News Releases

LDS Charities Releases 2018 Annual Report

Missionaries Now Have More Options to Communicate With Families

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced an update to guidelines regarding communication between full-time missionaries and their families.

Church Leaders Distribute Donations to Global Humanitarian Partners

"Being able to help someone else makes people happy,” said Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary general president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who traveled to New York City to deliver checks to several of the Church's global humanitarian partners.

Prophet Pens Op-Ed for the Arizona Republic in Advance of His Visit

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold a devotional at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, for an estimated 68,000 members and friends of the faith on February 10, 2019. 

Prophet Invites Arizonans to Turn Homes Into Sanctuaries of Faith

More than 60,000 Latter-day Saints and invited guests at a football stadium in Arizona were encouraged by a prophet Sunday night to increase their faith practices in the home.

Argentina Missionary Training Center to Close in July

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced it will close its missionary training center located in Buenos Aires, Argentina, effective July 2019.

Apostle Tells Educators to be ‘First Responders’ to Students Considering Suicide

Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles encouraged Church educators worldwide Friday night to “talk to teens about suicide and love them out of considering suicide as a solution to their pain.”

Groundbreaking Date Set for Praia Cabo Verde Temple

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced that the groundbreaking for the Praia Cabo Verde Temple will be held May 4, 2019. Elder Paul V. Johnson, president of the Europe Area for the Church, will preside.

Elder Soares Says Remembering the Savior Leads to Happiness

"Please remember that happiness and peace in this life and in the world to come depend upon remembering the Savior and your covenants with Him daily," said Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

JustServe Helps Silicon Slopes Provide 1 Million Meals to Hungry Children 

Silicon Slopes is partnering with service and charitable organizations, such as Feeding Children Everywhere, Brainstorm, Inc. and JustServe to give meals to hungry children in the United States.