News Releases

Elder Renlund Invites Youth to Submit Questions

Elder Dale G. Renlund and his wife, Ruth, invite African youth to submit questions for at a Face to Face event on August 5. 2017. 

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

15th Anniversary of First Missionary Training Center in Africa

May 17, 2017 marks the 15th anniversary of the first missionary training center on the continent of Africa. Missionary Training Centers are centers devoted to training missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

Church Promotes Religious Freedom in Africa

 

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who oversee Church activities in the countries of West Africa were welcomed as guests and participants at the Fifth Annual African Law and Religion Symposium held in Morocco on May 14-16, 2017.

Face to Face for Africa Youth

 

On August 5, 2017, Elder Dale G. Renlund and his wife, Ruth, will host a Face to Face event for youth on the African continent. This event will originate from Accra, Ghana.

Community Efforts Renovate Offin Health Centre

Latter-day Saints from the Igbogbo Branch of the Ikeja, Nigeria Stake (a group of congregations) joined community volunteers in the last lap of renovations prior to the presentation of new medical equipment to Offin Community Health Centre. The event was sponsored by LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

New Mormon Relief Society President Speaks at the UN

Sister Jean B. Bingham, the new general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke at the United Nations in New York City Thursday on the Church’s humanitarian efforts.

This Easter, a Focus on Principles of Peace from the Prince of Peace

For the fourth consecutive Easter season, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is encouraging Mormons and others around the world to share hopeful messages about Jesus Christ. This year’s focus comes from the Bible’s teaching that Christ is the Prince of Peace.

Church Hosts the 187th Annual General Conference

Latter-day Saints from around the world will participate in the 187th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints beginning this weekend. The general women’s session, the first of six sessions of general conference, will be held Saturday, March 25, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. (mountain daylight time) at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City. 

LDS Charities Helps Save 1.8 Million Children in Nigeria

The LDS Charities, an arm of the humanitarian program of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, working in partnership with the Pediatrics Association of Nigeria (PAN), has helped save more than 1.8 million babies through the Neonatal Resuscitation project in Nigeria in the past 10 years.

A Bridge Between the Strong and the Weak

Who is religious freedom for?

Societies are made of majorities and minorities. Whether by choice or by birth, people belong to groups. We live our lives and express our purpose through religious, racial, political and cultural communities. All of them are different. All have their place. But not all have equal power. Some are bigger, older, richer and better connected than others. This imbalance pits belief systems against each other, but a peaceful society puts the strong and the weak on a level playing field.