News Releases

The First Presidency and Apostles Over Age 70 Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Eight senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday morning in Salt Lake City. 

First Presidency Announces Limited Reopening of Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a letter to all Church members, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed their gratitude for the efforts of all those who have worked to address the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Updates on How COVID-19 Is Impacting Saints Worldwide

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) This page provides updates on how COVID-19 (coronavirus) is impacting The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its global membership.

The Latest Changes to the General Handbook

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another batch of updates was published today, December 18, 2020, to the Church’s General Handbook for leaders and members. Six more chapters have been rewritten, and sections of 11 other chapters were added or revised. The text is available to the public in English online and in the Gospel Library app. Versions in other languages...

New Feature Lets Parents Manage Children’s Online Church Accounts

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) A new feature on ChurchofJesusChrist.org makes it easier for Latter-day Saint parents to create and manage their children’s Church accounts.

New Feature Lets Parents Manage Children’s Online Church Accounts

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) A new feature on ChurchofJesusChrist.org makes it easier for Latter-day Saint parents to create and manage their children’s Church accounts.

Some Temples Will Soon Begin Phase 3 of Reopening. What Does This Mean?

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Phase 3 of temple reopening includes everything allowed in phases 1 and 2, with the addition of temple work for one’s ancestors.

‘Liahona’ to Provide Universal Messages for a Global Church

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) As the “Ensign” is retired and the “Liahona” becomes the Church’s magazine for all adult members around the world, learn how more members will benefit from its worldwide messages and wider distribution and what you can expect in upcoming issues.

The ‘Friend’ Magazine to Go Global in Its 50th Year With Features Directed to Children Worldwide   

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The “Friend” is celebrating its 50th anniversary in the upcoming year. And with it, the magazine is going global.

New Magazine ‘For the Strength of Youth’ Will Reach Latter-day Saint Teens in 140 Countries 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' "New Era" magazine is being replaced by a global, new magazine: "For the Strength of Youth." The new magazine will be sent to 140 different countries and translated into 48 languages.