News Releases

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.

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

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) During the Saturday afternoon session of the 191st Annual General Conference, President Dallin H. Oaks announced the call of 11 new Church leaders, including a new Primary general presidency.

2020 Statistical Report for the April 2021 Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) For the information of the members of the Church, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued the following statistical report concerning the growth and status of the Church as of December 31, 2020.

Meet the New General Authority Seventies and Primary Presidency Called at the April 2021 Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The calls of 11 new leaders were announced at the April 2021 general conference. These calls comprise eight General Authority Seventies and a new Primary General Presidency. Earlier this week, 77 new Area Seventies were announced at a leadership session.

Summary of the Saturday Morning Session of the April 2021 General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) President Russell M. Nelson opened the weekend public sessions of the 191st Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by emphasizing the Lord’s direction of the Church — even during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.

April 2021 Edition of The World Report

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The April 2021 edition of The World Report, a biannual compilation of news from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is now available here on Newsroom and on YouTube.

How General Conference Is Reaching More People Than Ever

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The potential audience for the Church’s April 2021 general conference will be larger than any previous Church gathering. At least one session of the sessions will be broadcast on stations in more than 70 countries, many for the first time.