News Releases

Church Announces Location of Bengaluru India Temple

An exterior rendering has been released showing the planned Bengaluru India Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Apostle Counsels Young Adults to Overcome Fear and Commit to Christ

An apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke Sunday to a segment of society that, taken in the aggregate in the United States, is among the most likely not to be affiliated with a religion. Elder D. Todd Christofferson’s talk to the Church’s global cadre of young adults ages 18 to 30 addressed, fittingly,...

New Podcast Series Looks in Depth at Joseph Smith’s First Vision of Deity

A new six-episode podcast series from the editors of The Joseph Smith Papers analyzes Joseph Smith’s first encounter with Deity (known by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the First Vision) — an event that occurred 200 years ago this spring.

Flash floods in Jakarta killed many

From Hong Kong Mormon Newsroom The recent flash floods in Jakarta, Indonesia killed 43 people as of Friday and left hundreds of thousands homeless. According to local authorities, this is the city’s most intense period of rainfall since record keeping began more than 20 years ago.

President Nelson Invites Sharing of Gospel Restoration

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

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.

How the Church of Jesus Christ Uses Tithes and Donations

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints uses the sacred tithes and generous donations of its members in worldwide efforts to love God and neighbor. In light of recent media stories that have misrepresented the Church’s approach, the Church provides the following summary

2019 Year in Review

A look back at the major news and announcements from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 2019.

First Presidency Statement on Church Finances

A First Presidency statement on church finances, in response to media stories.

President Nelson Plays 'Silent Night' Alongside 7-Year-Old Singer

President Nelson Plays 'Silent Night' Alongside 7-year-old Singer