News Releases

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Celebrates Christmas Broadway-style

Broadway artist Sutton Foster and British actor Hugh Bonneville joined the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in Salt Lake City Thursday night, December 14, 2017, for the first of three performances to celebrate the Christmas season.

2017 Year in Review

Take a look back at some of the significant Church-related stories and events covered on MormonNewsroom.org in 2017.

From United Kingdom Mormon Newsroom

LDS Charities joins humanitarian event hosted by Prince Charles

Sharon Eubank, Director of LDS Charities, participated in a roundtable discussion on religious persecution held in London, England hosted by HRH Prince Charles, AMAR International Charitable Foundation Patron, and AMAR founder Baroness Emma Nicholson.

From Canada Mormon Newsroom

Mormon Leaders Present Community Values Awards in British Columbia

General officers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, joined with community members of all faiths December 2, 2017, to present community awards in British Columbia.

Elegant Pioneer-Style Cedar City Utah 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 Cedar City Utah Temple on Sunday, December 10, 2017.

Church Statement on Southern California Fires

The impact of the fires in southern California on local communities has been severe and devastating. Two Church buildings in the area are being used as temporary community centers, and Church leaders are in touch with relief partners to understand where the Church can be most helpful.

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.

Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites December 6, 2017

MormonNewsroom.org 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.

Church Donates $5 Million in Ongoing Refugee Assistance

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently announced its ongoing commitment to help alleviate the global refugee crisis. Contributions of $5 million ($3.8 million in kind and $1.2 million in cash) have been donated to nine charitable organizations in the United States that are authorized to resettle refugees.

US President Visits Welfare Square

“We’re really proud of you. What you do is like nobody else.” Those were the words of U.S. President Donald J. Trump in his first visit to Salt Lake City since becoming president nearly a year ago.