News Releases

Mormon History Day Celebrated in California

Mormon pioneers were remembered during California Pioneer History Day Saturday, May 20, 2017. The annual event was held at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma, California.

Church Provides Update on President Monson

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the statement Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Paris France Temple Is Dedicated

President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Paris France Temple on Sunday, May 21, 2017. It’s the first temple in France and the 156th temple in the world.

First Presidency Announces Mission Merge in Russia

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Saturday, May 20, 2017, regarding the merging of two missions in Russia.

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites May 19, 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.

New Church Cannery Dedicated in Northern Utah

Millions of cans of food will be processed every year at a new state-of-the-art welfare cannery in northern Utah owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The 45,000-square-foot facility, located in the community of Harrisville, was dedicated Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Jewish Leaders Host Top Mormon Leaders in New York City

At a small gathering of Jewish and Mormon leaders last October, one Jewish dignitary labeled the event the “beginning of a beautiful friendship” between the two faiths.

The friendship continued to strengthen Wednesday night in New York City.

Questions and Answers about Changes to the Young Men Program

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on May 11, 2017, announced significant changes to the activity program for young men ages 14-18.

Elder Clark Shares Lessons From Joseph Smith’s Life

Young Latter-day Saint adults face many of the challenges the Prophet Joseph Smith experienced when he was a young man. That’s what Elder Kim B. Clark of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in the Worldwide Broadcast for Young Adults, Sunday, May 7, 2017. 

Elder Stevenson Urges Use of Technology to Spread 'Knowledge of a Savior'

Elder Gary E. Stevenson spoke at the BYU Women’s Conference about the Church’s use of technology and social media.