News Releases

Church Announces Plans to Construct a Temple in United Arab Emirates 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) A temple in Dubai—the first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Middle East—will serve thousands of Latter-day Saints living in two stakes in the Gulf States and a number of member districts in the Middle East, northern Africa, eastern Europe, and western Asia.

Prophet Introduces a New Proclamation to the World: “The Restoration of the Fulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ”

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) During the Sunday morning session of the 190th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson presented a proclamation in honor of the 200th anniversary of Joseph Smith’s First Vision.

April 2020 General Conference News and Announcements

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) This page is a summary of news and announcements from the April 2020 general conference.

2019 Statistical Report for April 2020 Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) For the information of the members of the Church, the First Presidency has issued the following statistical report concerning the growth and status of the Church as of December 31, 2019.

New Seventies and Young Men General Presidency Named at April 2020 General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Church announced the calls of nine new General Authority Seventies, 57 Area Seventies and a new Young Men general presidency during the Saturday afternoon session of the April 2020 general conference.

Sunday Morning Session Will Include Worldwide Solemn Assembly With Hosanna Shout

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Russell M. Nelson announced that a portion of the Sunday morning session of general conference will become a worldwide solemn assembly when he leads the Saints in the Hosanna Shout.

...

President Nelson Extends Invitation to Rejoice in Truth at General Conference

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect lives and disrupt normal activities, Church President Russell M. Nelson shared an invitation to all people to join in general conference this weekend through technology and to rejoice in the comforting power of the revealed truths of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ.

April 2020 Edition of The World Report 

The World Report,  a semiannual compilation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ global news, released each general conference, is now available on Newsroom  and  YouTube.  

This Week’s General Conference Promises to Be Memorable

The 190th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (April 4–5, 2020) will be unlike any prior conference in the history of the Church.

...

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

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites the world to join him on Sunday, March 29, 2020, for a day of fasting and prayer for relief from COVID-19.