temple on Sunday, August 23, 2015.

Frankfurt Germany Temple to Close for Renovation

News Release — 20 AUGUST 2015

The Frankfurt Germany Temple will close beginning Monday, September 7, 2015, for extensive renovation. The temple is expected to reopen in July 2017.

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites August 19, 2015

Blog Post — 19 AUGUST 2015

MormonNewsroom.org 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.

Women Church Leaders Appointed to Leadership Councils

Blog Post — 19 AUGUST 2015

Several women general officers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been appointed by The First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles to priesthood leadership councils within the Church. 

Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | August 14, 2015

Blog Post — 14 AUGUST 2015

This edition of “Getting It Right” includes television reports from central Florida and Hungary that detail the Church’s interfaith, charity and missionary programs.

Mormon Leaders Sharing Inspirational Messages on Twitter, Facebook and Google+

Blog Post — 14 AUGUST 2015

Many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are sharing counsel and experiences on Twitter, Facebook and Google+. Their messages touch on a variety of topics — the most important being the centrality of Jesus Christ in Church teachings and the lives of everyday Latter-day Saints.

Elder Oaks Encourages BYU Graduates to Serve

Blog Post — 13 AUGUST 2015

Elder Dallin H. Oaks, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, urged Brigham Young University graduates to use their education to serve others. Elder Oaks spoke during BYU’s commencement exercises Thursday, August 13, 2015.