News Releases

Age Changes for Youth Progression and Ordination Announced

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a change Friday designed to strengthen children and youth through increased faith in Jesus Christ, deeper understanding of His gospel, and greater unity with His Church and its members.

2018 First Presidency Christmas Message

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a 2018 Christmas message

Service Emphasized in 2018 ‘Light the World’ Initiative 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)A global Christmas initiative launched by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encourages people around the world to serve others during the holiday season.

President Russell M. Nelson's 2018 South America Ministry and Temple Dedication Tour

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson and Elder Gary E. Stevenson visited Latter-day Saints in five countries in nine days October 19–28, 2018. President Nelson has previously ministered in these countries numerous times.

Elder Neil L. Andersen, of The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and his wife, Sister Kathy Andersen, Minister to Saints in Cape Town

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

Elder and Sister Neil L. Andersen, accompanied by Elder Joseph W. Sitati, his wife Gladys, Elder Joni L. Koch, his wife Michele, and Area 70, Clement Matswagothata, held three special meetings with Saints in Cape Town, Saturday November 10 and Sunday November 11.

Elder Andersen Presides at the Groundbreaking of Abidjan Cȏte d’Ivoire Temple

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presided at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Abidjan Cȏte d’Ivoire Temple on Thursday.

The Angel Moroni Statue is placed atop the Durban South Africa Temple

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

After a week of weather-related delays, The Angel Moroni Statue is installed atop the Durban South Africa Temple

Why Are We Still Called Mormon Newsroom?

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Newsroom, like other Church channels, is following the counsel of Church leadership regarding the direction and timing of changes to MormonNewsroom.org.

Church Helps Remodel Actonville Training Centre

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provided resources to remodel Actonville Training Centre which provides training for students with special needs.

Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)At the end of the 188th Semiannual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build 12 new temples.