News Releases

Don't Mask Your Heart

During this time of uncertainties because of COVID-19, Harriet and I greatly miss meeting in person with people around the world. This summer, we had planned to be with Latter-day Saints in Eastern Europe, but our trip had to be canceled. Because many of us have to adapt to different circumstances, I want to share with you...

Updates on How COVID-19 Is Impacting Saints Worldwide

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) This page provides updates on how COVID-19 (coronavirus) is impacting The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its global membership.

The Tabernacle Choir Commemorates 90 Years of Broadcasting

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square is commemorating 90 years of its weekly broadcast, “Music and the Spoken Word,” with a special worldwide broadcast. The pre-recorded program, “Music for a Summer Evening: Celebrating 90 Years of Music and the Spoken Word,” will first air on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at 7:00...

During Pandemic, Latter-day Saint Caribbean Youth Attend First-ever Virtual FSY Conference 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Over 3,000 Latter-day Saint youth and friends of the faith from more than 27 countries and territories in the Caribbean participated in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints first-ever 5-day virtual

The Church of Jesus Christ Invites Young People from all over the Caribbean to Participate in a Virtual Conference

Thousands of young people 14 to 17 years old from the Dominican Republic and 27 other Caribbean countries will meet through a virtual conference called For the Strength of Youth to be held from June 22 to 26 under the auspices of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....

Prophet Joins NAACP Leaders in Call for Racial Harmony in America

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a joint op-ed published Friday in the Deseret News, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and three leaders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People call on all Americans to embrace Jesus Christ’s simple but challenging model that can lead to racial peace...

October 2020 General Conference Will Be Virtual Only

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has shared the following letter about the October 2020 general conference with Church members everywhere.

Jamaican Missionary Shares Message of Hope Amid Covid 19

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...

Latter-day Saints Participate in Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency has announced an ongoing global effort to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the many projects underway, Church resources and volunteers are being used to help make much-needed face masks and other protective equipment for frontline health care workers.