News Releases

Latter-day Saint Charities Commits US$20 Million in Support of UNICEF’s Global COVID-19 Response

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Latter-day Saint Charities announced today a $20 million grant to support UNICEF’s global work with the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator and the vaccines arm of the ACT Accelerator called the COVAX Facility.

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.

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. 

Upcoming Friend to Friend Broadcast Invites Children to Follow Jesus Christ and Serve Others with Virtual Activities and Singalongs

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are extending a special invitation to Primary children ages 3–11, parents and leaders to watch the Friend to Friend broadcast, a worldwide event that premieres on February 20, 2021, to encourage children to follow Jesus Christ and serve others as He did.

President Jones Shares Blessings of Acting When God Speaks in New #HearHim Video

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In the latest video and blog in the “How I Hear Him” series, Primary General President Joy D. Jones shares an experience when she heard in her mind the name of a woman, followed by the words, “Call now!”

RootsTech Connect Announces Final Lineup of Keynote Speakers

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The final round of keynote speakers has been announced for RootsTech Connect, a virtual family history event coming up at the end of February.

Elder Bednar Tells of Temple Miracles During COVID-19

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) “No pandemic can keep the Lord’s holy work from progressing,” Elder Bednar said at a Brigham Young University devotional on January 19, 2021.

The First Presidency and Apostles Over Age 70 Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Eight senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday morning in Salt Lake City. 

Church Announced Eight New Mission Presidents for Asia

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has called 105 new mission presidents and their companions to begin service in July; eight of them have been called to serve in the Asia Area.

First Presidency Calls 105 New Mission Presidents for 2021

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) See the list of 105 new mission presidents and companions called by the First Presidency to begin serving in July.