News Releases

Significant Updates Made to Five Chapters of the General Handbook

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints published updates to 15 chapters of its General Handbook: Serving in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This includes significant changes to five chapters.

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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.

Perpetual Education Fund Loan Payments Paused During COVID-19

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is easing the financial burdens of many of the 98,000 students in 75 countries who benefit from the faith’s Perpetual Education Fund (PEF). Loan payments and interest charges are being deferred until November 2020 because of the rough financial waters brought about by COVID-1...

‘Gospel Voice’ Brings Church Content to Amazon and Google Smart Speakers

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) A few simple words directed at your Amazon or Google smart speaker will, beginning July 22, 2020, bring scripture, music, general conference talks and other important content from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints into your home.

Latter-day Saint Leaders Honor Pioneers of Past and Present

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

A Message from the First Presidency on Changes to the Temple Endowment

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following message on Monday, July 20, 2020, about changes to the temple endowment ceremony.

President Ballard Emphasizes the Need for Quiet Moments to #HearHim 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Eliza R. Snow Discourses Published Online

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The complete discourses of Eliza R. Snow, a prominent pioneer and women’s leader in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, are being published online. The documents are posted on a new website, “The Discourses of Eliza R. Snow.”

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