News Releases

A New Group Photo of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles Is Now Available

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) A new photo of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is now available.

Easter and Sundays Near Christmas Limited to Sacrament Meeting

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Each year on Easter Sunday and Sundays near Christmas, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has directed that Church Services and other meetings be limited to sacrament meeting only.

New Leadership Assignments in the Presidency of the Seventy

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced two changes to the Presidency of the Seventy. Elder Carl B. Cook (a member of the presidency since 2018) is now senior president, and Elder Marcus B. Nash has been appointed to the presidency.

Elder Patrick Kearon Called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Elder Patrick Kearon is the newest member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Church Breaks Ground for Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints broke ground for the Kaohsiung Taiwan Temple on November 25, 2023. Elder Benjamin M. Z. Tai, Asia Area President of the Church, presided and offered the dedicatory prayer. Approximately 500 members and friends of the Church, including Niaosong District Mayor Hsueh-Hung Lu, along...

President Ballard Remembered as a ‘Courageous Warrior for Truth’

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) At his funeral in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Friday, November 17, 2023, President M. Russell Ballard was remembered by friends and family as a devoted disciple of Jesus Christ and a man fervently focused on his family.

Jeffrey R. Holland: New Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Jeffrey R. Holland has been called to serve as Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

President M. Russell Ballard Dies at Age 95
Presiden M. Russell Ballard Meninggal pada Usia 95

We are saddened to announce that President M. Russell Ballard, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has died.

Elder Uchtdorf Meets with Ambassadors and Senators in D.C.
Elder Uchtdorf Bertemu dengan Duta Besar dan Senator di D.C.

While visiting Washington, D.C., October 23–27, 2023, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf met with ambassadors and representatives from nine countries (eight of them from Asia) and United States senators from Idaho and Utah.

The Church of Jesus Christ Will Create 36 New Missions in 2024

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) To accommodate rising numbers of missionaries (now at 72,000), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will open 36 new missions on July 1, 2024. This puts the total number of missions at 450 — the highest number in Church history.