News Releases

Clean Water Gushes at Agulu

After failed attempts by several organizations, clean water gushed from a 600 foot deep borehole, donated by LDS Charities to the community of Agulu Obeleagu Umunna. The project in Enugu State is one of many completed by LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

A New Angel for Ghana

A new statue of the angel Moroni was raised atop The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Accra Ghana Temple on February 2, 2018.

Church Announces Mission Adjustments

Five new missions will open in 2018; 19 others will merge with other missions.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

Russell M. Nelson Named President of LDS Church

President Russell M. Nelson was announced as the 17th president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. He was sustained and set apart in the Salt Lake Temple on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

Elder and Sister Uchtdorf Encourage Young Adults to Trust in God

“My purpose today is to offer my certain witness that your Father in Heaven knows you, He hears you, and He will never abandon you,” said Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at a worldwide devotional for young adults on Sunday, January 14, 2018.

President Monson Honored for Legacy of Love, Service

The funeral of President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, held in the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Friday, January 12, 2018 was viewed by millions around the world.

A Special Invitation

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from around the world are invited to participate in a live message from President Russell M. Nelson on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Nigeria Time or 9:00 a.m. Mountain Standard Time.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

President Monson Viewing Attended by Thousands

Before the break of dawn Thursday, hundreds of mourners gathered outside the Conference Center to pay their last respects to President Thomas S. Monson, the leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who died January 2, 2018.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Public Leaders Worldwide Pay Tribute to President Monson

In addition to tributes from Presidents Henry B. Eyring and Dieter F. Uchtdorf, who served with President Thomas S. Monson in the First Presidency, and from the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, many religious, educational, humanitarian and government leaders around the world have extended prayers and condolences in the wake of President Monson’s passing.

President Monson’s Service By the Numbers

The life and ministry of President Thomas S. Monson has led to some very unique facts and figures. Here are some milestones by the numbers: