News Releases

Updates on How COVID-19 Is Impacting Saints Worldwide

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

Latter-day Saints announce changes in European leadership

Effective August 1, 2021, Elder Massimo De Feo will assume his service as the new President of the Europe Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Until then, he will continue his assignment as First Counselor. The 60-year-old Italian retired from a career in government administration when he began his full-time...

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.

20 new temples and a new Primary General Presidency announced at April 2021 General Conference

The 191st General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, held on Saturday, April 3rd and on Sunday, April 4th of 2021, originating from the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America, included the announcement of new General Authorities, the sustaining of a new Primary General...

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.

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.

What Church Leaders Taught at the April 2021 General Conference Leadership Meeting

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) On Thursday morning, some 300 General Authorities, General Officers and Area Seventies heard messages from the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Read a summary of what they said.

Sarah Connolly called to serve as  Assistant Director of Communication for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ireland.

“We don’t have to do ‘great’ things, we just have to do small and ordinary things in ‘great’ ways!”

See the March 2021 Update to the

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The revision of the English version of the General Handbook of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that began in February 2020 is now 75% complete. The latest round of updates was published March 31, 2021. It includes four rewritten chapters and seven other chapters with added or revised sections.

Through Clouds and Sunshine: Conversations with Irish Paralympian Jason Smyth and his wife Elise

From United Kingdom Newsroom Irish Paralympic star Jason Smyth and his wife Elise discuss how they are overcoming life’s