News Releases

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

Elder Andersen Presides at the Groundbreaking of Abidjan Cȏte d’Ivoire Temple

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presided at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Abidjan Cȏte d’Ivoire Temple on Thursday.

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

The Angel Moroni Statue is placed atop the Durban South Africa Temple

After a week of weather-related delays, The Angel Moroni Statue is installed atop the Durban South Africa Temple

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Why Are We Still Called Mormon Newsroom?

Newsroom, like other Church channels, is following the counsel of Church leadership regarding the direction and timing of changes to MormonNewsroom.org.

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

Church Helps Remodel Actonville Training Centre

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provided resources to remodel Actonville Training Centre which provides training for students with special needs.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes

At the end of the 188th Semiannual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build 12 new temples.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Stresses Importance of Jesus Christ in Church Name: 'It Is His Church'

Nearly two months after his brief statement about the name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson spoke at length on the importance of the Church’s full name.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Leadership Changes Announced at October 2018 General Conference

President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency announced the following changes to Church leadership at the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Announces New Balance between Gospel Instruction in the Home and Church

Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opened the faith’s 188th Semiannual General Conference by announcing a “new balance and connection between gospel instruction in the home and in the Church.” It is part of an effort “to strengthen families and individuals through a

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

World-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir Changes Its Name

The world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir is changing its name to “The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.”

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Open House and Dedication Dates Announced for the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced open house and dedication dates for the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple in Africa.