News Releases

Hurricane Irma and Maria Updates

A summary of the response of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to victims of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria.

Coverage and News Media Resources from the 187th Semiannual General Conference

News media resources from the October 2017 general conference, held on Temple Square in Salt Lake City. 

Church Hosts the 187th Semiannual General Conference

Latter-day Saints from around the world will participate in the 187th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints beginning this weekend.

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites September 22, 2017 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.

Inauguration Held for 17th BYU–Idaho President

President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints formally installed Henry J. Eyring, his son, as BYU–Idaho’s 17th president Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Henry J. Eyring’s appointment to be BYU–Idaho’s president was announced in February, and he has been acting as president since April 10, 2017.

Updates on Mexico Earthquakes

Church Acquires Printer’s Manuscript of Book of Mormon

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, recently acquired the printer’s manuscript of the Book of Mormon from the Community of Christ in Independence, Missouri. Latter-day Saints revere the Book of Mormon as the keystone of their faith, a book of scripture that witnesses of Jesus Christ like the Bible.

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Hurricane Harvey Updates

Hurricane Harvey unloaded record rainfall and caused unprecedented flooding across the coastal Texas region and southwest Louisiana.  In its wake, Mormon Helping Hands canvassed the area with more than 10,000 volunteers this weekend, with an additional 10,000 expected this weekend.  Their service is a labor of love to help their friends and neighbors recover and heal from the impact of Harvey.

President Eyring Provides Lift to Helping Hands in Florida

Church leaders visited Florida Saturday, September 16, 2017, where approximately 7,500 Mormon Helping Hands were in force throughout the state to clean up damage caused by the destructive hurricane, which hit the region a week ago.