News Releases

First Presidency Announces Limited Reopening of Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a letter to all Church members, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed their gratitude for the efforts of all those who have worked to address the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Updates on How COVID-19 Is Impacting Saints Worldwide

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another update on how coronavirus is impacting Latter-day Saints around the world. 

First Presidency Announces Changes to General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced changes to upcoming general conferences of the Church, which are held each April and October.

Missionary Training Centers to Resume Limited On-Site Training

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) As COVID-19 conditions continue to improve in some locations, the Church is looking ahead to resume on-site training for new missionaries in a phased and cautious approach.

Sudanese Government Leaders Visit Church Headquarters

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) A delegation of government leaders from the Republic of the Sudan was in Salt Lake City, Utah, this week to meet with senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia’s Secretary General Visits Temple Square

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The head of the Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia recently visited The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, to learn more about the global faith and build bridges of friendship with some of its many interfaith partners.

Summary of the Sunday Afternoon Session of the April 2021 General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Even though COVID-19 continues to disrupt “normal” conference customs, the Prophet, President Russell M. Nelson, in a powerful act of faith in the future, announced 20 new temples to be built throughout the world. “We are building now for the future,” President Nelson said.

What Did the Prophet Teach at General Conference?

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

At April 2021 Conference, Prophet Announces 20 More Temples to Be Constructed

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) At the April 2021 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to build 20 new temples throughout the world.

General Priesthood Session Summary

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) For the first time in two years, men of all ages gathered around televisions, laptops and other electronic devices around the world Saturday evening for the priesthood session of the 191st Annual General Conference.