News Releases

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. 

Latter Day Saints Charities bless Ugandan families with Food Items during the Covid 19 Lockdown 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints through its charity organization known as LDS Charities has continued to bless the lives of many Ugandans especially during this Covid-19 lockdown. The church donated food items including posho, rice, matooke, beans and sugar to many needy families in Uganda. This was done in...

October 2020 General Conference Will Be Virtual Only

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has shared the following letter about the October 2020 general conference with Church members everywhere.

First Presidency Provides Guidelines for Safely Returning to Church Meetings and Activities

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have authorized a phased return to some of the faith’s weekly worship services and activities.

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.

Relief Society in Action, May 5, 2020

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Relief Society in Action highlights the volunteer service of Latter-day Saint women in their communities around the world.

First Presidency Provides Guidance on How to Administer the Church in Challenging Times

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) How does one minister, give a priesthood blessing, or provide the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper during a global pandemic? These are among the issues addressed by the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in a letter and two documents sent to the faith’s global leadership as it continues to address...

Latter-day Saints Participate in Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency has announced an ongoing global effort to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the many projects underway, Church resources and volunteers are being used to help make much-needed face masks and other protective equipment for frontline health care workers.

Prophet Announces Eight New Temples at General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) President Nelson announced plans to build eight new temples throughout the world. One of these temples will be built in Dubai, which will serve thousands of Latter-day Saints living in two stakes in the Gulf States and a number of member districts in the Middle East, northern Africa, eastern Europe, and western Asia.

Church Announces Plans to Construct a Temple in United Arab Emirates 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) A temple in Dubai—the first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Middle East—will serve thousands of Latter-day Saints living in two stakes in the Gulf States and a number of member districts in the Middle East, northern Africa, eastern Europe, and western Asia.