News Releases

Statement on the Word of Wisdom

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The Word of Wisdom is a law of health for the physical and spiritual benefit of God's children. It includes instruction about what foods are good for us and those substances to avoid. Over time, Church leaders have provided additional instruction on those things that are encouraged or forbidden by the Word of Wisdom, and have...

First Temple in Portugal Opens to the Public

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We Don’t Have to be Alike to Love Each Other, Prophet Tells NAACP Convention

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The President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reminded those assembled for the 110th annual national convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Sunday in Detroit that differences need not undermine society’s shared humanity.


Church Expands Global Youth Conference Program

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Plans have been announced to expand a youth conference program for Latter-day Saint youth around the world.

Latter-day Saints Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites, July 12, 2019

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Ghana Pioneers Strengthening Families Conference in West Africa

From Ghana Mormon NewsroomStakeholders from West African countries have reached a consensus that necessary interventions should be taken to protect the family as the fundamental unit of the society in order to build stronger nations. This recommendation was made at the maiden edition of the Strengthening Families Conference organized by The Church of Jesus Christ of...

Gospel Literacy Program Launched in Sierra Leone to Strengthen Families

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)A pilot program designed to improve literacy while teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ has been launched in Sierra Leone.

The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ Continues in Volume Two of ‘Saints’

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The first chapter of

Rising Generations Are Key to Religious Freedom and a More Just World

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Elder Patrick Kearon of the Presidency of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints told attendees of a major conference on religious freedom Tuesday that such freedom cannot survive unless it is understood and valued by the rising generations.

Apostle Thanks State of Kuwait for Formally Recognizing the Church

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)In February — and for the first time in more than 40 years — the State of Kuwait gave official recognition to a religious organization. That organization is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.