News Releases

Day to Day Church Humanitarian Efforts in Durban South Africa

From South Africa NewsroomElder Rick Perry and his wife Sister Lori Perry serve as fulltime missionaries in Durban, South Africa. They belong to a corps of senior couples, serving throughout the world, as Welfare Missionaries. Their service involves assessing humanitarian needs in the communities and countries, in which they are assigned and overseeing...

Saints in Mozambique are Thrilled with a Visit from Sister Bonnie H. Cordon

From South Africa NewsroomFriday, May 24, 2019, Sister Cordon and her husband Brother Derrick Cordon arrived in Maputo to visit, minister and train members of the Maputo Stake. Greeted by Maputo Stake President, João Castanheira, his counselor President Jamie Massango and ward Young Women President, sister Maria Betânia Mabunda, Sister and Brother Cordon...


From South Africa Newsroom

President Nelson Meets with New Zealand Prime Minister

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met Monday with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as he reached the midway point of his nine-day Pacific ministry visits to seven countries.

General Auxiliary Leaders Begin Their Ministering Visit in South Africa

From South Africa Newsroom

LDS Charities Completes and Delivers the Johanna Mafuyane Primary School in Umguza District, Zimbabwe

Driven by the plight of young children who had to endure long distances to go to school, LDS Charities brought much needed relief to the community of the Johanna Mafuyane area in Umguza District.

Chad Eliminates Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)LDS Charities and other partners are making progress in a global effort to wipe out maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT).

Helping Hands bless Victims of Cyclone Idai

From South Africa NewsroomDuring the night of March 14, 2019, Cyclone Idai slammed into Beira Mozambique. Driving winds of more than 190 km/hr (120 mph), accompanied by heavy rain, devasted Beira rolling through Mozambique pushing devastation into Zimbabwe and Malawi. Winds, flooding, landslides, rain and cholera have claimed more than 1,000 lives,...

President Nelson Pens Personal Note of Sympathy to Pope Francis after Notre Dame Fire

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wrote words of comfort and encouragement to Pope Francis in the wake of the devastating fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, April 15, 2019


Special Youth Devotional in Kinshasa

From South Africa Newsroom