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.

Missionaries Return to Madagascar

New Zealand Mormon Temple Closing for Renovation

Utah Governor Task Force to Address Teen Suicide

The rate of teen suicide in the United States is rising. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), supportive community environments act as a protective factor in suicide prevention. At the Utah State Capitol on Wednesday, Gov. Gary Herbert announced the formation of a community task force to address teen suicide.

Russell M. Nelson Named 17th Church President

President Russell M. Nelson was announced as the 17th president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The announcement was made by Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles during a live broadcast from the annex of the iconic Salt Lake Temple. He was sustained and set apart in the Salt Lake Temple on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

New First Presidency Holds News Conference

President Russell M. Nelson and his counselors fielded questions from the media in the Church Office Building in Salt Lake City following a live message to members announcing the new First Presidency.

Elder and Sister Uchtdorf Encourage Young Adults to Trust in God

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Harriet, spoke at a worldwide devotional for young adults in Salt Lake City on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

A Special Invitation for January 16th, 2018

Members of the Church from around the world are invited to participate in a live message from President Russell M. Nelson on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Mountain Standard Time.

President Monson Honored for Legacy of Love, Service

Thousands of people gathered in the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Friday, January 12, 2018, for the funeral of President Thomas S. Monson.

President Monson Viewing Attended by Thousands

Before the break of dawn Thursday, hundreds of mourners gathered outside the Conference Center to pay their last respects to President Thomas S. Monson, the leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who died January 2, 2018.