News Releases

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.

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. 

April 2020 Edition of The World Report 

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

Church Provides Service Options for Missionaries

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

This Week’s General Conference Promises to Be Memorable

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

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.

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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.

Further Adjustments to Missionary Service

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 about missionary service on March 26, 2020, to Church members around the globe. 

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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.

Church Emphasizes Self-Isolation Guidelines for Missionaries 

See the latest updates on how COVID-19 is impacting Saints worldwide.

More Temporary Adjustments Made to Missionary Work

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 20, 2020, to Latter-day Saints everywhere. The letter details new adjustments to missionary service.