News Releases

Preventing Teen Suicide, a Priority with Utah’s Community Leaders

During a gathering at the Utah State Capitol on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, Governor Gary R. Herbert thanked community task force members for their recommendations to enhance the state’s teen suicide prevention efforts.

President Nelson to Tour Europe, Africa and Asia in April

For two weeks in April, President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Wendy, along with Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and his wife, Pat, will visit several countries in Europe, Africa and Asia. They will depart April 10 and will meet with members and missionaries and visit Church sites in these areas. Their trip will conclude April 23.

Faith and Rebuilding Will Make Puerto Ricans Stronger, Bishop Davies Says

Bishop Dean M. Davies, first counselor in the Church’s Presiding Bishopric, visited Puerto Rico February 15–18. He, along with General Authority Seventy Elder José L. Alonso of the Caribbean Area Presidency, visited with Church employees, members and leaders, listened to the needs of the people, offered supplies and services, and expressed love and support reflective of the Church’s efforts in the area.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

Cyclone Gita Pounds the Kingdom of Tonga

Described as the strongest storm to hit Tonga in recent history, Cyclone Gita pounded the Kingdom of Tonga with fierce winds and torrrential rain. 

Advice From the Prophet of the Church to Millennials Living in a Hectic World

How can the rising generation live more happy and meaningful lives? President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints told a group of young adults in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday, February 17, 2018, the answer can be found, in part, from a parable describing the importance of avoiding distraction and temptation.

Humanitarian Acts Must Be Rooted in Relationship, Sharon Eubank Says

Sister Sharon Eubank, first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency and director of LDS Charities, addressed legal scholars and leaders of faith-based organizations at a religious freedom conference on the Sydney campus of the University of Notre Dame Australia, Thursday, February 15, 2018.

From United Kingdom Mormon Newsroom

Women faith leaders meet in Wales to discuss faithful living

Two top women leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), Sister Jean B. Bingham and Sister Joy D. Jones, commenced their ten-day trip to Europe by attending the interfaith conference held at the Celtic Manor Resort.

Church Statement on Florida School Shooting

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released this statement on the Florida school shooting.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

People of Samoa and American Samoa Clean Up After Cyclone Gita

“Some parts of Samoa are still under water following Tropical Cyclone Gita as emergency services struggle to clear roads and put back power on,” Radio New Zealand reported yesterday.

Mormon Helping Hands Serving at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Mormon Helping Hands, the Church’s program for worldwide volunteer community service, has a center that provides services to support a successful Pyeongchang Olympic Games.