News Releases

The First Presidency and Apostles Over Age 70 Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Eight senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday morning in Salt Lake City. 

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Latter-day Saints Around the World

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

First Presidency Calls 105 New Mission Presidents for 2021

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) See the list of 105 new mission presidents and companions called by the First Presidency to begin serving in July.

Nigerian Missionary Serving in Nigeria Passes Away

A missionary serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has passed away. Church spokesman Sam Penrod released the following statement Friday, January 1, 2021. 

2021 Curriculum to Focus on Study of the Doctrine and Covenants

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) During 2021, children, youth, and adults are encouraged to study the Doctrine and Covenants at home. This study will be supported in Primary, Sunday School, and Seminary. See helpful links to all manuals and resources for 2021.

The Latest Changes to the General Handbook

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another batch of updates was published today, December 18, 2020, to the Church’s

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints “Lights the World” in West Africa.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom The annual Light the World Christmas programme of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was launched in the Africa West Area of the Church on 30th November, 2020 in James Town, Accra, Ghana. The event which took place at the forecourt - Mantse Agbonaa - of the palace of the Chief of James Town witnessed a large...

New Feature Lets Parents Manage Children’s Online Church Accounts

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) A new feature on makes it easier for Latter-day Saint parents to create and manage their children’s Church accounts.

Some Temples Will Soon Begin Phase 3 of Reopening. What Does This Mean?

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Phase 3 of temple reopening includes everything allowed in phases 1 and 2, with the addition of temple work for one’s ancestors.

‘Liahona’ to Provide Universal Messages for a Global Church

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) As the “Ensign” is retired and the “Liahona” becomes the Church’s magazine for all adult members around the world, learn how more members will benefit from its worldwide messages and wider distribution and what you can expect in upcoming issues.