News Releases

From United Kingdom Mormon Newsroom

New Approach to Tackle Worldwide Humanitarian Challenges

Global faith leader Elder Jeffrey R. Holland calls for more spiritual and emotional support for world’s disenfranchised and downhearted

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

The West African Milestone 

The Africa West Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reached an important milestone after the successful creation of its One Hundred Stake (Congregations of the Church are organized geographically, and members attend worship services near their home) in Lagos, Nigeria.

West Africa Attains 100 Stakes Milestone

A special conference of the Lagos Nigeria Agege and Lagos Nigeria Ikeja Stakes (similar to a Diocese) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint was held June 24, 2018. During that conference the stakes were divided and a third created. The Lagos Nigeria Ojodu Stake was organized making it the 100th stake of the Church in West Africa.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

At ‘Be One’ Celebration, a Call for Optimism and Overcoming Prejudice

The "Be One" event celebrated, through song, dance and the spoken word, the Church’s June 1978 revelation that extended the blessings of the priesthood and the temple to all of God's children everywhere in the world.

Succor for Benue Internally Displaced Persons

LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in partnership with Bright Vision Health Foundation (BVHF), distributed relief and sanitation materials, along with much needed succor to Daodu Camp's internally displaced people living in Benue State.

Better Life For The People of Atta, Ikeduru LGA

Latter Day Saints Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in partnership with Rotary Club of Ikenegbu District 9142 has brought joy and succor to the people of Atta community in Ikeduru Local Government Area by renovating and equipping St Christopher Hospital Atta, owned and managed by The Anglican Church.

Family Values Awards Held in Port-Harcourt 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Port Harcourt Nigeria Stake; held the 2018 Interfaith Symposium on Marriage & Family on Saturday, 26 May, 2018 at the Port-Harcourt Nigeria Stake Center.

LDS Charities Donates Health Relief to Isale-Agbara

LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints, in partnership with Isale-Agbara community, provided health relief to the dwellers of Isale-Agbara and neighboring communities of Osogbo South Osun. 

The 2018 ACLARS Conference Focuses on Human Flourishing

The Sixth Annual Conference of the African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies(ACLARS), was held 20-22 May 2018 at the Baze University, Abuja, Nigeria. It featured over 100 participants from different countries in Africa, Europe and the United States representing diverse religious and legal interests who explored the 2018 theme; 'Law, Religion and Human Flourishing'.

Elder Neil L. Andersen Ministers to Nigeria Saints

Speaking at a special conference of  the Abuja North and South Stakes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Abuja, Nigeria on Sunday, 20 May, 2018, Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, counselled Latter-day Saints to always “choose the right.”