News Releases

South Africa’s Second Temple is Dedicated

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Elder Ronald A. Rasband, an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Durban South Africa Temple today.

Use of the Lord's Sacred Funds

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Use of the Lord’s Sacred Funds

Former Ghana President Visits Africa West Area Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Headquarters

Durban Conference Focuses on Law and Religious Communities in Africa

Church Sending Supplies to China to Assist With Coronavirus

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) As concerns regarding the respiratory illness coronavirus continue to rise, Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, inquired of his longtime friends in China as to what might be needed.

Crews Prepare Salt Lake Temple Grounds for Excavation

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Temple Square South Visitors’ Center and portions of the square’s south wall are being demolished today to give construction crews access to excavate around the Salt Lake Temple for the significant four-year-long renovation of the historic building.

Elder Rasband Says Choice ‘Depends Upon Robust Religious Freedom’

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) “My message today is of the fundamental doctrine of agency — the opportunity to choose between good and evil,” said Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, who spoke at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. 

Durban South Africa Temple Opens Doors to the Public

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The public is invited to visit the new Durban South Africa Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The open house begins Wednesday, January 22 and goes through Saturday, February 1, 2020, with the exception of Sunday, January 26. The temple is located at 2 Izinga Drive, Hawaan, Blackburn, 4319, South Afr...

President Nelson Invites Sharing of Gospel Restoration

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is inviting Latter-day Saints to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with others in 2020.

Global Effort to ‘Light the World’ Generates Donations for Charities

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Nearly 150,000 items have been purchased by the public in a global effort organized by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Light the World: One by One effort to donate to those in need during the 2019 Christmas season officially began on December 1 and runs through the end of the month.