News Releases

Church Statement About Alleged Sexual Assault by Former Mission President

In response to questions from multiple media outlets about allegations that a former Church mission president committed sexual assault, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

Artistic Rendering of Bangkok Thailand Temple Released

A detailed artistic rendering of the Bangkok Thailand Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was released today. The rendering features a majestic 44,405-square-foot, six-story temple with multiple spires reaching heavenward.

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites March 16, 2018 features stories from its 81 international Newsroom websites as well as those from around the United States 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.

Jewish Leaders Tour Church Welfare Operations and Mormon Temple

Jewish leaders from Los Angeles and New York visited with Latter-day Saint leaders March 13 and 14, touring the Church’s vast welfare facilities and the newly renovated Jordan River Utah Temple.

Public Open House Begins for Jordan River Utah Temple

The public will have six weeks to tour the newly renovated Jordan River Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, beginning Saturday, March 17, 2018.

Primary General President Says ‘Love Kills Porn’

Joy D. Jones, the Church’s Primary general president, says “love kills porn.” She delivered a keynote address at the Utah Coalition Against Pornography conference on March 10, 2018.

Mormon Missionaries Expand Online Teaching

Mormon missionaries are expanding their online teaching efforts. “The world is changing and so the way we do missionary work is changing,” said the Church’s Young Women general president.

RootsTech 2018 Attracts Thousands to Salt Lake City

Thousands of people gathered at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City for the world’s largest family history conference. RootsTech 2018 was hosted by FamilySearch International.

Church Finances Are Used to Invite All to Come Unto Christ

Presiding Bishop Gérald Caussé says the true strength of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is not in its financial reserves, but in the faith of its people.

“We are not a financial institution or a commercial corporation,” Bishop Caussé said Friday at a Church history symposium on Temple Square that focused on Mormon economic history. “We are The Church of Jesus Christ, and this Church has no other objective than that which the Lord Himself assigned to it; namely, to invite all to ‘come unto Christ, and be perfected in him.’”

Selected Discourses by Mormon Women Available Online

More than 50 discourses given by Latter-day Saint women over 185 years are now available online for free. The talks were compiled by Church Historian’s Press, an imprint of the Church History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for publication in a book a year ago titled, “At the Pulpit: 185 Years of Discourses by Latter-day Saint Women.”