News Releases

Prophet Invites All to Fast and Pray for Relief from COVID-19

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a new video message , President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites the world to join him on March 29, 2020, for a day of fasting and prayer for relief from COVID-19.

Updates on How COVID-19 Is Impacting Saints Worldwide

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another update on how coronavirus is impacting Latter-day Saints around the world. 

First Presidency Temporarily Closes All Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter about temple closures on March 25, 2020, to Latter-day Saints everywhere.

Additional Adjustments to the April 2020 General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency will preside and conduct each session of the April 2020 general conference from a small gathering space on Temple Square. Music for conference has been pre-recorded.

Update on How COVID-19 Is Impacting Missionary Service

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ remains a sacred priority for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, even in the current circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic. We continue to monitor the spread of this condition and its impact on missionaries worldwide. We take very seriously the health and safety of our...

President Nelson Shares Message of Hope During COVID-19 Outbreak

As concern over COVID-19 continues and worship services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are suspended worldwide, Church President Russell M. Nelson offers this message of hope posted on his social channels.

Temporary Adjustments Made to Temple Worship Around the World

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter March 13, 2020, to Church members around the world. Their message details adjustments to temple worship worldwide.

Update: Gatherings of Church Members Temporarily Suspended Worldwide

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter March  to Church members worldwide. 

COVID-19’s Impact on Missionary Training Centers

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter Wednesday to members of the Church worldwide. The letter announces a significant change to service in missionary training centers in Provo, Utah, and Preston, England.

A Letter about COVID-19’s Effect on Large Gatherings of Saints

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter Wednesday to members of the Church worldwide. The letter details a notable restriction on large gatherings of Latter-day Saints.