News Releases

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.

“God is Just,” says Chief Judge Ikponmwen

“Justice is the will of God and injustice is not of God,” stated Honorable Justice Esohe Frances Ikponmwen, the newly sworn in Chief Judge of Edo State. Justice Ikponmwen is a long-standing member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

A Partner in the Cause of Peace

Countries with more religious freedom have more peace. And countries with less religious freedom have less peace.

Latter-day Saints Learn to Become Self-Reliant 

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are learning that becoming self-reliant will change their lives. 

Church Announces BYU–Pathway Worldwide, a Global Higher-Education Organization

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the creation of a global higher-education organization, BYU–Pathway Worldwide (BYU–PW). The institution will have responsibility for all online certificate and degree programs offered by the Church Educational System (CES).

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sings at US Presidential Inauguration

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir sang at the U.S. Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C., Friday, January 20, 2017.