News Releases

Significant Updates Made to Five Chapters of the General Handbook

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints published updates to 15 chapters of its General Handbook: Serving in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This includes significant changes to five chapters.

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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.

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. 

Latter-day Saint Leaders Honor Pioneers of Past and Present

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

A Message from the First Presidency on Changes to the Temple Endowment

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following message on Monday, July 20, 2020, about changes to the temple endowment ceremony.

Latter-day Saints Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites, June 26, 2020

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Newsroom features stories from its more than 80 international Newsroom websites, as well as from the United States, to share what members and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are doing to better serve their communities throughout the world.

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Africa West Area Leaders Visit New Ga Mantse

Leaders in the Africa West Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Friday, 12th June 2020 paid a courtesy call on the newly enthroned King of the Ga State, Ghana, His Royal Majesty, Dr. Tackie Teiko Tsuru-II. The Church delegation was led by Elder Hugo E. Martinez, second Counsellor in the Africa West Area...

Africa West Area Leaders host the media on Covid-19 Pandemic in Ghana.

Elder Edward Dube, First Counsellor in the Africa West Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Elder John Attah Koranteng, an Area Seventy in the Africa West Area on 28th May, 2020 hosted journalists from four media houses in Ghana at the Africa West Area Offices. The journalists had requested...

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Participates in Ghana COVID-19 Relief Efforts

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced an ongoing effort to address the COVID-19 pandemic. In connection with this effort and as part of the Church’s contribution towards supporting the COVID-19 relief in Ghana, on April 17, 2020, the Church donated basic necessities that will help reduce the effect of the...

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...