News Releases

Missionaries in Hong Kong “Light the World” in a Two-hour Tram Parade

On January 11, 2020, a red tram wrapped with the designated “Light the World” message attracted thousands of passers-by as it journeyed across Hong Kong Island.

Church Announces Location of Bengaluru India Temple

From India NewsroomAn 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

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)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

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)A new six-episode podcast series from the editors of

Flash floods in Jakarta killed many

The recent flash floods in Jakarta, Indonesia killed 53 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

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)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.

How the Church of Jesus Christ Uses Tithes and Donations

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)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

Global Effort to ‘Light the World’ Generates Donations for Charities

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)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.

2019 Year in Review

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)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

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)A First Presidency statement on church finances, in response to media stories.